"The Citizens' Council was doing everything the Ku Klux Klan would have done. [...] I joined it because I believed in what they were doing and I believed in trying to preserve the society in which we lived." Watch "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
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.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
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 bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.