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The Spruce Goose Takes Flight

It was its first and last flight. Howard Hughes piloted the 200-ton “Spruce Goose” to lift off. He flew the “flying boat” 70 feet above water for a mile on November 2, 1947. The $23 million dollar beast made of wood and with a wingspan longer than a football field was six times larger than any other plane in existence at the time.

Iwo Jima

One of the most recognizable images from World War II was taken on January 23, 1945. After capturing ... more

Althea Gibson's 1957 Wimbledon Win

Althea Gibson became the first African-American tennis player to win Wimbledon in 1957. Her strength ... more

Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull talks with Sounds of the Time

"We were enamored of this rather loose, slightly rebellious, and very free-flowing music that ... more
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