Stuff You Missed in History Class

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 HowStuffWorks.com.

Aphra Behn, Writer and Spy

March 27, 2017

00:37:00 Listen
Mongolian Princess Khutulun

March 22, 2017

00:30:17 Listen
Jules Cotard and the Syndrome Named After Him

March 20, 2017

00:29:59 Listen
The New London School Explosion

March 15, 2017

00:34:09 Listen
The King's Evil and the Royal Touch

March 13, 2017

00:41:18 Listen
Speaking With Auschwitz Survivor Michael Bornstein

March 8, 2017

00:39:33 Listen
Lady Jane Grey, the Nine-day Queen

March 6, 2017

00:36:19 Listen
John Kidwell and the Founding of Hawaii’s Pineapple Industry

Feb. 27, 2017

00:31:03 Listen
Interview: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Feb. 27, 2017

00:45:35 Listen
Jamaica's Maroon Wars

Feb. 22, 2017

00:38:43 Listen
Bombing of the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple

Feb. 20, 2017

00:34:57 Listen
Executive Order 9066 & Japanese Internments, Part 2

Feb. 15, 2017

00:45:42 Listen
Executive Order 9066 & Japanese Internments, Part 1

Feb. 13, 2017

00:39:16 Listen
The Women's March on Versailles

Feb. 8, 2017

00:34:50 Listen
Ira Frederick Aldridge, Famous Unknown Shakespearean

Feb. 6, 2017

00:33:47 Listen
Lucille Ball

Feb. 1, 2017

00:32:23 Listen
Ed Roberts and the Independent Living Movement

Jan. 30, 2017

00:33:31 Listen
Inês de Castro and Pedro I of Portugal

Jan. 25, 2017

00:30:31 Listen
African Art History With Carol Thompson

Jan. 23, 2017

00:45:25 Listen
Great Zimbabwe

Jan. 18, 2017

00:33:12 Listen
Maria Montessori

Jan. 16, 2017

00:46:39 Listen
Edmonia Lewis

Jan. 11, 2017

00:34:23 Listen
Henry Dunant, Founder of the Red Cross

Jan. 9, 2017

00:32:12 Listen
Beer History with Erik Lars Myers

Jan. 4, 2017

00:37:03 Listen
Unearthed! in 2016, Part 2

Jan. 2, 2017

00:40:40 Listen
Unearthed! in 2016, Part 1

Dec. 28, 2016

00:38:04 Listen
Unearthed! Piltdown Man

Dec. 26, 2016

00:39:11 Listen
Maccabean Revolt

Dec. 21, 2016

00:30:56 Listen
The Krampus and Friends Holiday Special, Part 3

Dec. 19, 2016

00:35:16 Listen
Belinda Sutton's Post-enslavement Petitions

Dec. 14, 2016

00:30:45 Listen
An Interview With Sears Historian Jerry Hancock

Dec. 12, 2016

01:15:18 Listen
The Palmer Raids, Part 2

Dec. 7, 2016

00:34:35 Listen
The Palmer Raids, Part 1

Dec. 5, 2016

00:34:35 Listen
Alabama Governor George Wallace

Nov. 30, 2016

00:37:26 Listen
Rejected Princesses with Jason Porath

Nov. 28, 2016

00:49:12 Listen
The Dakota War of 1862 and the Whitestone Hill Massacre

Nov. 23, 2016

00:37:28 Listen
James Webb and NASA’s Early Days

Nov. 21, 2016

00:43:24 Listen
The Attica Prison Uprising (Part 2)

Nov. 16, 2016

00:46:58 Listen
Life at Attica, 1971 (Part 1)

Nov. 14, 2016

00:39:12 Listen
The First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable

Nov. 9, 2016

00:38:31 Listen
Six Impossible Episodes: Déjà Vu Edition

Nov. 7, 2016

00:39:32 Listen
The Reynolds Pamphlet Live from NYCC Presents

Nov. 2, 2016

00:51:02 Listen
The Hagley Woods Murder

Oct. 31, 2016

00:35:36 Listen
A Cruise Through History's Ghost Ships

Oct. 26, 2016

00:32:05 Listen
Vincent Price: A Talk With His Daughter Victoria Price

Oct. 24, 2016

01:00:11 Listen
Interview: Anne Byrn's 'American Cake'

Oct. 19, 2016

00:55:14 Listen
Le Théâtre du Grand-Guignol

Oct. 17, 2016

00:34:51 Listen
The Orphan Tsunami

Oct. 12, 2016

00:33:26 Listen
Vardø Witch Trials

Oct. 10, 2016

00:32:19 Listen
The Bell Witch

Oct. 5, 2016

00:45:59 Listen
The Cod Wars

Oct. 3, 2016

00:41:09 Listen
SLCC Live! Robber's Roost, Outlaw Hideout

Sept. 28, 2016

00:48:54 Listen
The New Orleans 1900 Race Riot

Sept. 26, 2016

00:49:35 Listen
SLCC Live! How Historical Fiction Gets Made

Sept. 21, 2016

00:47:41 Listen
Mary Alice Nelson, aka Molly Spotted Elk

Sept. 19, 2016

00:45:33 Listen
Live at the DMA: Pierre de Coubertin and the Modern Olympics

Sept. 14, 2016

01:00:13 Listen
John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

Sept. 12, 2016

00:36:37 Listen
The Montgolfier Brothers and Their Balloons

Sept. 7, 2016

00:39:42 Listen
The London Match Girls Strike of 1888

Sept. 5, 2016

00:41:54 Listen
Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation with John B. King

Aug. 31, 2016

00:41:27 Listen
Thomas Day’s Quest for the Perfect Wife

Aug. 29, 2016

00:47:14 Listen
The Boy Jones, After Buckingham

Aug. 24, 2016

00:38:57 Listen
The Boy Jones, Queen Victoria's Persistent Intruder

Aug. 22, 2016

00:36:32 Listen
Anglo-Cherokee War

Aug. 17, 2016

00:37:09 Listen
Anne Bonny & Mary Read

Aug. 15, 2016

00:37:01 Listen
Yosemite and James Hutchings, Pt. 2

Aug. 10, 2016

00:31:13 Listen
Yosemite and James Hutchings, Pt. 1

Aug. 8, 2016

00:32:04 Listen
Bracero Program

Aug. 3, 2016

00:42:58 Listen
Butter v. Margarine

Aug. 1, 2016

00:47:43 Listen
Isaac Merrit Singer

July 27, 2016

00:45:27 Listen
Desmond T. Doss

July 25, 2016

00:30:58 Listen
U.S. Contraband Camps

July 20, 2016

00:39:12 Listen
Unearthed! in July!

July 18, 2016

00:40:41 Listen
Aviatrix Lilian Bland

July 13, 2016

00:38:14 Listen
Mary Ann Shadd Cary

July 11, 2016

00:43:49 Listen
The Late Victorian Manure Crisis

July 6, 2016

00:41:22 Listen
The Jacobite Rising of 1745

July 4, 2016

00:41:59 Listen
The Discovery of 'Planet' Ceres

June 29, 2016

00:34:51 Listen
The Achaemenid Empire

June 27, 2016

00:35:20 Listen
Bayard Rustin and the Civil Rights Movement (Part 2)

June 22, 2016

00:41:49 Listen
Bayard Rustin, 'Angelic Troublemaker' (Part 1)

June 20, 2016

00:37:30 Listen
Harriet Tubman, Union Spy (Part 2)

June 15, 2016

00:40:12 Listen
Harriet Tubman & the Underground Railroad (Part 1)

June 13, 2016

00:39:11 Listen
Raymond Bessone, Mister Teasie-Weasie

June 8, 2016

00:42:55 Listen
Saint Gertrude of Nivelles

June 6, 2016

00:36:28 Listen
The Eruption at Heimaey

June 1, 2016

00:43:12 Listen
The Women of Bauhaus

May 30, 2016

00:34:38 Listen
April Calahan on France's Fashionable Resistance

May 25, 2016

00:48:11 Listen
Tarrare, a Case of Polyphagia

May 23, 2016

00:36:57 Listen
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun

May 18, 2016

00:43:05 Listen
Six Impossible Episodes: Possible Apocrypha

May 16, 2016

00:44:56 Listen
Hercules Mulligan, Spy on the Inside Pt. 2

May 11, 2016

00:36:19 Listen
Hercules Mulligan, Spy on the Inside Pt. 1

May 9, 2016

00:31:53 Listen
Women in the USPS

May 4, 2016

00:31:38 Listen
Live From FanX: Nazis, the Occult and Indiana Jones

May 2, 2016

00:39:30 Listen
Live From FanX: Salt Lake City's Place in Film History

April 27, 2016

00:45:06 Listen
A Brief History of the 'White Wedding'

April 25, 2016

00:41:02 Listen
The Easter Rising of 1916

April 20, 2016

00:34:14 Listen
A History of Pizza Live at C2E2

April 18, 2016

00:57:39 Listen
Oliver Haugh, Serial Killer Pt. 2

April 13, 2016

00:36:32 Listen
Oliver Haugh, Serial Killer Pt. 1

April 11, 2016

00:38:19 Listen
The Shared Sign Language of Martha's Vineyard

April 6, 2016

00:33:18 Listen
Interview: Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso

April 4, 2016

00:45:28 Listen
Zheng He and the Treasure Ships

March 30, 2016

00:38:45 Listen
The Tupac Amaru Rebellion

March 28, 2016

00:37:39 Listen
WASP of WWII with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Part 2

March 23, 2016

00:52:00 Listen
WASP of WWII with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Part 1

