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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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The Floodwaters Rise
 

A chronology of the first days of flooding and how the high waters gradually affected transportation and basic services.



The 1937 Flood in Perspective
 

Ohio River floods occurred several times each decade in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. What made the 1937 Flood different?



Dan Hurley
 

Cincinnati historian Dan Hurley talks about the 1937 flood.



World War II Freedom Wall
 

Meet some of the brave Cincinnati-area men who fought for our freedom during the conflict and its many battles, some talking about their war experiences for the very first time.



John Dolibois
 

John Dolibois shares his experiences as a WWII Veteran.



 

World War II veteran, Fred Kellerman talks about his experiences during the war with fellow vet, Ted Gardner.



 

Angela Corley, who works at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, tells CET about her aunt Wilhelmina Jakes Street, who sparked the the Civil Rights movement in Tallahassee, Florida, 50 years ago.



Manuel Quezon III
 

Manuel Quezon III's grandfather served as the first President of the Philippines from 1935-1944. Manuel recounts when The Frieders, a Cincinnati Jewish family with a cigar factory in Manila, approached his grandfather with a request to rescue Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany.



Bobbie Sterne
   

Former Mayor of Cincinnati, Bobbie Sterne shares stories from her life and career.



Dr. David Fankhauser
   

Professor and Freedom Rider, Dr. David Fankhauser shares stories from his life and career.