1963 http://wrkf.org en In 'Dallas 1963,' A City Of Rage, Seized By 'Civic Hysteria' http://wrkf.org/post/dallas-1963-city-rage-seized-civic-hysteria Nearly half a century later, the date remains difficult for many to forget: Nov. 22, 1963, the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. In grainy photographs and countless conspiracy theories, the day endures in our collective memory. What often gets submerged in these images and reports, though, is the story of the place that hosted Kennedy on that day, the city that saw his death firsthand: Dallas.<p>Here's where Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis step in. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:24:24 +0000 editor 17294 at http://wrkf.org In 'Dallas 1963,' A City Of Rage, Seized By 'Civic Hysteria' Mary Hamilton, The Woman Who Put The 'Miss' In Court http://wrkf.org/post/mary-hamilton-woman-who-put-miss-court When the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling, its decisions can carry weight for generations. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 06:48:00 +0000 editor 13232 at http://wrkf.org Mary Hamilton, The Woman Who Put The 'Miss' In Court Remembering Birmingham's 'Dynamite Hill' Neighborhood http://wrkf.org/post/remembering-birminghams-dynamite-hill-neighborhood <em>Long before the Civil Rights marches of 1963 thrust Birmingham, Ala. into the national spotlight, black families along one residential street were steadily chipping away at Jim Crow segregation laws — and paying a price for it. As part of our series looking back at the seminal events that changed the nation 50 years ago, NPR's Debbie Elliott paid a visit to Birmingham's Dynamite Hill.</em><p>In many ways, the story of modern Birmingham starts on Center Street, a leafy hill lined with neat brick ranch-style houses. In the 1940s, Center Street was the city's color line. Sat, 06 Jul 2013 08:48:00 +0000 Debbie Elliott 12938 at http://wrkf.org Remembering Birmingham's 'Dynamite Hill' Neighborhood