American Experience

36 Seasons    1988    TV-PG
8.675%
"American Experience" combines dramatic re-enactments with commentary by historians and authors to present an absorbing look at the personalities, events and resources that have had a profound impact on the shaping of America's past and present.
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GBH

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36 Seasons
  • Specials
    Specials1 episode
  • Season 1
    Season 116 episodes
  • Season 2
    Season 216 episodes
  • Season 3
    Season 313 episodes
  • Season 4
    Season 413 episodes
  • Season 5
    Season 513 episodes
  • Season 6
    Season 68 episodes
  • Season 7
    Season 713 episodes
  • Season 8
    Season 89 episodes
  • Season 9
    Season 922 episodes
  • Season 10
    Season 109 episodes
  • Season 11
    Season 1110 episodes
  • Season 12
    Season 1215 episodes
  • Season 13
    Season 1315 episodes
  • Season 14
    Season 1414 episodes
  • Season 15
    Season 1513 episodes
  • Season 16
    Season 169 episodes
  • Season 17
    Season 1711 episodes
  • Season 18
    Season 1813 episodes
  • Season 19
    Season 1915 episodes
  • Season 20
    Season 2014 episodes
  • Season 21
    Season 219 episodes
  • Season 22
    Season 228 episodes
  • Season 23
    Season 2312 episodes
  • Season 24
    Season 248 episodes
  • Season 25
    Season 258 episodes
  • Season 26
    Season 267 episodes
  • Season 27
    Season 2711 episodes
  • Season 28
    Season 288 episodes
  • Season 29
    Season 298 episodes
  • Season 30
    Season 309 episodes
  • Season 31
    Season 317 episodes
  • Season 32
    Season 328 episodes
  • Season 33
    Season 338 episodes
  • Season 34
    Season 346 episodes
  • Season 35
    Season 359 episodes
  • Season 36
    Season 365 episodes
Cast of American Experience
  • David Ogden StiersNarrator (voice)
  • David McCulloughNarrator (voice)
  • Linda HuntNarrator (voice)
  • Michael MurphyNarrator (voice)
  • Liev SchreiberNarrator (voice)
  • Joe MortonNarrator (voice)
  • Julian BondNarrator (voice)
  • Jason RobardsNarrator (voice)
  • Blair BrownNarrator (voice)
  • Oliver PlattNarrator (voice)
  • Frances Sternhagen(voice)
  • Campbell ScottNarrator (voice)
  • George Plimpton(voice)
  • Stacy KeachNarrator (voice)
  • Russell BakerNarrator (voice)
  • Andre BraugherNarrator
  • Dion GrahamNarrator (voice)
  • René AuberjonoisWoodrow Wilson (voice)
  • Susan SarandonNarrator (voice)
  • Richard Ben CramerNarrator (voice)
  • David Margulies(voice)
  • Peter CoyoteNarrator (voice)
  • Alfre WoodardNarrator (voice)
  • Randy QuaidNarrator (voice)
  • Hector ElizondoNarrator (voice)
  • Morgan FreemanNarrator (voice)
  • Scott GlennNarrator (voice)
  • Laura LinneyNarrator (voice)
  • Robert RedfordNarrator (voice)
  • James AveryNarrator (voice)
  • Eric SevareidNarrator (voice)
  • Kate BurtonNarrator
  • Peter KrauseNarrator
  • Ronald ReaganSelf (archive footage)
  • Donald ReganSelf
  • Dina TitusSelf
  • Lois Smith(voice)
  • F. Murray AbrahamNarrator
  • Mary McDonnellNarrator (voice)
  • Donald SutherlandNarrator (voice)
  • Brian DennehyAaron Burr (voice)
  • Mandy PatinkinNarrator (voice)
  • Judith LightNarrator (voice)
  • Tom HanksNarrator (voice)
  • Carl LumblyNarrator (voice)
  • Marion RossEdith Bolling-Galt (voice)
  • Cherry JonesNarrator (voice)
  • Keith CarradineNarrator (voice)
  • Courtney B. VanceNarrator (voice)
  • Robert DuvallNarrator (voice)
  • Glenn CloseNarrator (voice)
  • Charles KuraltNarrator (voice)
  • Irv DrasninNarrator (voice)
  • Hume CronynNarrator (voice)
  • Ruby DeeNarrator (voice)
  • Philip BoscoNarrator (voice)
  • Sam GreyFelix Frankfurter (voice)
  • Joe MantegnaNarrator (voice)
  • Hal LindenNarrator (voice)
  • Ellen BurstynNarrator (voice)
  • William Stanley MerwinNarrator (voice)
  • Hal HolbrookNarrator (voice)
