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Earthrise
Published: 31 December 2019
Duration: 00:05:21
Hair peace. Bed peace.
Published: 30 December 2019
Duration: 00:05:54
The jazz queen who chose home over fame
Published: 27 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:34
Clara Barton, America's most famous nurse, broke boundaries to treat Civil War victims
Published: 26 December 2019
Duration: 00:07:08
The military's famous Santa Tracker began with a wrong number
Published: 25 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:27
The 'Toy King' who never aspired to the throne.
Published: 23 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:21
Last Seen Ads
Published: 20 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:53
How 'Broadway Joe' redefined the NFL
Published: 19 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:33
The game show contestant who cheated his way to fame
Published: 18 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:48
How food found its way into the freezer
Published: 17 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:22
The day before the Chernobyl disaster
Published: 16 December 2019
Duration: 00:07:22
The most difficult job Robert Mueller ever had
Published: 13 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:12
Queen Arawelo
Published: 12 December 2019
Duration: 00:07:11
The nurse who picked up a rifle
Published: 11 December 2019
Duration: 00:04:16
George Taliaferro, the first black player drafted to the NFL
Published: 10 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:18
The summer men rebelled against their shirts
Published: 09 December 2019
Duration: 00:05:29
America’s forgotten Iranian hostage
Published: 06 December 2019
Duration: 00:05:17
A bridge of ice at Niagara Falls
Published: 05 December 2019
Duration: 00:05:26
The Soviet officer who stopped World War III
Published: 04 December 2019
Duration: 00:05:16
Why isn’t lynching illegal?
Published: 03 December 2019
Duration: 00:06:35
A letter from home
Published: 02 December 2019
Duration: 00:03:31
The test that changed childbirth
Published: 29 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:41
A debate that went into extra innings: Can baseballs curve?
Published: 28 November 2019
Duration: 00:07:14
Benjamin Franklin's complicated relationship with turkeys
Published: 27 November 2019
Duration: 00:05:56
The cranberry crisis that changed how we see our food
Published: 26 November 2019
Duration: 00:05:56
How Anita Hill’s testimony led to the "Year of the Woman"
Published: 25 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:24
The man who filmed JFK's assassination
Published: 22 November 2019
Duration: 00:03:48
The 'Night Witches'
Published: 21 November 2019
Duration: 00:04:56
Robert Morris, the creator of the subpoena
Published: 20 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:05
Lee Harvey Oswald's final hours before killing Kennedy
Published: 19 November 2019
Duration: 00:03:54
Ketamine in the mainstream
Published: 18 November 2019
Duration: 00:05:53
The first 'Queen of the Air'
Published: 14 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:38
Judy Garland and the long history of 'Me Too' in Hollywood
Published: 13 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:13
Jim Crow and the rise of blackface
Published: 12 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:13
The policeman who arrested a president
Published: 11 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:01
A history of the U.S.-Mexico border
Published: 08 November 2019
Duration: 00:07:42
The godmother of the open office
Published: 07 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:52
The Wicked Bible
Published: 06 November 2019
Duration: 00:05:39
The Confederate spy who evaded capture
Published: 05 November 2019
Duration: 00:08:00
Pinball’s sordid past
Published: 04 November 2019
Duration: 00:06:46
The last person to step foot on the moon
Published: 01 November 2019
Duration: 00:05:38
A history of hats in the House
Published: 31 October 2019
Duration: 00:06:57
Tenure for life
Published: 30 October 2019
Duration: 00:07:51
How Lego took over the toy world
Published: 29 October 2019
Duration: 00:07:11
The researcher whose rats predicted the Internet
Published: 28 October 2019
Duration: 00:07:28
A brief history of presidents visiting troops in combat
Published: 25 October 2019
Duration: 00:06:51
William Howard Taft's housekeeper kept track of his weight
Published: 24 October 2019
Duration: 00:04:39
In 1939, the 'American Hitler' took the stage at Madison Square Garden
Published: 23 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:39
The astronomer who took gay rights to the Supreme Court
Published: 22 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:42
The first campus shooting
Published: 21 October 2019
Duration: 00:04:15
The origins of the Unknown Soldier
Published: 18 October 2019
Duration: 00:06:08
America and warfare were never the same after World War I
Published: 16 October 2019
Duration: 00:04:55
The campus massacre before Kent State
Published: 15 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:09
