Monday, September 28, 2020
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.
french quarter, New Orleans

From the early 1600s to 1763 when the Treaty of Paris was signed, the French explored North America leaving their mark in many ways.
French flag

The overriding issue during John Adams' presidency was the question of peace with France. Find out how the second president of the U.S. kept the peace.
kid on a train

"Orphan trains" were one of many remedies to try to unravel the plight of poverty in the cities of America in the mid-19th century and early 20th century.
horse

Learn more about the mission to recover the Lipizzaner horses, the jewels of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, Austria, from the Nazis during WWII.
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.
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.
radio

WWI was a blessing for radio because the United States government suspended all patent disputes until after the conflict and pushed production forward.
train

The post office created the Railway Post Office (RPO) in 1869. Learn more about the innovations that made it possible and how it evolved over time.