They came for the concert of their lives, but most experienced something far more profound.
Explore the life of singer Marian Anderson and her triumphant 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial.
Goin' Back to T-Town: Revisit a thriving Black community in Tulsa, which rebuilt after a 1921 racially-motivated massacre.
Discover the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst who helped bring down gangsters and break up a Nazi spy ring in South America. Her work helped lay the foundation for modern codebreaking today.
In August 1969, nearly half a million people gathered at a farm in upstate New York to hear music. What happened over the next three days, however, was far more than a concert.
Wavy Gravy named himself the “Please Chief” of the Hog Farm’s “Please Force." He was in charge of Woodstock festival security.
Enjoy this 23-hour sampling of songs that were played at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair between August 15-18, 1969.