Mark Twain's complicated relationship with the typewriter
Published: 14 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:23
The presidential pardon the country never forgot
Published: 11 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:21
How the Greeks once used a lottery system to select government officials
Published: 10 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:30
Mary Ann Van Hoof and her Marian apparitions
Published: 09 October 2019
Duration: 00:06:04
Close encounters with the Capitol's Demon Cat
Published: 08 October 2019
Duration: 00:04:22
New York's mad bomber
Published: 07 October 2019
Duration: 00:07:20
The unstoppable Fannie Lou Hamer
Published: 04 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:42
The photographer and the busboy
Published: 03 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:25
The time America invaded Britain
Published: 02 October 2019
Duration: 00:04:16
Abraham Lincoln says he owes everything to his 'angel mother' and 'mama'
Published: 01 October 2019
Duration: 00:05:27
The search for the anonymous author of a 1996 political novel
Published: 30 September 2019
Duration: 00:05:47
Woodrow Wilson's secret letters to another woman
Published: 27 September 2019
Duration: 00:05:55
The body of Emmett Till
Published: 26 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:03
The origins of the Waterloo teeth
Published: 25 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:29
In the 1850s, navigating Ice Alley was deadly for ships
Published: 24 September 2019
Duration: 00:05:21
How the teddy bear was born
Published: 23 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:46
The Saturday Night Massacre
Published: 20 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:46
How a solar eclipse made Albert Einstein famous
Published: 19 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:54
How a renovation made the Supreme Court a friendlier place
Published: 18 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:29
The heroine of Lime Rock Lighthouse
Published: 17 September 2019
Duration: 00:03:59
The assassin who wore braids and killed Nazis
Published: 13 September 2019
Duration: 00:05:15
Colonel Blood, the scoundrel who tried to steal Great Britain's crown jewels
Published: 12 September 2019
Duration: 00:03:32
The rookie pilot who was ready to give her life on Sept. 11
Published: 11 September 2019
Duration: 00:05:08
Between Lincoln and Washington, only one was a great poet
Published: 10 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:19
The Nazi stone
Published: 09 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:20
Paul Jennings, the former slave who disputed a legend from history
Published: 06 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:23
Winnie and Nelson Mandela's marriage survived prison but not freedom
Published: 05 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:46
The dark history of the pill
Published: 04 September 2019
Duration: 00:04:27
Were the Duke of Windsor and Adolf Hitler friends?
Published: 03 September 2019
Duration: 00:03:59
The day anti-Vietnam War protesters tried to levitate the Pentagon
Published: 02 September 2019
Duration: 00:03:45
The worst presidents
Published: 30 August 2019
Duration: 00:05:02
The surprise hurricane that devastated the Florida Keys
Published: 29 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:17
Being a maverick almost stopped John McCain from becoming a public servant
Published: 28 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:38
LBJ's political bombshell
Published: 27 August 2019
Duration: 00:05:04
The most romantic day
Published: 26 August 2019
Duration: 00:03:41
The French aviators who almost beat Charles Lindbergh
Published: 23 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:30
The photographer who helped end child labor in America
Published: 22 August 2019
Duration: 00:05:23
The performance that saved Johnny Cash's career
Published: 21 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:30
When Olympic silver beats gold
Published: 20 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:31
Meet Paul Manafort's century-old forefather, who also liked fancy suits
Published: 19 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:52
How Hollywood's first major blockbuster revived the KKK
Published: 16 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:35
The biscuit tin that protected the crown jewels
Published: 15 August 2019
Duration: 00:03:21
Rosie the Riveter isn't who you think she is
Published: 14 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:28
Reagan's most historic speech took a few years to make an impact
Published: 13 August 2019
Duration: 00:03:40
How the anti-Semitic conspiracy theories about the Rothschilds began
Published: 12 August 2019
Duration: 00:05:10
The first congresswoman's vote
Published: 09 August 2019
Duration: 00:05:24
The day the nation's capital welcomed the KKK
Published: 08 August 2019
Duration: 00:05:24
The man and the coconut that saved JFK
Published: 07 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:58
The first daughters
Published: 06 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:02
