Below is a complete American Experience episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual American Experience episodes are listed along with the American Experience episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. American Experience episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This poll contains items like “American Experience: The Polio Crusade” and “Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the American Experience episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
- 1Malcolm X: Make It Plain is a 1994, English language documentary by PBS about the life of... more on Wikipedia
Malcolm X: Make It PlainJan 26 1994
- 2The Presidents was a documentary presented by American Experience.
- 3FDR is a film documentary presented by American Experience.
- 4The Battle of the Bulge is a film documentary presented by American Experience.
Battle of the BulgeNov 09 1994
- 5Monkey Trial explores the dramatic moment when a new fault line opened in society as...
Monkey TrialFeb 23 2002
- 6The Donner Party was a television episode presented by American Experience.
The Donner PartyOct 28 1992
- 7Nixon's China Game was a television episode presented by American Experience.
Nixon's China GameFeb 01 2000
- 8%In August 1955, a fourteen-year-old black boy whistled at a white woman in a grocery store in... more on Wikipedia
The Murder of Emmett TillJan 20 2003
- 9America 1900 was a television episode presented by The American Experience.
- 10Riding the Rails is a 1997 film.
Riding the Rails
Surviving the Dust BowlJan 01 2007
Mount Rushmore: American Experience
- 13A film exploration of the great 1906 quake and its effect on the city's future.
The Great San Francisco EarthquakeOct 04 1988
- 14The story of atomic bomb research after World War II and how above-ground testing led to the...
Radio BikiniOct 11 1988
- 15The US government attempts to claim lands that have value from Native American dwellers.
Indians, Outlaws, and Angie DeboOct 18 1988
- 16Mid 20th century America through the eyes of famous journalist Eric Sevareid.
Not So Wild a DreamOct 25 1988
- 17A treatment of women's contributions to the World War II defense industry including interviews...
The Life and Times of Rosie the RiveterNov 01 1988
- 18A visit to working ranches in western Wyoming to examine the lifestyle of modern-day cowboys...
Do You Mean There are Still Real Cowboys?Nov 08 1988
- 19John Kennedy and George Wallace clash over questions of civil rights in early 1960s Alabama.
Kennedy vs. Wallace: a Crisis Up CloseNov 15 1988
- 20Geronimo and the Apache Resistance is a 1988 tv documentary film.
Geronimo and the Apache ResistanceNov 22 1988
- 21Life on Alabama tenant farms in the 1930s with comparisons to the living situation today.
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: RevisitedNov 29 1988
- 22The growth of rhythm and blues music and its eventual acceptance by mainstream audiences in...
That Rhythm, Those BluesDec 06 1988
- 23A Catholic priest (Charles Coughlin) takes to the radio airwaves in the 1930s and broadcasts...
The Radio PriestDec 13 1988
- 24An examination of the women of 19th century America - as suffragists, abolitionists, authors -...
Hearts and HandsDec 20 1988
- 25A German prince and a Swiss painter interpret the United States in a new light during a visit...
Views of a Vanishing FrontierDec 27 1988