Over 10 memorable weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in Mississippi, then one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.