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Below you will find updated podcasts from
How Stuff Works: Things you missed in History class.
The link provides you with the archive of all the podcasts.
Stuff You Missed in History Class
Bombing of the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple
Rabbi Jacob Rothschild was a vocal activist who spoke out for civil rights despite the danger in doing so.
Executive Order 9066 & Japanese Internments, Part 2
Feb 15, 2017
After Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, people were incarcerated in inadequate and dehumanizing camps.
Executive Order 9066 & Japanese Internments, Part 1
Feb 13, 2017
Roughly 122,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-American citizens were removed from their homes on the West Coast and incarcerated for much of the U.S. involvement in WWII.
The Women's March on Versailles
Feb 8, 2017
In 1789, a group of protesters -- mostly women -- marched from Paris to Versailles to pressure King Louis XVI to address France's food shortage.
Ira Frederick Aldridge, Famous Unknown Shakespearean
Feb 6, 2017
He was one of the first Americans to achieve fame as a Shakespearean actor, and the first black man to do so.
Feb 1, 2017
Lucille Ball was known for comedy, but worked in modeling, radio and film, as well as television.
Ed Roberts and the Independent Living Movement
Jan 30, 2017
Ed Roberts was a disability rights activist, known as the father of the Independent Living movement.
Inês de Castro and Pedro I of Portugal
Jan 25, 2017
When Prince Pedro of Portugal was married off in the 1300s, he only had eyes for his new wife's lady in waiting.
African Art History With Carol Thompson
Jan 23, 2017
Holly is joined in the studio by Carol Thompson, the Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art at the High Museum of Art.
Jan 18, 2017
Great Zimbabwe was a massive stone city in southeastern Africa that was a thriving trade center from the 11th to 15th centuries.
Jan 16, 2017
While she's mostly associated with education, Maria Montessori worked in several fields.
Jan 11, 2017
The American sculptor was a celebrated artist in her day, but she receded from the spotlight; her final years remained a mystery for quite some time.
Henry Dunant, Founder of the Red Cross
Jan 9, 2017
After witnessing the brutality of a battle first-hand, Swiss-born Dunant dedicated his life to easing the suffering brought by war.
Beer History with Erik Lars Myers
Jan 4, 2017
Tracy is joined by Erik Lars Myers, founder, CEO and head brewer at Mystery Brewing Company to talk about the history of beer.
Unearthed! in 2016, Part 2
Jan 2, 2017
Part two of our annual roundup of unearthed news is a bit of a hodgepodg, including edible finds, art and letters and exhumations.
Unearthed! in 2016, Part 1
Dec 28, 2016
It's time to talk about all the things that were unearthed in 2016, recurrent things, things that are actually older than we thought, and shipwrecks.
Unearthed! Piltdown Man
Dec 26, 2016
The Piltdown Man is one of the world’s most infamous instances of scientific fraud, and it derailed the study of evolution for decades.
Dec 21, 2016
The uprising of the Maccabees against the Seleucid Empire during the Hellenistic period is an integral part of the Hanukkah story.
The Krampus and Friends Holiday Special, Part 3
Dec 19, 2016
Last year's episodes on non-Santa holiday figures were so popular that this year, we're featuring Frau Perchta, Olentzero, Mari Lwyd and Ded Moroz.
Belinda Sutton's Post-enslavement Petitions
Dec 14, 2016
After she became a free woman, Belinda Sutton successfully petitioned for compensation for her years of enslaved labor.
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