March 21, 2016

00:42:46 Listen
Knitting's Early History

March 16, 2016

00:44:31 Listen
Denmark's Early Royalty and the Jelling Stones

March 14, 2016

00:36:39 Listen
The Crescent Hotel and Norman Baker

March 9, 2016

00:34:43 Listen
Hildegard von Bingen

March 7, 2016

00:32:24 Listen
Leprosy and the Ko'olau Rebellion

March 2, 2016

00:34:13 Listen
The Great Vowel Shift, or A Brief History of English

Feb. 29, 2016

00:35:42 Listen
China and Japan After the Doolittle Raid

Feb. 24, 2016

00:31:06 Listen
The Crayola Crayon Story

Feb. 22, 2016

00:35:24 Listen
Robert Smalls: From Contraband to Congress

Feb. 17, 2016

00:36:08 Listen
The Incredible Escape of Robert Smalls

Feb. 15, 2016

00:32:42 Listen
Jimmy Doolittle and the Doolittle Raid

Feb. 10, 2016

00:33:10 Listen
A Brief History of the Pietà

Feb. 8, 2016

00:40:15 Listen
The Vanport Flood

Feb. 3, 2016

00:38:23 Listen
The Bawdy House Riots of 1668

Feb. 1, 2016

00:35:02 Listen
Queen Victoria: The Lady Hastings Scandal

Jan. 27, 2016

00:32:52 Listen
The Honey War

Jan. 25, 2016

00:37:37 Listen
Courrières Mine Disaster of 1906

Jan. 20, 2016

00:36:52 Listen
The Schoolhouse Blizzard

Jan. 18, 2016

00:39:38 Listen
Dame Nellie Melba, Part 2

Jan. 13, 2016

00:37:47 Listen
Dame Nellie Melba, Part 1

Jan. 11, 2016

00:29:00 Listen
Author Interview: Fashion History With April Calahan

Jan. 6, 2016

00:50:33 Listen
Unearthed in 2015, Part 2

Jan. 4, 2016

00:42:10 Listen
Unearthed in 2015, Part 1

Dec. 30, 2015

00:42:06 Listen
The Whiskey Rebellion

Dec. 28, 2015

00:40:41 Listen
The Krampus and Friends Holiday Special, Part 2

Dec. 23, 2015

00:36:32 Listen
The Krampus and Friends Holiday Special, Part 1

Dec. 21, 2015

00:44:49 Listen
The Disappearance of the Sodder Children

Dec. 16, 2015

00:36:08 Listen
Our Most-requested Episodes (We Already Have)

