In 1964, the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley, became the first large-scale campus student movement in the country. The demonstrations set the stage for the anti-Vietnam War movement, the campaign for women’s equality and others. Special…
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By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
By Corinne Segal
The school board in Jefferson County, Colo., voted last night to draw more community members into the course review process amid a debate over history curriculum that has led more than 1,000 students to walk out of class.
By Justin Scuiletti
As the San Francisco Giants prepare to play the Washington Nationals in Major League Baseball’s postseason Friday, the Library of Congress has made it possible to watch the Giants battle Washington 90 years ago — in the World Series.
Northern Iraq boasts thousands of archaeological sites dating to the beginning of civilization, and they are being destroyed by the Islamic State militants. Meanwhile, more than three years of civil war in Syria has laid waste to much of the…
By News Desk
As "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" wraps tonight on PBS, we were wondering, out of the 25 films Ken Burns has created, which would you recommend if you could only pick one?…
By Merrill Schwerin
In 2000, massive natural gas reserves were discovered on the plateau above Nine Mile Canyon in Utah, an area with thousands of archaeological sites and more petroglyphs than anywhere else in the lower 48 states. That energy boom has created…
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