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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

SYMHC Classics: Walt Whitman, Poet of Democracy

This episode is from 2017. Whitman is often touted as the best and most important poet in U.S. history, but he also worked as a teacher and a journalist. And his poetry career didn't start out particularly well. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

37 min1 d ago
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SYMHC Classics: Walt Whitman, Poet of Democracy

Behind the Scenes Minis: Paramount Decrees

Holly and Tracy talk about the business dealings of Hollywood in context with the moral scandals that were playing out in the press at the time, as well as the way films are distributed today versus in Adolph Zukor's time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 min2 d ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Paramount Decrees

The Paramount Decrees: The Court Cases - Pt. 2

Once Adolph Zukor combined his production company, Famous Players-Lasky, with Paramount’s distribution company, he had consolidate two aspects of the industry under one business. His next step was obvious: gain control of exhibition of films as well. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

38 min4 d ago
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The Paramount Decrees: The Court Cases - Pt. 2

The Paramount Decrees: Paramount’s Beginnings - Pt. 1

The development of the Hollywood studio industry features a number of people who drove it forward. Today, we're talking about Adolph Zukor and William Hodkinson, and how their work led to the founding of Paramount. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 min6 d ago
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The Paramount Decrees: Paramount’s Beginnings - Pt. 1

SYMHC Classics: Alexander Selkirk

In this 2011 episode, prior hosts Sarah and Deblina talk about privateer Alexander Selkirk, who became a buccaneer in 1695. In 1704, after a fight with his captain, Selkirk was put ashore on an uninhabited island about 400 miles west of Valparaiso. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

33 min1 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Alexander Selkirk

Behind the Scenes Minis: Forten and the Lawson Murders

Holly and Tracy delve into the unverifiable parts of James Forten's life and the problematic idea of respectability. Tracy also talks about her geographical connection to the Lawson family murders which took place in 1929 and how that informed her knowledge about it as a teenager. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

12 min1 w ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Forten and the Lawson Murders

Six Impossible Episodes: There’s a Book About That!

These are episodes that we’d love to do as a full-length episode, and we’ve gotten listener quests for most of them. But there’s a book that’s so central to the subject that the book is really the place to go. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

40 min1 w ago
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Six Impossible Episodes: There’s a Book About That!

James Forten

As a child and young man, James was part of the British colonies that rebelled against rule from the throne. As an adult, he made his fortune in sail making, and turned his influence to the causes of abolition and civil rights. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

48 min1 w ago
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James Forten

SYMHC Classics: Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning in Love

In this 2015 episode, prior hosts Sarah and Deblina covered a poet's romance. Robert Browning's early work wasn't as well-received as Elizabeth Barrett's poetry. Yet Barrett mentioned his work in one of her poems, and they started a correspondence that blossomed into love. However, Elizabeth's father remained an obstacle. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 min2 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning in Love

SYMHC Classics: Croesus

Holly and Tracy discuss the story of Croesus and how disabilities are represented in the writing of Herodotus. The topic then turns to the Igbo women's practice called sitting on a man, and how the Western world often misunderstands other cultures. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 min2 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Croesus

Latest Episodes

SYMHC Classics: Walt Whitman, Poet of Democracy

This episode is from 2017. Whitman is often touted as the best and most important poet in U.S. history, but he also worked as a teacher and a journalist. And his poetry career didn't start out particularly well. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

37 min1 d ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Walt Whitman, Poet of Democracy

Behind the Scenes Minis: Paramount Decrees

Holly and Tracy talk about the business dealings of Hollywood in context with the moral scandals that were playing out in the press at the time, as well as the way films are distributed today versus in Adolph Zukor's time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 min2 d ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Paramount Decrees

The Paramount Decrees: The Court Cases - Pt. 2

Once Adolph Zukor combined his production company, Famous Players-Lasky, with Paramount’s distribution company, he had consolidate two aspects of the industry under one business. His next step was obvious: gain control of exhibition of films as well. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

38 min4 d ago
Comments
The Paramount Decrees: The Court Cases - Pt. 2

The Paramount Decrees: Paramount’s Beginnings - Pt. 1

The development of the Hollywood studio industry features a number of people who drove it forward. Today, we're talking about Adolph Zukor and William Hodkinson, and how their work led to the founding of Paramount. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 min6 d ago
Comments
The Paramount Decrees: Paramount’s Beginnings - Pt. 1

SYMHC Classics: Alexander Selkirk

In this 2011 episode, prior hosts Sarah and Deblina talk about privateer Alexander Selkirk, who became a buccaneer in 1695. In 1704, after a fight with his captain, Selkirk was put ashore on an uninhabited island about 400 miles west of Valparaiso. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

33 min1 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Alexander Selkirk

Behind the Scenes Minis: Forten and the Lawson Murders

Holly and Tracy delve into the unverifiable parts of James Forten's life and the problematic idea of respectability. Tracy also talks about her geographical connection to the Lawson family murders which took place in 1929 and how that informed her knowledge about it as a teenager. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

12 min1 w ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Forten and the Lawson Murders

Six Impossible Episodes: There’s a Book About That!

These are episodes that we’d love to do as a full-length episode, and we’ve gotten listener quests for most of them. But there’s a book that’s so central to the subject that the book is really the place to go. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

40 min1 w ago
Comments
Six Impossible Episodes: There’s a Book About That!

James Forten

As a child and young man, James was part of the British colonies that rebelled against rule from the throne. As an adult, he made his fortune in sail making, and turned his influence to the causes of abolition and civil rights. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

48 min1 w ago
Comments
James Forten

SYMHC Classics: Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning in Love

In this 2015 episode, prior hosts Sarah and Deblina covered a poet's romance. Robert Browning's early work wasn't as well-received as Elizabeth Barrett's poetry. Yet Barrett mentioned his work in one of her poems, and they started a correspondence that blossomed into love. However, Elizabeth's father remained an obstacle. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 min2 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning in Love

SYMHC Classics: Croesus

Holly and Tracy discuss the story of Croesus and how disabilities are represented in the writing of Herodotus. The topic then turns to the Igbo women's practice called sitting on a man, and how the Western world often misunderstands other cultures. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

13 min2 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Croesus
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