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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.

    Jim Thorpe, Olympian (Part 2)

    Jim Thorpe, Olympian (Part 2)

    After the 1908-09 football season at Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Thorpe seemed to be headed for a career in baseball. But the offer to return to school and possibly qualify the Olympics altered that path.
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    • 35 min
    Jim Thorpe and Carlisle Football (Part 1)

    Jim Thorpe and Carlisle Football (Part 1)

    Jim Thorpe was an incredible all-around athlete, famous around the world. In part one, we’ll talk about his life before and during his time at Carlisle, including some context about Carlisle and similar boarding schools.
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    • 41 min
    SYMHC Classics: Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte

    SYMHC Classics: Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte

    This 2018 classics covers Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte, who was the first Native American woman to earn a medical degree. She lived at a time when a lot of change was happening in the United States as a whole, and among Native Americans and the Omaha tribe she was part of specifically
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    • 41 min
    Behind the Scenes Minis: Baby Savers

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Baby Savers

    Tracy and Holly talk about the three people who are linked together in the story of the surgical treatment for cyanotic babies, including stories that didn't make it into this week's episodes.
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    • 13 min
    Vivien Thomas, Surgical Pathfinder

    Vivien Thomas, Surgical Pathfinder

    In 1944, Thomas developed a surgical treatment for babies with cyanotic heart conditions. Thomas was a Black man working at an institution whose only other black employees did janitorial work, and he had not attended medical school – or even college. 
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    • 43 min
    Helen Taussig, Mother of Pediatric Cardiology

    Helen Taussig, Mother of Pediatric Cardiology

    Helen’s story is tied to Vivien Thomas and Alfred Blalock in the surgical treatment of blue baby syndrome. She was the one who suggested that Alfred Blalock try to find a surgical approach to congenital heart conditions like tetralogy of Fallot.
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    • 37 min

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I m a huge fan of these guys and their work. I have learnt more listening to these guys than in school. I was just wandering, if you could talk about the first world war in general, that would be great and very helpful. Thx

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