Originally aired in March 2011. Rebroadcast in June 2014
Recalling the summer of 1964 in Mississippi.
Bad Things Were Going to Happen
Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer," premiering June 24, 2014.
Dorie Ladner - "The Activist"
"The line was drawn in the sand for blacks and whites... I decided to cross that line."
The story of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.
The Rise and Fall of Penn Station
Trace the brief life of New York’s Penn Station, whose destruction spurred landmarks preservation.
In the 1890s, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid captivated Americans from coast to coast; their exploits became national news and the basis of rumors and myth. They pulled off the longest string of holdups in history and became the last outlaws to escape and ride off into the sunset.
The hits and the highlights from WGBH