Dec. 14, 2015

00:44:09 Listen
Katharine Dexter McCormick: The Money Behind the Pill

Dec. 9, 2015

00:38:05 Listen
The Road to the Declaration of Sentiments

Dec. 7, 2015

00:51:05 Listen
A Brief History of Diving Technology

Dec. 2, 2015

00:35:06 Listen
The Gallipoli Campaign

Nov. 30, 2015

00:34:56 Listen
Sophia Duleep Singh, Part 2: Suffragette Princess

Nov. 25, 2015

00:36:42 Listen
Sophia Duleep Singh, Part 1: Princess In Exile

Nov. 23, 2015

00:32:31 Listen
St. Clair's Defeat, or the Battle of a Thousand Slain

Nov. 18, 2015

00:33:52 Listen
Durable' Mike Malloy

Nov. 16, 2015

00:34:23 Listen
NY Super Week LIVE: Assassination History Pt. 2

Nov. 11, 2015

00:44:33 Listen
NY Super Week LIVE: Assassination History Pt. 1

Nov. 9, 2015

00:49:13 Listen
The Life and Times of Sir Isaac Newton

Nov. 4, 2015

00:45:00 Listen
The Harlem Hellfighters and Henry Johnson

Nov. 2, 2015

00:33:35 Listen
Gilles Garnier, the Werewolf of Dole

Oct. 28, 2015

00:30:23 Listen
A Brief History of Moonshine

Oct. 26, 2015

00:34:50 Listen
History Mysteries Double Feature

Oct. 21, 2015

00:39:54 Listen
Author Interview: Jason Surrell and The Haunted Mansion

Oct. 19, 2015

00:58:40 Listen
Linda Hazzard and Starvation Heights

Oct. 14, 2015

00:40:35 Listen
Sir Christopher Lee

Oct. 12, 2015

00:39:51 Listen
A Brief History of Redlining, Part 2

Oct. 7, 2015

00:33:32 Listen
A Brief History of Redlining, Part 1

Oct. 5, 2015

00:32:41 Listen
A Historically Inspired Gentleman's Wardrobe

Sept. 30, 2015

00:59:10 Listen
Macario Garcia

Sept. 28, 2015

00:35:25 Listen
The Oregon Trail: An Interview With Rinker Buck

Sept. 23, 2015

00:54:48 Listen
Lisztomania

Sept. 21, 2015

00:40:41 Listen
Six More Impossible Episodes

Sept. 16, 2015

00:41:24 Listen
The Black Hole of Calcutta

Sept. 14, 2015

00:36:28 Listen
Asia and the 'New World': An Interview with Dennis Carr

Sept. 9, 2015

00:50:26 Listen
Emmy Noether, Mathematics Trailblazer

Sept. 7, 2015

00:35:23 Listen
The Unsinkable Violet Jessop

Sept. 2, 2015

00:34:07 Listen
The Battle of Guilford Courthouse

Aug. 31, 2015

00:31:27 Listen
The Franco-Mexican Pastry War

Aug. 26, 2015

00:32:59 Listen
Good Humor v. Popsicle

Aug. 24, 2015

00:36:38 Listen
Joe Carstairs, Part 2

Aug. 19, 2015

00:46:57 Listen
Joe Carstairs, Part 1

Aug. 17, 2015

00:38:00 Listen
The Billion Dollar Spy with Author David E. Hoffman

Aug. 12, 2015

00:50:29 Listen
The Vanishing of the U.S.S. Cyclops

Aug. 10, 2015

00:32:14 Listen
The Amazons of Dahomey

Aug. 5, 2015

00:30:30 Listen
The Phaistos Disk of Minoan Crete

Aug. 3, 2015

00:37:25 Listen
Mary Ann Cotton

July 29, 2015

00:46:09 Listen
Calamity Jane

July 27, 2015

00:33:23 Listen
Dahomey and the Royal Palaces of Abomey

July 22, 2015

00:38:23 Listen
Diogenes of Sinope

July 20, 2015

00:30:45 Listen
A Condensed History of Rhodesia

July 15, 2015

00:37:02 Listen
A Brief History of Peanut Butter

July 13, 2015

00:44:51 Listen
Child Migrant Program

July 8, 2015

00:31:43 Listen
Dr. Virginia Apgar

July 6, 2015

00:36:35 Listen
A Brief History of Harmonicas

July 1, 2015

00:33:19 Listen
Olive Oatman

June 29, 2015

00:39:24 Listen
Archaeology Interview: Harvard Indian College

June 24, 2015

00:56:49 Listen
Henry Gerber and Chicago's Society for Human Rights

June 22, 2015

00:34:20 Listen
The Compton's Cafeteria Riot

June 17, 2015

00:33:07 Listen
Hokusai

June 15, 2015

00:37:48 Listen
Nate DiMeo's Memory Palace

June 10, 2015

00:50:23 Listen
Charles IX of France

June 8, 2015

00:34:17 Listen
The American Hippo Ranch Plan, Part 2

June 3, 2015

00:31:18 Listen
The American Hippo Ranch Plan, Part 1

June 1, 2015

00:30:48 Listen
An Interview With Dr. Elizabeth P. Archibald: Ask the Past

May 27, 2015

00:48:03 Listen
A Brief History of Time Capsules

May 25, 2015

00:36:48 Listen
Frankie Manning and the Lindy Hop, Part 2

May 20, 2015

00:37:10 Listen
Frankie Manning and the Lindy Hop, Part 1

May 18, 2015

00:29:13 Listen
The Wright Brothers: An Interview With David McCullough

May 13, 2015

00:51:35 Listen
The St. Kitts Slave Revolt of 1834

May 11, 2015

00:32:18 Listen
The Siege of Béxar

May 6, 2015

00:32:59 Listen
Alice Roosevelt

May 4, 2015

00:39:22 Listen
Two Other Alcotts: Bronson and May

April 29, 2015

00:36:27 Listen
Louisa May Alcott

April 27, 2015

00:36:42 Listen
The Sutherland Sisters

April 22, 2015

00:40:23 Listen
The Sham Battle and the Cochecho Massacre

April 20, 2015

00:28:51 Listen
S.A. Andrée and the 1897 North Pole Balloon Mission

April 15, 2015

00:47:52 Listen
The Lady Who Turned to Soap

April 13, 2015

00:29:10 Listen
Immigration History: Lower East Side Tenement Museum, Part 2

April 8, 2015

00:35:19 Listen
Immigration History: Lower East Side Tenement Museum, Part 1

April 6, 2015

00:39:47 Listen
The Great Moon Hoax of 1835, Part 2

April 1, 2015

00:36:29 Listen
The Great Moon Hoax of 1835, Part 1

March 30, 2015

00:32:49 Listen
P.A.R.C., Mills and Special Education

March 25, 2015

00:34:43 Listen
The History of Carousels

March 23, 2015

00:34:29 Listen
Dr. Vera Peters

March 18, 2015

00:35:04 Listen
King Djoser and Egypt's First Pyramid

March 16, 2015

00:32:59 Listen
Hartford Circus Fire

March 11, 2015

00:33:03 Listen
The Night Witches

March 9, 2015

00:35:30 Listen
Artemisia Gentileschi

March 4, 2015

00:37:17 Listen
Codex Gigas

March 2, 2015

00:34:17 Listen
The Aftermath of Brown v. Board

Feb. 25, 2015

00:37:33 Listen
The Road to Brown v. Board

Feb. 23, 2015

00:37:41 Listen
Leo Bakeland, The Father of Plastics

Feb. 18, 2015

00:31:49 Listen
Plessy v. Ferguson

Feb. 16, 2015

00:30:46 Listen
The History of Narcolepsy, Part 2

Feb. 11, 2015

00:31:43 Listen
The History of Narcolepsy, Part 1

Feb. 9, 2015

00:34:59 Listen
Six Impossible Episodes

Feb. 4, 2015

00:36:19 Listen
The Catalpa and the Fremantle Six

Feb. 2, 2015

00:33:11 Listen
The Ghost Army

Jan. 28, 2015

00:39:01 Listen
The Glamorous Strongwoman

Jan. 26, 2015

00:38:20 Listen
Antoni Gaudi, Part 2

Jan. 21, 2015

00:38:52 Listen
Antoni Gaudi, Part 1

Jan. 19, 2015

00:27:12 Listen
The Dark Legacy of Sea Monkeys

Jan. 14, 2015

00:41:43 Listen
Year Without a Summer

Jan. 12, 2015

00:37:07 Listen
Unearthed in 2014! Part 2

Jan. 7, 2015

00:33:59 Listen
Unearthed in 2014! Part 1

Jan. 5, 2015

00:38:35 Listen
Unearthed! Stonehenge

Dec. 31, 2014

00:31:20 Listen
Unearthed! Franklin's Lost Expedition

Dec. 29, 2014

00:30:45 Listen
Eggnog Riot

Dec. 24, 2014

00:36:19 Listen
Christmas Tree Ship

Dec. 22, 2014

00:30:00 Listen
Nome Serum Run

Dec. 17, 2014

00:40:35 Listen
The Great Hedge

Dec. 15, 2014

00:33:21 Listen
The Lost Roman Legion

Dec. 10, 2014

00:30:50 Listen
The Iroquois Theater Fire

Dec. 8, 2014

00:35:01 Listen
Henry Hudson, Part 2

Dec. 3, 2014

00:34:23 Listen
Henry Hudson, Part 1

Dec. 1, 2014

00:31:02 Listen
The Sinking of the S-5

Nov. 26, 2014

00:41:18 Listen
The Verreaux Brothers

Nov. 24, 2014

00:46:41 Listen
The Vanishing of Sister Aimee

Nov. 19, 2014

00:44:22 Listen
Poverty Point

Nov. 17, 2014

00:33:48 Listen
The House of Worth and the Birth of Haute Couture

Nov. 12, 2014

00:41:03 Listen
The Expulsion of the Jews From Spain

Nov. 10, 2014

00:37:57 Listen
Walter Reed

Nov. 5, 2014

00:36:03 Listen
Maria Tallchief

Nov. 3, 2014

00:33:42 Listen
The History of Halloween Candy

Oct. 29, 2014

00:40:30 Listen
Villisca Ax Murders

Oct. 27, 2014

00:48:59 Listen
Beast of Gevaudan

Oct. 22, 2014

00:39:31 Listen
Christina of Sweden

Oct. 20, 2014

00:44:38 Listen
Bela Lugosi, Part 2

Oct. 15, 2014

00:35:54 Listen
Bela Lugosi, Part 1

Oct. 13, 2014

00:31:30 Listen
Sylvia Rivera

Oct. 8, 2014

00:38:54 Listen
The Dyatlov Pass Incident

Oct. 6, 2014

00:45:20 Listen
Ethan Allen, Part 2

Oct. 1, 2014

00:27:19 Listen
Ethan Allen, Part 1

Sept. 29, 2014

00:30:11 Listen
A Culinary History of Spam

Sept. 24, 2014

00:36:23 Listen
The Lady Juliana

Sept. 22, 2014

00:42:35 Listen
China's Cultural Revolution: Rewriting a Nation

Sept. 17, 2014

00:31:58 Listen
China's Cultural Revolution: Red Guard and Purges

Sept. 15, 2014

00:30:00 Listen
Fritz Zwicky, The Father of Dark Matter

Sept. 10, 2014

00:36:25 Listen
The Great Famine

Sept. 8, 2014

00:38:49 Listen
Dazzle Camouflage

Sept. 3, 2014

00:33:08 Listen
The Great Leap Forward

Sept. 1, 2014

00:31:00 Listen
Hetty Green, the Witch of Wall Street

Aug. 27, 2014

00:36:38 Listen
The Heathen School

Aug. 25, 2014

00:33:56 Listen
Andrews' Raid, or: The Great Locomotive Chase Pt. 2

Aug. 20, 2014

00:40:21 Listen
Andrews' Raid, or: The Great Locomotive Chase Pt. 1

Aug. 18, 2014

00:27:14 Listen
The Discovery of Longitude

Aug. 13, 2014

00:37:46 Listen
The La Scala Opera House

Aug. 11, 2014

00:33:10 Listen
Victor Lustig: Con Man Extraordinaire

Aug. 6, 2014

00:31:38 Listen
A Brief History of Colors

Aug. 4, 2014

00:31:59 Listen
The Klondike Big Inch Land Promotion

July 30, 2014

00:29:54 Listen
The Tulsa Race Riot and Black Wall Street

July 28, 2014

00:36:37 Listen
Battle of Blair Mountain

July 23, 2014

00:32:55 Listen
Les Filles du Roi

July 21, 2014

00:34:12 Listen
The Doctors' Riot of 1788

July 16, 2014

00:33:05 Listen
Cosmetics From Ancient Egypt to the Modern World

July 14, 2014

00:36:12 Listen
The Battle of Mons and the Angels That Followed

July 9, 2014

00:37:58 Listen
Suleiman the Magnificent and the Siege of Vienna

July 7, 2014

00:34:49 Listen
The Great London Smog

July 2, 2014

00:23:43 Listen
Caroline Herschel: Astronomy's Cinderella

June 30, 2014

00:33:42 Listen
The Yaa Asantewaa War of Independence

June 25, 2014

00:33:36 Listen
Battle of Poitiers

June 23, 2014

00:33:14 Listen
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Part 2

June 18, 2014

00:36:46 Listen
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Part 1

June 16, 2014

00:37:17 Listen
The S.S. Sultana

June 11, 2014

00:29:07 Listen
Ruth Harkness and the First Panda in the U.S.

June 9, 2014

00:43:12 Listen
The Treaty of Waitangi

June 4, 2014

00:36:55 Listen
Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923

June 2, 2014

00:33:33 Listen
Deaf President Now

May 28, 2014

00:37:32 Listen
The Red Ghost of Arizona and the U.S. Camel Corps

May 26, 2014

00:34:01 Listen
Bets and Burlesque: Joseph Oller

May 21, 2014

00:29:38 Listen
Orphan Trains

May 19, 2014

00:38:18 Listen
Frances Glessner Lee and Tiny Forensics

May 14, 2014

00:34:01 Listen
The Flu Epidemic of 1918

May 12, 2014

00:41:33 Listen
Voynich Manuscript Update

May 7, 2014

00:32:56 Listen
Blackbeard Update

May 5, 2014

00:28:00 Listen
Gardner Museum Art Heist Update

April 30, 2014

00:31:01 Listen
Algebra's Arabic Roots

April 28, 2014

00:30:03 Listen
The Mutiny and Massacre of the Batavia

April 23, 2014

00:27:29 Listen
The Wreck of the Batavia

April 21, 2014

00:33:43 Listen
Wreck of the Ten Sail

April 16, 2014

00:36:04 Listen
The Count of Saint-Germain

April 14, 2014

00:40:41 Listen
The Pig War

April 9, 2014

00:37:09 Listen
King Eric XIV of Sweden

April 7, 2014

00:39:45 Listen
Crucifixion in the Greco-Roman World

April 2, 2014

00:26:16 Listen
Rose Bertin: The First Fashion Designer

March 31, 2014

00:46:29 Listen
Ambrose Bierce

March 26, 2014

00:35:53 Listen
Elizabeth Blackwell, America's First Female M.D.

March 24, 2014

00:40:12 Listen
China's Foot Binding Tradition

March 19, 2014

00:39:21 Listen
13 Reasons for the American Revolution

March 17, 2014

00:32:55 Listen
Everest: Getting to the Top of the World, Pt. 2

March 12, 2014

00:29:59 Listen
Everest: Getting to the Top of the World, Pt. 1

March 10, 2014

00:37:27 Listen
It's the Jane Austen Episode!

