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Smokey the Bear Dies

Although his likeness lives on in public service announcements, the real-life “Smokey the Bear” died on November 9, 1976. A baby black bear was rescued from a wildfire in New Mexico in 1950. He survived and was turned over to the federal government to become the face of forest fire prevention.

Ford's Model T

The first Ford Model T rolled off the assembly line on October 1, 1908. The Model T, the company’s ... more

Bill Remembers: The Peace Corps

Bill Kurtis reminisces on the enduring passion of Peace Corps workers.

The Kentucky Derby: The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports

The Kentucky Derby has been called “the most exciting two minutes in sports” and the big ... more
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