Monday

View show
Palgrave USA

James Earl Ray was sentenced to 99 years in prison for the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. He died in prison in 1998. Hulton Archives/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Hulton Archives/Getty Images
View show

Friday

View show

Green Day formed in 1987 with frontman Billie Joe Armstrong (right), bassist Mike Dirnt (left) and drummer Tre Cool (center). Marina Chavez hide caption

itoggle caption Marina Chavez

A Superheroic Friendship: After his media-mogul father dies, Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) uses the family's fortune -- and chauffeur, Kato (Jay Chou), -- to become The Green Hornet, a masked crime fighter. Jaimie Trueblood/Columbia Pictures hide caption

itoggle caption Jaimie Trueblood/Columbia Pictures
View show

Thursday

View show

Trader John Panin checks prices as he works at the New York Stock Exchange. Fewer traders are now on the floors of the exchanges because of computerized trading. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Richard Drew/AP

Margaret Whiting performing onstage in New York City in 1987. Ray Fisher/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image hide caption

itoggle caption Ray Fisher/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image
View show

Wednesday

View show

Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) and U.S. Marshal Reuben "Rooster" Cogburn (Jeff Bridges) seek the man who gunned down her father in Joel and Ethan Coen's True Grit. Lorey Sebastian/Paramount hide caption

itoggle caption Lorey Sebastian/Paramount
View show

Tuesday

View show

Mira Bartok is the author of 28 books for children. The Memory Palace is her first book for adults. Courtesy of the author hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of the author

Holt McCallany plays Patrick Leary, a retired boxer itching to make a comeback in the new FX drama Lights Out. Frank Ockenfels III /FX hide caption

itoggle caption Frank Ockenfels III /FX

Amy Chua is the author of two books on globalization and democracy and is a professor at Yale Law School. Courtesy Penguin Press/ hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy Penguin Press/
View show

Monday

View show

The Sportsman's Warehouse where the Glock 9mm handgun was reported purchased by Jared Lee Loughner who allegedly opened fire outside a Safeway grocery store in Tucson the day before on January 9, 2011. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Peachpit Press

This undated photo shows William Trevor, author of Cheating at Canasta, Love and Summer and other collections and novels. Jerry Bauer/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Jerry Bauer/AP
View show

Friday

View show

In 1959, Alan Lomax traveled through the American South to record the stories of folk musicians. Shirley Collins/Library of Congress hide caption

itoggle caption Shirley Collins/Library of Congress

Will Ferrell plays a bookish cop married to Eva Mendes in the new action-comedy The Other Guys. Macall Polay/Columbia TriStar Marketing Group hide caption

itoggle caption Macall Polay/Columbia TriStar Marketing Group

Matt LeBlanc (left) plays himself in the new Showtime comedy Episodes, which also stars Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Grieg as married screenwriters struggling to adapt their British comedy for an American audience. Colin Hutton/Showtime hide caption

itoggle caption Colin Hutton/Showtime

Dean (Ryan Gosling) is content centering his life around his family; he must reconcile his desires with his wife's ambitious career plans in Derek Cianfrance's Blue Valentine. Davi Russo/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

itoggle caption Davi Russo/The Weinstein Co.
View show

Thursday

View show

Mark Wahlberg (left) plays boxer Micky Ward in David O. Russell's The Fighter. JoJo Whilden/Paramount Pictures hide caption

itoggle caption JoJo Whilden/Paramount Pictures
View show

Wednesday

View show

An employee hands a gun to a customer at a gun shop in Fort Worth, Texas. Eight of the top 12 U.S. dealers of guns traced to Mexico are located in Texas. LM Otero/AP hide caption

itoggle caption LM Otero/AP

Marc Ribot. Ziga Koritnik/Pi Recordings hide caption

itoggle caption Ziga Koritnik/Pi Recordings
View show

Tuesday

View show

Henry Threadgill threads together musical strains from America's past and all over the globe. Courtesy of Pi Recordings hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of Pi Recordings
View show