The first black woman to earn a masters degree in library science from the University of Mississippi, Anita Walton Moore went on to become the head librarian at Rust College, the oldest Historically Black College in Mississippi. There, she has worked to preserve books and documents from 1964's Freedom Summer. "Freedom Summer" premieres June 24, 2014 on PBS.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.