American Experience

January 2017 premieres

Preview | 2m 58s

The 2017 season premieres on January 10, 2017, with Command and Control, a chilling, minute-by-minute account of the long-hidden story behind one of America’s most dangerous nuclear accidents. An new portrait of Rachel Carson (January 24), which illuminates the life of the scientist whose writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world, and the first subway — Race Underground.

Aired: 01/10/17

Rating: NR

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Corporate sponsorship for American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Consumer Cellular. Major funding by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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