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The Fashion Styles of Downton Abbey

Cynthia Amnéus, Curator of Fashion Arts & Textiles at the Cincinnati Art Museum, joins Barbara Kellar to discuss the historical accuracy of the period fashions in Downton Abbey.

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In the last segment of Riding History to the Limits we discuss the wild Animal Safari, Timberwolf, and the first launch coaster - the Screamin' Demon.

History Detectives:  Cemetery Alarm

Wes Cowan and Scott Gampfer discuss a recent episode featuring a cemetery alarm with 91.7WVXU News Director Maryanne Zeleznick.

Passover Meaning and Tradition

Rabbi Irvin Wise discusses the meaning of Passover and some of the traditions which are used to commemorate it with Joyce Kamen.


Frank Farmer Loomis tells the story of how Abraham Lincoln was involved in the preservation of Mt. Vernon.

Jane Duey

Jane Duey, an Army Nurse during WWII, is interviewed by Bill Myers.

Milly Pottenger

Milly Pottenger, a flight nurse for the U.S. Navy during WWII, is interviewed by Bill Myers.


As part of the Lincoln Legacy project, renowned author, historian and presidential scholar Doris Kearns Goodwin has taped an interview with Nick Clooney in which she and Mr. Clooney discuss Lincoln's impact on the nation, insights into the character of Abraham Lincoln's legacy and his unique brand of moral leadership.

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Goodwin has written many historical books including Team of Rivals, the New York Times best seller about Abraham Lincoln, his leadership and the former rivals he chose to have serve as his cabinet during his presidency.


Ever wonder how Cincinnati got the nickname "Porkopolis?"

Hall of Heroes - Leslie Edwards

Sharon Drees interviews Leslie Edwards, a Tuskegee Airman during WWII, in the Hall of Heroes at Winton Woods Primary North School.

Dr. Lynn Ashley

Dr. Lynn Ashley, who was W.A.C. during WWII and is featured in these corridors is interviewed at Winton Woods Primary North.