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 history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
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 bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.