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June 6th, 2014
09:56 PM ET

American Journey: Veterans share their memories of D-Day

On June 6th, 1944, soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy. For many of the veterans who are alive today, their memories of D-Day are still fresh 70 years later. They shared their stories in their own words.

We also wanted to share President Roosevelt's words as he addressed the nation about the D-Day invasion.

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May 30th, 2014
10:13 PM ET

American Journey: Celebrate the 115th birthday of America's oldest person

Jeralean Talley is the oldest living American, she is also the second oldest person in the world. Jeralean was born in 1899 and has plenty of stories to tell. Gary Tuchman traveled to Michigan to help celebrate her 115th birthday and learn her secret to a long and happy life.

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May 23rd, 2014
10:40 PM ET

American Journey: Redefining what it means to be a wounded warrior

This Memorial Day, Americans will pause to remember those who died on the battlefield. We are also inspired by the story of a young soldier who nearly lost his life while serving in Afghanistan. Retired Staff Sergeant Travis Mills survived a bomb attack, but lost his four limbs. He tells Barbara Starr "once upon a time I was a wounded warrior… but now I'm healed. I'm just a guy living life."

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May 16th, 2014
11:25 PM ET

American Journey: Anderson Cooper & Anthony Bourdain talk Mississippi

In the next episode of "Parts Unknown" Anthony Bourdain goes to Mississippi where he learns the difference between soul food and southern food. Anderson Cooper has family roots in Mississippi. He shared some of his memories about the state telling Bourdain "there's a memory there, there's a history there for good and for bad." Bourdain described the traditional southern cooking as "awesome," adding "the food is great."

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April 18th, 2014
11:56 PM ET

American Journey: Anderson Cooper & Anthony Bourdain talk Las Vegas

For some, dinner in Las Vegas means all you can eat buffets or a cheap prime rib dinner. But in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown" Anthony Bourdain went off the strip for some of Sin City's best kept food secrets. Anderson sat down with Anthony Bourdain who described "the Las Vegas not a lot of people get to see."

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February 14th, 2014
09:39 PM ET

Looking for love on-line

Cupid has gone digital in a big way. There are now some 1,500 different on-line dating websites. Tom Foreman takes a look at the latest high tech ways people are looking for love.

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February 7th, 2014
09:57 PM ET

American Journey: How a dog helped turn a former drug dealer's life around

He was an addict and a drug dealer profiting off of a business that destroys so many life. But he is living a much different life today. Things only turned around when a dog came into his life. Tom Foreman has his American Journey.

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January 31st, 2014
10:02 PM ET

American Journey: The road to excellence

Anderson takes a look at a remarkable documentary called "American Promise." Two African American boys literally grow up in front of the camera over the course of the film. It follows them in painful detail as they struggle to navigate a new school, where blending in is virtually impossible.

Anderson spoke with filmmakers Dr. Joe Brewster and Michele Stevenson, who are also the parents of one of the boys featured in "American Promise."

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January 24th, 2014
09:56 PM ET

American Journey: Teacher's inspiring final journey

What would you do if you found out you had a terminal illness? How would you spend your remaining days? For one high school English teacher, the answer was to set off on a quest that ended up being even more gratifying than he ever expected.Tom Foreman has the story of his American Journey.

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January 10th, 2014
10:59 PM ET

American Journey: Pandacam star's role in saving its species

Bao Bao the giant panda cub was born at the National Zoo back in August. She quickly became a star of the zoo's popular pandacam. Just days from now, Bao Bao will make her public debut in front of zoo visitors. Tom Foreman looks at how this panda is playing a key role in the fight to revive her species.

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