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The spy planeFeb 15, 2019 Listen
Before the Lovings, another interracial couple fought to marryFeb 14, 2019 Listen
Dr. SpockFeb 13, 2019 Listen
The first female MarineFeb 12, 2019 Listen
Philadelphia's plumbing revolution: wood pipesFeb 11, 2019 Listen
Jim Crow and the rise of blackfaceFeb 08, 2019 Listen
The Wicked BibleFeb 07, 2019 Listen
How the State of the Union went from speech to spectacleFeb 06, 2019 Listen
Winifred Stanley, a forgotten equal pay pioneerFeb 05, 2019 Listen
The Soviet officer who stopped World War IIIFeb 04, 2019 Listen
How 'Broadway Joe' redefined the NFLFeb 01, 2019 Listen
The godmother of the open officeJan 31, 2019 Listen
The Confederate spy who evaded captureJan 30, 2019 Listen
The rise of supermarketsJan 29, 2019 Listen
How the Doomsday Clock came to beJan 28, 2019 Listen
Pinball’s sordid pastJan 25, 2019 Listen
The man inside the minds of a million consumersJan 24, 2019 Listen
A history of hats in the HouseJan 23, 2019 Listen
The last person to set foot on the moonJan 22, 2019 Listen
How Martin Luther King Jr. got his nameJan 21, 2019 Listen
Tenure for lifeJan 18, 2019 Listen
The hatchet wielding leader of the anti-alcohol movementJan 17, 2019 Listen
A bridge of ice at Niagara FallsJan 16, 2019 Listen
The only person Hitler lovedJan 15, 2019 Listen
A history of the U.S.-Mexico borderJan 14, 2019 Listen
A presidential emergency that didn't end wellJan 11, 2019 Listen
How Lego took over the toy worldJan 10, 2019 Listen
The summer men rebelled against their shirtsJan 09, 2019 Listen
The researcher whose rats predicted the InternetJan 08, 2019 Listen
One of the greatest astronomers of her generationJan 07, 2019 Listen
How one World War II veteran lived to be a centenarianJan 04, 2019 Listen
A wooden mallet with a colorful history of being shatteredJan 03, 2019 Listen
The rabble rouser who inspired Ruth Bader GinsburgJan 02, 2019 Listen
Mourning Bobby KennedyJan 01, 2019 Listen
The story of the real Charlotte of ‘Charlotte's Web’Dec 31, 2018 Listen
The day Martin Luther King Jr. diedDec 28, 2018 Listen
Doughnuts, the most patriotic of the junk foodsDec 27, 2018 Listen
Ida B. Wells, the woman who never gave upDec 26, 2018 Listen
Big Bird and the genius insideDec 25, 2018 Listen
The military’s famous Santa Tracker began with a wrong numberDec 24, 2018 Listen
The Christmas TruceDec 21, 2018 Listen
A piece of punctuation that failed to leave its markDec 20, 2018 Listen
President Grant fired his own special prosecutorDec 19, 2018 Listen
The first presidential press conferenceDec 18, 2018 Listen
The astronomer who took gay rights to the Supreme CourtDec 17, 2018 Listen
The policeman who arrested a presidentDec 14, 2018 Listen
One of the ugliest speaker fights in congressional historyDec 13, 2018 Listen
The evangelist and convicted cat burglar who galvanized gay rightsDec 12, 2018 Listen
In 1939, the 'American Hitler' took the stage at Madison Square GardenDec 11, 2018 Listen
The cranberry crisis that changed how we see our foodDec 10, 2018 Listen
The 'Toy King' who never aspired to the throne.Dec 07, 2018 Listen
America’s first black Catholic priestDec 06, 2018 Listen
John Adams was eulogized before his son even knew he diedDec 05, 2018 Listen
George H.W. Bush was a president and a pranksterDec 04, 2018 Listen
The unlikely friendship between George H.W. Bush and Dana CarveyDec 01, 2018 Listen
William Howard Taft’s housekeeper kept track of his weightNov 30, 2018 Listen
The National Christmas TreeNov 29, 2018 Listen
The trials and tribulations of being a catNov 28, 2018 Listen
Then they came for meNov 27, 2018 Listen
A brief history of presidents visiting troops in combatNov 26, 2018 Listen
Benjamin Franklin’s complicated relationship with turkeysNov 21, 2018 Listen
The Green BookNov 20, 2018 Listen
The origins of the Unknown SoldierNov 19, 2018 Listen
Mark Twain's complicated relationship with the typewriterNov 16, 2018 Listen
Food stamps were born out of a surplus of foodNov 15, 2018 Listen
William Rehnquist's proposal to Sandra Day O'ConnorNov 14, 2018 Listen
