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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.