"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 portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.