By the late 1800s the Indian Wars were over. The white man had successfully conquered the land and its people, but the tension that comes with crushing a civilization remained. The whites were still frightened of their former foes and the Indians searched for other worldly answers to rid them of their enemies. The combination of cultural differences and desperation set the stage for a deadly drama. This is the story of the tragedy at Wounded Knee. A part of the series The Real West.
"I Have a Dream" is a public speech that was delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he called for civil and economic rights and an end to racism in the United States. Delivered to over 250,000 civil rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., the speech was a defining moment of the civil rights movement.
The Matthew Shepard Story is a 2002 Canadian-American television film by director Roger Spottiswoode based on the true story of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay youth who was murdered in 1998. The film scenario written by John Wierick and Jacob Krueger, it starred Shane Meier as Matthew and Stockard Channing as Judy Shepard and Sam Waterston as Dennis Shepard.