Perhaps the most significant martyr in the struggle for civil rights prior to Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, Medgar Evers galvanized the civil rights movement in his life and also in his death.
By PBS NewsHour
James Earl Chaney lived in Mississippi his entire life. Michael Schwerner spent six months in the state and Andrew Goodman had been there only a day.
By PBS NewsHour
The 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, which killed four young girls, shocked the city of Birmingham and the world.
Ray Suarez reports on King Mohammad Zahir Shah's return to Afghanistan after 29 years of exile.
A discussion among Catholics in Oakland, California about the growing sex scandal in the Catholic church.
War-ravaged Afghanistan gets a boost with the return of former King Mohammed Zahir Shah, after 29 years in exile.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Vanessa Leggett, the Houston-based writer who spent 168 days in prison for refusing to turn over her interviews about a Texas murder case to a federal grand jury.
Pope John Paul II has summoned American cardinals to the Vatican for a meeting next week to discuss the recent sex scandals that have rocked Catholic churches in the U.S.
Two updates on developments in the Middle East by Independent Television News.
NBC's "Today" program on Monday announced plans for a monthly on-air book club, picking up an idea Oprah Winfrey says her syndicated talk show is phasing out.
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