During training before Freedom Summer in 1964, tension between the mostly-white volunteers and the mostly-black SNCC staff became evident immediately. "We have to know you. We have to love you, but we don't understand you." "Freedom Summer" premieres on American Experience PBS on June 24 at 9/8c.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
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.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.