American Experience: The Great War Season 1
S01 E01Apr 10, 2017
Part 1 Apr 10, 2017 Explore America's tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. Ever the idealistic diplomat, Wilson vowed to keep his country out of "the Great War," but by 1916, there was a growing sense that the war was coming closer to home.
S01 E02Apr 11, 2017
Part 2 Apr 11, 2017 Examine the speed of the U.S. mobilization and the transformations required of America. Wilson hired George Creel to lead an unprecedented pro-war propaganda campaign, but for those who resisted the fervor, the consequences could be severe.
S01 E03Apr 12, 2017
Part 3 Apr 12, 2017 Chart the ways in which the bloodiest battle in U.S. history, and the ensuing peace, forever changed a nation. African Americans found ways to push for change. Women's suffrage gained converts, and America stepped onto the world stage.