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Created by: The Past and The Curious

USA 6-1011+

Started: October 7th, 2016

Status: Active, 103 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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Episode 79 Stars Fell
00:35:19 | May 26th, 2023

Maria Mitchell was the first American to discover a new comet, which brought her great fame, but her career in the 1800s as a professor at Vassar College left her greatest legacy.

Episode 78: Imperfect Pitch
00:34:52 | April 28th, 2023

Melly Victor of Stoopkid Stories joins us for the story of Ella Fitzgerald’s first performance at the famous Apollo Theatre.

Episode 77 Strange Place for a Steamboat
00:31:14 | March 29th, 2023

The Virginia became a major attraction when it got stuck in a cornfield, which is a place a boat does not belong.

Episode 76: Wright Brothers and Sister and a Smithsonian Spat
00:32:55 | February 27th, 2023

The Wright Brothers became the first to fly a controlled powered aircraft with a pilot onboard, but just a few days before, Smithsonian Secretary James Langley almost beat them. His failure didn’t stop the Smithsonian from claiming the first flight.

Episode 75 Underwear Roundup with Benedict Arnold, Abram Spanel and the Playtex Space Suit
00:30:31 | January 30th, 2023

Here’s two more underwear stories that aren’t in the the book I See Lincoln’s Underpants (which is now available!)

Underwear Chronicles Fourteen: Al Capone
00:17:46 | January 17th, 2023

The last installment of The Underwear Chronicles – to celebrate the release of I See Lincoln’s Underpants now available from booksellers!

Episode 74: Eggs!
00:28:14 | December 29th, 2022

In the 2000s and anonymous American man found an egg worth millions. It was a Faberge Imperial Egg and it’s story is fascinating.

Episode 73: Video Games!
00:30:19 | November 28th, 2022

Ralph Baer fled Nazi Germany and settled in America where he eventually created the first home video game console, known as the Magnavox Odyssey. Not long after Ralph’s creation, Jerry Lawson, a Black computer engineer, built on that idea and lead the team that created the first video game cartridge. Both men have very interesting lives, and are a huge part of gaming history. Things they did changed your life!

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Created by: The Past and The Curious
Started: October 7th, 2016
Status: Active, 103 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

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