"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 revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.