The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.