History Stories
CATEGORY: 1960s
The Real History Behind the Black Panther
February 15, 2018

Looking behind the curtain of Marvel's wealthiest superhero. Read More

I Went With Johnny Cash to Folsom Prison
January 12, 2018

Fifty years later, one of the only reporters allowed inside recalls the iconic concert. Read More

A Tell-All about Nixon’s Campaign Was the 1969 Version of ‘Fire and Fury’
January 8, 2018

Long before presidential scandals became standard, a best-selling book caught the nation’s attention with a salacious chronicle of White House machinations. Read More

7 Memorable Moments from the Original ‘Twilight Zone’
December 7, 2017

The iconic genre-bending show is being revived in 2017. Read More

How Truman Capote Threw the Most Legendary Party of the 20th Century
November 28, 2017

The Black and White Ball relaunched Katharine Graham’s social life. Read More

Charles Manson Was Sentenced to Death. Why Wasn’t He Executed?
November 20, 2017

The cult leader and mass murderer got parole hearings until the very end. Read More

What Happened When Hugh Hefner Invited 20 Sociologists to the Playboy Mansion
September 28, 2017

In 1965, a group of sociologists peeked behind the curtains of a Playboy Mansion party. For science! Read More

Why Elvis Presley Isn’t the King to Millennials
August 16, 2017

Does the King still hold appeal for a younger generation? Read More

Why Hate Groups Went After Johnny Cash in the 1960s
August 2, 2017

Led by white supremacists, the bigoted boycott threatened Cash’s popularity in the South. Read More

The Day Dylan Went Electric
July 24, 2015

Bob Dylan shocked audiences at the Newport Folk Festival by strapping on an electric guitar and debuting a new rock ’n’ roll sound. Read More