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 stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.