American Experience Season 28
S28 E01Jan 20, 2016
Bonnie & Clyde Jan 20, 2016 Though their exploits were romanticized, the Barrow gang was believed responsible for at least 23 murders, including two policemen, as well as numerous robberies and kidnappings. Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in U.S. history -- Bonnie and Clyde.
S28 E02Jan 27, 2016
The Mine Wars Jan 27, 2016 The story of small people going up against very big forces for a better nation. In the first two decades of the 20th century, coal miners and coal companies in West Virginia clashed in a series of brutal conflicts over labor conditions and unionization.
S28 E03Feb 3, 2016
Murder of a President Feb 3, 2016 The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman named Charles Guiteau. The story follows Garfield's unprecedented rise to power, his shooting only four months into his presidency, and its bizarre and heartbreaking aftermath.
S28 E04Feb 10, 2016
The Perfect Crime Feb 10, 2016 The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924 to prove they were smart enough to get away with it.
S28 E05Mar 2, 2016
Space Men Mar 2, 2016 In the 1950s and early '60s, a small band of high-altitude pioneers exposed themselves to the extreme forces of the space age long before NASA's acclaimed Mercury 7 would make headlines. Though largely forgotten today, balloonists were the first to venture into the frozen near-vacuum on the edge of our world, exploring the very limits of human physiology and human ingenuity in this lethal realm.
S28 E06Aug 3, 2016
The Boys of '36 Aug 3, 2016 The story of nine working-class young men from the University of Washington who took the rowing world and America by storm when they captured the gold medal at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Their unexpected victory, against not only the Ivy League teams of the East Coast but Adolf Hitler's elite German rowers, gave hope to a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Great Depression.
S28 E07Oct 18, 2016
Tesla Oct 18, 2016 Engineer and inventor Nikola Tesla's technology revolutionizes the electrical age of the 20th century.
S28 E08Nov 1, 2016
The Battle of Chosin Nov 1, 2016 Stories of combat and heroism during the Korean War.