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Henry Ford Sets Speed Record

The founder of the Ford Motor Company set a world speed record on January 12, 1904. Driving model 999, called the “Arrow Racer,” a vehicle with no hood, or body, and built on a wooden chassis, Ford and his mechanic friend, Ed “Spider” Huff, traveled one mile in 39.4 seconds at the breakneck speed of 91.4 miles per hour.

Bill Remembers: Chicago 8 Trial

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

Roosevelt Bans Planes Over White House

Annoyed and kept awake by the sound of airplanes flying above his home, President Roosevelt decided ... more

Bill Remembers: Murrow and McCarthy

Bill Kurtis looks back to 1954 when Edward R. Murrow stood up to Joseph McCarthy during his TV ... more
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