Judy Garland

  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05:  "The Wizard of Oz" Ruby Red Slippers worn by Judy Garland in 1939 are displayed at a viewing at the Plaza Athenee on December 5, 2011 in New York City.  "The Wizard of Oz" Ruby Red slippers are a women's size 5 and appraised at $3 million dollars.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
    October 24, 2016  

    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Judy Garland’s iconic ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” are one of the most popular attractions at the National Museum of American History. But since their debut on the yellow brick road, the glittering, sequined shoes have faded and degraded while on display. In order to restore them, the museum launched a crowdfunding campaign. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2013  

    While Britain prepares to honor and bury former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, her death has incited mixed reactions from the British public and not everyone has been mourning. Alex Thompson of Independent Television News reports on celebratory street parties and increased downloads of a Judy Garland song. Continue reading