... 1941, Julia Kristeva was born in Sliven, Bulgaria. In her 20s she moved to Paris, where she has lived ever since. Schooled in linguistics and psychoanalysis, for decades she has been a leader in feminism, semiotics, and cultural theory. Among her works is a 1977 essay, "Women's Time," and a 1999 study of Hannah Arendt, both included in The Portable Kristeva, edited by Kelly Oliver.
... 1968, authorities shut down Resurrection City (above), a shantytown built on the Mall in Washington, D.C., just weeks after the April assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. , and occupied by "poor people -- mostly black, some Hispanic and Native American, and a handful of whites -- from across the country."