In the first years of World War II, Hitler’s Germany crushes its enemies in a series of lightning offensives. A new word is coined to describe this incredible string of successes –‘Blitzkrieg’ or ‘Lightning War.' Extraordinary ruins scattered across Europe tell the story of a revolution in tactics and weapons, which almost gives Hitler the chance to create his Thousand Year Reich.
Lt. John Crittenden's watch survived the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and now resides at the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort; the Minor E. Clark Fish Hatchery in Morehead keeps anglers happy; Home Cafe & Marketplace in Bowling Green makes special pizzas and sandwiches; and mathematician Elwyn Berlekamp parlayed his Fort Thomas high school education into a place at MIT, the Digital Revolution, and the stars.
Take a look at 10 “experimental” towns across the nation that did not evolve organically over time, but instead were designed (or redesigned) from the ground up.
One to One with Bill Goodman
Former Congressman Ben Chandler, now executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council, recounts the important role his grandfather, Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, Sr., played as baseball commissioner in helping Jackie Robinson to become the first African-American to play Major League Baseball in 1947.
Bill Goodman previews his conversation with former Congressman Ben Chandler, who talks about his grandfather, A.B. "Happy" Chandler, and his role in helping to integrate Major League Baseball in 1947.