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“It's a problem of human rights. It's a problem of recognizing and respecting the 22 million
Bill Remembers: Chicago 8 Trial
Today Bill remembers the six months he spent covering the circus like atmosphere that was the
Retrospectacle: Ty Warner’s Beanie Baby Fad
The '90s brought us a plush little toy that promised “riches” to its collectors. Beanie Babies
Dimaggio Joins the War Effort
When the U.S. entered World War II nearly every American joined the war effort, including celebrities.
Bill Kurtis on Nixon’s Trip to China
Bill Kurtis remembers how President Nixon’s 1972 trip to China forever changed history and
It was during the time when cars were worshipped and driving was a popular leisure activity.
Wife Ball Story
It’s one of America’s quintessential recreational sports: Wiffle Ball. The hollow plastic
Margaret Cho Talks Comedy
“I remember being in my parents’ car listening to the radio, listening to these comedians
General Tom Thumb’s Wedding
Charles Sherwood Stratton, whose stage name was General Tom Thumb, was one of the biggest and
War Time (Daylight Saving Time)
It was one of many attempts the U.S. took at changing the clock. But, finally Congress voted
“The Normandie met its final doom when, with a resounding crunch of ice and a belch of smoke,
First Untethered Spacewalk
After decades of tethered spacewalks it was time to push the bar even further. On February 7,
General Electric Theatre
In the 1950s and early 1960s one of the largest companies in the world had a megaphone unlike
"Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party
"I said a prayer. Thank you God for seating me next to this man. If it had been anyone else in
Retrospectacle: Mini Golf
A date night favorite, mini golf has gone through quite an evolution since its inception in 1867.
First Winter Olympics
Close to 300 athletes from 16 countries competed in the first Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France,
California’s Gold Rush
Fame, fortune and notoriety are just a few reasons people who are hoping to hit it big time head