Richard Adams' classic novel Watership Down isn't just about rabbits. Tackling the big ideas, including the importance of storytelling to society, Adams weaves an adult tale of human struggle cloaked as a book about bunnies.
For Jillian King, a young aspiring pianist, to play Liszt at Carnegie Hall is to reach her lifelong dream. But a tragic accident at a New York subway station damages her hand and takes away her only chance.
Concerned that an uncoordinated road system would get in the way of American growth, President Eisenhower advocated for and got Congress behind the idea of such coordination, and in his second term, the Highway Act of 1956 was passed and signed by him into law.