Growing up with custom cars and tail fins, the artists of Ant Farm planted their love on the plains. And the world came.
Single mother of seven, Dolores Huerta left her teaching job and went into the fields. The United Farm Workers was born.
"Would y'all like to see my Daddy's pottery?" He opened the garage door to reveal. . . reds, blues, yellows, and mad genius.
A century ago, in the bleakest of years, other poets despaired. But one lit her candle -- at both ends.
Strikeouts? Politics? Drugs? Transcendental Meditation? Ask the "Spaceman," still pitching in his late 60s. All for the love of the game.
"Do they know about Martin Luther King?" Robert Kennedy asked as he stepped before the crowd. . .
Not your grandfather's economist (or his wife), Elinor Ostrom won the Nobel Prize by challenging "the tragedy of the commons."
How one woman changed the way people look at people.
On April 2, 101 years ago, America marched into "the full obscenity of the Great War."
"The future is dark, with a darkness as much of the womb as the grave." -- Rebecca Solnit
Women had spoken, convened, rallied for the vote. For 70 years. Then Alice Paul and the Silent Sentinels stood their ground.
Coal miners distrusted Barbara Kopple until she hunkered down with them -- for three years -- and came home with a living, breathing masterpiece.