"People in the movement were willing to die, but we didn't want to die in obscurity. So if we brought in students, their colleges, their parents would focus on Mississippi." Watch "Freedom Summer" on American Experience PBS on June 24, 2014.
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.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.