Time features John F. Kennedy’s address in “From the Podium.” While brief, the address is often cited as one of the greatest speeches in American politics.
The Smithsonian details the history of the civil rights activists known as the Freedom Riders and the violent attacks they faced from the Ku Klux Klan.
PBS details the life of Betty Friedan, a major figure in the rebirth of the women’s movement in the 1960s.
The Center for American Progress explains how Classical Liberalism morphed into New Deal Liberalism.
The New York Times questions the motives behind the Vietnam War, which remains to be one of the most controversial conflicts in American history.
NPR’s Daniel Schorr remembers the construction of the Berlin Wall.