Season: 1



Tags: new york, documentary film, native americans, voting rights act, american experience

Description: Offering a fresh perspective on the American experience, 10 acclaimed documentary filmmakers present 10 pivotal moments in United States history and the often unexpected changes they triggered. These critical but unsung pieces of history include a local rebellion that inspired a national constitution, bullets fired in Buffalo, New York, and even a crooner from Memphis who couldn't stand still. These are just a few of the fascinating subjects explored in this series of 10 riveting one-hour documentaries. Together, these films represent compelling stories about less well known events that serve as a lens with which to view the range of the American experience. From the first massacre of Native Americans to the single bloodiest day in American history, from the courtroom battle of science vs. religion that still rages today to the eracial murders that led to the Voting Rights Act, these are the events that tested America's soul and forged her destiny.

Genre: Documentary

Studio: A&E

Rating: TV Rating

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