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The Pentagon

"The shape of the Pentagon was not predetermined. It was a shape that was based upon the amount of land that they had, and the ease to move about in a building.” Department of Defense Senior Historian Thomas Christianson talks about the construction of what is now the largest office space in the U.S. The Pentagon covers 6.6 million square feet, both five stories above ground, and two below.

Juan Trippe: Jet Age Innovator

An innovator and a visionary, Juan Trippe helped create air travel as we know it today. He saw ... more

Iditarod

The Iditarod was born out of determination to transport life-saving medicine to Nome, Alaska. ... more

A Path to Citizenship

On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge passed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting citizenship ... more
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