Archive for March, 2001

Lighthouses

Tuesday, March 20th, 2001


The Pharos of Alexandria was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Monster Trucks

Tuesday, March 13th, 2001


Ride shotgun in our rollicking history of the Monster Truck, and meet the father of the mythic beast, Bob Chandler, whose Bigfoot gave birth to the sport in a cornfield years ago! Weighing 10,000 pounds, the behemoths entertain using brute force. Thrill to breathtaking stunts in California, Indiana, and Florida, as mounted cameras demonstrate the shakes, rattles, and rolls drivers experience; and meet the men who race these mechanical mammoths in one of the world’s fastest-growing motorsports.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Monday, March 12th, 2001


Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is interviewed about her career.

Ice-T, Incubus, Redman

Wednesday, March 7th, 2001

Redman
Incubus

Cribs takes a look inside the homes of Ice-T, Incubus, and Redman.

Gabriel Byrne

Monday, March 5th, 2001


A biographical interview with Irish actor Gabriel Byrne.

Hadrian’s Wall

Friday, March 2nd, 2001


74-miles long and 2,000 years old, Hadrian’s Wall winds over the hills and valleys of Northern England, marking the northernmost extent of a long-dead empire. Built of stone and mortar by Roman soldiers, it is the most significant Roman ruin in England. Ordered built by the Emperor Hadrian around the time of his visit in 122 AD, it was more a permanent demarcation and less a defensive barrier. We’ll visit this archaeological treasure, which teaches us much of what the Roman era was like for Britain.