Stuff You Missed In History Class

Sinopse

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Episódios

  • Joel Roberts Poinsett

    Joel Roberts Poinsett

    02/12/2020 Duração: 40min

    Poinsett was a statesman who was connected to some very important moments in our nation’s history, with mixed results. He’s also credited with introducing the holiday plant named after him – the poinsettia – into the U.S. from Mexico.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Jim Thorpe, Pro Athlete (Part 3)

    Jim Thorpe, Pro Athlete (Part 3)

    30/11/2020 Duração: 43min

    The conclusion of our three-parter on the life of Jim Thorpe covers his time as a professional athlete, and his life after the end of his athletic career – including two pieces of his story that have tragically continued long after his death.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • SYMHC Classics: Coubertin and the Modern Olympics

    SYMHC Classics: Coubertin and the Modern Olympics

    28/11/2020 Duração: 56min

    This episode is our 2016 live show from the Dallas Museum of Art about the Olympics. Pierre de Coubertin is described as the father of the modern Olympic Games, which took a few years to really take off. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Jim Thorpe Parts 1  2

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Jim Thorpe Parts 1 & 2

    27/11/2020 Duração: 13min

    Tracy and Holly talk about football, Jim Thorpe, and the morality of trick plays in sports in previous decades. They also discuss the complexities of amateur status in sports and other areas. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Jim Thorpe, Olympian (Part 2)

    Jim Thorpe, Olympian (Part 2)

    25/11/2020 Duração: 35min

    After the 1908-09 football season at Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Thorpe seemed to be headed for a career in baseball. But the offer to return to school and possibly qualify the Olympics altered that path. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Jim Thorpe and Carlisle Football (Part 1)

    Jim Thorpe and Carlisle Football (Part 1)

    23/11/2020 Duração: 41min

    Jim Thorpe was an incredible all-around athlete, famous around the world. In part one, we’ll talk about his life before and during his time at Carlisle, including some context about Carlisle and similar boarding schools. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • SYMHC Classics: Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte

    SYMHC Classics: Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte

    21/11/2020 Duração: 41min

    This 2018 classics covers Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte, who was the first Native American woman to earn a medical degree. She lived at a time when a lot of change was happening in the United States as a whole, and among Native Americans and the Omaha tribe she was part of specifically Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Baby Savers

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Baby Savers

    20/11/2020 Duração: 13min

    Tracy and Holly talk about the three people who are linked together in the story of the surgical treatment for cyanotic babies, including stories that didn't make it into this week's episodes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Vivien Thomas, Surgical Pathfinder

    Vivien Thomas, Surgical Pathfinder

    18/11/2020 Duração: 43min

    In 1944, Thomas developed a surgical treatment for babies with cyanotic heart conditions. Thomas was a Black man working at an institution whose only other black employees did janitorial work, and he had not attended medical school – or even college.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Helen Taussig, Mother of Pediatric Cardiology

    Helen Taussig, Mother of Pediatric Cardiology

    16/11/2020 Duração: 37min

    Helen’s story is tied to Vivien Thomas and Alfred Blalock in the surgical treatment of blue baby syndrome. She was the one who suggested that Alfred Blalock try to find a surgical approach to congenital heart conditions like tetralogy of Fallot. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • SYMHC Classics: The Cod Wars

    SYMHC Classics: The Cod Wars

    14/11/2020 Duração: 36min

    This 2016 episode covers Icelandic history. A fishing territory dispute between Iceland and the U.K. started off with a cordial tone, but escalated into a serious conflict. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Cecilia and Maria Anna

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Cecilia and Maria Anna

    13/11/2020 Duração: 16min

    Tracy and Holly talk about the sexism that held back Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin,the desire to see her lecture notes, and stories from their education. Talk then turns to Maria Anna Mozart and the gaps in the record that lead to different interpretations of the Mozart family dynamics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Maria Anna Mozart

    Maria Anna Mozart

    11/11/2020 Duração: 37min

    Maria Anna Mozart is often left out of brief accounts of her brother’s life. But his sister was sharing the bench with him and was also considered an impressive and accomplished musician.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

    Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

    09/11/2020 Duração: 46min

    Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin was an astronomer who made a lot of firsts. She grew up in a society that didn’t really prioritize education for girls, and she was determined and creative about getting around that. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • SYMHC Classics: The Night Witches

    SYMHC Classics: The Night Witches

    07/11/2020 Duração: 30min

    This episode from 2015 covers the Night Witches, an all-female bombing regiment in the Soviet Air Force. Flying biplanes meant for dusting crops and training new recruits, they dropped 23,000 tons of bombs on German forces in WWII. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Unearthed! in Autumn 2020

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Unearthed! in Autumn 2020

    06/11/2020 Duração: 10min

    Tracy and Holly discuss the wealth of unearthed stories that came up this time around, as well as their favorite finds from this batch. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Unearthed! in Autumn 2020, Part 2

    Unearthed! in Autumn 2020, Part 2

    04/11/2020 Duração: 39min

    Part two of our autumnal unearthing report includes shipwrecks, exhumations, repatriations, and quite a bit about Vikings, and a bit of potpourri.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Unearthed! in Autumn 2020, Part 1

    Unearthed! in Autumn 2020, Part 1

    02/11/2020 Duração: 39min

    It's once again time to take a look at things that have been literally and figuratively unearthed over the last few months. In part one of this Autumn 2020 edition, we'll talk about books and letters, edibles and potables, animals, and some other stuff.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • SYMHC Classics: The History of Halloween Candy

    SYMHC Classics: The History of Halloween Candy

    31/10/2020 Duração: 35min

    Happy Halloween! To celebrate, we're revisiting a 2014 episode. Candy and Halloween go hand-in-hand, but when did candy become the standard for trick-or-treating, and who invented the holiday's most famous sweet treats like candy corn?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Tarot and Hellhounds

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Tarot and Hellhounds

    30/10/2020 Duração: 16min

    Holly and Tracy talk about their experience with tarot cards and readings, and about the bad rap black dogs get. Happy Halloween to all of our listeners who celebrate it! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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