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U.S.S. George Washington: A New Threat From Below

“We must keep ahead of communist efforts, efforts to dominate the world. We must have missiles, ... more

Retrospectacle: Summer of Love

A tidal wave of young people with long hair and tie-dye clothing flocked to San Francisco in ... more

Battle of Midway

It was a gross underestimation of American power. In 1942, Japanese forces planned a complex ... more

Retrospectacle: Drive-In Restaurants

The first drive-in opened in 1921. Whether the booming success of these new eateries was due ... more

Death of an Icon

Marilyn Monroe’s tragic and untimely death in August of 1962 was in stark contrast to her shining ... more

Mrs. Arthur Miller

A look inside the media frenzy that extended all the way to Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller’s ... more

She’s Here! Monroe in London

It was an arrival fit for Hollywood’s hottest star. Along with throngs of reporters, Marilyn ... more

A Path to Citizenship

On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge passed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting citizenship ... more

Johnstown Flood

On May 31, 1889, a flood of enormous proportions took the lives of over 2,000 people in Johnstown, ... more

The Indy 500: The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Drivers have been competing in the race around this two-and-a-half-mile oval since May 30, 1911. ... more

The Legacy of Babe Ruth

“The Sultan of Swat," "The King of Crash," "The Colossus of Clout” and, of course, “The ... more

The Great Seal Bug: A Story of Cold War Espionage

It was 1945 and the U.S. and the Soviet Union had at best a tenuous relationship. What was presented ... more

The Story of Nighttime Baseball

Baseball, our national past time, dates back to the 1800s. Entrenched in history, forever storied, ... more

Charles Lindbergh: The Ride of a Lifetime

Charles Lindbergh was born to become the high-flying international sensation that we know him ... more

Malcolm X

"I'm as much against integration as the white people in New York City are but I'm also against ... more

Lawrence of Arabia

Possibly the inspiration for Indiana Jones, Thomas Edward Lawrence is known to the world as Lawrence ... more

Retrospectacle: The Rise of the Miniskirt

In the 1960s women’s rising hemlines created an international fashion revolution, and we have ... more

Plessy v. Ferguson

In the 19th century the fight against racial segregation was being openly lost in the courts. ... more
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