JFK Part II
Follow Kennedy into the White House, through his assassination and the unfulfilled promise of his presidency.
JFK Part I
Charting the years of President John F. Kennedy.
War of the Worlds
The 1938 radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds."
From Martian to German
Fear and the Great Depression
Chronicling the 16-year struggle to fashion Mount Rushmore.
Douglass escapes slavery, eventually joining Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. John Brown meets with Douglass, revealing his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom’s Cabin in 1852. A best-seller, and then wildly successful stage play, this influential novel changes the hearts and minds of millions of Americans.
The hits and the highlights from WGBH