America’s top gumshoes leave no stone unturned as they travel around the country to explore the stories behind local folklore, prominent figures and family legends.
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American Experience tells a story unlike any other: a saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty, and personal tragedy. From patriarch Joseph Kennedy’s rise on Wall Street and frustrations in politics, John Kennedy’s march to the White House, Robert Kennedy’s near-certain presidential victory preempted only by his tragic death, through Edward Kennedy’s senatorial successes and the scandal of Chappaquiddick, the family has left a storied political legacy. Watch online >