"Is it responsible to bring all those kids into the state, most of whom are probably far too naive to understand what they were getting into in terms of the violent nature of the place." Watch "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.