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Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it, presented by Ibis Communications, Inc. a digital publisher of educational programming.

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Life in the White House . . .

President WilsonPresident Wilson Suffers a Stroke, 1919
"My God, the President is paralyzed!!" Woodrow Wilsonís near-death in the White House ignited a crisis that the nation knew nothing about.

Thoughts of a President, 1945
President Harry Truman's personal diary reveals his thoughts on the war, General Douglas MacArthur and more.

  Photo of the Week:

Angel of MercyAngel of Mercy, 1918.
Mrs. Hammond cares for the wounded behind the front lines of World War One in France.

U-Boat Attack, 1917
Captured German footage of one of its submarines in action during World War I.

The Hindenburg Explodes, 1937
The great German airship bursts into flames as it attempts to land at Lakehurst, NJ.

The Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor, 1941
Captured Japanese footage taken from their aircraft during the attack.

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  It Happened This Month:
Battle of MarathonThe Battle of Marathon, 490 BC
"With you it rests, Callimachus." An Athenian army, out-numbered by two to one, defeats the invading Persian horde and launces the development of the Western World.

The Begining of WW2The Begining of World War II: The German Invasion of Poland, 1939
"'What now?' asked Hitler with a savage look." Hitler's interpreter describes the reaction of the Fuhrer and his henchmen to an ultimatum from Britain that began World War II.

  Notable Quote:
"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them." Ralph Waldo Emerson(1803-1882)

Iwo Jima, 1945
The first wave attacks the beach in one of WWII's costliest battles.

Theodore Roosevelt 1912
The "Bull Moose" candidate speaks during his unsuccessful campaign for President.

Charles Lindbergh, 1927
The "Lone Eagle" speaks after his historic flight

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Death of Billy the Kid, 1881 Columbus Discovers America, 1492 The Black Death, 1348 Images of War The Forced Suicide of Field Marshall Rommel The Assassination of Julius Caesar Washington Crosses the Delaware, 1776 Gas Attack, 1916 Attack at Pearl Harbor, 1941 San Francisco Earthquake, 1906