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.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.