In Freedom Schools across Mississippi, Freedom Summer workers and volunteers taught "African American history, Civics, African Culture, African Dance. They were learning black history that they were reading books that'd been written by blacks that they'd never heard of." "Freedom Summer" premieres on American Experience PBS on June 24 at 9/8c.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.