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The Running Machine on Wheels

“You throw your leg over kind of like you are jumping on a horse with your feet, your toes just barely touching the ground, and you are able to achieve seven to eight miles per hour." It was the earliest version of the bicycle. Carey Williams, the national commander of the Wheelman Association explains how to use the Draisine, named after German inventor Karl Von Drais. He first took it for a spin on June 12, 1817.

Retrospectacle: Mr. Potato Head

Mr. Potato Head did start out as an actual potato.

Bill Remembers: World War II

"I am seeing the people inside the rail car. I'm seeing the pregnant women, I'm seeing the mothers ... more

Lindbergh Flies Across the Atlantic

Piloting the Spirit of St. Louis, aviator Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly-nonstop, ... more
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