We all know that the United States was the first nation to put a man on the moon, but did you know that the Soviets were there too? What about the true origins behind our beloved Star Spangled Banner (hint: it may or may not have been a drinking song!), or the secret ingredient in the original Coca-Cola recipe?
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We all know that the United States was the first nation to put a man on the moon, but did you know that the Soviets were there too? What about the true origins behind our beloved Star ...
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|1||1||Icons of Freedom||2015-06-02||60||
We all know the Star Spangled Banner, have seen the Statue of Liberty, have played Monopoly and know who Amelia Earhart is...but what are the secrets you don't know behind some of America's biggest icons?
We all know of the 9/11 terrorist attack on NYC, the Boy Scouts and Coca-Cola and have heard the name DB Cooper...but what are the secrets behind some of America's biggest crooks, schemes, and scandals?
|3||3||To the Ends of the Earth||2015-06-16||60||
We all know about the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Hindenburg disaster, Apollo 13 and the race to the Moon, but what are the unknown stories behind some of the biggest disasters, threats and conquests in America's skies?
We know what The Cold War, the Vietnam War and WWII were...but what are the unknown stories of some of the incredible plots, ploys and people behind America's secret weapons during these wars?
|5||5||Verge of Destruction||2015-06-30||60||
We've all heard about the fallout shelters used for refuge during World War II, the deadly firebombing of Tokyo, and the D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy, but what about World War II's best kept secrets?
|6||6||Rebels with a Cause||2015-07-07||60|
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||7||Defying the Nazis||2016-03-05||60|
The stories behind George Washington, the California Gold Rush, the vast highways that stretch across America, and the wars between the United States and Great Britain.
|3||9||Fighting for Freedom||2016-03-19||60|
|4||10||Secrets and Scandals||2016-03-26||60|
|5||11||Breaking the Rules||2016-04-02||60|
|6||12||Top Secret World War Ii||2016-04-09||60|
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