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The Real Uncle Sam

He is a symbol of our nation that has been used to inspire, unite and recruit. Uncle Sam is known the world over, but where did this character come from? It all started on September 7, 1813, with a real man named Samuel Wilson.

The Birth of a Movement

"The Haymarket really polarizes constituencies in Chicago and it pits native born businessmen ... more

Gunpowder Plot

It was a plan to blow up Parliament on November 5, 1605. Robert Catesby and his co-conspirators ... more

Dance Like No One is Watching

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