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Who was Allen Pinkerton? What was the Rite of Spring riot? Join Sarah and Deblina each week as they recount the Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Who was Allen Pinkerton? What was the Rite of Spring riot? Join Sarah and Deblina each week as they recount the Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
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Who was Allen Pinkerton? What was the Rite of Spring riot? Join Sarah and Deblina each week as they recount the Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

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Episodes

The Wilmington Coup of 1898, Part 2

1/17/2018
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In 1898, a mob of armed white men enacted a violent plan against Wilmington, North Carolina’s black community and elected government.

Duration: 00:44:53


The Wilmington Coup of 1898, Part 1

1/15/2018
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Open racism and hotly contested elections led to a climate of unrest and white supremacist violence in late 19th-century Wilmington, North Carolina.

Duration: 00:34:27


SYMHC Classics: The Phoenician Alphabet

1/13/2018
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This classic episode revisits the Phoenicians, most known for developing the alphabet that many modern alphabets are descended from.

Duration: 00:20:21


Author Interview: Kathryn Lougheed on Tuberculosis

1/10/2018
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Microbiologist and author Kathryn Lougheed joins Holly for a discussion of the long history of tuberculosis and its place in the modern age.

Duration: 00:31:34


Mary Breckinridge and the Frontier Nursing Service

1/8/2018
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Mary Breckinridge advanced the medical field and found new ways to treat underserved communities, but there are problematic elements to her story.

Duration: 00:35:07


SYMHC Classics: The Explosive Career of Antoine Lavoisier

1/6/2018
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Lavoisier was a chemist, biologist, geologist, physiologist, and economist. But he's most often referred to as the father of modern chemistry.

Duration: 00:25:09


Unearthed! in 2017, Part 2

1/3/2018
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This wrap up of 2017's historical discoveries and updates includes exhumations, repatriations, and a lot of prehistory.

Duration: 00:43:09


Unearthed! in 2017, Part 1

1/1/2018
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In our annual recap, we walk through what's been literally and figuratively unearthed in 2017.

Duration: 00:37:37


SYMHC Classics: Sophie Blanchard and Balloonomania

12/30/2017
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Today's classic episode revisits Sophie Blanchard a trailblazer who became famous in the early 1800s as the first woman to become a career balloonist.

Duration: 00:25:22


Unearthed!: The USS Indianapolis

12/27/2017
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Today, the U.S.S. Indianapolis is known for its crew’s wait for rescue after being torpedoed. But the ship’s history goes back much farther than that.

Duration: 00:35:55


NORAD Tracking Santa: A Cold War History

12/25/2017
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The story that circulates about how NORAD started tracking Santa is pretty heart-warming, but doesn’t completely hold up.

Duration: 00:37:34


SYMHC Classics: The Christmas Truce

12/23/2017
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During the first Christmas of World War I, British and German soldiers laid down their weapons and celebrated the holiday together.

Duration: 00:30:10


The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, Part 2

12/20/2017
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The exploits of the Special Operations Executive are the stuff of legend.

Duration: 00:35:01


The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, Part 1

12/18/2017
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After the Germans invaded France in 1940, an idea sprouted in the highest levels of Great Britain's leadership, and the SOE was born.

Duration: 00:30:10


SYMHC Classics: Deaf President Now

12/16/2017
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A revisit to an episode on fairly recent history, the 1988 protests at Gallaudet University sparked by the appointment of a hearing president.

Duration: 00:30:13


The Historical Roots of Holiday Treats

12/13/2017
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Tasty treats associated with winter holidays have some slightly hazy origins, because the evidence of their histories was eaten.

Duration: 00:34:20


Three Astonishing Belles

12/11/2017
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This episode features three unique women, all of whom are notable in their own way, and all of whom had the name Belle.

Duration: 00:39:34


SYMHC Classics: Rabbit-proof Fence

12/9/2017
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Today, we're revisiting an episode about the results of English settlers bringing animals and plants to Australia, including rabbits.

Duration: 00:34:44


Skellig Michael

12/6/2017
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This small island off the west coast of Ireland recently became a film star, but Skellig Michael has a rich history all its own.

Duration: 00:33:27


Six Impossible Episodes by Request

12/4/2017
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This installation of Six Impossible Episodes is a bit of a hodge podge, with several oft-requested topics.

Duration: 00:36:54

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