In 1964, over 700 volunteers from across the country joined organizers and local African Americans in Mississippi to participate in "The Mississippi Summer Project." View photos from that summer, from training in Oxford, OH to canvassing the towns of Mississippi to campaigning at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, NJ.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.