"I wish to become an active participant rather than a passive onlooker. As my husband and I are in close agreement as to our philosophy in the Civil Rights struggle, I wish to work near him in whatever capacity I may be most useful." Watch "Freedom Summer" on American Experience PBS on June 24, 2014.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.