The Spies' Secrets Revealed

When the U.S. established diplomatic relations with the U.S.S.R. in 1933, Soviet intelligence agencies immediately assigned professional spies to the new embassy and consulates.

Why The Right-To-Life Movement Faces A Difficult Future

This week's five to four Supreme Court ruling striking down a Nebraska law aimed at outlawing what opponents call "partial birth" abortions was an even bigger legal defeat for anti-abortion forces than the press-and activists-have so far realized.The Court's majority opinion identified two fatal defects in the Nebraska law.

Echoes Of A Klan Killing

At 10:19 on Sunday morning, Sept. 15, 1963, a simple time-delay fuse triggered a dozen sticks of dynamite outside the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.

Back To Birmingham

JUST AFTER 2 A.M. ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 15, 1963, A BLUE-AND-white 1957 Chevy carrying four white men pulled up next to the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.

Pointing Toward A Plot

FOR YEARS IT'S SEEMED THE MOST clear-cut assassination of the 1960s: James Earl Ray, a racist ex-con, killed Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4,1968.

Marshall, Hoover And The Naacp

THURGOOD MARSHALL'S CHIEF PREOCCUPATION throughout most of 1952 was with how the U.S. Supreme Court would respond when he, then the NAACP's top lawyer, argued a school-desegregation case called Brown v.