‘Trouble Behind’: What Racism Looked Like in 1991 Kentucky

Trouble Behind (1991), a documentary by Robby Henson that examines the history and legacy of racism in Corbin, Kentucky, a small railroad community noteworthy both as the home of Colonel Sanders‘ Kentucky Fried Chicken and for “its race riots of 1919, during which over two hundred blacks…

Construction Workers on the Chrysler Building in 1929

New York’s Chrysler Building, one of the city’s most iconic skyscrapers, was built in a remarkably short time–foundation work began in November 1928, and the building officially opened in May 1930. Even more remarkably, the steelwork went up in just…

How an Alt-Right Leader Used a Lie to Climb the Ranks

This is Elliott Kline, also known as Eli Mosley. He wants you to believe the alt-right is made up of American patriots, often inspired by military service. But our months-long investigation found that his past is filled with unabashed racist…

Palm Beach: Where the Gilded Age Never Ended

The first thing you should know about Palm Beach is that it’s an island (unto itself) – the most exclusive town in America, and (according to writer Laurence Leamer) America’s first “gated community.” Mo Rocca takes a tour of the…

Graven Image: The Story Behind the Largest Confederate Monument

Using over 100 years of archival footage, director Sierra Pettengill explores the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia’s Stone Mountain. See more from Field of Vision here: fieldofvision.org Field of Vision – Graven Image from Field of Vision on…

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