The Forgotten Plague
Learn more about tuberculosis, the deadliest killer in human history.
The Big Burn
Learn the story of a wildfire that devoured more than three million acres in the Rockies in 1910.
Examine the life of the man who would be remembered as the genius who created the modern world.
Investigate the reasons North Carolina became home to the largest Klan organization in the country.
Ripley: Believe It or Not!
Witness the emergence of LeRoy Robert Ripley's razzle-dazzle entertainment empire and meet the man at the center of it all.
Cold War Roadshow
Revisit Nikita Khrushchev’s historic 1959 visit to America at the height of the Cold War.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota’s Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents. Together they constitute the world’s largest sculpture. The massive tableau inspires awe and bemusement. How, and when, was it carved? Who possessed the audacity to create such a gargantuan work? The story of Mount Rushmore’s creation is as bizarre and wonderful as the monument itself.
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