Thursday, December 8, 2022
covered wagon

Learn more about the start of a large migration of Anglo-Saxon pioneers at the end of the War of 1812.
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.
cannon

During the Civil War, there were spies who gathered information for the Union and Confederate causes. Hugh Earnhart details the big five.
1950 housewife

A new era of lifestyle had opened and suburbia appeared to be the best solution to the nation’s housing problem, following World War II.
arlington national cemetery

Learn who owned Arlington before the Civil War and how it came to be known as Arlington National Cemetery.
the white house

Learn more about the life and work of Sojourner Truth and the time she visited Abraham Lincoln to thank him for issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.
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.
North Carolina

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

The origin of Japan's conflict with the U.S. stemmed from a belief that it had a spiritual right to become equal with the imperial powers of the world.
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.