The time a senator won an Emmy for grilling witnesses at a hearing
Published: 05 August 2019
Duration: 00:05:02
The fact and fiction of Prince Philip
Published: 02 August 2019
Duration: 00:04:29
What Operation Pied Piper taught us about family separations
Published: 01 August 2019
Duration: 00:05:23
The teen who tied a Virginia election
Published: 31 July 2019
Duration: 00:03:55
The books the presidents read
Published: 30 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:32
How God became part of the pledge
Published: 29 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:47
How Harry S. Truman went from being a racist to desegregating the military
Published: 26 July 2019
Duration: 00:06:13
The U.S. government recruited black men to watch them die
Published: 25 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:30
The femme fatale
Published: 24 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:27
The congressman who shot a waiter
Published: 23 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:59
The children's crusade
Published: 22 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:28
Introducing Moonrise
Published: 19 July 2019
Duration: 00:05:03
The time Truman met with Stalin and it went well
Published: 18 July 2019
Duration: 00:05:11
Mrs. Graham
Published: 17 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:33
The storied past of Alderson federal women's prison
Published: 16 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:30
The deaf men who helped NASA send humans to space
Published: 15 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:17
The first shark attacks
Published: 12 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:20
The oldest surviving banjo recording
Published: 11 July 2019
Duration: 00:05:57
The Jedwabne massacre
Published: 10 July 2019
Duration: 00:03:42
The long-lost 'Laws of Baseball'
Published: 09 July 2019
Duration: 00:04:32
The Quaker abolitionist who was disowned for condemning slave owners
Published: 08 July 2019
Duration: 00:06:27
Meet Yvonne Burke, the first congresswoman to give birth in office
Published: 05 July 2019
Duration: 00:03:57
Thomas Jefferson's last letter
Published: 04 July 2019
Duration: 00:03:15
The epic bender that launched America
Published: 03 July 2019
Duration: 00:03:47
The time we thought an asteroid might kill us all
Published: 02 July 2019
Duration: 00:03:22
Suzanne Lenglen, the first goddess of tennis
Published: 01 July 2019
Duration: 00:03:08
The first pride parade
Published: 28 June 2019
Duration: 00:03:28
The rainless flood that destroyed a city
Published: 27 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:41
How Eleanor Roosevelt invented the modern idea of a first lady
Published: 26 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:23
The complicated story of Linda Brown and the fight for desegregated schools
Published: 25 June 2019
Duration: 00:03:58
The origins of the National Rifle Association
Published: 24 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:45
How a textile shortage led to the invention of the bikini
Published: 21 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:47
The man who won World War II
Published: 20 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:33
Oregon was America’s first and only state to begin as 'whites-only'
Published: 19 June 2019
Duration: 00:05:07
Publishers hated ‘A Wrinkle in Time,' and Madeleine L'Engle never forgot the rejections
Published: 18 June 2019
Duration: 00:03:55
This security guard discovered the Watergate break-in, but nobody remembers him
Published: 17 June 2019
Duration: 00:03:33
A history of extreme makeovers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Published: 14 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:14
The unlikely start of the Boy Scout movement
Published: 13 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:37
Eartha Kitt confronted the first lady and it nearly ruined her career
Published: 12 June 2019
Duration: 00:05:11
The 'temporary insanity' legal defense started with an affair
Published: 11 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:25
Eisenhower’s famous speech to U.S. troops the day before D-Day
Published: 10 June 2019
Duration: 00:04:22
The painter who became the CIA’s master of disguise
Published: 07 June 2019
Duration: 00:10:11
The ax that killed Leon Trotsky
Published: 06 June 2019
Duration: 00:09:25
That time the CIA stole a Russian submarine
Published: 05 June 2019
Duration: 00:09:12
The pistols that almost fell from the sky
Published: 04 June 2019
Duration: 00:05:34
The rat that helped win the Cold War
Published: 03 June 2019
Duration: 00:07:32
The test that changed childbirth
Published: 31 May 2019
Duration: 00:06:41
Amid rising tension between the U.S. and Cuba, Hemingway's widow went on a literary rescue mission
Published: 30 May 2019
Duration: 00:08:29
Frank Lloyd Wright tried to create a perfect house for an imperfect world
Published: 29 May 2019
Duration: 00:09:49
Rising from ruin: The many rebuilds of Notre Dame
Published: 28 May 2019
Duration: 00:04:50
A debate that went into extra innings: Can baseballs curve?
