Aerial America

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Above the Everyday

Episode Date
What Some of the Most Important Civil Rights Sites Look Like Today
May 11, 2020
The Law Behind the Great Plains' Giant Square Plots
May 11, 2020
Half of All North American Shorebirds Use This Rest Stop
May 04, 2020
How Much Salmon Can a Kodiak Bear Devour?
May 04, 2020
Why Filmmakers Love New York City
Apr 27, 2020
Ohio Natives Who Went on to Make History
Apr 27, 2020
Natural and Unnatural Wonders of Virginia
Apr 20, 2020
One of Nature's Most Amazing Sights
Apr 20, 2020
The Influential Decision of the Little Rock Nine
Apr 13, 2020
Why Few Survive a Climb Up Alaska's Frigid Denali
Apr 13, 2020
Roswell's Bizarre Aircraft Boneyard
Apr 06, 2020
Puerto Rico's #1 Crop Isn't Sugar, But It's Still Sweet
Apr 06, 2020
The Volcanoes of Hawaii
Mar 23, 2020
One of America's Most Legendary Military Command Centers
Mar 23, 2020
This is How Mark Twain Got His Pen Name
Mar 16, 2020
You Probably Don't Want Your Airline Pilot to Try This
Mar 16, 2020
Why Amelia Earhart's Memorial Is Best Seen from the Air
Mar 09, 2020
How the Great Fire of 1871 Actually Benefitted Chicago
Mar 02, 2020
How a Room in New Jersey Gave Us the Film Industry
Feb 24, 2020
Why Is Wisconsin Called the Badger State?
Feb 24, 2020
How the Rajneesh Cult Overran This Oregon Town
Feb 17, 2020
Where to Sell Your Soul for the Delta Blues
Feb 17, 2020
How John Dillinger Went from Pesky Thief to Public Enemy No. 1
Feb 10, 2020
How the Alaska Gold Rush Turned Out to Be a Hoax
Feb 03, 2020
The Reason Why DC Is Between Maryland and Virginia
Jan 27, 2020
Aerial Views of Eco-Friendly Homes in New Mexico
Jan 27, 2020
Where to Find Vampires in America
Jan 20, 2020
The Unexpected End to this Lake Erie Battle
Jan 20, 2020
The One Place JFK Felt He Could Be Alone
Jan 13, 2020
Vegas Might Be for Weddings, But Reno is For Divorce
Jan 13, 2020
Restoring the Musical City of New Orleans After Katrina
Dec 30, 2019
A Look at Bonnie and Clyde's Escape Route
Dec 30, 2019
This is Where Rosa Parks Changed History
Dec 23, 2019
The Importance of the Continental Divide
Dec 23, 2019
This is Where Elvis Bought His First Guitar
Dec 09, 2019
Pennsylvania's Amish Country
Dec 09, 2019
The Best Rock Pillar for Sport Climbing
Dec 02, 2019
The Spectacular Draw of Devils Tower National Monument
Dec 02, 2019
Stephen King's Spooky Stay at the Stanley Hotel
Nov 25, 2019
Why the Film Industry Is So Attracted to Bonanza Creek
Nov 25, 2019
These Gentle Giants Would Rather Be Left Alone
Nov 19, 2019
If You're an Adventurer, Idaho Is the State for You
Nov 18, 2019
Why There's a Pyramid in Wyoming Dedicated to Crooks
Nov 11, 2019
The Insanely Ambitious and Corrupt Plot to Grow L.A.
Nov 11, 2019
These Orange Groves Are a Feast for the Eyes
Nov 04, 2019
How Did a Grizzly Bear Get on California's Flag?
Nov 04, 2019
Tour Nike's Oregon Headquarters from the Air
Oct 28, 2019
The First Women to Complete the Oregon Trail
Oct 28, 2019
You Can Test Out Life on Mars In This State
Oct 22, 2019
Jefferson's Monticello
Oct 14, 2019
Florida's Forgotten Coast
Sep 23, 2019
The World's First Camels Roamed... South Dakota?
Sep 23, 2019
Why an Infamous Fight Over $1.75 Led to a Bloody Family Feud
Sep 16, 2019
Inside the Pig War of 1859
Sep 16, 2019
How Was the Grand Canyon Formed?
