Whether in politics or popular culture, civil liberty or civil rights, 1964 saw a lot of change. Trends were shifting and American ideals were shifting in a way we had never seen before. What event or set of events do you think had the biggest impact on the year, on American society, or on America as we know it today?
Do you have a story from the 1964 Freedom Summer? Share your story with American Experience.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
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.