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.
This film looks at the resurgence of antisemitism since 2000, especially in the Middle East, by examining its historical roots.
In the shadow of the war in Vietnam and assassinations and rebellions at home, Sargent Shriver launched a string of social interventions.
This episode of The American Experience considers the role of the United States in the Holocaust and the restrictive immigration policies of the time.
The essence of the Holocaust is depicted in one single incident: the gassing of unsuspecting innocent school children, using an ambulance to lead them to their death.
Black South African freedom music played a central role against apartheid. This film specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years.
Since the riots of Stonewall in 1969, The LBQT community has worked hard, fought, and experienced tragic defeats and exciting victories.
This series considers contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of America. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another.
Knowing one’s heritage instills empowerment. However, not all Americans can answer the question “Where do I come from?” due to their history being lost or stolen.
At the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904, 2,000 indigenous peoples from around the world were brought to live in “authentic” villages as part of the main exhibition.