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Fall 1967, student protest against the Vietnam war spiraled out control in Wisconsin.
The utopian beginnings of peace and love prevailed, and ended in chaos.
Grand Coulee Dam loomed large in America's imagination during the Great Depression.
As the war ends, America is forever transformed by the violent and bloody conflict.
As patriotism sweeps the nation, the country assembles its first mass conscripted army.
American neutrality erodes as Wilson declares “the world must be made safe for democracy.”
A riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia.
The worst act of domestic terrorism in American history.
In October 1967, a Viet Cong ambush nearly wiped out an American battalion.
In 1965, The Dow Company — best known for making Saran Wrap — began making Napalm.
In October of 1967, a massive protest at the University of Wisconsin turned violent.
In 1967, a demonstration at the University of Wisconsin sparked the antiwar movement.
A brief history of dangerous chemicals and compounds in our homes.
Former North Carolina Klansman C.P. Ellis recalls his initiation.
The film Birth of a Nation glorified the KKK
Native fishermen at Celilo Falls on the Columbia River.
Into the Amazon premieres January 2018.
A portrait of the Haight Ashbury district at the height of the hippie movement.
The climactic struggle and ensuing peace that forever changed a president and a nation.
Follow America’s entry into the conflict.
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The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I.
Explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war.
An inside look at the making of The Great War, premiering April 10 at 9/8c.