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?
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America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.