March 5, 2014

00:42:19 Listen
The Peralta Grant and the Baron of Arizona

March 3, 2014

00:36:00 Listen
The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters

Feb. 26, 2014

00:37:04 Listen
The Disappearance of Judge Joseph Force Crater

Feb. 24, 2014

00:35:57 Listen
Maurice Duplessis, 'Le Chef' of Quebec, Pt. 2

Feb. 19, 2014

00:28:49 Listen
Maurice Duplessis, 'Le Chef' of Quebec, Pt. 1

Feb. 17, 2014

00:27:16 Listen
Abelard and Heloise

Feb. 12, 2014

00:33:36 Listen
Giacomo Casanova

Feb. 10, 2014

00:45:14 Listen
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Pt. 2

Feb. 5, 2014

00:26:20 Listen
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Feb. 3, 2014

00:30:30 Listen
Crown Prince Sado of Korea

Jan. 29, 2014

00:39:17 Listen
Pueblo Revolt

Jan. 27, 2014

00:33:53 Listen
Avicenna

Jan. 22, 2014

00:33:31 Listen
Embalming and Mummification Rituals of Ancient Egypt

Jan. 20, 2014

00:34:16 Listen
The Sinking of the S.S. Arctic

Jan. 15, 2014

00:33:45 Listen
The Battle of Hastings

Jan. 13, 2014

00:36:25 Listen
The Explosive Career of Antoine Lavoisier

Jan. 8, 2014

00:30:36 Listen
Listener Mail: FAQ Edition

Jan. 6, 2014

00:34:32 Listen
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Jan. 1, 2014

00:28:26 Listen
Unearthed in 2013, Part 1

Dec. 30, 2013

00:30:09 Listen
The Long Winter

Dec. 25, 2013

00:26:09 Listen
Laura Ingalls Wilder

Dec. 23, 2013

00:41:31 Listen
The Lions of Tsavo, Pt. 2

Dec. 18, 2013

00:29:44 Listen
The Lions of Tsavo, Pt. 1

Dec. 16, 2013

00:37:25 Listen
The Axman of New Orleans, Part 2

Dec. 11, 2013

00:31:39 Listen
The Axman of New Orleans, Part 1

Dec. 9, 2013

00:26:45 Listen
Sei Shonagon and the Heian Court

Dec. 4, 2013

00:40:56 Listen
The Boston Massacre

Dec. 2, 2013

00:31:46 Listen
Zenobia and the Roman Empire

Nov. 27, 2013

00:33:17 Listen
Hessians

Nov. 25, 2013

00:46:46 Listen
Edward Jenner, Father of Vaccines

Nov. 20, 2013

00:46:19 Listen
Babushka Lady

Nov. 18, 2013

00:41:59 Listen
Emperor Rudolf II of Austria

Nov. 13, 2013

00:32:02 Listen
Improbably Effective Holocaust Rescuers

Nov. 11, 2013

00:26:07 Listen
Audre Lorde Pt. 2

Nov. 6, 2013

00:39:24 Listen
Audre Lorde Pt. 1

Nov. 4, 2013

00:31:37 Listen
Sophie Blanchard and Balloonomania

Oct. 30, 2013

00:31:42 Listen
Encephalitis Lethargica

Oct. 28, 2013

00:38:07 Listen
Building Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, Pt. 2

Oct. 23, 2013

00:41:25 Listen
Building Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, Pt. 1

Oct. 21, 2013

00:32:47 Listen
Elsa Lanchester: Becoming the Bride Pt. 2

Oct. 16, 2013

00:37:36 Listen
Elsa Lanchester: Becoming the Bride Pt. 1

Oct. 14, 2013

00:32:14 Listen
Alan L. Hart

Oct. 9, 2013

00:34:24 Listen
Was there a real Sweeney Todd?

Oct. 7, 2013

00:36:19 Listen
Grove Park Inn

Oct. 2, 2013

00:52:11 Listen
New England Vampire Panic

Sept. 30, 2013

00:42:11 Listen
Luis W. Alvarez, Pt. 2

Sept. 25, 2013

00:36:00 Listen
Luis W. Alvarez, Pt. 1

Sept. 23, 2013

00:31:48 Listen
Philo T. Farnsworth

Sept. 18, 2013

00:40:39 Listen
Mendez v. Westminster

Sept. 16, 2013

00:51:21 Listen
Phineas Gage

Sept. 11, 2013

00:39:21 Listen
Marie Taglioni

Sept. 9, 2013

00:36:01 Listen
Thomas Morris Chester

Sept. 4, 2013

00:44:08 Listen
The Nazca Lines

Sept. 2, 2013

00:40:41 Listen
Jane Addams, Pt. 2

Aug. 28, 2013

00:28:45 Listen
Jane Addams, Pt. 1

Aug. 26, 2013

00:31:55 Listen
Paxton's Crystal Palace

Aug. 21, 2013

00:39:10 Listen
Chesapeake Bay Oyster Wars

Aug. 19, 2013

00:31:34 Listen
The Mysterious Hope Diamond, Pt. 2

Aug. 14, 2013

00:27:44 Listen
The Mysterious Hope Diamond, Pt. 1

Aug. 12, 2013

00:28:18 Listen
The Flannan Isles Disappearance

Aug. 7, 2013

00:30:16 Listen
Hypatia of Alexandria

Aug. 5, 2013

00:33:20 Listen
Charley Parkhurst, One-eyed Whip

July 31, 2013

00:26:33 Listen
The Antikythera Mechanism

July 29, 2013

00:30:32 Listen
We All Scream for Ice Cream

July 24, 2013

00:36:40 Listen
Pluto: The Demoted Dwarf Planet

July 22, 2013

00:29:31 Listen
Selman Waksman and the Streptomycin Controversy

July 17, 2013

00:30:16 Listen
Boudica: Warrior Queen

July 15, 2013

00:28:18 Listen
George Aiston: Outback Entrepreneur

July 10, 2013

00:24:43 Listen
Particle Physics and Animals

July 8, 2013

00:24:48 Listen
The Luddites

July 3, 2013

00:32:56 Listen
John Harvey Kellogg

July 1, 2013

00:37:55 Listen
Five Historical Robots

June 26, 2013

00:31:01 Listen
The Cursed Mary Celeste

June 24, 2013

00:27:21 Listen
The Irish Potato Famine: An Unnatural Disaster, Pt. 2

June 19, 2013

00:26:29 Listen
The Irish Potato Famine: An Unnatural Disaster, Pt. 1

June 17, 2013

00:25:53 Listen
Paul Poiret

June 11, 2013

00:35:48 Listen
Benjamin Banneker

June 10, 2013

00:28:26 Listen
Who was the real Robin Hood?

June 5, 2013

00:27:43 Listen
The Phoenician Alphabet

June 3, 2013

00:25:50 Listen
Boxer Rebellion

May 28, 2013

00:32:51 Listen
Heaven on Earth: the Brook Farm Community

May 27, 2013

00:36:18 Listen
Russia's Vladimir the Great

May 22, 2013

00:25:58 Listen
India's Karni Mata Rat Temple

May 20, 2013

00:31:07 Listen
China's Empress Dowager Cixi

May 15, 2013

00:26:55 Listen
Cannibalism at Jamestown

May 13, 2013

00:27:45 Listen
Here, Kitty Kitty: The Domestication of the Cat

May 8, 2013

00:30:56 Listen
The Hindenburg Disaster

May 6, 2013

00:39:10 Listen
Stede Bonnet, the Gentleman Pirate

May 1, 2013

00:28:27 Listen
Sarah Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy

April 29, 2013

00:34:48 Listen
The Princess who Swallowed a Glass Piano

April 24, 2013

00:27:06 Listen
Johann Beringer's Fossils

April 22, 2013

00:27:39 Listen
Loving v. Virginia, Part 2

April 17, 2013

00:41:55 Listen
Loving v. Virginia, Part 1

April 15, 2013

00:26:57 Listen
The Story of 'Happy Birthday to You'

April 10, 2013

00:33:15 Listen
The Origin of Cheeses

April 8, 2013

00:44:07 Listen
Albert J. Tirrell, the First Sleepwalking Killer

April 3, 2013

00:34:24 Listen
Australia's Rabbit-proof Fence

April 1, 2013

00:23:10 Listen
Emu War of 1932

March 29, 2013

00:30:15 Listen
The Contentious Invention of the Sewing Machine

March 27, 2013

00:45:10 Listen
The Trial of Goody Garlick

March 25, 2013

00:45:20 Listen
The Famous Speech Chief Seattle Never Made

March 20, 2013

00:45:00 Listen
The Life of Johnny Appleseed

March 18, 2013

00:41:49 Listen
The Voynich Manuscript

March 13, 2013

00:29:46 Listen
The Mystic Margery Kempe

March 11, 2013

00:51:06 Listen
The Real Al Swearengen: Part 2

March 6, 2013

00:43:14 Listen
The Real Al Swearengen: Part 1

March 4, 2013

00:40:27 Listen
Richard III: Unearthed!

Feb. 27, 2013

01:00:05 Listen
The Other Pope Benedict Who Resigned

Feb. 25, 2013

00:45:12 Listen
Pablo Fanque's Fair

Feb. 20, 2013

00:43:50 Listen
Okichi, the Tragic Geisha

Feb. 18, 2013

00:38:35 Listen
Walter Potter's Wild and Wonderful Taxidermy

Feb. 13, 2013

00:46:00 Listen
The Fantastic Fitzgeralds

Feb. 11, 2013

00:58:05 Listen
Nikola Tesla and the War of Currents Revisited: Part 2

Feb. 6, 2013

00:32:17 Listen
Nikola Tesla and the War of Currents Revisited: Part 1

Feb. 4, 2013

00:21:18 Listen
The Booth Conspiracy

Jan. 30, 2013

00:32:23 Listen
Who is D.B. Cooper?

Jan. 28, 2013

00:23:23 Listen
5 War Dogs of History

Jan. 23, 2013

00:31:28 Listen
Ned Kelly's Last Stand

Jan. 21, 2013

00:24:16 Listen
5 Historical Hoaxes

Jan. 16, 2013

00:36:48 Listen
The Great Stink of 1858

Jan. 14, 2013

00:33:12 Listen
The Bone Wars, Part 2

Jan. 9, 2013

00:34:51 Listen
Double Agent: James Armistead and the American Revolution

Jan. 7, 2013

00:27:06 Listen
Unearthed in 2012: Part 2

Jan. 2, 2013

00:23:39 Listen
The Bone Wars: Part 1

Dec. 31, 2012

00:24:16 Listen
Unearthed in 2012: Part 1

Dec. 26, 2012

00:26:05 Listen
Who was Good King Wenceslas?

