Whether in politics or popular culture, civil liberty or civil rights, 1964 saw a lot of change. Trends were shifting and American ideals were shifting in a way we had never seen before. What event or set of events do you think had the biggest impact on the year, on American society, or on America as we know it today? Share your story.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.