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The United States Air Force brought men up 19 miles, testing the limits of human endurance
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.
Go inside the coal miners' bitter battle for dignity at the dawn of the 20th century.
Tuberculosis was once the deadliest killer in human history.
The complete biography of Walt Disney, premiering September 2015 on American Experience.
Approximately 5,000 Americans remained with roughly 24 hours to get out.
In the summer of 1910, the largest fire in American history raged in the Northern Rockies.
By the time he died in 1931, Thomas Edison was one of the most famous men in the world.
The story of nine boys who rowed for gold at the 1936 Olympics. Premieres Aug. 2 on PBS.
Washington’s exercised patience at the National Championships. Premieres 8/2 on PBS.
The University of Washington stroke oar Don Hume was special. Premieres 8/2 on PBS.
Olympian Bryan Volpenhein now coaches the next generation of rowing athletes.
Olympian Caryn Davies adjusts to "real life" after retiring from elite sports.
Since 1783 balloonists risked their lives attempting ever-higher altitudes. Premieres 3/1.
In 1957, David Simons rose a record-breaking 101,500 ft. above Earth. Premieres 3/1 on PBS
Dr. Stapp's team hoped to fly a man to over 100,000 ft. above Earth. Premieres 3/1 on PBS.
Six documentaries from our Presidents Collection will re-air this August on PBS.
Executive Producer, Mark Samels talks about our upcoming documentary, "The Boys of '36."
The story of the triumph of the U.S. Men's rowing team at the 1936 Olympics. Premieres 8/2
Before man could step on the moon, we had to take a giant leap. Premieres 3/1 on PBS.
Executive Producer Mark Samels on what's coming to American Experience this Feb. & March.
The story of Richard Leopold, Nathan Loeb & their shocking crime. Premiering Feb. 9, 2016
A heartbreaking story of romance, madness, and medicine. Premieres Feb. 2, 2016 on PBS.
The story of small people going up against very big forces for a better nation. Jan 26 9pm
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