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Byte Sized biographies of the famous, the infamous and the quirky in less than hour.

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Byte Sized biographies of the famous, the infamous and the quirky in less than hour.

    Billy the Kid (Volume 4, Episode 3) Part One

    Billy the Kid (Volume 4, Episode 3) Part One

    Although he never robbed a bank or a train, never fought a traditional duel and didn’t drink, Billy the Kid remains one of America’s most notorious outlaws.







    The only authenticated photo of Billy the Kid, taken in 1880







    John Tunstall







    Alexander McSween







    Sheriff William Brady







    One of two Billy the Kid headstones in Fort Sumner, New Mexico

    • 36 min
    Billy The Kid (Volume 4, Episode 3) Part Two

    Billy The Kid (Volume 4, Episode 3) Part Two

    He never robbed a bank or a train and never fought a traditional duel but Billy the Kid remains one of America’s most notorious outlaws.







    Sheriff Pat Garrett







    General Lew Wallace, during the Civil War







    Deputy Bob Olinger







    Lincoln County Courthouse







    One of two grave markers for Billy the Kid

    • 34 min
    Virginia Hall, American espionage agent (Volume 4, Episode 2) Part One

    Virginia Hall, American espionage agent (Volume 4, Episode 2) Part One

    After her rejection by the State Department, Virginia Hall became the most decorated American female civilian during World War II.







    Virginia Hall







    Robert Alesch







    Pierre Laval with SS hierarchy in France, 1943







    Virginia Hall, later in life, on her farm

    • 35 min
    virginia hall, american espionage agent (Volume 4, Episode 2) Part Two

    virginia hall, american espionage agent (Volume 4, Episode 2) Part Two

    After her rejection by the State Department, Virginia Hall became the most decorated American female civilian of World War II















    Fake French identity card for Virginia Hall















    Phillippe Petain























    Petain and Hitler























    Painting of Virginia that hangs in the CIA museum























    Wild Bill Donovan awards Virginia the DSC

    • 27 min
    Captain al haynes and United Flight 232 (Volume Four, Episode 1) Part One

    Captain al haynes and United Flight 232 (Volume Four, Episode 1) Part One

    On July 19, 1989, United Air Lines pilot Captain Al Haynes was confronted with a mechanical failure that threatened all 296 passengers aboard his flight, United 232. The response of Haynes and his crew and the ensuing landing provided one of the most remarkable stories in the history of commercial aviation.







    Captain Al Haynes, news conference, July 20, 1989, the day after he landed Flight 232.







    Jerry Schemmel







    Flight Path of 232







    A United Air Lines DC-10







    American Airlines Flight 191, seconds before crashing at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, May 25, 1979

    • 35 min
    Captain Al Haynes and United Flight 232 (Volume Four, Episode 1) Part Two

    Captain Al Haynes and United Flight 232 (Volume Four, Episode 1) Part Two

    On July 19, 1989, United Air Lines pilot Captain Al Haynes was confronted with a mechanical failure that threatened all 296 passengers aboard his flight, United Flight 232. The response of Haynes and his crew and the ensuing landing provided one of the most remarkable stories in the history of commercial aviation.























    Part of United 232’s fan disc that was found in a cornfield in Alta, Iowa















    The runway at Sioux Gateway Airport after the crash.















    Captain Al Haynes, Flight Attendant Susan White and President Bush at the White House, September 8, 1989.















    The Michaelson family being interviewed after the crash, 11 month old Sabrina is in the foreground.















    Michael Matz, moments after winning the 2006 Kentucky Derby.















    Barbaro, 2006 Kentucky Derby champion.

    • 31 min

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