Premiering January 14, 2014. 1964 was the year the Beatles came to America, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali, and three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. It was the year when Berkeley students rose up in protest, African Americans fought back against injustice in Harlem, and Barry Goldwater’s conservative revolution took over the Republican Party. In myriad ways, 1964 was the year when Americans faced choices: between the liberalism of Lyndon Johnson or Barry Goldwater’sgrassroots conservatism, between support or opposition to the civil rights movement, between an embrace of the emerging counterculture or a defense of traditional values.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.