American Experience

American Experience, TV’s most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.

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RFK

01:51:21

As RFK began to move beyond the shadow of his brother, he, too, was assassinated.



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The Chinese Exclusion Act

01:51:54

The 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act remained in force for more than 60 years.

Roads to Memphis

53:08

The fateful narrative of James Earl Ray who shot Dr. Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968.

The Bombing of Wall Street

51:59

The mostly-forgotten 1920 bombing in the nation’s financial center that left 38 dead.

The Secret of Tuxedo Park

53:17

Story of a Wall Street tycoon who helped alter course of history in World War II.

Two Days in October

01:17:47

Fall 1967, student protest against the Vietnam war spiraled out control in Wisconsin.

Summer of Love

52:40

The utopian beginnings of peace and love prevailed, and ended in chaos.