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American Experience: The Movement and the Madman

Explore the 1969 showdown between President Nixon and the anti-war movement
By Christina Zeiders

American Experience: Ruthless: Monopoly’s Secret History

Discover the unexpected history behind Monopoly, America’s favorite board game.

By Christina Zeiders

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Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming a Space

She interviewed one of the last known survivors of the slave ship Clotilda, collected African folklore, and studied “hoodoo.”

By Christina Zeiders

Riveted: The History of Jeans – An American Experience Encore

American Experience’s Riveted: The History of Jeans reveals the fascinating and surprising story of this iconic American garment.

By Christina Zeiders

American Experience: Taken Hostage

The crisis transformed the U.S. and Iran and forever upended the focus and direction of American foreign policy.

By Christina Zeiders

American Experience Encore: The Murder of Emmett Till

Emmett Till’s murder and his killers’ acquittals horrified the nation and the world and helped mobilize the Civil Rights movement.

By Christina Zeiders

WITF Passport Last Call: American Experience’s Woodstock

“American Experience: Woodstock” turned the lens back on the swarming, impromptu city that sprouted overnight on a few acres of farmland. Watch with your WITF Passport membership before the film expires on August 5.

By Christina Zeiders

“Flood in the Desert” Explores the Deadly St. Francis Dam Disaster

American Experience shares a story of hubris, power and the unending quest to bring water to Southern California
By Christina Zeiders