For 10 weeks during the summer of 1964, over 700 students from the North joined activists on the ground for a massive effort that accomplished what had been impossible so far: force the media and the country to take notice of the shocking violence and massive injustice taking place in Mississippi. Freedom Summer premieres on PBS American Experience on June 24, 2014.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
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.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.