"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.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.