Sep 09, 2019
What Are These Eerie Abandoned Tanks Doing in Puerto Rico?
Sep 09, 2019
Breathtaking Views of the Largest Glacier in North America
Sep 02, 2019
Mount Rushmore Was Supposed to Look Very Different
Sep 02, 2019
Take a Trip to the Legendary Pebble Beach
Aug 26, 2019
A Secret Refuge for Elk Thought to Be Extinct
Aug 26, 2019
The Incredible History of Sunken Ships in San Francisco
Aug 12, 2019
How a Giant Lazy River of Grass Became the Everglades
Aug 12, 2019
San Antonio's Breathtaking River Walk
Aug 05, 2019
How John Henry Became an American Folk Hero
Jul 29, 2019
America's First Successful Homestead
Jul 29, 2019
The Dark History of Maine's Harbor Island
Jul 22, 2019
Sedona's Mysterious Energy Field
Jul 22, 2019
What Lewis and Clark Thought About Washington's Peaks
Jul 15, 2019
Where the Richest Sunbathe and Socialize
Jul 08, 2019
The Bloodiest Battle of the Civil War
Jul 08, 2019
Why People Believe Dudleytown, Connecticut Is Cursed
Jul 01, 2019
Here's a Glimpse of What American Life Used to Be
Jul 01, 2019
How a Western Legend Put Utah on the Film Map
Jun 24, 2019
The Hare Krishna Palace of Gold
Jun 17, 2019
The Great Plains Are Not as Dry as They Seem
Jun 17, 2019
The Sunny Place Designed For Stylish Retirement
Jun 11, 2019
This is Why Hemingway Fell in Love with Sun Valley
Jun 10, 2019
Vice in Miami
Jun 03, 2019
The Shocking Link Between Unemployment and the Gateway Arch
Jun 03, 2019
Traveling Route 66
May 27, 2019
Why Thousands of Nature Lovers Flock to the Berkshires
May 27, 2019
If You're a Thrill-Seeker, You Need to Visit This Place
May 20, 2019
How the Brutal Trail of Tears Got Its Name
May 20, 2019
Why Should You Remember the Alamo?
May 13, 2019
A Stunning Look at the Country Music Highway
May 13, 2019
A Big Helping of Beer and Chicken
May 06, 2019
Take a Trip to Glacier National Park
May 06, 2019
Turning Prairie into Promised Land
Apr 29, 2019
The Breathtakingly Beautiful Town of Carmel, California
Apr 22, 2019
The Battle for Indiana
Apr 15, 2019
The Legendary Spot Where Elvis Recorded His First Song
Apr 08, 2019
What Makes Great Salt Lake So Great?
Apr 08, 2019
Scenic Enough for Jurassic Park
Apr 01, 2019
Russia Gave Us a Discount on Alaska
Apr 01, 2019
How a Quiet Town Evolved into an Industrial Powerhouse
Mar 26, 2019
The Awe-Inspiring Monument Rocks
Mar 25, 2019
Daniel Boone's Wilderness Road
Mar 18, 2019
Vacationing on Martha's Vineyard
Mar 18, 2019
Early U.S. Settlers' Dirty Dealings with the Osage Nation
Mar 11, 2019
In Wisconsin, Evidence of Human Sacrifice
Mar 04, 2019
Don't Let Yellowstone's Beauty Fool You into Thinking it's Safe
Mar 04, 2019
The Importance of Yellowstone in Native American History
Feb 25, 2019
Why Yellowstone Can be a Magnet for Deadly Misadventures
Feb 25, 2019
How LBJ's Family Home Influenced His Landmark Legislation
Feb 18, 2019
A Breathtaking 110-Mile Alaskan Railroad Built in Two Years
Feb 11, 2019
This Canal Helped Georgia Reclaim Its Resources
Feb 11, 2019
The Secret Ingredient in Jack Daniel's Whiskey
Feb 05, 2019
Death Valley: One of the Most Extreme Places on Earth
Feb 04, 2019
Indiana's Secret Parties and Perfect Popcorn
Jan 29, 2019
Bourbon and Bluegrass Go Hand in Hand in Kentucky
Jan 28, 2019
How This Man's Hobby Turned into Tabasco Sauce
Jan 22, 2019
Evel Knievel's Famous Snake River Canyon Jump
Jan 21, 2019
The Juicy Rivalry Between Georgia and South Carolina
Jan 14, 2019
One of the Most Remote Places in the U.S.