Dec. 21, 2012

00:23:28 Listen
Why was Juana called "la Loca"? Part 2

Dec. 19, 2012

00:38:52 Listen
Subterranean Cities

Dec. 17, 2012

00:34:01 Listen
Why was Juana called "la Loca"? Part 1

Dec. 12, 2012

00:30:17 Listen
The Johnstown Flood

Dec. 10, 2012

00:26:11 Listen
A Comanche Story: Quanah Parker

Dec. 5, 2012

00:32:32 Listen
Mutiny on the Bounty (Update)

Dec. 3, 2012

00:36:37 Listen
A Comanche Story: Cynthia Ann Parker, Part 1

Nov. 28, 2012

00:29:15 Listen
The True Story of the Chevalier d'Eon: Part 2

Nov. 26, 2012

00:32:01 Listen
Gertrude Bell: The Uncrowned Queen of Iraq, Part 2

Nov. 26, 2012

00:30:00 Listen
Gertrude Bell: The Uncrowned Queen of Iraq

Nov. 19, 2012

00:26:07 Listen
The True Story of the Chevalier d'Eon: Part 1

Nov. 14, 2012

00:23:27 Listen
Johann Dippel and the Elixir of Life

Nov. 12, 2012

00:33:09 Listen
Who was Tokyo Rose?

Nov. 7, 2012

00:31:52 Listen
The Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie

Nov. 5, 2012

00:28:29 Listen
The Case of the Colorado Cannibal, Alferd Packer

Oct. 31, 2012

00:29:14 Listen
Accused by a Ghost!

Oct. 29, 2012

00:30:07 Listen
What really happened in Salem?

Oct. 24, 2012

00:34:18 Listen
Ghosts of History: A Haunted House Tour

Oct. 22, 2012

00:38:12 Listen
Mary Frances Creighton: Who was America's Lucrezia Borgia?

Oct. 17, 2012

00:39:12 Listen
Madame Lalaurie and the Haunting of Royal Street

Oct. 15, 2012

00:45:13 Listen
Jim Bowie: Blades, Battles and the Alamo

Oct. 10, 2012

00:43:18 Listen
A Brief History of Trick-or-Treating

Oct. 8, 2012

00:37:18 Listen
Bloomers and Beyond: A History of Underwear

Oct. 3, 2012

00:52:40 Listen
The Surprising Life of Henry Ford: Part 2

Oct. 1, 2012

00:44:52 Listen
Joseph McCarthy and the Red Scare: Part 2

Sept. 26, 2012

00:46:44 Listen
The Surprising Life of Henry Ford: Part 1

Sept. 24, 2012

00:30:51 Listen
Joseph McCarthy and the Red Scare: Part 1

Sept. 19, 2012

00:24:54 Listen
Orson Welles and the War of the Worlds

Sept. 17, 2012

00:32:57 Listen
Codes! Allied Cryptography in World War II

Sept. 12, 2012

00:51:08 Listen
Alan Turing: Codebreaker

Sept. 10, 2012

00:24:14 Listen
Codes! Axis Cryptography in World War II

Sept. 5, 2012

00:50:14 Listen
The Radium Girls

Sept. 3, 2012

00:34:49 Listen
How the Mayan Calendar Works, Revisited

Aug. 29, 2012

00:23:03 Listen
5 Historical Storms

Aug. 27, 2012

00:36:57 Listen
Easter Island (Update)

Aug. 22, 2012

00:33:22 Listen
Pretty Boy Floyd and the Kansas City Massacre

Aug. 20, 2012

00:27:51 Listen
Lizzie Borden and her Axe (Update)

Aug. 15, 2012

00:37:51 Listen
The Bloody Benders

Aug. 13, 2012

00:30:43 Listen
How the Titanic Worked

Aug. 8, 2012

00:33:42 Listen
A Medici Marriage: Marguerite-Louise d'Orléans

Aug. 6, 2012

00:24:31 Listen
The Nazi Games and Jesse Owens

Aug. 1, 2012

00:30:25 Listen
The Match of Death

July 30, 2012

00:28:52 Listen
The Strangest Games: The 1900 Paris Olympics

July 25, 2012

00:28:22 Listen
The First Olympics, Revisited

July 23, 2012

00:13:25 Listen
Listener Mail Roundup: Collector's Edition

July 18, 2012

00:24:58 Listen
The Amelia Earhart Mystery (Update)

July 16, 2012

00:36:43 Listen
What happened to the lost colony at Roanoke? (Update)

July 11, 2012

00:30:42 Listen
The Prisoner Princess: Sophia Dorothea of Celle

July 9, 2012

00:36:54 Listen
The Bombardment of Baltimore

July 4, 2012

00:28:30 Listen
Ma Barker and the Barker Gang

July 2, 2012

00:32:40 Listen
Deblina and Sarah's Renaissance Adventure

June 27, 2012

00:45:05 Listen
John James Audubon: American Woodsman, Part 2

June 25, 2012

00:33:54 Listen
Who wore the Pink Triangle?

June 20, 2012

00:25:29 Listen
John James Audubon: American Woodsman, Part 1

June 18, 2012

00:25:24 Listen
The Death of Poe

June 13, 2012

00:35:26 Listen
William Kidd: A Pirate's Rep for Me

June 11, 2012

00:27:10 Listen
Nikola Tesla and the War of the Currents, Part 2

June 6, 2012

00:30:43 Listen
Laura Bridgman's Education

June 4, 2012

00:30:23 Listen
Nikola Tesla and the War of Currents, Part 1

May 30, 2012

00:20:06 Listen
P.T. Barnum's Biggest Stars

May 28, 2012

00:30:26 Listen
Operation Mincemeat, Part 2

May 23, 2012

00:32:14 Listen
A Visit to Clybourne Park

May 21, 2012

00:29:53 Listen
The Prince of Humbug: P.T. Barnum

May 16, 2012

00:24:32 Listen
Operation Mincemeat, Part 1

May 14, 2012

00:29:50 Listen
Freya of Arabia

May 9, 2012

00:31:45 Listen
The Battle of Sekigahara

May 7, 2012

00:26:02 Listen
Who was the real Professor Moriarty? Part 2

May 2, 2012

00:32:46 Listen
Horace Wells and the Gas War

April 30, 2012

00:32:34 Listen
Who was the real Professor Moriarty? Part 1

April 25, 2012

00:27:41 Listen
Four Flights of Female Aviators

April 23, 2012

00:32:56 Listen
Ferdinand Waldo Demara: Who was the Great Imposter?

April 18, 2012

00:29:08 Listen
Who was the real Indiana Jones?

April 16, 2012

00:30:41 Listen
Westward Bound: Beryl Markham's Transatlantic Flight

April 11, 2012

00:37:13 Listen
The Heiress Explorer: Louise Boyd and the Arctic

April 9, 2012

00:29:55 Listen
George Arents: Hobbies and the Heathenish Weed

April 4, 2012

00:35:42 Listen
Belle Starr: A Bad Rap for the Bandit Queen, Part 2

April 2, 2012

00:33:39 Listen
Charles Dickens Takes America

March 28, 2012

00:30:33 Listen
Belle Starr: A Bad Rap for the Bandit Queen

March 26, 2012

00:21:53 Listen
From Diplomacy to Black Diaries: Roger Casement

March 21, 2012

00:27:05 Listen
Frida Kahlo: An Introspective Life, Part 2

March 19, 2012

00:30:43 Listen
From Brontë to Bell and Back Again

March 14, 2012

00:35:06 Listen
Frida Kahlo: An Introspective Life, Part 1

March 12, 2012

00:24:23 Listen
Growing Up Brontë

March 7, 2012

00:35:32 Listen
Mary Anning, Princess of Paleontology

March 5, 2012

00:24:25 Listen
Evliya Çelebi: World Traveler and Companion to Mankind

Feb. 29, 2012

00:30:34 Listen
The Fairy Tale Life of Hans Christian Andersen

Feb. 27, 2012

00:31:48 Listen
Bessie Coleman: Daredevil Aviatrix

Feb. 22, 2012

00:29:39 Listen
Leading the Charge: The Massachusetts 54th

Feb. 20, 2012

00:30:27 Listen
Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning in Love

Feb. 15, 2012

00:29:49 Listen
Who was the real Lone Ranger?

