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Bill Remembers: Murrow and McCarthy

Bill Kurtis looks back to 1954 when Edward R. Murrow stood up to Joseph McCarthy during his TV program, “See It Now.” Murrow exposed McCarthy’s bullying and fear mongering techniques, while demonstrating the power and reach of television news.

The Stamp Act Provokes Ire

After Britain won the battle to claim territory west of the Ohio River Valley, they realized ... more

Stock Market Crash of 1929

Stock prices spiraled out of control and the stock market crashed on October 29, 1929. Black ... more

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Despite its majestic splendor, the preservation of this land wasn’t a given. Yet after decades ... more
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