The Agnes Scott team: Katherine Bell, Karen Gearreald, Malinda Snow, and Betty Butler.

The Greatest Upset in Quiz Show History

Agnes Scott vs. Princeton, GE College Bowl, 1966.
The FBI's official anti-piracy warning.

How 1960s Film Pirates Sold Movies Before the FBI Came Knocking

The FBI storms a suspect's property, guns drawn. The crime? Film piracy.
Photograph of writer H. L. Mencken (1928).

The Strange Decline of H.L. Mencken

No American writer has wielded such influence. So why is he so little known today?
Men repair binoculars at Navy Yard (April 30, 1926).

Defining Privacy—and Then Getting Rid of It

The beginnings of the end of private life in the late nineteenth century.
Charles Murray.

The White Man, Unburdened

How Charles Murray stopped worrying and learned to love racism.
Irving Berlin sings and conducts aboard the USS Arkansas, 1944.

‘God Bless America’: 100 Years of an Immigrant’s Anthem

The iconic song was written by, you guessed it, an immigrant (who was also a solider) – and a refugee at that.
A scene from the film adaptation of

This 60-Year-Old Novel About Sexual Harassment Was Ahead Of Its Time

"The Best of Everything" outlined the dynamics and the costs of sexual harassment, decades before anyone talked openly about it.
Freda DeKnight's

Justice Among the Jell-O Recipes: The Feminist History of Food Journalism

The food pages of newspapers were probably some of the first feminist writing many women read.
The nuclear explosion depicted in the television film, 'The Day After,' which coincidentally aired just a few days after NATO's Able Archer 83 exercise (1983).

In the Trump Era, America Desperately Needs a Great Movie About Nuclear Apocalypse

If we want to avoid nuclear war, we'd better start imagining it again.
The AIDS Quilt is laid out on the National Mall July 23, 2012 as part of the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC.

'We Need a Day.' Meet the Man Who Helped Create World AIDS Day

A conversation with the man behind World AIDS Day.

Dana Schutz’s ‘Open Casket’

Should white artists be allowed to depict black suffering?

When the Fourth of July Was a Black Holiday

After the Civil War, African Americans in the South transformed Independence Day into a celebration of their newly won freedom.