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.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.