This clip from the documentary “American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver,” details Shriver 's role in a plan to implement President Jonhson's idea for a war on poverty.
This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education.
Author Wes Moore challenges young people to be leaders.
Reporters, media professionals, and a graduate student explore the power of social media for sharing news and information, catalyzing social activism, and allowing citizens to play a watchdog role.
This episode examines the careers of Mayor Fiorello La Guardia and master builder Robert Moses, and the public works that transformed the city in the 1930s. It also explores Harlem during the Depression and the complex impact of the automobile.