Published: 24 May 2019
Duration: 00:07:14
How food found its way into the freezer
Published: 23 May 2019
Duration: 00:05:49
The man who helped create the first measles vaccine didn’t vaccinate his own son
Published: 22 May 2019
Duration: 00:05:23
Clara Barton, America's most famous nurse, broke boundaries to treat Civil War victims
Published: 21 May 2019
Duration: 00:06:37
Why Naval Academy students climb a greased up obelisk every year
Published: 20 May 2019
Duration: 00:04:04
The forgotten pioneers of the first American utopia
Published: 17 May 2019
Duration: 00:05:41
The game show contestant who cheated his way to fame
Published: 16 May 2019
Duration: 00:06:16
The unlikely beginning of paint-by-number
Published: 15 May 2019
Duration: 00:05:27
The jazz queen who chose home over fame
Published: 14 May 2019
Duration: 00:06:03
The most difficult job Robert Mueller ever had
Published: 13 May 2019
Duration: 00:06:12
Anna Jarvis spent years fighting to create Mother's Day, then lost everything trying to protect it
Published: 10 May 2019
Duration: 00:03:21
John Brown's prophecy
Published: 09 May 2019
Duration: 00:03:45
The books presidents read
Published: 08 May 2019
Duration: 00:04:11
The original Alcoholics Anonymous book was auctioned for millions, but its author was never paid
Published: 07 May 2019
Duration: 00:04:28
The invention of sarin
Published: 06 May 2019
Duration: 00:03:35
May the Fourth be with you
Published: 03 May 2019
Duration: 00:05:05
Need a job? Ask Ulysses S. Grant.
Published: 02 May 2019
Duration: 00:03:18
Meet the Press
Published: 01 May 2019
Duration: 00:03:25
The mother who made George Washington miserable
Published: 30 April 2019
Duration: 00:04:28
The Sullivan brothers
Published: 29 April 2019
Duration: 00:03:41
Elaine Brown, the first and only woman to lead the Black Panther Party
Published: 26 April 2019
Duration: 00:03:34
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day was once just for daughters
Published: 25 April 2019
Duration: 00:02:44
These guys were college jocks, and then became presidents of the United States
Published: 24 April 2019
Duration: 00:04:02
The truth is out there
Published: 23 April 2019
Duration: 00:04:38
One broadcast helped turn Americans against the Vietnam War
Published: 22 April 2019
Duration: 00:04:45
Egg Roll
Published: 19 April 2019
Duration: 00:03:52
Chillicothe, Missouri: The town that invented sliced bread
Published: 18 April 2019
Duration: 00:03:37
The black power protest that shook the world
Published: 17 April 2019
Duration: 00:02:57
History's most fascinating misquote
Published: 16 April 2019
Duration: 00:03:45
Hate the IRS? Blame Abraham Lincoln.
Published: 12 April 2019
Duration: 00:03:36
The Mouth of the South
Published: 12 April 2019
Duration: 00:05:54
Hair peace. Bed peace.
Published: 11 April 2019
Duration: 00:05:54
Queen Arawelo
Published: 10 April 2019
Duration: 00:06:39
The man who killed Bonnie and Clyde
Published: 09 April 2019
Duration: 00:06:58
Ketamine in the mainstream
Published: 05 April 2019
Duration: 00:05:56
From handsaws to parades: D.C.’s cherry blossom trees weren’t always beloved
Published: 05 April 2019
Duration: 00:06:22
The day before the Chernobyl disaster
Published: 04 April 2019
Duration: 00:06:50
Last Seen Ads
Published: 03 April 2019
Duration: 00:06:21
Earthrise
Published: 02 April 2019
Duration: 00:04:49
George Taliaferro, the first black player drafted to the NFL
Published: 01 April 2019
Duration: 00:05:46
The first 'Queen of the Air'
Published: 29 March 2019
Duration: 00:05:26
A spy in the Confederate White House
Published: 28 March 2019
Duration: 00:06:38
The nurse who picked up a rifle
Published: 27 March 2019
Duration: 00:04:16
The 'Night Witches'
Published: 26 March 2019
Duration: 00:04:56
The extraordinary life of Civil War veteran Albert Cashier
Published: 25 March 2019
Duration: 00:07:12
The first black senator and America’s brief biracial democracy
Published: 22 March 2019
Duration: 00:05:49
Why isn’t lynching illegal?
