Los Angeles in the 1940’s immediately makes one think about the smell of cigar and pipe smoke in the lobby of the Roosevelt Hotel. You glance over and see Spencer Tracy with his main squeeze Katherine Hepburn sitting down for a drink after a long day of production. You may notice movie stars coming and…

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The 10th Mountain Division here in Colorado have always been spoken about with high reverence and respect due to their impact on not only mountain warfare, but also the impact of the Mountain Division soldiers who returned home here to Colorado. The Gore Range around Vail was home to Camp Hale, training grounds of the…

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Benny Goodman, or the King of Swing as he was known by friends and musicians and alike, was one of the most important musicians and band leaders in the history of jazz and swing music. Making his professional debut in 1921 at the age of 12 and then preforming with the jazz great Bix Beiderbecke…

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