American History in Real LifeMovies in the past have often shown characters that were touched by historical events. Yet sometimes, the truth is often more fantastic than anything Hollywood can devise. These stories of real people show how the events of the past touched their lives. Some times the stories are dramatic, sometimes simple, but all in all they weave a tapesty of the richness of the American experience.
- F4 Graduation Day April 12, 2018
- Dr. King’s death: 1968 in Washington DC March 28, 2018
- Not all the Targets were In North Vietnam- A tale of the Panther Pack March 18, 2018
- Top Cover for America March 5, 2018
- Saftety Supplements February 18, 2018
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