From May to November of 1961, hundreds of black and white Americans traveled from across the country into the Deep South. Calling themselves "Freedom Riders," these courageous men and women deliberately violated Jim Crow laws that prohibited racial integration. This fascinating PBS documentary chronicles the experience of these civil rights pioneers and how their actions changed the world. 120 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English.