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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class

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31.9K
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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

Behind the Scenes Minis: Cannery Row & Tumanbay

Holly and Tracy talk about the evolution of Monterey's Cannery Row and the history behind the fictional podcast Tumanbay. Their discussion then turns to current events, the death of George Floyd and the protests around the nation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

19 MIN21 h ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Cannery Row & Tumanbay

Interview: Tumanbay's John Scott Dryden

First, a brief discussion of current events. Then, in a conversation recorded in mid-May, Holly speaks with the creator of the historical fiction podcast Tumanbay about the ways that researching the Mamluk culture shaped the show. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

38 MIN2 d ago
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Interview: Tumanbay's John Scott Dryden

Cannery Row

Monterey's Cannery Row is a busy center of tourism, but the area's history starts with indigenous people. Its association with fishing came from immigrant populations, and its reputation as a cannery exploded as that business was imploding. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

40 MIN4 d ago
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Cannery Row

SYMHC Classics: Orphan Trains

This 2014 episode covers the 250,000 children in the U.S. taken to new families by train from 1854 and 1929, about. Except ... they weren't called "orphan trains" at the time, the children weren't all orphans, and "family" didn't always factor into it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN6 d ago
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SYMHC Classics: Orphan Trains

Behind the Scenes Minis: Home Ec and Practice Babies

Tracy and Holly talk about their experiences with home economics in school, and discuss theories about childcare as it relates to practice baby programs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

17 MIN1 w ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Home Ec and Practice Babies

The Practice Babies

Practice babies were live human babies, cared for by college seniors who were temporarily living in home ec practice houses. The babies mostly came from orphanages or child welfare agencies, and were usually adopted after their time in the program. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN1 w ago
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The Practice Babies

The Bureau of Home Economics

For a time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture had a whole bureau of home economics, which was run by and for women, and was a huge part of the response to crises like the Great Depression and World War II. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN1 w ago
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The Bureau of Home Economics

SYMHC Classics: Phineas Gage

A 2013 episode about Phineas Gage, who experienced a catastrophic brain injury and survived - though altered - for more than 11 years. Over time, he became one of the world's most famous case studies in how damage to the brain can affect behavior. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN1 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Phineas Gage

Behind the Scenes Minis: Fritz Duquesne

Holly and Tracy ponder the psychology of a lifetime of deception, and discuss the complex nature of the Boers' position in their conflict with Great Britain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN2 w ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Fritz Duquesne

The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 2

After Duquesne made it to the U.S., he started a whole new life for himself, and worked for the rest of his life as a journalist, saboteur and spy. But eventually, all those lies caught up to him. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

42 MIN2 w ago
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The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 2

Latest Episodes

Behind the Scenes Minis: Cannery Row & Tumanbay

Holly and Tracy talk about the evolution of Monterey's Cannery Row and the history behind the fictional podcast Tumanbay. Their discussion then turns to current events, the death of George Floyd and the protests around the nation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

19 MIN21 h ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Cannery Row & Tumanbay

Interview: Tumanbay's John Scott Dryden

First, a brief discussion of current events. Then, in a conversation recorded in mid-May, Holly speaks with the creator of the historical fiction podcast Tumanbay about the ways that researching the Mamluk culture shaped the show. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

38 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Interview: Tumanbay's John Scott Dryden

Cannery Row

Monterey's Cannery Row is a busy center of tourism, but the area's history starts with indigenous people. Its association with fishing came from immigrant populations, and its reputation as a cannery exploded as that business was imploding. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

40 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Cannery Row

SYMHC Classics: Orphan Trains

This 2014 episode covers the 250,000 children in the U.S. taken to new families by train from 1854 and 1929, about. Except ... they weren't called "orphan trains" at the time, the children weren't all orphans, and "family" didn't always factor into it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN6 d ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Orphan Trains

Behind the Scenes Minis: Home Ec and Practice Babies

Tracy and Holly talk about their experiences with home economics in school, and discuss theories about childcare as it relates to practice baby programs. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

17 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Home Ec and Practice Babies

The Practice Babies

Practice babies were live human babies, cared for by college seniors who were temporarily living in home ec practice houses. The babies mostly came from orphanages or child welfare agencies, and were usually adopted after their time in the program. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Practice Babies

The Bureau of Home Economics

For a time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture had a whole bureau of home economics, which was run by and for women, and was a huge part of the response to crises like the Great Depression and World War II. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Bureau of Home Economics

SYMHC Classics: Phineas Gage

A 2013 episode about Phineas Gage, who experienced a catastrophic brain injury and survived - though altered - for more than 11 years. Over time, he became one of the world's most famous case studies in how damage to the brain can affect behavior. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN1 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Phineas Gage

Behind the Scenes Minis: Fritz Duquesne

Holly and Tracy ponder the psychology of a lifetime of deception, and discuss the complex nature of the Boers' position in their conflict with Great Britain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Fritz Duquesne

The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 2

After Duquesne made it to the U.S., he started a whole new life for himself, and worked for the rest of his life as a journalist, saboteur and spy. But eventually, all those lies caught up to him. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

42 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Spying Life of Fritz Duquesne, Part 2
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