Former sharecropper Fannie Lou Hamer's Congressional testimony is so powerful that President Johnson calls an impromptu press conference to get her off the air. But his plan backfires. "Freedom Summer" premieres June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.