Stuff You Missed in History Class

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41:17 | Aug 9th, 2017

Spurred by the same fears, prejudices and societal issues that were driving the progressive movement in general, the eugenics movement in the U.S. focused on identifying, sequestering and even sterili...Show More

gasstationb recommended:

Incredible episode on the rise of the eugenics movement and it’s catastrophic effects on human history.

57:40 | Sep 25th, 2019

Holly sat down with Sarah Roberts, the Vice President of Goizueta Gardens and Living Collections at the Atlanta History Center, to talk about making history a living part of Atlanta's community cultur...Show More

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Looking to break into the heritage sector? Academia isn’t the only road there.

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46:45 | Sep 11th, 2019

United Fruit Company was Guatemala’s largest employer and largest single landowner when the October Revolution took place. It also controlled the railroad, the port and the utilities. And it feared th...Show More

36:30 | Sep 9th, 2019

The 1954 coup that overthrew the democratically elected president of Guatemala was orchestrated by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Part one will outline the various influences leading up to the ...Show More

sarah_foot recommended:

A great introduction to the CIA and United Fruit involvement in Guatemala. Don’t forget part 2!

26:23 | Aug 17th, 2019

Today we reach back to our 2015 episode on Diogenes of Sinope, the father of the Cynicism school of philosophy. He was also an incredibly eccentric figure who spoke out against pretense, and he used h...Show More
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