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Walt Disney: American Experience

This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time.

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Full Episodes

S18 Ep13: Two Days in October

S18 Ep13: Two Days in October

Fall 1967, student protest against the Vietnam war spiraled out control in Wisconsin.

S29 Ep12: Summer of Love

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The utopian beginnings of peace and love prevailed, and ended in chaos.

S29 Ep10: The Great War: Part 3

WETA PassportS29 Ep10: The Great War: Part 3

As the war ends, America is forever transformed by the violent and bloody conflict.

S29 Ep9: The Great War: Part 2

WETA PassportS29 Ep9: The Great War: Part 2

As patriotism sweeps the nation, the country assembles its first mass conscripted army.

Clips

Origins of Napalm

Origins of Napalm

Origins of Napalm

The Demonstration that Sparked

The Demonstration that Sparked

The demonstration that sparked

S26: Household Poison From the Past

S26: Household Poison From the Past

A brief history of dangerous chemicals and compounds in our homes.

S29: Personalizing the Past: FDR

S29: Personalizing the Past: FDR

President Franklin Roosevelt walks down a ramp from his private railroad car ca. 1938.

Previews

S30: Into the Amazon: Trailer

S30: Into the Amazon: Trailer

Into the Amazon premieres January 2018.

S29 Ep12: Summer of Love

S29 Ep12: Summer of Love

A portrait of the Haight Ashbury district at the height of the hippie movement.