A lecture outlining the CIA's release of more than 2500 previously classified documents given to Presidents Johnson and Kennedy. The briefs hold details on events from the Cuban Missile Crisis to the Soviet Union and Vietnam, to JFK's assassination.
A discussion with three of the nine black teenagers to attend Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., in the fall of 1957. Ernest Green, Carlotta Walls LaNier and Terrence Roberts recount their most personal experiences, and join the national dialogue on the last half-century of race relations in America.
Law professors Bill Allison and Patricia Cummings present An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story. Morton spent 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, leading to an unprecedented post-conviction examination of those involved in the case.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act signed by Lyndon B. Johnson. Four U.S. Presidents are featured at the Civil Rights Summit marking the occasion and examining the nation's quest for equality.
As the issue of gay marriage is decided in courts across the country, two ideologically disparate attorneys discuss their joint effort in arguing against California's Proposition 8 before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Four Texans share their experiences from the day of the JFK assassination in 1963. Featured: former Lt. Governor Ben Barnes; former NBC reporter Sid Davis; Julian Read, former press secretary to Texas Gov. Connally; and Austin attorney Larry Temple.
Showcasing UT's Dept. of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering. Its push forward in progressing the science of petroleum engineering is highlighted in the documentary "The Hunt: The Story of Oil, Engineering and the University of Texas at Austin."