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American Experience


Discover the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present. Television’s most-watched history series, acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, has been honored with every major broadcast award.

Upcoming Episodes

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  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Goin’ Back to T-Town

    Goin’ Back to T-Town tells the story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation.

    Airdate: 2/8/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 10:00 PM


    OB: 3/1/1993

  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Voice of Freedom

    Voice of Freedom interweaves Marian Anderson’s rich life story with this landmark moment in history, exploring fundamental questions about talent, race, fame, democracy, and the American soul.

    Airdate: 2/15/2021

    Time: 9:00 - 11:00 PM


    OB: 1/15/21

Press Materials

  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Spotlights Four Trailblazing Women in May with Encore Broadcasts of "Amelia Earhart," "Annie Oakley," "Emma Goldman" and "Rachel Carson"

    Press Release
  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "The Eugenics Crusade" Wins 2019 Writers Guild Award

    Press Release
  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Chasing the Moon” from Academy Award Nominee Robert Stone Premieres Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10, 2019 on PBS

    Press Release
  • Mark Samels Bio


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