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.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.