On June 22, 1950, renowned musicians/performers Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Lena Horne, Pete Seeger and Artie Shaw were labeled as suspected "Communist sympathizers" in the infamous publication "Red Channels."
This is the story of a civil rights activist and union organizer who became a linguist, went to China after World War II, and joined the Chinese Communist revolution.
On June 15, 1381, Wat Tyler, a leader of a peasant/laborer rebellion that swept England, was killed by the king's supporters.
Forty years after the news of the Watergate burglary, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein take on certain historical revisionists who claim Watergate was nothing more than a misguided political caper.
Ninety-nine years ago today, police opened fire on striking maritime workers outside the headquarters of United Fruit Company in New Orleans, La.