Feb. 13, 2012

00:28:38 Listen
The Booth Conspiracy

Feb. 8, 2012

00:31:25 Listen
Jack Johnson and the Fight of the Century

Feb. 6, 2012

00:32:27 Listen
Sir Stamford Raffles and the Conquest of Java

Feb. 1, 2012

00:33:04 Listen
There's Always a Seat for Queen Nzinga

Jan. 30, 2012

00:24:49 Listen
H.H. Holmes and the Mysteries of Murder Castle, Part 2

Jan. 25, 2012

00:39:28 Listen
H.H. Holmes and the Mysteries of Murder Castle, Part 1

Jan. 23, 2012

00:27:48 Listen
Fridtjof Nansen and the Fram: Part 2

Jan. 18, 2012

00:31:29 Listen
Fridtjof Nansen and the Fram: Part 1

Jan. 16, 2012

00:27:56 Listen
W.C. Minor: Madness, Murder and a Dictionary, Part 2

Jan. 11, 2012

00:30:57 Listen
Public Enemies: 5 Gangsters to Know

Jan. 9, 2012

00:30:25 Listen
Ötzi: Everyone's Favorite Copper Age Man

Jan. 4, 2012

00:26:45 Listen
W. C. Minor: Madness, Murder and a Dictionary, Part I

Jan. 2, 2012

00:21:57 Listen
Unearthed in 2011: Part 2

Dec. 28, 2011

00:34:46 Listen
Unearthed in 2011: Part 1

Dec. 26, 2011

00:32:33 Listen
The Christmas Truce

Dec. 21, 2011

00:28:48 Listen
The Halifax Explosion

Dec. 19, 2011

00:28:13 Listen
Rosalind Franklin: DNA's Dark Lady

Dec. 14, 2011

00:30:40 Listen
The Kaiser's Chemist: Fritz Haber

Dec. 12, 2011

00:27:24 Listen
Civil War Medicine: Angels of the Battlefield

Dec. 7, 2011

00:33:18 Listen
John Dillinger: Public Enemy Number One

Dec. 5, 2011

00:26:14 Listen
The Empress of Austria and Her Cult of Beauty

Nov. 30, 2011

00:33:34 Listen
Mug Shot! Alphonse Bertillon and Criminal Identification

Nov. 28, 2011

00:26:37 Listen
The Death of Stonewall Jackson

Nov. 23, 2011

00:25:42 Listen
Polio: The Dread Disease

Nov. 21, 2011

00:29:59 Listen
How Vincent van Gogh Worked

Nov. 16, 2011

00:33:01 Listen
Maximilian, Mexico's Habsburg Prince

Nov. 14, 2011

00:26:33 Listen
The Gunpowder Plot, Part 2

Nov. 9, 2011

00:25:27 Listen
Bloodwork, Part 2

Nov. 7, 2011

00:36:56 Listen
The Gunpowder Plot, Part 1

Nov. 2, 2011

00:18:23 Listen
Blood Work, Part I

Oct. 31, 2011

00:37:53 Listen
Civil War Medicine: Mary Edwards Walker

Oct. 26, 2011

00:24:21 Listen
Secret Science: Alchemy!

Oct. 24, 2011

00:28:30 Listen
Who was the real Dr. Frankenstein?

Oct. 19, 2011

00:26:02 Listen
Why would you put a cadaver on trial?

Oct. 17, 2011

00:23:18 Listen
The Sisters Fox: They Talked to Dead People

Oct. 12, 2011

00:30:55 Listen
Admiral Yi Sun-sin and the Turtle Ships

Oct. 10, 2011

00:29:20 Listen
John Dee: Her Majesty's Secret Sorcerer

Oct. 5, 2011

00:29:59 Listen
Who is D.B. Cooper?

Oct. 3, 2011

00:22:20 Listen
The Belle Gunness Episode: Who was the Mistress of Murder Hill?

Sept. 28, 2011

00:24:25 Listen
The Freedom Rides: Australia Takes Note

Sept. 26, 2011

00:25:04 Listen
Not Ned: Bushrangers in Later Years

Sept. 21, 2011

00:20:23 Listen
The Freedom Rides: Nashville Steps Up

Sept. 19, 2011

00:21:25 Listen
Not Ned: Early Australian Bushrangers

Sept. 14, 2011

00:25:04 Listen
The Freedom Riders: CORE's First Wave

Sept. 12, 2011

00:21:07 Listen
The Radium Girls

Sept. 7, 2011

00:33:41 Listen
5 War Dogs of History

Sept. 5, 2011

00:30:28 Listen
A Sampling of Historic Spirits, Part 2

Aug. 31, 2011

00:21:14 Listen
Tamerlane and the Battle of Ankara

Aug. 29, 2011

00:25:56 Listen
A Sampling of Historic Spirits, Part 1

Aug. 24, 2011

00:25:10 Listen
The White Ship and Empress Matilda

Aug. 22, 2011

00:27:24 Listen
5 Historical Hoaxes

Aug. 17, 2011

00:35:33 Listen
Orson Welles and the War of the Worlds

Aug. 15, 2011

00:32:57 Listen
Nikolai Vavilov: Who was the Indiana Jones of Botany?

Aug. 10, 2011

00:25:22 Listen
More with David McCullough

Aug. 8, 2011

00:29:06 Listen
The Trial of Leo Frank

Aug. 3, 2011

00:26:13 Listen
Marian Anderson - The Lady from Philadelphia

Aug. 1, 2011

00:33:56 Listen
How the Bayeux Tapestry Works

July 27, 2011

00:24:51 Listen
A Tale of False Dmitry

July 25, 2011

00:24:28 Listen
The Rise and Fall of Carthage

July 20, 2011

00:27:31 Listen
The White Rajahs of Sarawak

July 18, 2011

00:22:02 Listen
Civil War Spies: Mary-Elizabeth Bowser

July 13, 2011

00:23:27 Listen
The Darien Disaster

July 11, 2011

00:25:43 Listen
Victoria and Albert

July 6, 2011

00:31:13 Listen
Civil War Spies: Belle Boyd

July 4, 2011

00:24:05 Listen
The Rite of Spring Riot

June 29, 2011

00:27:12 Listen
Civil War Spies: Allan Pinkerton

June 27, 2011

00:24:03 Listen
Alan Turing: Codebreaker

June 22, 2011

00:24:12 Listen
Ned Kelly's Last Stand

June 20, 2011

00:23:06 Listen
Huguette Clark: The Copper Kings and the Recluse Heiress

June 15, 2011

00:23:52 Listen
James Strang: The King of Beaver Island

June 13, 2011

00:21:13 Listen
Cahokia: North America's First City?

June 8, 2011

00:20:28 Listen
Paul Morphy: Who was the pride and sorrow of chess?

June 6, 2011

00:22:18 Listen
Princess Caraboo: Imposter from Javasu

June 1, 2011

00:20:53 Listen
History's Unforgettable Fires

May 30, 2011

00:31:28 Listen
An Interview with David McCullough

May 25, 2011

00:27:15 Listen
Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim

May 23, 2011

00:21:56 Listen
Fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory

May 18, 2011

00:22:00 Listen
Sink the Bismarck!

May 16, 2011

00:22:02 Listen
A Pure Food Father and His Poison Squad

May 11, 2011

00:23:08 Listen
The 300th Episode: The Real

May 9, 2011

00:23:40 Listen
More Shipwreck Stories: Battleships!

May 4, 2011

00:37:44 Listen
Jimmy Winkfield: Derby Pioneer

May 2, 2011

00:21:57 Listen
5 Shipwreck Stories

April 27, 2011

00:35:03 Listen
The Tussaud Test of Popularity

April 25, 2011

00:32:45 Listen
Westminster Abbey: Royal Wedding Edition

April 20, 2011

00:20:05 Listen
The Disappearance of the Lindbergh Baby

April 18, 2011

00:25:57 Listen
Alexander Selkirk: Who was the real Robinson Crusoe?

April 13, 2011

00:31:23 Listen
How the New York Draft Riots Worked

April 11, 2011

00:28:14 Listen
The Amistad Mutiny

April 6, 2011

00:26:51 Listen
The Oneida Utopia

April 4, 2011

00:27:40 Listen
Five Real-life Amazons

March 30, 2011

00:45:56 Listen
Victoria Woodhull: Little Queen for President

March 28, 2011

00:33:35 Listen
Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

March 23, 2011

00:31:54 Listen
Lakshmi Bai: Who is India's Joan of Arc?

March 21, 2011

00:30:58 Listen
Lambert the Pretender, Irish-crowned King

March 16, 2011

00:31:04 Listen
The Mystery of Saint-Ex: Antoine de Saint-Éxupery

March 14, 2011

00:28:08 Listen
Don't Cross the Dragon Lady, Cheng I Sao

March 9, 2011

00:31:38 Listen
The Riotous Life of Caravaggio

March 7, 2011

00:28:05 Listen
The Best Mardi Gras Ever

March 2, 2011

00:27:23 Listen
Sarah Breedlove Walker & Sarah Rector: Who was America's first black millionairess?

Feb. 28, 2011

00:26:19 Listen
How the Stono Rebellion Worked

Feb. 23, 2011

00:29:29 Listen
Phillip V, Reluctant King

Feb. 21, 2011

00:38:27 Listen
The Crafts' Escape to Freedom

Feb. 16, 2011

00:32:41 Listen
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Feb. 14, 2011

00:32:21 Listen
Who was the last French Bourbon?

Feb. 9, 2011

00:33:24 Listen
How Tulip Mania Worked

Feb. 7, 2011

00:38:50 Listen
The Last Emperor of Ethiopia

Feb. 2, 2011

00:36:24 Listen
5 Unlikely Inventors

Jan. 31, 2011

00:38:05 Listen
Madame de Pompadour and Louis XV

Jan. 26, 2011

00:38:00 Listen
Hone Heke's Rebellion

Jan. 24, 2011

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The Affair of the Poisons

Jan. 19, 2011

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El Dorado and the River of Despair

Jan. 17, 2011

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Hedy Lamarr: How did a Hollywood starlet invent cellular technology?

Jan. 12, 2011

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The Last Years of the Red Eminence

Jan. 10, 2011

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Why did a riot start over Shakespeare?

Jan. 5, 2011

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The Rise and Fall of the Green Gallant

Jan. 3, 2011

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Unearthed in 2010: 5 Historical Finds

Dec. 29, 2010

00:29:35 Listen
Mansa Musa and the City of Gold

Dec. 27, 2010

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Did Oliver Cromwell cancel Christmas?

Dec. 22, 2010

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Did Empress Wu's reign change China?

Dec. 20, 2010

00:25:14 Listen
What have we learned from gladiator graveyards?

