Listen to the story of Louis "Louie" Zamperini - juvenile delinquent, Olympic runner, POW, and World War II hero.
Stepping back in time to the people, places, and innovations of the Gem City.
Hear the fascinating story of James A. Garfield's meteoric rise from poverty to U.S. Presidency and his tragic end at the hands of deranged assassin Charles Guiteau.
Explore the lives of 11 women who raised their sons to achieve the greatest office in the land—the Presidency of the United States.
Get to know the six flagraisers in the famous photograph taken at the battle of Iwo Jima.
The Great Dayton Flood was a catastrophe that hit our area in 1913. Learn about the events that led up to the flood, and the aftermath.
We pay our respects to four very special heroes from the Miami Valley, two of whom were awarded the Medal of Honor.
Explore European witchcraft and learn about 16th and 17th century practices and assumptions about this magical part of history.
Learn more about Katharine, the younger (and only) sister of the Wright Brothers, a pioneer all on her own!
Learn more about the wife of our 16th President including her childhood, years in the White House, and insanity trial.
Hear about Abraham Lincoln from his youth living in hardscrabble Kentucky and Indiana to his early years in Illinois before he ran for political office.
Ohio claims eight U.S. Presidents. Hear more about their lives and years in the White House.
Discover the real story behind one of the greatest naval disasters in U.S. history.
An insider’s look behind the closed doors of America’s First Families from Roosevelt to Nixon.
Learn more about the brothers who grew from bicycle shop tinkerers to the aviation innovators who made Dayton First in Flight.
On April 3, 1974, an F-5 tornado tore through the heart of Xenia. It was part of a ‘super outbreak’ of 148 twisters that struck the Midwest, leaving Xenia the hardest hit.
Hear the incredible story of James Holman, a prolific traveler and world explorer. He was also intermittently crippled and permanently blind.
Laugh along as we present the lighter side of growing older.
Take a behind-the-scenes peek at the films from the Master of Suspense.
Rising from a hardscrabble life, sharpshooter Annie Oakley is the pride of Darke County.
Take a stroll down memory lane as you follow the band from its beginning stanza to its final note. And enjoy listening to some of The Beatles’ greatest songs!
Hear the remarkable story of a horse who could debate politics, count, spell and act the part of a prankster.
Learn about "the most beautiful book ever written."
Learn about the cartoonist’s life from early childhood, formative years, and how he created some of the most beloved characters of our time including Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Lucy, and more!
Learn the "secrets" behind thin crust, edge-to-edge toppings, bite-sized squares, and the Daytonians who made our favorite pizzas.
Prepare to smile as you learn more about our beloved hometown humorist Erma Bombeck.
Discover the sweet backstory of one of Dayton’s own hometown favorites!
Learn the origins of many popular board games while taking a trip back to your childhood favorites.
Take a creepy jaunt with us to some of Ohio’s haunted locales.
A nostalgic profile at some of our favorite, classic comedians including Dick Van Dyke, Tim Conway, Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett.
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A portrait of the American musical from Hollywood to Broadway including movie and stage musicals and the people who brought them to life.
Explore the world of Norman Rockwell, one of America’s most beloved artists.
Learn all about the eccentric cartoonist who created Ripley's Believe It or Not and grew it into a multi-million dollar empire that exists to this day.
One man’s vision became the world’s delight.
From Christmas to Kwanza, cozy up and explore the unique history of winter’s major (and minor) holidays.
America’s natural treasures—did you know we have one in our very own state?
Come along with us and discover the Biltmore: George Vanderbilt's estate with its French Renaissance Chateau, colorful gardens, and award winning winery.
Take a tour of our wonderful state which is so rich in history and full of many wonderful things to see and do!