This episode of The American Experience considers the role of the United States in the Holocaust and the restrictive immigration policies of the time.
In the shadow of the war in Vietnam and assassinations and rebellions at home, Sargent Shriver launched a string of social interventions.
This intimate documentary follows the lives of two African American boys as they attend a prestigious, mostly white private school from kindergarten through high school.
This film looks at the resurgence of antisemitism since 2000, especially in the Middle East, by examining its historical roots.
This collection of autobiographical true stories illuminates the experiences of a teenage Polish boy before World War II.
At the River I Stand skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by 1,300 Memphis sanitation workers into a national conflagration.
As Oprah Winfrey and Elie Wiesel walk through the grounds of Aushwitz, Wiesel describes his personal experience of being interned at the age of fifteen.
This six-hour documentary television series commemorates the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
What does it mean to become American? In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, Bill Moyers explores this question through the experience of the Chinese in America.
In 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community.