Dec. 15, 2010

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5 Amazing Astronomical Discoveries

Dec. 13, 2010

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Why is there a "graveyard of ships" near Naples?

Dec. 8, 2010

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Tycho Brahe: An Astronomer's Untimely Demise

Dec. 6, 2010

00:27:32 Listen
The Mysterious Death of Christopher Marlowe

Dec. 1, 2010

00:26:48 Listen
Why did Augustus exile his own daughter?

Nov. 29, 2010

00:26:58 Listen
Who was the real Sherlock Holmes?

Nov. 24, 2010

00:27:53 Listen
Tagore, Erstwhile Knight

Nov. 22, 2010

00:32:19 Listen
George Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate

Nov. 17, 2010

00:41:46 Listen
Historical Name-dropping in Lost

Nov. 15, 2010

00:40:34 Listen
5 Show-stopping Historical Weddings

Nov. 10, 2010

00:46:08 Listen
A Jewish Pirate's Life for Me!

Nov. 8, 2010

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The Cinderella of the Harem

Nov. 3, 2010

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La Reconquista and the Alhambra

Nov. 1, 2010

00:25:03 Listen
He Was Killed by Mesmerism

Oct. 27, 2010

00:27:33 Listen
10 Historical Animals You Should Know: 6 - 10

Oct. 25, 2010

00:20:47 Listen
The Battle of Marathon

Oct. 20, 2010

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Spring-heeled Jack, Mystery Assailant!

Oct. 18, 2010

00:26:37 Listen
10 Historical Animals You Should Know: 1 - 5

Oct. 13, 2010

00:25:17 Listen
Is there a real Macbeth curse?

Oct. 11, 2010

00:23:40 Listen
The History of Chocolate

Oct. 6, 2010

00:22:39 Listen
Lizzie Borden and Her Axe

Oct. 4, 2010

00:29:29 Listen
5 Sinners in Dante's Inferno

Sept. 29, 2010

00:26:49 Listen
The Whaleship Essex: Real-life Moby Dick Sinks a Ship

Sept. 27, 2010

00:24:08 Listen
The Race to the South Pole

Sept. 22, 2010

00:25:37 Listen
The Curse of the Koh-i-Noor Diamond

Sept. 20, 2010

00:23:12 Listen
Who was King Tut... really?

Sept. 15, 2010

00:19:34 Listen
The Death of Mozart

Sept. 13, 2010

00:18:02 Listen
Sir Roger Mortimer: Who was the "Greatest Traitor?"

Sept. 8, 2010

00:20:24 Listen
Was there a female pope?

Sept. 6, 2010

00:18:58 Listen
Napoleon in Egypt: The Savants

Sept. 1, 2010

00:33:04 Listen
The Trung Sisters vs China

Aug. 30, 2010

00:16:21 Listen
Why is Richard I called the Lionheart?

Aug. 25, 2010

00:23:07 Listen
The Lovers of Catherine the Great

Aug. 23, 2010

00:25:05 Listen
The Battles of the Pyramids and Nile

Aug. 18, 2010

00:28:51 Listen
Five Stars of the Wild West

Aug. 16, 2010

00:28:51 Listen
Catherine the Great in Power

Aug. 11, 2010

00:25:50 Listen
Catherine the Great's Rise to Power

Aug. 9, 2010

00:24:51 Listen
Medici Murders and a Basket Baby

Aug. 4, 2010

00:19:51 Listen
A Crusade Gone Wrong

Aug. 2, 2010

00:19:51 Listen
Did any Germans resist Hitler?

July 28, 2010

00:21:34 Listen
Ivan IV: Who was the infant ruler of Russia?

July 26, 2010

00:16:58 Listen
Why did Henry Ford build a city in the Amazon?

July 21, 2010

00:26:39 Listen
Burke and Hare, Who Didn't Steal Corpses

July 19, 2010

00:21:09 Listen
Mad King Ludwig Dines Alone

July 14, 2010

00:29:28 Listen
Lili'uokalani: Who was the Last Queen of Hawaii?

July 12, 2010

00:21:29 Listen
Kamehameha The Great

July 7, 2010

00:22:06 Listen
What really happened on Bloody Sunday?

July 5, 2010

00:19:23 Listen
Mata Hari, Sinister Salome?

June 30, 2010

00:20:27 Listen
A Conspiracy Starring Aaron Burr

June 28, 2010

00:18:06 Listen
How Oscar Wilde Worked

June 23, 2010

00:29:56 Listen
A Holocaust Story: Hannah Szenes

June 21, 2010

00:20:38 Listen
Mutiny on the Bounty

June 16, 2010

00:28:43 Listen
How Tecumseh Worked

June 14, 2010

00:25:10 Listen
The Bombardment of Baltimore

June 9, 2010

00:24:54 Listen
Lillie Langtry, The Jersey Lily

June 7, 2010

00:19:25 Listen
How the Pony Express Worked

June 2, 2010

00:17:58 Listen
The Emperor Norton Episode: Who was the Emperor of the United States?

May 31, 2010

00:21:56 Listen
Caligula Disentangled

May 26, 2010

00:22:58 Listen
Nefertiti and the Heretic Pharaoh

May 24, 2010

00:19:35 Listen
The Shipwreck that Saved Jamestown

May 19, 2010

00:25:23 Listen
Simon Bolivar, the Liberator

May 17, 2010

00:20:03 Listen
A Grim Tale: The Brothers Grimm

May 12, 2010

00:14:43 Listen
The 47 Ronin and the Samurai's Code

May 10, 2010

00:21:16 Listen
What is the highest-value art heist in history?

May 5, 2010

00:22:31 Listen
How Charlie Chaplin Worked

May 3, 2010

00:21:26 Listen
Catherine de' Medici and the Scarlet Nuptials

April 28, 2010

00:29:15 Listen
Is there a money pit on Oak Island?

April 26, 2010

00:17:54 Listen
Catherine de' Medici, Italian Orphan

April 21, 2010

00:27:21 Listen
The Second Act: Notable Vaudevillians

April 19, 2010

00:28:38 Listen
Who was Emanuel Swedenborg?

April 14, 2010

00:21:50 Listen
How Michelangelo Worked

April 12, 2010

00:30:06 Listen
A Brief History of Vaudeville

April 7, 2010

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Savonarola, the Unarmed Prophet

April 5, 2010

00:25:22 Listen
Death at the Duomo: The Pazzi Conspiracy

March 31, 2010

00:24:58 Listen
Bar Kokhba vs. The Romans

March 29, 2010

00:17:38 Listen
Nellie Bly & Stunt Journalism

March 24, 2010

00:26:21 Listen
How the Book of Kells Works

March 22, 2010

00:27:03 Listen
Brian Boru, High King of Ireland

March 17, 2010

00:17:26 Listen
Who stole the Amber Room?

March 15, 2010

00:21:52 Listen
What happened to the Romanovs?

March 10, 2010

00:22:31 Listen
Josephine Baker, The Toast of Paris

March 8, 2010

00:16:09 Listen
Who were Garibaldi's 1000?

March 3, 2010

00:22:36 Listen
Stokely Carmichael and Black Power

March 1, 2010

00:18:59 Listen
Mary Seacole and the Crimean War

Feb. 24, 2010

00:21:28 Listen
Zenobia, Warrior Queen

Feb. 22, 2010

00:17:02 Listen
Was Satchel Paige the greatest pitcher in history?

Feb. 17, 2010

00:27:02 Listen
What was the Champagne Safari?

Feb. 15, 2010

00:19:18 Listen
Is the Taj Mahal a symbol of love?

Feb. 10, 2010

00:16:24 Listen
Gilles de Rais: Who was the real Bluebeard?

Feb. 8, 2010

00:18:39 Listen
Who was "Black Moses"?

Feb. 3, 2010

00:23:46 Listen
History's Greatest Battle Horses

Feb. 1, 2010

00:24:12 Listen
Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Haitian Revolution

Jan. 27, 2010

00:22:34 Listen
Into the Ghastly Blank with Burke and Wills

Jan. 25, 2010

00:26:17 Listen
King Porus vs Alexander the Great

Jan. 20, 2010

00:26:18 Listen
Who would have been the Nazi king?

Jan. 18, 2010

00:18:52 Listen
Wallis Simpson and the Abdication Crisis

Jan. 13, 2010

00:22:51 Listen
The Kidnapping of Patty Hearst

Jan. 11, 2010

00:19:51 Listen
How the Hearst Castle Works

Jan. 6, 2010

00:21:01 Listen
The Death of Lord Darnley

Jan. 4, 2010

00:27:11 Listen
The Real Citizen Kane

Dec. 30, 2009

00:24:50 Listen
The Virgin Queen's Great Love

Dec. 28, 2009

00:25:56 Listen
What was Saturnalia?

Dec. 23, 2009

00:13:43 Listen
Bungled Attempts at One-Person Flights

Dec. 21, 2009

00:19:42 Listen
Rival Queens: Mary Stuart and Elizabeth I

Dec. 16, 2009

00:32:07 Listen
How the Taiping Rebellion Worked

Dec. 14, 2009

00:20:15 Listen
Elizabeth The First, Before She Was Queen

Dec. 9, 2009

00:32:26 Listen
Harry Houdini, Master Mystifier

Dec. 7, 2009

00:29:29 Listen
How did Meriwether Lewis die?

Dec. 2, 2009

00:28:11 Listen
Why did Angkor fall?

Nov. 30, 2009

00:25:30 Listen
How the First Thanksgiving Worked

Nov. 25, 2009

00:15:08 Listen
How the Opium Wars Worked

Nov. 23, 2009

00:23:07 Listen
Pocahontas: An American Princess

Nov. 18, 2009

00:22:11 Listen
Was there really an Atlantis?