Jan 07, 2019
Why No One Died in the Delaware River Crossing
Jan 07, 2019
The Sandy Shores of Myrtle Beach
Dec 24, 2018
Obama's Favorite Beer is Made Here
Dec 24, 2018
Where Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse Defeated Colonel Custer
Dec 17, 2018
The Views of the Olympic Mountains Are Truly God-Like
Dec 17, 2018
Nebraska is the Home of Reliable Tractors
Dec 10, 2018
How Buffalo Bill Became a Water Tycoon
Dec 03, 2018
Here's Why the Battle of Vicksburg Was So Important
Nov 26, 2018
A Horrific Tragedy at Frank Lloyd Wright's Home
Nov 26, 2018
The Strikingly Unusual Clingstone Mansion
Nov 20, 2018
Why 500 Men Gather in a Little-Known Louisiana Field
Nov 13, 2018
Why Portland Allowed "Rum Breaks" For City Workers
Nov 12, 2018
Niagara Falls
Nov 05, 2018
Do You Know What the Hollywood Sign Originally Said?
Oct 29, 2018
The U.S. Army's Legendary Buffalo Soldiers
Oct 29, 2018
How a Resort Town Became an Abandoned Toxic Wasteland
Oct 22, 2018
The Black Blizzards of Oklahoma
Oct 22, 2018
The Intense War Between the Modoc Tribe and the U.S.
Oct 15, 2018
How the 726-Foot-Tall Hoover Dam Was Built Ahead of Schedule
Oct 15, 2018
Arizona's Jaw-Dropping Mile-Long Meteor Crater
Oct 08, 2018
How 60 Million Bison Became 1,000 in a Century
Oct 08, 2018
Insane Views of the USA in a Minute
Aug 21, 2018
How Alabama Specialists Burn a Forest Safely
May 29, 2018
Oklahoma's Strangest Scenery
May 28, 2018
The Land of Mountaintop Removal
May 07, 2018
How Minnesota and Music Made Bob Dylan
May 07, 2018
Why Wyoming Takes Women's Rights Seriously
Mar 06, 2018
The Legend of Old West Outlaw Billy the Kid
Feb 27, 2018
What Happened to Christopher McCandless
Feb 26, 2018
A Glimpse Into the Highest Mountain of the Cascade Range
Feb 20, 2018
What the Oregon Trail Looks Like Today From Above
Feb 19, 2018
Without This Woman's Help, Lewis and Clark Were Goners
Jan 08, 2018
The Stunning Filming location of "The Horse Whisperer"
Dec 05, 2017
This Impressive Idaho Waterfall Is Taller Than Niagara
Sep 25, 2017
The Best View of the Grand Canyon
Sep 25, 2017
How Alabama Became Home to 'Rocket City'
Sep 19, 2017
This Engineering Job Is Not for the Faint-Hearted
Sep 18, 2017
America's First Terrorist or National Hero?
