"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 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
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.