Nov. 16, 2009

00:18:06 Listen
The Ada Lovelace Episode: Who was the Enchantress of Numbers?

Nov. 11, 2009

00:23:57 Listen
How Lord Byron Worked

Nov. 9, 2009

00:33:28 Listen
A History Mystery: the Mad Trapper of Rat River

Nov. 4, 2009

00:15:39 Listen
How Lucrezia Borgia Worked

Nov. 2, 2009

00:23:10 Listen
How Marie Laveau Worked

Oct. 28, 2009

00:20:27 Listen
The Birth of Frankenstein and the Vampyre

Oct. 26, 2009

00:24:07 Listen
St. Paul's Watch and the London Blitz

Oct. 21, 2009

00:13:34 Listen
Pompeii: Lost and Found

Oct. 19, 2009

00:18:41 Listen
The Caning of Charles Sumner on the Senate Floor

Oct. 14, 2009

00:16:18 Listen
What happened to Cleopatra's children?

Oct. 12, 2009

00:19:17 Listen
King Herod's Tomb

Oct. 7, 2009

00:19:30 Listen
How the Boston Molasses Flood Worked

Oct. 5, 2009

00:20:37 Listen
Interview with President Jimmy Carter: Cuba

Sept. 30, 2009

00:08:47 Listen
How Blackbeard Worked

Sept. 28, 2009

00:19:11 Listen
Interview with President Jimmy Carter: Human Rights

Sept. 23, 2009

00:09:40 Listen
Madame de Maintenon and Louis XIV

Sept. 21, 2009

00:29:03 Listen
Interview with President Jimmy Carter: Camp David Accords

Sept. 16, 2009

00:10:22 Listen
How the Shootout at the OK Corral Worked

Sept. 14, 2009

00:21:56 Listen
Interview with President Jimmy Carter: Free Elections

Sept. 9, 2009

00:10:27 Listen
John Snow's Ghost Map

Sept. 7, 2009

00:19:38 Listen
Interview with President Jimmy Carter: Guinea Worm Disease

Sept. 2, 2009

00:09:43 Listen
How the Newsboy Strike of 1899 Worked

Aug. 31, 2009

00:16:55 Listen
What happened to Norte Chico?

Aug. 26, 2009

00:13:04 Listen
Franklin's Lost Expedition

Aug. 24, 2009

00:17:39 Listen
How Eleanor of Aquitaine Worked

Aug. 19, 2009

00:33:22 Listen
How Mark Twain Worked

Aug. 17, 2009

00:27:01 Listen
The Story of Bonnie and Clyde

Aug. 12, 2009

00:30:09 Listen
The Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee

Aug. 10, 2009

00:16:25 Listen
How the Sacco and Vanzetti Trial Worked

Aug. 5, 2009

00:20:35 Listen
Historical Pooches

Aug. 3, 2009

00:18:59 Listen
Alexander Hamilton vs. Aaron Burr

July 29, 2009

00:32:04 Listen
How the 1916 Shark Attacks Worked

July 27, 2009

00:18:05 Listen
The Red Light District of New Orleans

July 22, 2009

00:19:28 Listen
Malaria and the Panama Canal

July 20, 2009

00:17:05 Listen
America's Favorite Outlaw: Billy the Kid

July 15, 2009

00:19:05 Listen
How the Dancing Plague of 1518 Worked

July 13, 2009

00:16:07 Listen
How the Stonewall Riots Worked

July 8, 2009

00:17:39 Listen
Duchess of Decadence: Georgiana

July 6, 2009

00:24:36 Listen
Ghosts of History: The Borley Rectory

July 1, 2009

00:17:35 Listen
The Amelia Earhart Mystery

June 29, 2009

00:27:36 Listen
Ghosts of History: Versailles

June 24, 2009

00:22:43 Listen
The Golem of Prague

June 22, 2009

00:17:09 Listen
Ghosts of History: Winchester Mystery House

June 17, 2009

00:22:41 Listen
Fan Pick: Best Innovators in History

June 15, 2009

00:21:49 Listen
Were the Robber Barons America's greatest philanthropists?

June 10, 2009

00:22:12 Listen
What did Greek philosophers think about happiness?

June 8, 2009

00:19:55 Listen
Was Teddy Roosevelt the First Green President?

June 3, 2009

00:17:07 Listen
The Marco Polo Pasta Myth

June 1, 2009

00:13:41 Listen
Presidential Perks

May 27, 2009

00:25:55 Listen
What really happened at Kent State?

May 25, 2009

00:29:17 Listen
How the Tuskegee Airmen Worked

May 20, 2009

00:22:15 Listen
Did Betsy Ross really make the first American Flag?

May 18, 2009

00:24:17 Listen
Mesopotamia: The First Civilization

May 13, 2009

00:19:30 Listen
How the Battle of Gettysburg Worked

May 11, 2009

00:26:40 Listen
Were people vying to become slaves in the Ottoman Empire?

May 6, 2009

00:20:08 Listen
Gandhi's Salt March

May 4, 2009

00:17:53 Listen
Was Manhattan traded for nutmeg?

April 29, 2009

00:17:37 Listen
Were ancient Egyptians the first feminists?

April 27, 2009

00:18:58 Listen
How Joan D'Arc Worked

April 22, 2009

00:23:42 Listen
Charlemagne's Coronation

April 20, 2009

00:19:17 Listen
How the Marshall Plan Worked

April 15, 2009

00:16:57 Listen
How Archimedes' Death Ray Worked

April 13, 2009

00:16:59 Listen
How did a shipwreck double the size of the US?

April 8, 2009

00:14:18 Listen
How the Terracotta Army Works

April 1, 2009

00:16:05 Listen
How did the East India Company change the world?

March 30, 2009

00:17:05 Listen
Historically Inaccurate Movies

March 23, 2009

00:18:44 Listen
How the Code of Hammurabi Worked

March 18, 2009

00:16:10 Listen
The Bloodiest Battles of World War II

March 16, 2009

00:18:41 Listen
How Typhoid Mary Worked

March 11, 2009

00:16:24 Listen
Was there really a Pied Piper of Hamelin?

March 9, 2009

00:18:46 Listen
How Hitler's Propaganda Machine Worked

March 4, 2009

00:22:57 Listen
How the Alamo Worked

March 2, 2009

00:16:42 Listen
How Knights Work

Feb. 25, 2009

00:23:46 Listen
How the Spanish-American War Worked

Feb. 23, 2009

00:18:21 Listen
How the Black Death Worked

Feb. 18, 2009

00:19:49 Listen
How Thomas Jefferson's Bible Worked

Feb. 16, 2009

00:16:24 Listen
Why did it take more than 20 years to bury Eva Peron?

Feb. 11, 2009

00:19:07 Listen
Will the world really end in 2012?

Feb. 9, 2009

00:18:40 Listen
How Navajo Code Talkers Work

Feb. 4, 2009

00:16:10 Listen
How the Underground Railroad Worked

Feb. 2, 2009

00:17:22 Listen
How Revisionist History Works

Jan. 28, 2009

00:17:33 Listen
How the Vikings Worked

Jan. 26, 2009

00:18:00 Listen
How Medieval Torture Devices Worked

Jan. 21, 2009

00:16:53 Listen
How the Civil Rights Movement Worked

Jan. 19, 2009

00:27:29 Listen
How the Spanish Inquisition Worked

Jan. 14, 2009

00:19:34 Listen
Why were some Japanese soldiers still fighting decades after World War II?

Jan. 12, 2009

00:16:55 Listen
Did the Chinese reach America before Columbus?

Jan. 7, 2009

00:16:23 Listen
How the Emancipation Proclamation Worked

Jan. 5, 2009

00:18:01 Listen
Could treasure hunters have discovered Nazi Gold?

Dec. 31, 2008

00:16:07 Listen
How the Great Wall of China Works

Dec. 29, 2008

00:16:31 Listen
How Agent Orange Worked

Dec. 24, 2008

00:16:37 Listen
Who was Marco Polo?

Dec. 22, 2008

00:17:03 Listen
How the African Diamond Trade Works

Dec. 17, 2008

00:16:37 Listen
How Prohibition Works

Dec. 15, 2008

00:18:53 Listen
How Henry VIII Worked

Dec. 10, 2008

00:16:16 Listen
How the Boston Tea Party Worked

Dec. 8, 2008

00:17:52 Listen
Who was Rosie the Riveter?

Dec. 3, 2008

00:17:56 Listen
How the Rosetta Stone Works

Dec. 1, 2008

00:20:06 Listen
How Easter Island Works

Nov. 26, 2008

00:23:09 Listen
How the Titanic Worked

Nov. 24, 2008

00:22:23 Listen
How the French Revolution Worked

Nov. 19, 2008

00:30:25 Listen
How the Crusades Worked

Nov. 17, 2008

00:17:30 Listen
What was Australia's Stolen Generation?

Nov. 12, 2008

00:16:34 Listen
How the Louisiana Purchase Worked

Nov. 10, 2008

00:18:28 Listen
How Presidential Salaries Work

Nov. 5, 2008

00:15:14 Listen
How the Swing States Works

Nov. 3, 2008

00:12:45 Listen
Why did Lady Godiva take a naked horse ride?

Oct. 29, 2008

00:19:14 Listen
How can a corpse be incorruptible?

Oct. 27, 2008

00:14:49 Listen
What happened to the lost colony at Roanoke?

Oct. 23, 2008

00:21:40 Listen
Do political parties influence the First Lady's duties?

Oct. 21, 2008

00:17:10 Listen