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Carl Giammarese & The Buckinghams

“The music of the '60s seemed to be so connected with what was happening during the time. And ... more

Retrospectacle: Crazy for Yo-Yos

Every kid grew up with a Bandalore—although you probably know it as a Yo-Yo, quite possibly ... more

Retrospectacle: Mr. Potato Head

Mr. Potato Head did start out as an actual potato.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Despite its majestic splendor, the preservation of this land wasn’t a given. Yet after decades ... more

Benjamin Franklin’s Bright Idea

Often taken for granted in today’s modern world, electricity lights up our lives and provides ... more

Retrospectacle: The Limbo: How Low Can You Go?

“Jack be limbo Jack be quick, Jack go unda limbo stick…” By now you’re humming the song ... more

Retrospectacle: Ahh, the Bell Bottom

Bell bottom pants have seen several reincarnations over the years. Passing from their place on ... more

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
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