Jack the Ripper: the Mystery of Mysteries

Jack the Ripper: the Mystery of Mysteries

Jack the Ripper is one of the most infamous serial murder cases in the world. Who was he? Are the famous Ripper letters authentic or a hoax?  How was he able to avoid being caught?  Why did he stop killing? Learn about the case with Dr. Mark R. Vogel, a clinical...
Eddie Rickenbacker – Flying Ace of World War I

Eddie Rickenbacker – Flying Ace of World War I

Eddie Rickenbacker would score 26 aerial victories during World War I. He began his career as a race car driver, received the Medal of Honor, developed the Rickenbacker automobile, owned the Indianapolis Speedway, and was CEO of Eastern Airlines. Join presenter Rick...
Walking Tour: The Battle of Bull’s Ferry

Walking Tour: The Battle of Bull’s Ferry

Join Town Historian Michael Maring as he tours the site of the 1780 Battle of Bull’s Ferry, the last Revolutionary War battle in New Jersey. See where American troops fought the British right on Boulevard East! Meet at Riverview Park (79th St & Blvd. East)....
The Great Escape of World War II

The Great Escape of World War II

Join presenter Rick Feingold as we explore two successful escapes during WWII. The first break-out, from inside a wooden horse, enabled three men to escape a German POW camp. The second one, immortalized in the film ‘The Great Escape,’ featured the...
Escape from Behind Enemy Lines

Escape from Behind Enemy Lines

The Shelburne Line was a World War II escape network which returned 136 Allied servicemen to England in 1943-44. The French Resistance located downed airmen and hid them in safe-houses. Once a month—during dark of the moon—the men were transported to the Brittany...