"They became the closest thing to being a part of the black community as anybody can be because they had no choice." Watch "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.