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Iwo Jima

One of the most recognizable images from World War II was taken on January 23, 1945. After capturing ... more

California Attacked: The Shelling of Ellwood Beach

Pearl Harbor wasn’t the only attack the Japanese launched on America. On February 23, 1942, ... more

Brian Boitano Wins Gold

"They were hanging the medal around my neck. I was watching the American flag go up, and I was ... more

Malcolm X

“It's a problem of human rights. It's a problem of recognizing and respecting the 22 million ... more

Bill Remembers: Chicago 8 Trial

Today Bill remembers the six months he spent covering the circus like atmosphere that was the ... more

Retrospectacle: Ty Warner’s Beanie Baby Fad

The '90s brought us a plush little toy that promised “riches” to its collectors. Beanie Babies ... more

Dimaggio Joins the War Effort

When the U.S. entered World War II nearly every American joined the war effort, including celebrities. ... more

Bill Kurtis on Nixon’s Trip to China

Bill Kurtis remembers how President Nixon’s 1972 trip to China forever changed history and ... more

Retrospectacle: Tailfins

It was during the time when cars were worshipped and driving was a popular leisure activity. ... more

Wife Ball Story

It’s one of America’s quintessential recreational sports: Wiffle Ball. The hollow plastic ... more

Margaret Cho Talks Comedy

“I remember being in my parents’ car listening to the radio, listening to these comedians ... more

General Tom Thumb’s Wedding

Charles Sherwood Stratton, whose stage name was General Tom Thumb, was one of the biggest and ... more

War Time (Daylight Saving Time)

It was one of many attempts the U.S. took at changing the clock. But, finally Congress voted ... more

Normadie Burns

“The Normandie met its final doom when, with a resounding crunch of ice and a belch of smoke, ... more

First Untethered Spacewalk

After decades of tethered spacewalks it was time to push the bar even further. On February 7, ... more

General Electric Theatre

In the 1950s and early 1960s one of the largest companies in the world had a megaphone unlike ... more

Thirteenth Amendment

"Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party ... more

Heimlich Maneuver

"I said a prayer. Thank you God for seating me next to this man. If it had been anyone else in ... more
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