Published: 21 March 2019
Duration: 00:06:03
Robert Morris, the creator of the subpoena
Published: 20 March 2019
Duration: 00:06:05
Judy Garland and the long history of 'Me Too' in Hollywood
Published: 19 March 2019
Duration: 00:05:01
A rich piece of scandal
Published: 18 March 2019
Duration: 00:05:44
The godfather of bracketology
Published: 15 March 2019
Duration: 00:04:06
To ban a 'Mockingbird'
Published: 14 March 2019
Duration: 00:04:19
The history of epic North Korean insults
Published: 13 March 2019
Duration: 00:03:05
Special delivery!
Published: 12 March 2019
Duration: 00:02:46
Why Thurgood Marshall asked an ex-Klan member to help him make Supreme Court history
Published: 11 March 2019
Duration: 00:03:46
The glass ceiling
Published: 08 March 2019
Duration: 00:03:37
The woman behind Lisa Ben
Published: 07 March 2019
Duration: 00:04:10
The night America burned
Published: 06 March 2019
Duration: 00:03:51
Was Mary Todd Lincoln a leaker?
Published: 05 March 2019
Duration: 00:04:20
The forbidden question
Published: 04 March 2019
Duration: 00:03:34
The best birthday card ever
Published: 01 March 2019
Duration: 00:02:52
The houses built by slaves
Published: 28 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:13
How are you, Grandmama?
Published: 27 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:47
The crooked picture
Published: 26 February 2019
Duration: 00:04:15
The Limping Lady
Published: 25 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:42
And the winner is...
Published: 22 February 2019
Duration: 00:05:09
What hath God wrought?
Published: 21 February 2019
Duration: 00:04:06
The ice queen
Published: 20 February 2019
Duration: 00:04:52
The electric rivalry
Published: 19 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:47
All the Presidents' Ghosts
Published: 18 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:38
The spy plane
Published: 15 February 2019
Duration: 00:04:09
Before the Lovings, another interracial couple fought to marry
Published: 14 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:50
Dr. Spock
Published: 13 February 2019
Duration: 00:04:32
The first female Marine
Published: 12 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:03
Philadelphia's plumbing revolution: wood pipes
Published: 11 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:35
Jim Crow and the rise of blackface
Published: 08 February 2019
Duration: 00:05:15
The Wicked Bible
Published: 07 February 2019
Duration: 00:04:27
How the State of the Union went from speech to spectacle
Published: 06 February 2019
Duration: 00:06:00
Winifred Stanley, a forgotten equal pay pioneer
Published: 05 February 2019
Duration: 00:03:28
The Soviet officer who stopped World War III
Published: 04 February 2019
Duration: 00:04:58
How 'Broadway Joe' redefined the NFL
Published: 01 February 2019
Duration: 00:06:15
The godmother of the open office
Published: 31 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:44
The Confederate spy who evaded capture
Published: 30 January 2019
Duration: 00:07:03
The rise of supermarkets
Published: 29 January 2019
Duration: 00:03:34
How the Doomsday Clock came to be
Published: 28 January 2019
Duration: 00:04:15
Pinball’s sordid past
Published: 25 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:48
The man inside the minds of a million consumers
Published: 24 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:29
A history of hats in the House
Published: 23 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:59
The last person to set foot on the moon
Published: 22 January 2019
Duration: 00:04:41
How Martin Luther King Jr. got his name
Published: 21 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:23
Tenure for life
Published: 18 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:53
The hatchet wielding leader of the anti-alcohol movement
Published: 17 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:11
A bridge of ice at Niagara Falls
Published: 16 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:08
The only person Hitler loved
Published: 15 January 2019
Duration: 00:04:52
A history of the U.S.-Mexico border
Published: 14 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:44
A presidential emergency that didn't end well
Published: 11 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:47
How Lego took over the toy world
Published: 10 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:32
The summer men rebelled against their shirts
Published: 09 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:30
The researcher whose rats predicted the Internet
Published: 08 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:49
One of the greatest astronomers of her generation
Published: 07 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:55
How one World War II veteran lived to be a centenarian
Published: 04 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:03
A wooden mallet with a colorful history of being shattered
Published: 03 January 2019
Duration: 00:05:37
