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The War on Disco

Explore the culture war that erupted over the spectacular rise of disco music.

The Harvest: Integrating Mississippi's Schools

The story of a Mississippi town’s effort to integrate its public schools in 1970.

The Busing Battleground

Revisit 1970s Boston, when court-mandated school integration unleashed racial unrest.

Casa Susanna

Casa Susanna was a refuge for transgender women and cross-dressing men in the 1950s-60s.

The Sun Queen

Unsung scientist Mária Telkes dedicated her career to harnessing the power of the sun.

The Movement and the "Madman"

Discover the story of the 1969 showdown between President Nixon and the antiwar movement.

Ruthless: Monopoly's Secret History

Discover the unexpected history behind Monopoly, America’s favorite board game.

Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming A Space

The influential author and anthropologist whose work reclaimed and honored Black life.

The Lie Detector

The story of the polygraph, the controversial device that transformed modern justice.

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.

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