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Nonviolent power has overcome oppression and authoritarian rule all over the world. This six-part documentary explores nonviolent movements in various countries.
On April 29, 1992, Baywatch actor Greg Alan-Williams walked into the midst of the South Los Angeles riot and rescued a nearly lifeless Japanese motorist amidst a shower of verbal abuse and debris.
Holocaust survivor, Marian Marzynski, sets out to find out how Germans are willing to build a memorial to the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust.
Nine-year-old Joshua journies to Auschwitz with his grandfather (Opa) Martin Becker, a Holocaust survivor who was imprisoned there at age nine for four years.
Use this guide to teach the memoir The Children of Willesden Lane and its powerful story of a woman who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna on the Kindertransport.
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.
Since the riots of Stonewall in 1969, The LBQT community has worked hard, fought, and experienced tragic defeats and exciting victories.
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.
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.
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.
Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, three American communities forcibly expelled African-American residents, replacing Reconstruction with Jim Crow laws.