The first lady who couldn’t get her memoir publishedNov 13, 2018 Listen
Joachim Ronneberg, the saboteur who crippled Nazi atomic bomb projectNov 12, 2018 Listen
America and warfare were never the same after World War INov 09, 2018 Listen
Wong Kim Ark's Supreme Court fight for birthright citizenshipNov 08, 2018 Listen
How the Greeks once used a lottery system to select government officialsNov 07, 2018 Listen
The makings of an electoral heistNov 06, 2018 Listen
Rahm Emanuel, Howard Dean and the midterm elections of 2006Nov 05, 2018 Listen
Fall back, spring forwardNov 02, 2018 Listen
Mary Ann Van Hoof and the Marian apparitionsNov 01, 2018 Listen
Close encounters with the Capitol’s Demon CatOct 31, 2018 Listen
How Pittsburgh's Mister Rogers talked to children about tragedyOct 30, 2018 Listen
New York's mad bomberOct 29, 2018 Listen
The sword pulled from historyOct 26, 2018 Listen
A love supreme: Ruth Bader and Martin GinsburgOct 25, 2018 Listen
The unstoppable Fannie Lou HamerOct 24, 2018 Listen
The Sultan of Swat wasn’t always known as a sluggerOct 23, 2018 Listen
Big Bird and the genius insideOct 22, 2018 Listen
Woodrow Wilson's secret letters to another womanOct 19, 2018 Listen
The metamorphosis of Jackie OOct 18, 2018 Listen
The body of Emmett TillOct 17, 2018 Listen
The photographer and the busboyOct 16, 2018 Listen
The Romanovs, Russia's 'odious' autocratic familyOct 15, 2018 Listen
The gory origins of the Waterloo teethOct 12, 2018 Listen
How the teddy bear was bornOct 11, 2018 Listen
The first black female White House reporter held the powerful accountable on civil rightsOct 10, 2018 Listen
The teenage girl who caught a Nazi monsterOct 09, 2018 Listen
The complicated history of swimsuits and Miss AmericaOct 08, 2018 Listen
The assassin who wore braids and killed NazisOct 05, 2018 Listen
The surprising history of the 25th AmendmentOct 04, 2018 Listen
In the 1850s, navigating Ice Alley was deadly for shipsOct 03, 2018 Listen
America’s forgotten Iranian hostageOct 02, 2018 Listen
The heroine of Lime Rock LighthouseOct 01, 2018 Listen
How accusations against Supreme Court nominees were once handledSep 28, 2018 Listen
The man and the coconut that saved JFKSep 27, 2018 Listen
Rosie the Riveter isn’t who you think she isSep 26, 2018 Listen
The presidential pardon the country never forgotSep 25, 2018 Listen
How Anita Hill’s testimony led to the "Year of the Woman"Sep 24, 2018 Listen
The thin-skinned president who made it illegal to criticize his officeSep 21, 2018 Listen
The photographer who helped end child labor in AmericaSep 20, 2018 Listen
Only half of George Washington’s Supreme Court justices showed up on timeSep 19, 2018 Listen
Winnie and Nelson Mandela’s marriage survived prison but not freedomSep 18, 2018 Listen
The day the nation's capital welcomed the KKKSep 17, 2018 Listen
The search for the anonymous author of a 1996 political novelSep 14, 2018 Listen
The surprise hurricane that devastated the Florida KeysSep 13, 2018 Listen
How a solar eclipse made Albert Einstein famousSep 12, 2018 Listen
The rookie pilot who was ready to give her life on Sept. 11Sep 11, 2018 Listen
Abraham Lincoln says he owes everything to his ‘angel mother’ and ‘mama’Sep 10, 2018 Listen
The story of the real Charlotte of ‘Charlotte's Web’Sep 07, 2018 Listen
Roe v. Wade’s forgotten loserSep 06, 2018 Listen
The French aviators who almost beat Charles LindberghSep 05, 2018 Listen
The campus massacre before Kent StateSep 04, 2018 Listen
The time the United States illegally deported 1 million Mexican AmericansSep 03, 2018 Listen
The Quaker abolitionist who was disowned for condemning slave ownersAug 31, 2018 Listen
Ida B. Wells, the woman who never gave upAug 30, 2018 Listen
How a Supreme Court clerk changed the decision on Clay v. United StatesAug 29, 2018 Listen
Colonel Blood, the scoundrel who tried to steal Great Britain's crown jewelsAug 28, 2018 Listen
Being a maverick almost stopped John McCain from becoming a public servantAug 27, 2018 Listen
Paul Jennings, the former slave who disputed a legend from historyAug 24, 2018 Listen
