"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.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.