"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.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.