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Civil Rights: The Road to Bloody Sunday Began 30 Miles Away

MARION, Ala. — Della Simpson Maynor remembers the mounted police officer cracking her elbow with a baton. She recalls the panicked marchers unable to escape the onslaught, and the scuffle between officers and a young church deacon who was trying to  protect hi...

The Legacy JFK Might Have Left

It's been 54 years since the life of President John F. Kennedy was cut short in Dallas, Texas. The date was November 22, 1963. The release of troves of government documents this year related to Kennedy's assassination has prompted renewed interest in the tr...