What Operation Pied Piper taught us about family separationsAug 23, 2018 Listen
Reagan's most historic speech took a few years to make an impactAug 22, 2018 Listen
A president’s lions and the emoluments clauseAug 21, 2018 Listen
How Harry S. Truman went from being a racist to desegregating the militaryAug 20, 2018 Listen
The long-lost 'Laws of Baseball'Aug 17, 2018 Listen
The congressman who shot a waiterAug 16, 2018 Listen
The time Truman met with Stalin and it went wellAug 15, 2018 Listen
Meet Paul Manafort’s century-old forefather, who also liked fancy suitsAug 14, 2018 Listen
An aviation flop was a stamp collector’s dream and the U.S. Postal Service’s nightmareAug 13, 2018 Listen
How Mister Rogers talked to children and families about tragedyAug 10, 2018 Listen
The storied past of Alderson federal women’s prisonAug 09, 2018 Listen
Rebels, turn out your dead!Aug 08, 2018 Listen
The Saturday Night MassacreAug 07, 2018 Listen
The dark history of the pillAug 06, 2018 Listen
Meet Yvonne Burke, the first congresswoman to give birth in officeAug 03, 2018 Listen
The unlikely start of the Boy Scout movementAug 02, 2018 Listen
How the anti-Semitic conspiracy theories about the Rothschilds beganAug 01, 2018 Listen
The first campus shootingJul 31, 2018 Listen
How God became part of the pledgeJul 30, 2018 Listen
How a textile shortage led to the invention of the bikiniJul 27, 2018 Listen
The complicated story of Linda Brown and the fight for desegregated schoolsJul 26, 2018 Listen
The time a senator won an Emmy for grilling witnesses at a hearingJul 25, 2018 Listen
The rainless flood that destroyed a cityJul 24, 2018 Listen
How a renovation made the Supreme Court a friendlier placeJul 23, 2018 Listen
The MountaintopJul 20, 2018 Listen
The most romantic dayJul 19, 2018 Listen
The night America burnedJul 18, 2018 Listen
All the presidents' ghostsJul 17, 2018 Listen
Don't mess with Harriet TubmanJul 16, 2018 Listen
The epic bender that launched AmericaJul 13, 2018 Listen
A Supreme Court justice morally opposed abortion, but voted to legalize itJul 12, 2018 Listen
Eartha Kitt confronted the first lady and it nearly ruined her careerJul 11, 2018 Listen
Oregon, America’s first and only state to begin as "whites-only"Jul 10, 2018 Listen
How Eleanor Roosevelt invented the modern idea of a first ladyJul 09, 2018 Listen
The time America invaded BritainJul 06, 2018 Listen
The teen who tied a Virginia electionJul 05, 2018 Listen
Thomas Jefferson's last letterJul 04, 2018 Listen
The U.S. government recruited black men to watch them dieJul 03, 2018 Listen
The deaf men who helped NASA send humans to spaceJul 02, 2018 Listen
That time we thought an asteroid might kill us allJun 29, 2018 Listen
The femme fataleJun 28, 2018 Listen
The first congresswoman’s voteJun 27, 2018 Listen
How Hollywood’s first major blockbuster revived the KKKJun 26, 2018 Listen
The first pride paradeJun 25, 2018 Listen
The oldest surviving banjo recordingJun 22, 2018 Listen
The worst presidentsJun 21, 2018 Listen
Doughnuts, the most patriotic of the junk foodsJun 20, 2018 Listen
The first shark attacksJun 19, 2018 Listen
Between Lincoln and Washington, only one was a great poetJun 18, 2018 Listen
This security guard discovered the Watergate break-in, but nobody remembers himJun 15, 2018 Listen
Thomas Jefferson’s iftar dinner and the long history of Ramadan at the White HouseJun 14, 2018 Listen
The biscuit tinJun 13, 2018 Listen
Before Loving, another interracial couple fought to marryJun 12, 2018 Listen
The Jedwabne massacreJun 11, 2018 Listen
Tennis's first goddessJun 08, 2018 Listen
The White House makeoverJun 07, 2018 Listen
The Order of the DayJun 06, 2018 Listen
The “temporary insanity” legal defense started with an affairJun 05, 2018 Listen
History’s most fascinating misquoteJun 04, 2018 Listen
Mourning Bobby KennedyJun 01, 2018 Listen
The black power protest that shook the worldMay 31, 2018 Listen
LBJ's political bombshellMay 30, 2018 Listen
One broadcast helped turn Americans against the Vietnam WarMay 29, 2018 Listen
The performance that saved Johnny Cash's careerMay 28, 2018 Listen
