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Baseball Hits the Airwaves

The first broadcast play-by-play baseball game was initially done as an experiment on August 5, 1921. KDKA in Pittsburgh set up recording equipment inside Forbes Field where the Pirates were playing the Philadelphia Phillies. The experiment turned into success as the medium helped elevate baseball into a national pastime and an integral part of the American experience.

Monkeys in Space

The first two monkeys to survive a round-trip to space were “Able” and “Miss Baker.” ... more

Bill Remembers Bonnie and Clyde

Bill Kurtis talks about the deadly duo Bonnie and Clyde, along with many other outlaws who have ... more

Marilyn’s Famous Skirt Scene

This blustery scene has been recreated countless times, and it is arguably Marilyn Monroe’s ... more
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