American Experience

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE brings to life the compelling stories from our past!


  • The Codebreaker

    The fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst.
  • Voice of Freedom

    The life of singer Marian Anderson and her triumphant 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial
  • Part 2 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience

    William Randolph Hearst continued his rise to power and expansion into Hollywood.
  • Part 1 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience

    The life of William Randolph Hearst, who transformed the media’s role in American life.
  • Sandra Day O'Connor: The First

    Discover the story of the Supreme Court’s first female justice - Sandra Day O'Connor.
  • Billy Graham

    One of the best-known and most influential religious leaders of the 20th century.
  • American Oz

    The life and times of L. Frank Baum, creator of the beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
  • The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Spanish

    The Blinding of Isaac Woodard with Spanish subtitles.


About 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.