Monday, July 4, 2022
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Hugh Earnhart recaps the service of an American hero, William "Willy" Vaughan, of Austintown, Ohio, during World War II.
doctor

Although the Mayo Clinic grew beyond the lives of its creators, it's important to remember it was built on the practices and ideas of three individuals.
New York City 1890

The United States attracted many European immigrants during the decades of 1840 and 1850. Learn more about these large migrations and what caused them.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Probably the most revolutionary of all the New Deal undertakings was the Social Security Act. Find out how it was created, amended and finally passed.
levis

Learn how Levi Strauss Co. and Jacob Davis secured patent No. 139,121 for "a pair of pantaloons having the pocket openings secured by means of rivets."
North Carolina

Despite fertile land and navigable rivers, the North Carolina colony grew slowly. Hugh Earnhart explains the factors that contributed.
route 66

Learn more about Route 66's history, unique construction, impact on pop culture and legacy, as well as, how it was phased out over time.
Yosemite National Park

Theodore Roosevelt's lifelong love of the outdoors, the animals and the natural resources propelled him to foster the conservation of America's landscape.
Texas

Learn more about how the Mexican war started, ended and everything in that happened in between.
mount rushmore

Hugh Earnhart digs into the history of Mount Rushmore. Learn how the idea began, the faces were chosen and the work was completed.