  • Garrison KeillorNarrator (voice)
  • Roy ScheiderNarrator (voice)
  • Anna Deavere SmithNarrator (voice)
  • Morley SaferNarrator (voice)
  • Harris YulinNarrator (voice)
  • Simon Russell BealeJohn Adams (voice)
  • Lisa EmondAbigail Adams (voice)
  • Mitchell McCannJesse James
  • Brian PauletteFrank James
  • Christopher PlummerNarrator
  • Marilyn SpanierAnnie Oakley (voice)
  • Kenneth BranaghNarrator (voice)
  • Jeffrey WrightNarrator (voice)
  • Colm FeoreNarrator (voice)
  • Kathy BatesNarrator (voice)
  • Ping WuNarrator (voice)
  • Chris CooperNarrator (voice)
  • Martin Luther King Jr.Himself (archive footage)
  • Nicholas PurcellCharles Adams
  • Bugsy SiegelSelf (archive footage)
  • Roger ReesWilliam Bradford
  • Richard ThomasNarrator (voice)
  • Sada ThompsonNarrator (voice)
  • Len CariouNarrator (voice)
  • Stephen IvesHimself - Director
  • Jesse OwensSelf
  • Hilmar DresslerSelf
  • Jeremy SchaapSelf
  • Professor Margaret MacMillanSelf
  • Theodor MichaelSelf
  • William RhodenSelf
  • Harry EdwardsSelf
  • Volker KlugeSelf
  • Guy WaltersSelf
  • Rainer RotherSelf
  • Iris Cummings CritchellSelf
  • David WallechinskySelf
  • Louis ZamperiniSelf
  • William J. BakerSelf
  • Susan WareSelf
  • Rafael MedoffSelf
  • Marlene Owens RankinSelf
  • Beverly Owens PratherSelf
  • David Clay LargeSelf
  • Louis StokesSelf
  • Renée Elise GoldsberryNarrator
  • André HollandNarrator
  • Joanna RhinehartNarrator
  • Lea SalongaNarrator
  • Vanessa WilliamsNarrator (voice)
  • Bahni TurpinZora Neale Hurston (voice)
  • J. HunterSelf
  • Jim JonesSelf (archive footage)
  • Leo J. RyanSelf (archive footage)
  • Christine JorgensenSelf (archive footage)
  • Chris DoddSelf
  • Lee WilkofDr. Walter Freeman (voice)
  • Joanna MerlinFamily Member (voice)
  • Judd Hirsch(voice)
  • Al LewisSelf
  • Timothy Hutton(voice)
  • Beverly GageSelf
  • William HitchcockSelf
  • Sarah ChurchwellSelf
  • Bradley HartSelf
  • Steven RossSelf
  • Charles CoughlinSelf
  • Leah Wright RigeurSelf
  • Fritz KuhnSelf (archive footage)
  • Vladimir LeninSelf (archive footage)
  • Dorothy ThompsonSelf (archive footage)
  • J. Edgar HooverSelf (voice) (archive footage)
  • Kyle MacLachlanNarrator
  • Ron VawterCharles Guiteau
  • Bart WhitemanJames Garfield
  • Robert FieldsGeorge Scoville
  • Adolph MallJudge Cox
  • Marty McDonoughDistrict Attorney Cockhill
  • Kevin MurrayMr Jocelyn
  • Robert BakkerSelf
  • Michael MurphyNarrator
  • Steven ConnSelf
  • Kenneth AngerSelf
  • Bradley Douglas CookAlfred Kinsey
  • Mary PickfordSelf
  • Douglas FairbanksSelf
  • Jeanine BasingerSelf
  • Charlie ChaplinSelf
  • D.W. GriffithSelf
  • Amelia EarhartSelf
  • Charles "Buddy" RogersSelf
  • Jack PickfordSelf
  • Lottie PickfordSelf
  • Walter CronkiteSelf
  • Hermann GöringSelf
  • Robert JacksonSelf
  • Benjamin FerenczSelf
  • William Jennings BryanSelf
  • Clarence DarrowSelf
  • John Thomas ScopesSelf
  • Franklin D. RooseveltSelf
  • Gutzon BorglumSelf
  • Theodore RooseveltSelf
  • Corey StollNarrator
  • Jackson WalkerDaniel Ross
  • Josh BlaylockYoung John Ross
  • Benjamin BrattNarrator (voice)
  • Carla-RaeSuzanna Ridge
  • Kelly FinleySara
  • William J. FinleyElias Boudinot
  • Wesley FrenchJohn Ridge
  • Robert HatchMissionary
  • Ryan LewisWealthy Plantation Owner
  • Emily PodleskiSarah Northrup
  • Brad D. SmithSenator
  • Frederick StuartJohn Ross
  • Wes StudiMajor Ridge
  • Steve WarrenMissionary
  • Hans BetheSelf
  • Peter HayduRussian voices (voice)
  • Curtis LeMaySelf (archive footage)
  • Curtis LeMaySelf
  • Edward TellerSelf
  • Richard RhodesSelf
  • Robert LansingNarrator
  • Marc SeiferSelf
  • Jane AlcornSelf
  • Harold ClarkSelf
  • Peter FisherSelf
  • Samantha HuntSelf
  • Jill JonnesSelf
  • John M. StaudenmaierSelf
  • Louis Gossett Jr.Self - Narrator
  • Denzel WashingtonSelf - Narrator

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