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Best American History Documentaries

A round-up of some of the most acclaimed and popular documentaries spanning from the American Revolution through the Cold War and Civil Rights struggles of the Twentieth Century.

Ken Burns Documentaries

Over a career spanning nearly four decades, no one has documented the American experience with the consistency of insight and quality of Ken Burns.

Panoramic American History Documentaries

Rather than honing in on a specific event or person, these documentaries convey the long arc of American history, which may bend towards justice, but is taking its sweet time about it.

Shows Like Underground: Black History TV Shows

These dramas, mini-series, and documentaries explore African-American history in the United States, including classics like Eyes on the Prize and Roots to recent shows like Underground.

Shows like The World at War: Best War Documentaries

These documentaries use wartime footage, interviews with veterans, or the latest CGI technology to bring war to life.

Civil War Documentaries

Depressingly relevant again, these documentaries exploring the causes, battles, and aftermath of the US Civil War--we need more documentaries in the spirit of Ken Burn's masterpiece.

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