Can a photograph change the world? The answer is yes! Captured History explores how a single moment captured on film can influence society and change the course of history. Combining art, history, and media literacy, this series looks at some of the most famous photographs and details how and why these images resonate today and what effect they had when they were published.
Recounts the events surrounding the 1957 photograph taken by Will Counts that captured one of nine African-American students trying to enter an Arkansas high school while being taunted by an angry white mob and discusses how the photo brought the civil rights movement to the forefront of the nation's attention.