Season 1

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta Oglethorpe’s Grand Stadium Plans

Stories of Atlanta

Oglethorpe’s Grand Stadium Plans

Oglethorpe benefactor Harry Hermance once had grand plans for a stadium.

Oglethorpe’s Grand Stadium Plans

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Atlanta’s Longest Home Run

Atlanta Crackers outfielder Bob Montag didn’t expect to hit a 518 mile home run.

Atlanta’s Longest Home Run

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America’s Oldest Baseball Team

The Atlanta Braves are America’s longest continuously-operating baseball team.

America’s Oldest Baseball Team

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The Liberty Bell Comes South

Piedmont Park’s Cotton States Exposition in 1895 brought the Liberty Bell to Atlanta.

The Liberty Bell Comes South

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Georgia State’s Night School Beginnings

Few today remember that Georgia State began as a business school for Georgia Tech.

Georgia State’s Night School Beginnings

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One Rough Rider’s Georgia Tech Victory

A soldier and Rough Rider led Georgia Tech to its first football victory.

One Rough Rider’s Georgia Tech Victory

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Atlanta’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photo

An amateur photographer captures indelible images of an Atlanta tragedy.

Atlanta’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photo

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta The Eiseman Building Goes Underground

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The Eiseman Building Goes Underground

Ever wondered about the ornate building facades in the Five Points Marta Station?

The Eiseman Building Goes Underground

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta Woodrow Wilson’s Move From Law To Politics

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Woodrow Wilson’s Move From Law To Politics

A frustrated Atlanta lawyer quits the profession and pursues bigger dreams.

Woodrow Wilson’s Move From Law To Politics

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta From Farm To Popular Shopping Mall

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From Farm To Popular Shopping Mall

Did you know that Lenox Mall, Atlanta’s shopping hub, started out as a farm?

From Farm To Popular Shopping Mall

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta Ivan Allen Jr. and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Ivan Allen Jr. and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Follow an Atlanta mayor’s journey to Washington and the South’s move toward Civil Rights.

Ivan Allen Jr. and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta The Atlanta Ballet’s National Record

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The Atlanta Ballet’s National Record

America’s longest continuously-running dance troupe calls Atlanta home.

The Atlanta Ballet’s National Record

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The Atlanta Journal’s Scoop

This is how the Kimball House fire gave a fledgling Atlanta paper its first big story.

The Atlanta Journal’s Scoop

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Sherman’s First Visit To Atlanta

As a young lieutenant, William T. Sherman spent more peaceful times in Georgia.

Sherman’s First Visit To Atlanta

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The Naming of Spelman College

The story of how a gift from John D. Rockefeller gave Spellman College its name.

The Naming of Spelman College

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Peachtree’s Presidential Statue

The Samuel Spencer statue on Peachtree Street was a dry run for a presidential statue.

Peachtree’s Presidential Statue

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FDR’s Dedication of Techwood Homes

Few presidential visits to Atlanta have been as impactful for the city as FDR’s.

FDR’s Dedication of Techwood Homes

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A City of Second Places

Atlanta has come in first many a time, but what about the times they came in second?

A City of Second Places

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta The Unofficial Mayor of Auburn Avenue

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The Unofficial Mayor of Auburn Avenue

The legacy of the Prince Hall Masons still stands today thanks to John Wesley Dobbs.

The Unofficial Mayor of Auburn Avenue

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta Andrew Carnegie’s Atlanta Legacy

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Andrew Carnegie’s Atlanta Legacy

You can still find remnants of steel magnate Andrew Carnegie’s legacy here in Atlanta.

Andrew Carnegie’s Atlanta Legacy

Video thumbnail: Stories of Atlanta The Candler Building Carvings

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The Candler Building Carvings

The story of how a headmistress changed the carvings on one of Atlanta’s oldest buildings.

The Candler Building Carvings

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