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The United States Air Force brought men up 19 miles, testing the limits of human endurance
After attempting to commit the perfect crime, would two boys get the death penalty?
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.
Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in U.S. history -- Bonnie & Clyde
How the US dealt with the unprecedented number of dead in the Civil War.
Explore the events that propelled a group of men and women across the Atlantic in 1620.
The story of William Morgan, who went to Cuba and fought for Democracy.
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.
Before NASA's rockets, a team of explorers took to the skies in balloons. Premieres 3/1
John Paul Stapp tested the limits of human physiology. Premieres March 1 at 9/8c on PBS.
Nathan Leopold was not a likely suspect for cold-blooded murder. Premieres Feb. 9 on PBS.
Clarence Darrow was fighting a crusade against the death penalty. Premieres Feb. 9 on PBS.
Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb were drawn to each other. Premieres Feb. 9 at 9/8c 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
Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in U.S. history-Bonnie and Clyde.
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