With the clock ticking and the city under fire how many could be saved?
Winner, 2010 Peabody Award --- The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the soldiers who broke ranks to bring the atrocity to light.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Before the Civil War, there was no real ambulance corps. On the battlefield, most soldiers died alone, anonymous, and without comfort. There were no dog tags, so the majority of soldiers' families remained entirely unaware of their loved ones' fate. Find out what else we have today that did not exist before the Civil War.
My American Experience
From George Washington (1789-1797) to William McKinley (1897-1901), who is your favorite? Was it one of the Adams', Jefferson, or any of the other founding fathers? Or was it Andrew Jackson, or Abraham Lincoln? Which of the new country's leaders most helped shape America's identity in its first century of existence? Who was the most influential, and who had the most impact on the country we live in today? Share your story.
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