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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.

    The Flint Sit-down Strike

    The Flint Sit-down Strike

    Flint, Michigan was at the heart of auto manufacturing for General Motors in 1936. And while the strike was largely centered around Flint, it also involved workers at GM factories all over the U.S.
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    • 51 min
    SYMHC Classics: Vernon Lee

    SYMHC Classics: Vernon Lee

    This 2018 episode covers Violet Paget, more often known by her pen name Vernon Lee, who was a historian and an art and literary critic. She wrote on myriad subjects including music, travel, aesthetics, psychology and economics. And she was well known for her ghost stories.
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    • 40 min
    Behind the Scenes Minis: Amy Levy and Pranksters

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Amy Levy and Pranksters

    Holly and Tracy discuss how Vernon Lee factored into the story of Amy Levy's life. They also talk about what a pain in the neck Theodore Hook must have been.
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    • 22 min
    Three Legendary Pranks

    Three Legendary Pranks

    Today we have a series of prank stories that aren’t quite substantial enough to be their own episodes. We’ve got a joke that became a living legend, a large-scale prank that created havoc, and a televised hoax that reminds us all of the importance of critical thinking. 
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    • 43 min
    Amy Levy

    Amy Levy

    Levy was recognized as an extraordinary literary talent of the 1880s. But after her tragic early death, she receded into the background of history. 
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    • 45 min
    SYMHC Classics: Walter Potter's Wild and Wonderful Taxidermy

    SYMHC Classics: Walter Potter's Wild and Wonderful Taxidermy

    This 2013 episode covers the taxidermist Potter, who had preserved and mounted 98 birds by the time he was 19. In 1880, his work had grown to a point where it had to be moved to a building, which became his museum. Potter's museum collection continues to enthrall collectors and enthusiasts.
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