When you hear the name Ford, you think cars. When you hear the name Heinz, you think ketchup. And when you hear the name Max Factor, you think cosmetics, of course!Who conquers Hollywood, and then goes on...
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This month, 172 years ago, a group of women gathered in Seneca Falls, New York, to throw the world's first convention celebrating women's rights. The convention, in the hosts' own words, would discuss "the social, civil, and...
Beginning in the 1400s, all of Western Europe was keen on colonizing North America. France, Spain, the Netherlands, and Portugal sought to claim the land and resources of the New World for themselves; and all did so,...
In the spring of 1775, a small band of American soldiers set out for the shore of Lake Champlain, recruiting others to their expedition along the way and ultimately joining forces with Ethan Allen and his legendary...
Who doesn’t love going to the circus? Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, lovingly known as “The Greatest Show on Earth,” has entertained millions across the globe with its sideshow attractions, exotic animals, and death-defying performances....
51 years ago today, police officers and patrons of the Stonewall Inn--a well-known gathering place for New York City's queer community--clashed and memorable, momentous fashion.
This week author Ray Sinibaldi joins us to talk about his book John F. Kennedy: from Florida to the Moon. It was September 12, 1962, when Pres. John F. Kennedy delivered a speech at...
During the last few months, public health experts have called for a massive, moonshot-style response to the coronavirus -- a new "Apollo program." The original push to put Americans on the moon was...
Houston, Texas, that sprawling, noisy, ambitious city on the Gulf Coast has had some epic rallies since its founding in 1836. But as big as Houston is, it’s not surprising that the community hasn’t settled on a...

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