The New Black
The struggle over gay rights within the black community.
Left by the Ship
"Left by the Ship" tells the story of Amerasian children.
A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times
The story of former New York Times reporter Jayson Blair.
Revenge of the Electric Car
"Revenge of the Electric Car" examines electric cars.
How Muscle Shoals, Ala., midwifed classic songs and albums.
The Trials of Muhammad Ali
Recalling a formative period in Muhammad Ali's life.
9/24/14 4:00 PM
An iconoclast who himself became an icon, William Burroughs explored the outer boundaries of culture and identity in the 1950s. His work was vilified by conservatives and banned by the U.S. government, but emerged to influence artists for generations to come. Burroughs's friends and colleagues remember the public persona and the private man.
The hits and the highlights from WGBH