John Howell is the publisher of the "The Panolian," the local paper of Panola County, MS. His father was the publisher during Freedom Summer in 1964. Howell reflects on the little coverage given to the events of the civil rights movement, and the publishing of names of those who registered to vote. He also talks about the evolution of the paper and his own views. Freedom Summer premieres June 24, 2014.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.