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The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.