The Nation's Most Awe-Inspiring Memorials

Posted: 3:28 PM EDT Aug 22, 2011   Updated: 1:30 AM EST Jan 11, 2012

The nation's newest memorial is a 30-foot granite statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, was recently unveiled in Washington, D.C. Here are some of the nation's most dazzling tributes to leaders, war heroes and others who will never be forgotten.

 
 
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100th Indianapolis 500: A look back

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Sunday marks the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Ahead of the iconic race, take a look some of the history, facts and tradition behind "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

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