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Bill Remembers: Hurricane Camille

Bill Kurtis looks back on Hurricane Camille, which struck down in Mississippi during the summer ... more

Press Your Luck

“There was just sort of this tension. Oh my God. What do we do? Can we stop this? And the obvious ... more

Rocket Skates

Once roller skates, or rocket skates as the used to be called, were invented the only natural ... more

Bill Remembers: The Charles Manson Murders

Bill Kurtis looks back on the gruesome murders of Sharon Tate and six others, all carried out ... more

The Miracle Mile

Proving doctors and naysayers wrong, Roger Bannister was the first man to run a sub-4-minute ... more

America’s Oldest Magazine

With bylines from Jack London, Edgar Allen Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Kurt Vonnegut, and a ... more

Sounds of the Time: JD Souther

"My friends, Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey and Don Henley and eventually Warren Zevon, were all ... more

Jesse Owens Strikes Gold!

He was known as the world’s fastest man, the Buckeye Bullet…Jesse Owens broke records and ... more

Chicago Race Riots

Pulitzer Prize winner Carl Sandberg likened the 1919 riot in Chicago to “the jungle.” It ... more

Dylan Goes Electric

At the ripe age of 24, Bob Dylan was already considered to be the voice of his generation. His ... more

Bill Remembers: Technology Advances and Reporting

Bill Kurtis remembers how technology has evolved over time, forever changing news gathering and ... more

The Eastland Disaster

"The policeman who was witnessing this said the boat just turned over, like an egg in the water ... more

Let the Games Begin!

"Today, all of you young athletes are in the arena. Many of you will win, but even more important, ... more

Bill Remembers: Nadia Comaneci

Bill Kurtis looks back on the mesmerizing performance of Nadia Comaneci during the 1976 summer ... more

The First of its Kind

We can’t imagine life without our iPhones, iPads and MacBooks. But none of this would have ... more

Two Heads are Better Than One

When it came to intergalactic exploration there were no rivals more bitter than the U.S. and ... more

Dance Like No One is Watching

Stifled by life behind the Iron Curtain, dancer, choreographer and director Mikhail Baryshnikov ... more

Heavyweight Champion of the World

“Joe, we need muscles like yours to beat Germany.” These are the words President Franklin ... more
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