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Preview thumbnail for video'Charles Lindbergh and the Rise of 1940s Nazi Sympathizers
Charles Lindbergh and the Rise of 1940s Nazi Sympathizers (2:00)
Preview thumbnail for video'Bomb Threats Didn't Stop Lady Bird's Fight for Civil Rights
Bomb Threats Didn't Stop Lady Bird's Fight for Civil Rights (3:38)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Devastating 1926 Hurricane that Halted the Growth of Miami
The Devastating 1926 Hurricane that Halted the Growth of Miami (2:20)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Eleanor Roosevelt Visited Active War Zones During WWII
Why Eleanor Roosevelt Visited Active War Zones During WWII (3:23)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Mysterious Stone Structure Is Older Than Stonehenge
This Mysterious Stone Structure Is Older Than Stonehenge (4:19)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Crucial Role the British Railway Played During WWII
The Crucial Role the British Railway Played During WWII (2:29)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Colorized Historical Footage Is Painstakingly Made
How Colorized Historical Footage Is Painstakingly Made (2:06)
Preview thumbnail for video'The First Presidential Wife to Be Called the First Lady
The First Presidential Wife to Be Called the First Lady (3:17)
Preview thumbnail for video'How the Gains Women Made in WWI Were Quickly Lost
How the Gains Women Made in WWI Were Quickly Lost (2:27)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Germans Turned Trains Into Massive Artillery in WWII
How Germans Turned Trains Into Massive Artillery in WWII (2:34)
Preview thumbnail for video'These WWI Ambulance Trains Could Care for 500 Men at Once
These WWI Ambulance Trains Could Care for 500 Men at Once (2:00)
Preview thumbnail for video'As the American Buffalo Declined, Its Symbolism Rose
As the American Buffalo Declined, Its Symbolism Rose (1:17)
Preview thumbnail for video'U.S. Marines' First Test Against Japanese Defenses on Okinawa
U.S. Marines' First Test Against Japanese Defenses on Okinawa (2:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'The U.S. Assault on Okinawa Was Met With an Eerie Silence
The U.S. Assault on Okinawa Was Met With an Eerie Silence (3:36)
Preview thumbnail for video'These Are the Final Moments of Amelia Earhart on the Ground
These Are the Final Moments of Amelia Earhart on the Ground (2:46)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Thailand's Hellfire Pass Got Its Name
How Thailand's Hellfire Pass Got Its Name (2:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'Pocahontas Redefined How Europeans Saw Native Americans
Pocahontas Redefined How Europeans Saw Native Americans (3:56)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: When Did People Start Keeping Pets?
Ask Smithsonian: When Did People Start Keeping Pets? (1:05)
Preview thumbnail for video'Who Decided to Put 60 Seconds in a Minute?
Who Decided to Put 60 Seconds in a Minute? (2:33)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Were Easter Island's Gigantic Statues Actually Carved?
How Were Easter Island's Gigantic Statues Actually Carved? (4:11)