Video: Battle of Seven Pines (at 17:40)
(Sunday, June 1, 1862, part of the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War) — The Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks, the first Confederate attempt to dislodge Gen. George B. McClellan’s Army of the Potomac from their position just outside Richmond, ended today with both sides claiming victory. However, the result is now considered inconclusive.
Video: Lee assumes command (at 18:04)
(Sunday, June 1, 1862, part of the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War) — Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee assumed command of the Army of Northern Virginia today after General J. E. Johnston was wounded and Major General G. W. Smith suffered what may have been a nervous breakdown at the Battle of Seven Pines.
Video: Nixon addresses Congress, June 1, 1972
(Thursday June 1, 1972, 9:10 p.m. EDT, during the Cold War) — President Richard Nixon returned to Washington tonight from his historic journey to Moscow in a dramatic, first-ever helicopter landing at the Capitol, urging a joint session of Congress to approve the arms limitation agreement he had signed with Soviet leaders. Read more on Arms pact vital, Nixon tells nation 40 years ago this hour (1972)…
Video: 'The Inner Light' (clip)
(Monday, June 1, 1992, 10 p.m. EDT) — Picard is struck by an energy beam from an alien probe, which renders him unconscious and places him in the life of a citizen on the planet Kataan, with his memory of the Enterprise intact on tonight’s episode of the science fiction TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation.