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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Stuff You Missed in History Class



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


Latest Episodes:

  • Joel Roberts Poinsett
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2020-12-02
  • Jim Thorpe, Pro Athlete (Part 3)
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2020-11-30
  • SYMHC Classics: Coubertin and the Modern Olympics
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2020-11-28
  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Jim Thorpe Parts 1 & 2
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2020-11-27
  • Jim Thorpe, Olympian (Part 2)
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2020-11-25
  • Jim Thorpe and Carlisle Football (Part 1)
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2020-11-23
  • SYMHC Classics: Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2020-11-21
  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Baby Savers
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2020-11-20

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