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2 DVD Set (Fun Facts of American History /Little Known Facts of American History)

Fun Facts of American History DVD – The American past is filled with fascinating, unusual stories. This DVD contains extraordinary vintage film footage as well as off-beat tales that are all true, and all part of our great American heritage. You'll discover the origin of American customs ranging from throwing rice at a wedding to how we drive our cars. Find out why horse shoes are considered good luck and discover wacky inventions that were actually filed at the US Patent Office. You will enjoy this DVD—I guarantee it. Total runtime is approximately 30 minutes.

Little Known Facts of American History DVD – We all know most of the major events in America's history, but the little known happenings are sometimes more fascinating and possibly just as important. This DVD examines both the little known facts and the Americans involved. Discover the origins of things we take for granted, such as road signs, time zones, and garbage collection, and inventions that range from tissue paper to potato chips. Learn about the first telephone operators and first baseball umpires, and many unsung American heroes, both men and women. Total runtime is approximately 60 minutes.