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Jefferson Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt had enough on his plate when he entered office; he was repairing a ... more

'Apocalypse Now' Opens

"I love the smell of napalm in the morning." One of the most memorable scenes recorded in American ... more

Laika, the Canine Space Pioneer

"This dog may well be the forerunner that points the way to journeys to the moon." Before man ... more

40-Hour Work Week

“Leisure is an indispensable ingredient in a growing consumer market because working people ... more

Chicago’s “Sod Father”

"There's six of us who have been in Major League Baseball: My grandfather, my dad, my two uncles, ... more

Dawn Wells Talks 'Gilligan's Island'

"You'd marry Mary Ann, you'd date Ginger. You'd have to buy her a martini and take her out to ... more

The Heroic History of Newspaper Comics

Reading the Sunday funnies has been a hobby enjoyed by comic lovers spanning generations. It ... more

Gas Mask Patented

An invention whose basic concept is still being used to save lives today was patented on October ... more

White House Cornerstone Laid

The cornerstone was laid on October 13, 1792, for the most famous house in the land. Standing ... more

Beach Boys’ Mike Love Talks “Good Vibrations”

We all know the song “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys, but I bet you don’t know where ... more

The Great Chicago Fire

A city constructed of wood and thirsty for water after a long dry summer. Chicago was a hotbed ... more

Walter Payton Breaks the NFL’s Rushing Record

"I think the whole entire city of Chicago was waiting for that moment… 'Quick pitch to Walter. ... more

Etch A Sketch Arrives

It’s meant to mimic a mini TV set with two white knobs on a signature red plastic frame. The ... more

The Enzo Ferrari Story

What happens when an ambitious Italian race car driver isn’t satisfied with placing fourth ... more

The Dalton Gang Meet Their Fate

Back in the Wild West, the greed of five men sparked a deadly shootout during the simultaneous ... more

Dick Tracy Leaps Into Action

Armed with his smarts, a bright yellow trench coat and of course his two-way wrist radio, it ... more

John D. Rockefeller - First Billionaire

To say he had high expectations is a gross understatement. This was a man who capitalized on ... more

First Passenger Locomotive Trip

Long before planes and automobiles began crisscrossing the country and globe, trains were making ... more
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