Publishers hated ‘A Wrinkle in Time,' and Madeleine L'Engle never forgot the rejectionsMay 25, 2018 Listen
When Ronald Reagan visited a family targeted by the KKKMay 24, 2018 Listen
The Nazi stoneMay 23, 2018 Listen
Elaine Brown, the first and only woman to lead the Black Panther PartyMay 22, 2018 Listen
The man who filmed JFK's assassinationMay 21, 2018 Listen
Princess Diana's final hoursMay 18, 2018 Listen
The enigmatic Prince Philip - separating fact from fictionMay 17, 2018 Listen
Wallis Simpson, the last American divorcee who married a British royalMay 16, 2018 Listen
The truth is out thereMay 15, 2018 Listen
John Brown's prophecyMay 14, 2018 Listen
She spent years fighting to create Mother's Day, then lost everything trying to protect itMay 11, 2018 Listen
The Sullivan brothersMay 10, 2018 Listen
Lee Harvey Oswald's final hours before killing KennedyMay 09, 2018 Listen
To ban a "Mockingbird"May 08, 2018 Listen
The original Alcoholics Anonymous book was auctioned for millions, but its author was never paidMay 07, 2018 Listen
May the Fourth be with youMay 04, 2018 Listen
The battle between Old Waddy and the pressMay 03, 2018 Listen
Were the Duke of Windsor and Adolf Hitler friends?May 02, 2018 Listen
Need a job? Ask Ulysses S. GrantMay 01, 2018 Listen
How the Doomsday Clock came to beApr 30, 2018 Listen
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day was once just for daughtersApr 27, 2018 Listen
These guys were college jocks - and then became Presidents of the United StatesApr 26, 2018 Listen
The only person Hitler lovedApr 25, 2018 Listen
Philadelphia's plumbing revolution: wood pipesApr 24, 2018 Listen
Chillicothe, Missouri, the town that invented sliced breadApr 23, 2018 Listen
Barbara Bush’s remarkable commencement addressApr 20, 2018 Listen
The day anti-Vietnam War protesters tried to levitate the PentagonApr 19, 2018 Listen
The history of epic North Korean insultsApr 18, 2018 Listen
Hate the IRS? Blame Abraham Lincoln.Apr 17, 2018 Listen
The mother who made George Washington miserableApr 16, 2018 Listen
Why Thurgood Marshall asked an ex-Klan member to help him make Supreme Court historyApr 13, 2018 Listen
A letter from homeApr 12, 2018 Listen
Was Mary Todd Lincoln a leaker?Apr 11, 2018 Listen
Winifred Stanley, a forgotten equal pay pioneerApr 10, 2018 Listen
The invention of sarinApr 09, 2018 Listen
The spy planeApr 06, 2018 Listen
The toughest job in politicsApr 05, 2018 Listen
The day Martin Luther King Jr. diedApr 04, 2018 Listen
The MountaintopApr 03, 2018 Listen
The books the presidents readApr 02, 2018 Listen
Egg RollMar 30, 2018 Listen
The girl who struck out Babe RuthMar 29, 2018 Listen
The first daughtersMar 28, 2018 Listen
Meet the PressMar 27, 2018 Listen
The man who won World War IIMar 26, 2018 Listen
The children's crusadeMar 23, 2018 Listen
The forbidden questionMar 22, 2018 Listen
The crooked pictureMar 21, 2018 Listen
Lawn warsMar 20, 2018 Listen
Dr. SpockMar 19, 2018 Listen
Then they came for meMar 16, 2018 Listen
The godfather of bracketologyMar 15, 2018 Listen
The Limping LadyMar 14, 2018 Listen
The first female marineMar 13, 2018 Listen
The trials and tribulations of being a catMar 12, 2018 Listen
Fall back, spring forwardMar 09, 2018 Listen
The glass ceilingMar 08, 2018 Listen
How are you, Grandmama?Mar 07, 2018 Listen
The night America burnedMar 06, 2018 Listen
And the winner is...Mar 05, 2018 Listen
Special delivery!Mar 02, 2018 Listen
The woman behind Lisa BenMar 01, 2018 Listen
The houses built by slavesFeb 28, 2018 Listen
How the NRA beganFeb 27, 2018 Listen
The rise of supermarketsFeb 26, 2018 Listen
The Green BookFeb 23, 2018 Listen
The ice queenFeb 22, 2018 Listen
Mrs. GrahamFeb 21, 2018 Listen
The electric rivalryFeb 20, 2018 Listen
All the president's ghostsFeb 19, 2018 Listen
Don't mess with Harriet TubmanFeb 16, 2018 Listen
When Olympic silver beats goldFeb 15, 2018 Listen
The most romantic dayFeb 14, 2018 Listen
The best birthday card everFeb 13, 2018 Listen
What hath God wrought?Feb 12, 2018 Listen
Introducing 'Retropod'Feb 07, 2018 Listen