Woodstock Festival of 1969
Photojournalist Among a Hippie Tribe at Woodstock

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Author: Victor Englebert “I had not been a fan of hippies. I had seen them living sloppily on one or two dollars a day in places like Marrakesh. But they understood the futility, injustice, and cruelty of war. They knew that you could not buy happiness with money. They lived … Continue reading

Woodstock Festival of 1969
[Text] Being There But Not There: A Journalist’s Story on Woodstock

Author: Fred LeBrun “One smiling, bearded long-hair was working a big bulldozer at the site, which was all hills and angles, just off a deserted and narrow two-lane country road. The same country road that in a few days, cluttered with humanity, would make the front page of every newspaper … Continue reading

Attempted Assassination of Ronald Reagan
The Cameramen Who Witnessed the Shooting

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American news anchor Sam Donaldson and his cameraman Hank Brown recall being by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981 outside the Washington Hilton Hotel where John Hinckley, Jr. tried to assassinate him. They discuss the events that led up to the shooting. Shelly Fielman and Charlie Wilson, … Continue reading

Robert F. Kennedy
A Parrot’s Encounter With Robert Kennedy


Broadcast journalist Barbara Walters shares a funny anecdote that occurred when Robert Kennedy came to a store in Rockefeller Plaza to be interviewed by the “Today” show. Walters recalls the program having to rent out this store where there lived a resident parrot. The parrot ended up unexpectedly badgering Kennedy … Continue reading

Nick Ut
The Controversial Vietnam War Photo

Nick Ut

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Nick Ut describes how he captured the famous picture, “Napalm Girl,” which he took on June 8, 1972 of the naked 9-year-old Vietnamese girl running down the road–burned by napalm during the Vietnam War. Ut, and another British journalists who got the horrific scene on film, traveled … Continue reading