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Historic Ballparks: Then and Now
Historic Ballparks: Then and Now(10 Photos)
From the wooden parks of the 19th century to today's retro-modern stadiums, ballpark design has changed with the times. Explore these trends and some of the historic parks that epitomize them.
America's Tallest Building
America's Tallest BuildingVideo Clip (2:37)
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Chicago's Willis Tower, formerly named Sears Tower, is the tallest building in North America. What does it take to maintain and operate this massive skyscraper?
The Many Moods of Al Capone
The Many Moods of Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:00)
Video Clip (2:00)
There's more than meets the eye to Al Capone, the Prohibition-era leader of organized crime in Chicago.
Path to the Podium: Barack Obama
Path to the Podium: Barack ObamaVideo Clip (3:18)
Video Clip (3:18)
Follow Barack Obama's political journey from his early years to the White House.
Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial
Chicago Seven Conspiracy TrialVideo Clip (1:38)
Video Clip (1:38)
A quick look at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and the aftermath.
Chicago PizzaVideo Clip (3:39)
Video Clip (3:39)
If you're craving a slice, the United States boasts nearly 70,000 pizzerias. To experience the true deep dish style, however, you have to head to Chicago.
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