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Kathy Garver & ‘Family Affair’

"Our show in particular was really about love. There was a real connection and a true affection ... more

Author Kevin Boyle Talks About the Sweet Trial

“To understand what it meant to be a black man in the American south, what it meant to face ... more

Cross Country Air Mail Service

The concept of transporting mail via airplane was revolutionary enough in the early 1900s, but ... more

First Commercially Produced Computers

Picture your laptop that is sitting in your backpack, handbag or on the corner of your desk. ... more

Edison’s Phonograph

"I produce a minor invention every month and a major one every six months." With over 1,000 patents ... more

Ford’s First Model T

The nineteenth time’s the charm in this case. It was Ford Motor Company’s Model T that truly ... more

First Pocket Calculator

Nowadays we can find calculators on our wristwatches, computers and smartphones. But in 1972 ... more

Birth of the Internet

It’s hard to imagine life without the ease of communication that we have today. You can order ... more

The ATM Starts Dispensing

The Chemical Bank in Rockville Center, NY, introduced the very first ATM on September 2, 1969. ... more

Lincoln Logs’ Wright Connection

Talent and vision undoubtedly run through the Wright family. Frank Lloyd Wright, famous architect ... more

Fondue’s 1970s Breakthrough

It’s an ooey gooey meal that’s meant to be shared. Fondue may have been around for centuries ... more

Rich Koz (aka Svengoolie) & Monsters in Media

From Frankenstein to Dracula and every creepy creature in between, where does our fascination ... more

Philo Farnsworth & The All-Electric Television

Flat screen, HD, Plasma, LED—Whatever type of television you own, ultimately you have Philo ... more

Regis Philbin: A Television Icon

Best known for hosting ‘Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee' for 28 years, Regis Philbin also is ... more

Mt. Vesuvius & a City Preserved in Time

After Mt. Vesuvius erupted on August 24, 79 A.D., Pompeii, Italy, has provided an eerie look ... more

Metric Conversion Act

Liberia, Myanmar and the United States all have one thing in common and it can be measured in ... more

Women’s Right to Vote

"Women winning the right to vote in the United States signified the only time in the history ... more

Rin Tin Tin

Some say Rin Tin Tin’s acting chops were better than many of his two-legged co-stars. And legend ... more
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