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.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.