"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.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.