The 1900’s ushered in an era of innovation as Orville and Wilbur Wright challenged the assumption that man cannot fly with their successful—if modest but historic—aircraft experimentations. The first mass produced automobiles rolled off assembly lines changing cities and lives forever. The electric typewriter was invented, Nature and Gun loving Teddy Roosevelt became one of the Nation’s most popular and colorful presidents, and the first world war revealed the unprecedented price and sheer brutality of combat in the new century.
The 20’s saw the raucous beginnings of the first sexual revolution which gave birth to the flappers and feminist politics. It was the era where movies learned to talk, Charles "Lucky" Lindbergh amazed the world with his flight across the Atlantic Ocean, Hitler and Stalin began their ascent to power, Prohibition created a huge underground drinking market, and in the world of sports, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Knute Rockne set records and created enduring legends.
On this fascinating audio journey through time you will experience this magical and energetic era which proved to be the glittery respite before the great depression.