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Airs Thursday, July 28, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Dr. Cheryl White looks the important and common elements of Urban Legends, through the lens of the Avenging Greek Soldier.

Commandos of 47 (RM) Commando coming ashore from LCAs (Landing Craft Assault) on Jig Green beach, Gold area, 6 June 1944. LCTs can be seen in the background unloading priority vehicles for 231st Brigade, 50th Division.
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Airs Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner shines a light on D-Day, the day the Allies invaded Western Europe in World War II.

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Airs Friday, June 2, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders remembers his Dad, The Sign Man, and the evolution of sign making.
Vassil / The author died in 1820, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Thursday. June 1, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White goes back ancient Israel to explore the Arc of the Covenant.

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Airs Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner Commentator Gary Joiner explores abandoned towns -- from Rum Center to Fischer -- and explains why their history matters.