"If you cared about this country, if you cared about Democracy, then you had to go down." Watch "Freedom Summer" on American Experience PBS on June 24, 2014.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.