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The Rise of the Miniskirt

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

Sue the Dinosaur Finds a New Home in Chicago

A decade after the discovery of the oldest, largest and most complete tyrannosaurus rex fossil ... more

Shoot for the Stars

"When Max Adler first conceived of and opened the Planetarium, he intended it to be a classroom ... more

The Tables Have Turned

When Nazi Germany created the V-2 missile while fighting against Allied forces, they probably ... more

Bill Remembers: Son of Sam

Today Bill Kurtis recalls the sheer terror that David Berkowitz, the notorious “Son of Sam” ... more

More Than Just Pictures

"This comic book describes a sexual aberration so shocking that I couldn't mention even the scientific ... more

The Birth of a Movement

"The Haymarket really polarizes constituencies in Chicago and it pits native born businessmen ... more

Number Please

"Operator, I'm calling Chicago. Dearborn-two-four-six-eight-two. My number is Main-six-nine-nine-one-three." ... more

We’re An American Band

The Beatle’s sold-out concert at Shea Stadium will forever go down in history as their most ... more

S.O.S.

On the heels of America’s bloodiest war came a horrific maritime disaster. On April 27, 1865, ... more

Bill Remembers: Chernobyl

Bill Kurtis discusses leading his documentary team, the very first American team, into Chernobyl ... more

Say Cheese

Edwin Land was at the forefront of instant photography. Famously making it possible to capture ... more

Up, Up And Away

At times they were discouraged, but not defeated. Wilbur and Orville Wright’s story is truly ... more

Bill Remembers: Columbine

Bill Kurtis remembers the tragedy at Columbine High School and calls into question the reasons ... more

Faster Than The Speed Of Sound

Before he became the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong was one of 12 pilots to test ... more

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
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