August 12, 1998 NPR's Bob Edwards talks with Charles Haas, a historian on the Titanic expedition, which raised a 20-ton section of the hull of the ship.
February 16, 1998 In 1959, Carl Sandburg delivered a speech about Abraham Lincoln before a joint session of Congress. Hear an excerpt from the speech by the poet and historian, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography Abraham Lincoln: The War Years.
August 1, 1997 Frank Maimone sells his South Philly pizzeria, by holding a contest for the best essay. After years in the business, Maimone developed a flour allergy. Instead of selling Vito's Pizza, he decided to make sure it went to a deserving pizza lover.
December 24, 1994 Tom Chapman was in the trenches with the 101st Airborne Division, in the midst of the Battle of the Bulge. He says the Germans had captured the U.S. supply trucks, so he and his fellow soldiers had no coats, no gloves, no blankets, just their regular uniforms.
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