The US has a long history of forced sterilization campaigns that were driven by the bogus 'science' of eugenics, racism and sexism.
The agency's earliest ad campaigns emphasized youthful idealism, patriotism and travel opportunities. That was an easier sell than urging Americans to enlist in an anti-communist operation.
Unbridled ambition and bruised egos created an irreparable fissure.
Half a century after the federal government voided Jim Crow laws, the criminal justice system still discriminates against African Americans.
Recent blackface scandals that involve college yearbooks have overshadowed how yearbooks also chronicled important turning points in the history of US higher education, a historian argues.
The Liverpool comic scored with the third-highest selling single of the 1960s.
Desperate to achieve fame by any means necessary, Manson was ahead of his time: Today, the delirious pursuit of fame has gone mainstream.
The murderous cult leader's notoriety has not diminished over four decades in a US jail.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono visited Canada on a peace mission: They met with leaders and asked difficult questions, relevant today. How do we effectively protest against social injustices and war?
He was a true heart breaker.
Musicians were able to connect with confused, scared and angry Americans – including those who supported the war – in a way actors, broadcasters and writers could not.
Student protest has been in the political spotlight since Trump's election. Todd Gitlin, former president of Students for a Democratic Society, shares his perspective on protest in the 60s and now.
Donald Trump will preside over a new American reality as it takes shape. How can we understand it?
The 20th century saw battle lines drawn between music-driven youth movements and the state like none before.
Could a similar coalition emerge today?
The V&A’s current exhibition, Revolution, highlights that all is not rosy from the vantage point of 2016.
The 1968 presidential election saw belligerent, race-baiting populism in full flower. Sound familiar?
Psychedelia is too often dismissed as a product of the decade and the drugs, but the phenomenon has a far richer history than that of the swinging 60s.
She might now seem rather light-entertainment, but as the only female act to make a success out of 'Merseybeat' and go on to an ITV career as a female powerhouse, she deserves more.
The first film to see The Beatles in technicolour is 50 years old.