The rabble rouser who inspired Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Published: 02 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:33
Mourning Bobby Kennedy
Published: 01 January 2019
Duration: 00:06:26
The story of the real Charlotte of ‘Charlotte's Web’
Published: 31 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:32
The day Martin Luther King Jr. died
Published: 28 December 2018
Duration: 00:07:46
Doughnuts, the most patriotic of the junk foods
Published: 27 December 2018
Duration: 00:04:01
Ida B. Wells, the woman who never gave up
Published: 26 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:39
Big Bird and the genius inside
Published: 25 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:43
The military’s famous Santa Tracker began with a wrong number
Published: 24 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:10
The Christmas Truce
Published: 21 December 2018
Duration: 00:05:47
A piece of punctuation that failed to leave its mark
Published: 20 December 2018
Duration: 00:05:48
President Grant fired his own special prosecutor
Published: 19 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:28
The first presidential press conference
Published: 18 December 2018
Duration: 00:05:22
The astronomer who took gay rights to the Supreme Court
Published: 17 December 2018
Duration: 00:05:42
The policeman who arrested a president
Published: 14 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:16
One of the ugliest speaker fights in congressional history
Published: 13 December 2018
Duration: 00:04:58
The evangelist and convicted cat burglar who galvanized gay rights
Published: 12 December 2018
Duration: 00:05:45
In 1939, the 'American Hitler' took the stage at Madison Square Garden
Published: 11 December 2018
Duration: 00:05:54
The cranberry crisis that changed how we see our food
Published: 10 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:15
The 'Toy King' who never aspired to the throne.
Published: 07 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:09
America’s first black Catholic priest
Published: 06 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:17
John Adams was eulogized before his son even knew he died
Published: 05 December 2018
Duration: 00:05:59
George H.W. Bush was a president and a prankster
Published: 04 December 2018
Duration: 00:06:09
The unlikely friendship between George H.W. Bush and Dana Carvey
Published: 01 December 2018
Duration: 00:05:12
William Howard Taft’s housekeeper kept track of his weight
Published: 30 November 2018
Duration: 00:04:39
The National Christmas Tree
Published: 29 November 2018
Duration: 00:04:27
The trials and tribulations of being a cat
Published: 28 November 2018
Duration: 00:02:57
Then they came for me
Published: 27 November 2018
Duration: 00:04:32
A brief history of presidents visiting troops in combat
Published: 26 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:39
Benjamin Franklin’s complicated relationship with turkeys
Published: 21 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:56
The Green Book
Published: 20 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:01
The origins of the Unknown Soldier
Published: 19 November 2018
Duration: 00:06:08
Mark Twain's complicated relationship with the typewriter
Published: 16 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:41
Food stamps were born out of a surplus of food
Published: 15 November 2018
Duration: 00:06:06
William Rehnquist's proposal to Sandra Day O'Connor
Published: 14 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:00
The first lady who couldn’t get her memoir published
Published: 13 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:27
Joachim Ronneberg, the saboteur who crippled Nazi atomic bomb project
Published: 12 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:02
America and warfare were never the same after World War I
Published: 09 November 2018
Duration: 00:04:55
Wong Kim Ark's Supreme Court fight for birthright citizenship
Published: 08 November 2018
Duration: 00:06:25
How the Greeks once used a lottery system to select government officials
Published: 07 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:30
The makings of an electoral heist
Published: 06 November 2018
Duration: 00:06:48
Rahm Emanuel, Howard Dean and the midterm elections of 2006
Published: 05 November 2018
Duration: 00:05:37
Fall back, spring forward
Published: 02 November 2018
Duration: 00:03:00
Mary Ann Van Hoof and the Marian apparitions
Published: 01 November 2018
Duration: 00:06:04
Close encounters with the Capitol’s Demon Cat
Published: 31 October 2018
Duration: 00:04:22
How Pittsburgh's Mister Rogers talked to children about tragedy
Published: 30 October 2018
Duration: 00:06:42
New York's mad bomber
Published: 29 October 2018
Duration: 00:07:20
The sword pulled from history
Published: 26 October 2018
Duration: 00:04:38
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Published: 25 October 2018
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Published: 24 October 2018
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Published: 23 October 2018
Duration: 00:04:21