A New York City teacher, Bob Moses went to Mississippi and helped organize the largest grassroots civil rights campaign the country had ever seen. "Freedom Summer" premieres on American Experience PBS on June 24 at 9/8c.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
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.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.