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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class

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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

Tear Gas

Tear gasses, or lachrymator agents, are named for the lachrymal glands, which secrete tears. But tears are just one part of it.It was developed for WWI, but of course continues to be used today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

51 MIN13 h ago
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Tear Gas

SYMHC Classics: The Kaiser's Chemist -- Fritz Haber

This 2011 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina examines Fritz Haber's mixed legacy.The Nobel-Prize-winning Father of Chemical Warfare was responsible for fertilizers that fed billions, as well as poisonous gasses used during World War I. Tune in to learn more about Fritz's complicated life and work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

28 MIN2 d ago
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SYMHC Classics: The Kaiser's Chemist -- Fritz Haber

Behind the Scenes Minis: Isabella and Wu Lien-Teh

Holly and Tracy discuss the complexities of Isabella Bird's story, as well as the similarities between the pneumonic plague in Wu Lien-Teh's story and what we're living through in 2020. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

14 MIN3 d ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Isabella and Wu Lien-Teh

Wu Lien-Teh and the Manchurian Plague

Wu Lien-Teh was a doctor who’s most well known for his public health work and the pneumonic plague epidemic in the early 20th century. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

45 MIN5 d ago
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Wu Lien-Teh and the Manchurian Plague

Isabella Lucy Bird

Bird is celebrated as a world traveler, though she didn’t really come into her own as a traveler until she was in her 40s. Her books about her journeys were wildly popular. There are also some pretty big questions about the persona she presented publicly. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

44 MIN1 w ago
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Isabella Lucy Bird

SYMHC Classics: Irish Famine, Part 2

The second episode in our revisit of the Irish Famine covers the mid-1800s, when the poorest people in Ireland ate almost nothing but potatoes, saving other crops for selling. So a blight, plus politics, led to tragedy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

25 MIN1 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Irish Famine, Part 2

Behind the Scenes Minis: Seneca Village and Unearthed!

Holly and Tracy discuss the week's topics, including their own experiences with Central Park, and a segment of the summer edition of Unearthed! that Tracy cut. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN1 w ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Seneca Village and Unearthed!

Unearthed! in July 2020

This edition of Unearthed! covers episode updates, science and history discoveries, books and letters, and potpourri. And yes, there's (brief) talk about the Verona, Italy floor mosaics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

51 MIN1 w ago
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Unearthed! in July 2020

Seneca Village

Seneca Village was a predominantly black community that built itself from the ground up. But its story is fragmented. Even though it existed at a time when it could have been fairly well-documented, there was a vested interest in erasing it. Holly's Research: “Seneca Village, New York City.” National Park Service. https://www.nps.gov/articles/seneca-village-new-york-city.htm Alexander, Leslie M. “African or American?” University of Illinois Press. 2008. Wall, Diana diZerega, et al. “Seneca Village and Little Africa: Two African American Communities in Antebellum New York City.”Historical Archaeology, vol. 42, no. 1, 2008, pp. 97–107.JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/25617485. “Discover Seneca Village: Selected Research Topics and Resources.” Central Park Conservancy. October 2019. https://d17wymyl890hh0.cloudfront.net/new_images/feature_facilities/SenecaVillage_SelectedResearchTopicsandResources_2020_v4.pdf?mtime=20200219091534 Capron, Maddie and Christina Zdanowicz. “A black co...

42 MIN2 w ago
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Seneca Village

SYMHC Classics: Irish Famine, Part 1

We're revisiting a 2013 two-parter. The history lesson kids often get on the Irish Famine could be summed up as "a blight destroyed the potato crops, and a lot of people starved or moved away." Most kids ask, "Why didn't they eat something else?" Good question. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

24 MIN2 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Irish Famine, Part 1

Latest Episodes

Tear Gas

Tear gasses, or lachrymator agents, are named for the lachrymal glands, which secrete tears. But tears are just one part of it.It was developed for WWI, but of course continues to be used today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

51 MIN13 h ago
Comments
Tear Gas

SYMHC Classics: The Kaiser's Chemist -- Fritz Haber

This 2011 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina examines Fritz Haber's mixed legacy.The Nobel-Prize-winning Father of Chemical Warfare was responsible for fertilizers that fed billions, as well as poisonous gasses used during World War I. Tune in to learn more about Fritz's complicated life and work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

28 MIN2 d ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: The Kaiser's Chemist -- Fritz Haber

Behind the Scenes Minis: Isabella and Wu Lien-Teh

Holly and Tracy discuss the complexities of Isabella Bird's story, as well as the similarities between the pneumonic plague in Wu Lien-Teh's story and what we're living through in 2020. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

14 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Isabella and Wu Lien-Teh

Wu Lien-Teh and the Manchurian Plague

Wu Lien-Teh was a doctor who’s most well known for his public health work and the pneumonic plague epidemic in the early 20th century. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

45 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Wu Lien-Teh and the Manchurian Plague

Isabella Lucy Bird

Bird is celebrated as a world traveler, though she didn’t really come into her own as a traveler until she was in her 40s. Her books about her journeys were wildly popular. There are also some pretty big questions about the persona she presented publicly. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

44 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Isabella Lucy Bird

SYMHC Classics: Irish Famine, Part 2

The second episode in our revisit of the Irish Famine covers the mid-1800s, when the poorest people in Ireland ate almost nothing but potatoes, saving other crops for selling. So a blight, plus politics, led to tragedy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

25 MIN1 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Irish Famine, Part 2

Behind the Scenes Minis: Seneca Village and Unearthed!

Holly and Tracy discuss the week's topics, including their own experiences with Central Park, and a segment of the summer edition of Unearthed! that Tracy cut. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Seneca Village and Unearthed!

Unearthed! in July 2020

This edition of Unearthed! covers episode updates, science and history discoveries, books and letters, and potpourri. And yes, there's (brief) talk about the Verona, Italy floor mosaics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

51 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Unearthed! in July 2020

Seneca Village

Seneca Village was a predominantly black community that built itself from the ground up. But its story is fragmented. Even though it existed at a time when it could have been fairly well-documented, there was a vested interest in erasing it. Holly's Research: “Seneca Village, New York City.” National Park Service. https://www.nps.gov/articles/seneca-village-new-york-city.htm Alexander, Leslie M. “African or American?” University of Illinois Press. 2008. Wall, Diana diZerega, et al. “Seneca Village and Little Africa: Two African American Communities in Antebellum New York City.”Historical Archaeology, vol. 42, no. 1, 2008, pp. 97–107.JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/25617485. “Discover Seneca Village: Selected Research Topics and Resources.” Central Park Conservancy. October 2019. https://d17wymyl890hh0.cloudfront.net/new_images/feature_facilities/SenecaVillage_SelectedResearchTopicsandResources_2020_v4.pdf?mtime=20200219091534 Capron, Maddie and Christina Zdanowicz. “A black co...

42 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Seneca Village

SYMHC Classics: Irish Famine, Part 1

We're revisiting a 2013 two-parter. The history lesson kids often get on the Irish Famine could be summed up as "a blight destroyed the potato crops, and a lot of people starved or moved away." Most kids ask, "Why didn't they eat something else?" Good question. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

24 MIN2 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Irish Famine, Part 1
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