"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.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.