Reflections of History

May 17th: Brown v. Board of Education

May 17th: Brown v. Board of Education

Reflections of History - May 17, 2022 - 04:24

On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court rules in Brown v. Board of Education

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On May 16, 1868, Andrew Johnson survives removal from office by a single vote.

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C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.