American Experience (2009): S21E09 – We Shall Remain 05: Wounded Knee

Introduction American Experience, originally titled ‘The American Experience’, is an American television programme and a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary series created by Peter McGhee. Outline At a time of increasing Indian activism, the American Indian Movement’s last stand at Wounded Knee in 1973 brought attention to the desperate conditions of Indian reservation life. Around… Read More

American Experience (2009): S21E08 – We Shall Remain 04: Geronimo

Introduction American Experience, originally titled ‘The American Experience’, is an American television programme and a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary series created by Peter McGhee. Outline Apache Geronimo and his fierce band of warriors refused to accept the expansion of the United States and Mexican into his tribe’s land on the Plains. They earned the… Read More

American Experience (2009): S21E07 – We Shall Remain 03: Trail of Tears

Introduction American Experience, originally titled ‘The American Experience’, is an American television programme and a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary series created by Peter McGhee. Outline In years of trading with European Americans, many Cherokee members also adopted aspects of European-American religion, government, and education to establish their standing with the United States government and… Read More

American Experience (2009): S21E06 – We Shall Remain 02: Tecumseh’s Vision

Introduction American Experience, originally titled ‘The American Experience’, is an American television programme and a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary series created by Peter McGhee. Outline In 1805, Indians in the Northwest Territory were feeling the threat of westward expansion by European-American pioneers. Tecumseh, a Shawnee, brought regional tribes together into a confederacy with the… Read More

American Experience (2009): S21E05 – We Shall Remain 01: After the Mayflower

Introduction American Experience, originally titled ‘The American Experience’, is an American television programme and a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary series created by Peter McGhee. Outline In 1621, Wampanoag leader Massasoit negotiates to provide help to the ailing Pilgrims from the Mayflower, who are on the brink of disaster, because he thinks this alliance will… Read More

We Shall Remain Documentary Series Overview (2009)

Introduction We Shall Remain is a five-part, 7.5-hour documentary series about the history of Native Americans in the United States. It is part of the PBS American Experience series. Outline A documentary series about the history of Native Americans in the United States, from the 17th century into the 20th century. It was a collaborative… Read More

Killing Escobar (2021)

Introduction The untold story of the attempted assassination of Pablo Escobar, while at the height of his powers, by a small team of elite mercenaries. Outline Documentary telling the incredible true story of Scottish mercenary Peter McAleese, who was hired to kill Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in 1989. With unprecedented access to Peter and… Read More