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.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.