It is too soon to know whether current events will be nearly as momentous as those of 1973 — for the region, for the U.S. or for the world at large. But it is also possible they could be more so.
Friday on Political Rewind: We continue our series with thought leaders around Georgia. This time we talk with University of Georgia professor Charles Bullock about his 50-year career. We'll also get his thoughts on where Georgia politics stands, and the continuation of runoffs elections.
When it mattered most, Nixon and his crew found that people who might have been political allies in the past were not especially sympathetic to his case.
The reaction to Roe vs. Wade was immense, but not immediately so. It took months and years for the anti-abortion movement to fully form, to organize and gain political power.
The National Cancer Act became law 50 years ago. Cancer went from shameful taboo to one of the best-funded areas of medicine. Much of the credit for this transformation goes to one woman, Mary Lasker.