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Where a Founding Father Was Made
Brian travels to the home of Thomas Jefferson – Monticello – and goes inside the rooms Jefferson utilized every day. Archaeologists show recent discoveries dug up on the property, while Hemings Family Descendent Calvin Jefferson discusses the fact that Jefferson was a slaveholder.
The Lincoln Memorial's Hidden Room
Travel to Washington, D.C. to explore one of the most famous sites on the National Mall: The Lincoln Memorial. With the help of former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Brian discovers graffiti from 1914 and an unseen 43,800 square foot basement filled with supportive cathedral columns.
General Washington's Goodbye
Fraunces Tavern in downtown Manhattan has over 300 years of history. Museum director Jessica B. Phillips and historian Richard Brookhiser relive George Washington’s farewell to his Continental Army officers, and Joe Connor remembers his father who was a victim of the terrorist attack on the tavern.
Where America Began
Travel to St. Augustine, FL to explore the oldest continuously occupied settlement of European origin in the U.S. With the help of Interpretive Ranger for the National Park Service, Allen Arnold, and historian Andy Nance, we journey back in time through centuries of history at the Colonial Quarter.
Hidden Gems of the Kennedy Space Center
Step into the world of space exploration with an unforgettable look at how America's space program has evolved. Brian Kilmeade takes you inside the Kennedy Space Center for an exclusive look, from its celebrated history, to its future as America works toward the mission to Mars.
The Women Saving History
Brian travels to Washington, D.C. to visit the headquarters of the Daughters of the American Revolution. President General Denise VanBuren brings Brian inside the many rooms of the Memorial Continental Hall to hear and see the efforts from women around the country who ensure history is kept alive.
Forgotten Treasures of The American Revolution
Brian travels to Philadelphia to explore the first museum solely dedicated to telling the story of the American Revolution. Brian journeys back in time to remember the early history of this nation's founding and at the end of the day he gets an exclusive look at momentous items not on display.
Inside the Home of a Spymaster
Brian enters the home of CIA Director William Casey and learns about the fascinating world of an American hero. From working as a spy during WWII, to helping Reagan get elected, Attorney General Ed Meese explains. Brian dives into the secrets of Casey and his luxurious home with Casey’s family.
The Walls That Saved America
Brian travels to Baltimore for Fort McHenry to learn about its role in the War of 1812. Historian Jay Winik sets the scene of America leading into the Battle of Fort McHenry as Washington was just burned to the ground. Brian learns about the events that led to the Star Spangled Banner.