"And then looking up and seeing Ben Chaney. James Chaney's little brother. I lost it. I totally just lost it." "Freedom Summer" premieres June 24, 2014 on PBS.
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.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.