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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)
Preview thumbnail for video'Unlocking the Spear of Destiny's True Power
Unlocking the Spear of Destiny's True Power (3:56)
Preview thumbnail for video'Blackbeard's Face Was His Greatest Weapon
Blackbeard's Face Was His Greatest Weapon (2:49)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Did 16,000 Romans Die at Kalkriese?
Why Did 16,000 Romans Die at Kalkriese? (1:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'Dying for Gold, Only to Find Copper
Dying for Gold, Only to Find Copper (3:33)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Aftermath of MLK's Assassination
The Aftermath of MLK's Assassination (2:44)
Preview thumbnail for video'MLK's Last Speech
MLK's Last Speech (2:14)
Preview thumbnail for video'How to Lie for Your Life
How to Lie for Your Life (4:57)