American Experience

The Great War, Part 1: Trailer

Preview: Season 29 Episode 8 | 30s

Explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. American neutrality, eroded by reports of German atrocities and submarine attacks on American ships, finally led to Wilson’s proclamation that “the world must be made safe for democracy.”

Aired: 04/10/17

Rating: NR

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