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Rufus Dawes and the Iron Brigade

Rufus Dawes’s leadership skills and battle-savvy led to his survival through some of the Civil War’s bloodiest battles.
Montpelier: The Home of Our Fourth President
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Montpelier: The Home of Our Fourth President

In this installment of ‘Larger Than Life: Architecture Through the Ages,’ we visit the Virginia home of James and Dolley Madison.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens and the Cornish Colony
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Augustus Saint-Gaudens and the Cornish Colony

In the late 19th century, the artist colony in Cornish, New Hampshire was regarded the most beautifully landscaped village in America.
Jacqueline Cochran, Leader of the WASPs
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Jacqueline Cochran, Leader of the WASPs

From ‘Wings to Beauty,’ her cosmetics business brand, the famed aviatrix won the admiration and spurred on the imagination of many young women.
Marion Talley: A Forgotten Operatic Prodigy
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Marion Talley: A Forgotten Operatic Prodigy

An Epoch Times reader recalls a friend who played an important role in the history of the Metropolitan Opera and early movies.

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Irving Howbert: Successful Businessman and Railroad Investor

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The Great Hinckley Fire of 1894

The Great Hinckley Fire of 1894

A catastrophic firestorm tore through several small Minnesota towns in 1894, but three quick-thinking train engineers saved hundreds of lives.
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Through a podcast filled with moving stories, one man from Memphis highlights how ‘normal folks’ in America are finding creative ways to tackle social issues.
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Horace Howard Furness: America’s Greatest Shakespeare Critic

In this installment of ‘Profiles in History,’ we meet a lawyer whose career was cut short by a loss of hearing. Instead, he became a foremost scholar.
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The Great 1908 Auto Race Around the World

An international contest, a last-minute American entrance, and a 22,000-mile trek proved the industrial might of America’s auto industry.
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From Cleopatra to Aida, this opera singer solidified her legacy in the opera world.
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How a Young Inventor Gave Coney Island Its Greatest Attraction

In ‘This Week in History,’ an inventor from the Midwest shrunk the railroad, came to New York, and launched America’s obsession with roller coasters.
Alexander Gardner: The Civil War’s Photographer

Alexander Gardner: The Civil War’s Photographer

In this installment of ‘Profiles in History,’ we meet one of America’s most prominent photographers during the Civil War and the era of railroad construction.