Stealing Lincoln's Body
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One of the strangest, most intriguing, and yet almost unknown episodes in American history unfolded in 1876, eleven years after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. A band of Chicago counterfeiters hatched a plot to steal the President's body from i...
Modern Marvels: Engineering Disasters (History Channel)
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Error is inevitable in all human endeavors, but when the undertakings are engineering feats of enormous proportions, the smallest mistakes may have devastating consequences. From the Exxon Valdez disaster to a nuclear meltdown at a secret government ...
Modern Marvels - Transcontinental Railroad (History Channel)
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On a somber day in Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln ended his famous address with a promise that the war-torn nation would be reborn. The greatest symbol of that rebirth had already begun, hailed as an engineering feat to rival the pyramids the constructi...
Modern Marvels - The World's Longest Bridge (History Channel)
Bridges are the lifeline of Japan. Since the 1930s, the island nation has dreamt of linking its many parts as a whole. But WWII diverted the incredible resources needed to accomplish this, and only since 1960 has the dream moved again, slowly, toward...
The History Channel Presents Sherman's March
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General William Tecumseh Sherman s scorched-earth strategy against the South helped end the Civil War and in the process changed military strategy forever. In SHERMAN S MARCH, THE HISTORY CHANNEL explores his brutal and effective campaign, which argu...
Modern Marvels - Candy (History Channel)
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It pulls, stretches, bubbles, hardens, crunches, and melts! We eat about 7-billion tons of it yearly. We're talking about Candy--loved by kids and savored by adults. Candy-making evolved from a handmade operation to high-tech mass production. Nowhere...
The Best of Mail Call, Seasons 1 and 2 (History Channel)
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Want to know how the tank got its name? Or why World War I German helmets had that spike on the top? Want to know who had the better rifles in the Civil War? Or what the fastest front-line combat jet in the air is today? Then fall in and pay attentio...