Sep 11, 2017
Providence Canyon
Sep 11, 2017
How a Broadway Show Made Charleston a Household Name
Sep 11, 2017
Rikers Island Inmates Bury the Unclaimed Dead for Work
Aug 28, 2017
For Bourbon Fans, Kentucky Is the Holy Land
Aug 28, 2017
Scandal in the Biosphere
Aug 21, 2017
These Famous Names Came Out of Omaha
Aug 14, 2017
How Rockefeller Jr. Forced the Creation of a National Park
Aug 14, 2017
What It Takes to Master North America's Tallest Mountain
Jul 31, 2017
The Stunning Way Cranberries Are Harvested
Jul 18, 2017
How America's Public Parks Were Born
Jul 17, 2017
Anything but Humble: Hearst Castle
Jul 03, 2017
Georgia O'Keeffe's New Mexico
Jul 03, 2017
This College Has Housed Some Serious Celebrities
Jun 26, 2017
Missouri's Strange History of Extreme Natural Disasters
Jun 26, 2017
This Controversial Supreme Court Decision Was a Civil War Catalyst
Jun 16, 2017
The Breathtaking Natural Riches of Wisconsin
Jun 05, 2017
How North Dakota Transformed Theodore Roosevelt
Jun 05, 2017
How Avery Island Became a Refuge for Birds
May 22, 2017
How a Discovery in Montana Inspired Jurassic Park
May 22, 2017
Aspen's Best Indoor and Outdoor Attractions
May 01, 2017
A Scenic Virginia Road Worth Over $4 Million Dollars
Apr 24, 2017
Atlantic City's Giant Bootlegging Elephant
Nov 23, 2016
Which National Park Draws 25 Million Visitors a Year?
Nov 14, 2016
Where The Fastest Cars in the World Come Together
Nov 07, 2016
Why Anchorage Is a Winter Sports Playground
Sep 05, 2016
Why This Giant Puerto Rican Fort Kept Growing
Aug 05, 2016
Magnificence and Turbulence in Our Nation's Capital
May 09, 2016
How Ford Jump-Started America's Love Affair with Cars
Feb 08, 2016
This Is Actually America's First Small Town
Jan 18, 2016
The Heartwarming Story Behind the First Thanksgiving
Dec 07, 2015
The Tragic Bad Axe Massacre of 1832
Nov 02, 2015
Paterson, NJ: Birthplace of U.S. Industry?
Oct 26, 2015
Yellowstone Is Overdue for an Eruption?
Sep 28, 2015
Michigan's Big House
Sep 07, 2015
The Bridge Capital of the World
Aug 17, 2015
The South Carolina Statehouse
Aug 10, 2015
Why Denver is an Art-Lover's Paradise
Aug 10, 2015
Why Wild Horses Are at Risk
Aug 03, 2015
The Heart of Charlotte
Jul 13, 2015
The Surprising Link Between the Grand Canyon and Ancient Egypt
Jul 13, 2015
You Can Find the Oak Tree From 'Shawshank Redemption' Here
Jul 06, 2015
The Home of the Wright Brothers
Jun 22, 2015
Al Capone and Chicago's Violent Mobster Past
Apr 27, 2015
This Irish Immigrant Prevented a Train Wreck
Apr 06, 2015
The Plane Crash that Claimed Three Rock Legends
Mar 30, 2015
How Francis Marion Became the Father of Guerrilla Warfare
Jan 12, 2015
How a Diphtheria Outbreak Spawned the Iditarod
Jan 05, 2015
A Frigid Bootcamp for Scientists
Dec 29, 2014
The Soul of Louisiana
Dec 15, 2014
A New View of Vegas
Nov 10, 2014
America's First Multimillionaire
Sep 29, 2014
The Town that Gave us Oprah
Aug 18, 2014
On the Shores of the Great Lakes
Aug 11, 2014
A Rare Look at the Secret Site of the Atomic Bomb
Jul 14, 2014
Alaska's Glaciers Take Up More Space Than All of West Virginia
Jul 07, 2014
A Volcano 10 Times More Forceful than Mount St. Helens
Jun 23, 2014
How Memphis Celebrates MLK Jr.'s Legacy
Jun 23, 2014
Remembering the Oklahoma City Bombing
Jun 16, 2014
How to Build a Windfarm
Jun 16, 2014
The Deadly Bells
Jun 02, 2014
Boston's Puritan Roots
May 19, 2014
A Bird's Eye View of the Waco Siege
Apr 21, 2014
Utah's Otherworldly Landscapes
Mar 10, 2014
How the Notable Charles Lindberg Began a Life of Flying
Feb 17, 2014
The Unexpected History of Minnesota's Logging Industry
Jul 16, 2013
The Mysterious Roswell UFO Incident of 1947
Dec 14, 2012
Pearl Harbor
Nov 02, 2012
Is Blackbeard Haunting North Carolina's Ocracoke Island?
Nov 02, 2012
The Dark Side of the Mississippi River
Nov 02, 2012