The Great War | American Experience| Three-Part Series

Apr 11, 2017

Wed. Apr. 12 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover how WWI transformed America through personal stories in "The Great War" by PBS American Experience!

In this three-part, six hour documentary, learn how WWI transformed America through the stories of African-American soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten.

Episode Three | Wednesday, April 12
Episode Three opens in the fall of 1918, on the eve of the bloodiest battle in American history —the Meuse-Argonne in northeastern France — and charts the ways in which that climactic struggle, and the ensuing peace, forever changed a president and a nation.

Previous Episodes
Episode One | Monday, April 10
Episode One explores America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war.

Episode Two | Tuesday, April 11
Episode Two charts America’s entry into the conflict, examining the breathtaking speed of mobilization and the profound transformations required if America was to play a central role in the Great War.