On August 4, 1964, folk singer Pete Seeger was performing for a Meridian, Mississippi church congregation when he got word that the bodies of missing civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner and James Chaney had been found. On April 2013, American Experience interviewed Seeger about this experience. "Freedom Summer" premieres on PBS June 24, 2014.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.