Herbert Randall was a 28-year-old professional photographer when he recruited to go to Hattiesburg, MS to document Freedom Summer. He saw firsthand the danger the Freedom Summer volunteers were in, and felt compelled to share those images with the world. His work is chronicled in a book called "Faces of Freedom Summer". He says there will always be a need for the struggle to be documented. "Freedom Summer" premiers June 24, 2014.
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Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.