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Modern Marvels

"Shoes"

The humble beginnings of shoes. From leather moccasins to footwear that can withstand all the elements.  (Repeat)

Tue 3/10 9:00 AM  HISTORY
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer), Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

3/7/15
02:00 PM
"Mega Weapon Countdown"  Top 10 amazing weapons.  (Repeat) H2
3/7/15
03:00 PM
"Mega Machine Countdown"  Top ten machines are counted down.  (Repeat) H2
3/10/15
07:00 AM
"Mountain Roads"  Roads pass through mountain ranges.  (Repeat) HISTORY
3/10/15
08:00 AM
"Wiring America"  Technicians risk their lives in order to provide electric power and 21st-century communications.  (Repeat) HISTORY
3/10/15
09:00 AM
"Shoes"  The humble beginnings of shoes. From leather moccasins to footwear that can withstand all the elements.  (Repeat) HISTORY
3/10/15
10:00 AM
"Salt"  Salt is a versatile substance with 14,000 known uses; visiting a salt mine under Lake Erie; an evaporation facility harvests ocean salt near San Francisco; a Florida restaurant offers 40 varieties of salt.  (Repeat) HISTORY
3/10/15
11:00 AM
"Super Steam"  Steam power; Jay Leno fires up two steam cars and an 11-ton steam tractor built in 1860; coal-burning boiler; century-old steam locomotive; paddlewheel steamboat.  (Repeat) HISTORY
3/10/15
12:00 PM
"Crashes"  World-shaking crashes; efforts to make auto racing safer; the latest in motorcycle crash survival equipment; a sky diver survives falling 11,000 feet without a parachute; NASA's asteroid-tracking team; colliding subatomic particles.  (Repeat) HISTORY
3/10/15
01:00 PM
"Dangerous Roads"  Traveling some of the world's most dangerous roads, including Bolivia's "Death Road," California's fog-shrouded Highway 99, the road to Baghdad's airport and Colorado's Million Dollar Highway; highway safety; off-road drivers.  (Repeat) HISTORY
3/10/15
02:00 PM
"Dangerous Cargo"  Hazardous-material shipment; trucks carrying classified government materials; Con-Air flight moves dangerous felons.  (Repeat) HISTORY
Modern Marvels

Premise
Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination on a grand scale, ``Modern Marvels'' tells the amazing stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who create everyday items, technological advancements and manmade wonders. The Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and 1990s technology are just a few of the many topics that have been covered during the long-running series' run.

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer) , Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.