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Home Sweet Home

Wrigley Field is one of the oldest ballparks in the MLB and deeply entwined with the history ... more

A National Treasure

It is the oldest ballpark in the MLB, but not older than the team that calls it home. The Boston ... more

Stand Up And Cheer

“People could pay 15 cents and go see a movie, and watch an adorable little girl and just forget ... more

The House That Ruth Built

It was sacred baseball ground that was built with a budget of $2.5 million over the course of ... more

An Eye For An Eye

After Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941, the U.S. began planning its own retaliation. ... more

Houston, We Had a Problem

Today Bill Kurtis remembers Apollo 13 and the legends who led the ship safely home.

The Boss

"This country…had a national amnesia. We fooled ourselves. We wanted to fool ourselves that ... more

A New Way To Listen

"I think 8 tracks…there's a certain cheesiness to it that makes it attractive.” If it’s ... more

The Non-Stick Wonder

You probably know Teflon best for its seemingly magical ability of keeping food unstuck from ... more

The British Bulldog

“No man in our lifetime has better earned the right to withdraw from the scene of action. As ... more

Bill Remembers: The Plane That Fell From The Sky

Bill Kurtis remembers TWA Flight 841, the plane that fell from the sky in 1979. This pilot was ... more

Going Once! Going Twice!

Theirs was referred to as the love story of the century. Edward VIII, The Duke of Windsor, showered ... more

Alaska: “Seward’s Folly”

The U.S. purchased Alaska on March 30, 1867. Secretary of State William H. Seward brokered the ... more

Spy Saga of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg

It was a real-life spy saga that came to a deadly end on March 29, 1951. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg ... more

Bill Remembers: Carol Burnet

Bill Kurtis speaks about “one of the most creative times in television,” when he was taping ... more

Rosie the Riveter

She was known as Rosie the Riveter. The iconic image of a female factory worker with a red bandana ... more

Douglas Fairbanks & Mary Pickford Wed

Hollywood stars Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks tied the knot on March 28, 1920. The powerhouse ... more

Mies Van Der Rohe

"He was always interested in distilling everything to its essentials…to simplify it, and that ... more
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