American Experience

Episode Guide


Season 17


THE FALL OF SAIGON (#1709)

Follow the Vietnam War and the events leading up to the fall of Saigon in 1975.

Season 16


GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE (#1609)

Explore the building of this spectacular suspension bridge.

PATRIOTS DAY (#1608)

Follows a Revolutionary War reenactment as performers plan military strategies and rehearse battles.

EMMA GOLDMAN (#1607)

Explore the controversial life of the notorious lecturer, fearless writer and merciless publisher.

TUPPERWARE! (#1606)

A look at why a plastic food container has become a great product and a cultural icon.

CITIZEN KING (#1604)


RECONSTRUCTION: THE SECOND CIVIL WAR (#1603)


RECONSTRUCTION: THE SECOND CIVIL WAR - PART 1: REV (#1602)


"THE CENTER OF THE WORLD" (NEW YORK, EPISODE 8) (#1601)

Ric Burns examines the rise and fall of the World Trade Center, from its conception to its demise.

Season 15


CHICAGO: CITY OF THE CENTURY - PART III: BATTLE FO (#1505)


CHICAGO: CITY OF THE CENTURY - PART II: THE REVOLU (#1504)


JIMMY CARTER: HOSTAGE - PART 2 (#1502)

Following his defeat by Ronald Reagan in 1980, Carter becomes a revered peacemaker and humanitarian.

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