What do you think about the pageant? And what would it take for you to stroll down the runway in a swimsuit?
The Changing Ideal
Take a glance at Miss America through the decades -- and compare her to other American women.
Watch past Miss Americas dazzle the crowds with their talent performances, Q&A and overall charm in these historic video clips.
...The Winners Are...
Review a list of Miss America winners and see how they measure up.
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