The Federal Theatre Project presented plays that made audiences think. That's what made them so richly rewarding--but too dangerous for Congress to stomach.
With SNCC's new chairman Stokely Carmichael and his chant for "black power" the civil rights movement takes on a different tone.
There's good reason to be skeptical about the government's Venona releases and the claim that they are the final word on the cold-war espionage cases.
The IWW takes the fight for syndicalism to Lawrence, Massachusetts. The Nation is having none of it.
Textile workers seek only a living wage, but their walkout is met with violence at the hands of the police and a jingoistic citizenry.
With its blacklist, Hollywood has created a real monster, and it does more damage than the havoc wreaked by King Kong and Godzilla combined.
Movies that talk, and pictures from a box in your living room? What is the world coming to?
There could be disastrous consequences if the world powers don't come to an agreement at the World Disarmament
Conference in Geneva.
June 6, 1944: the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany.
Gerald Ford hands Richard Nixon his get-out-of-jail free card.