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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

    Mary Seacole, Revisited

    Mary Seacole, Revisited

    For International Nurses Day on May 12, we're revisiting our coverage of Mary Seacole who was not a nurse, but very much a medical caregiver.

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Maya Angelou Part 3

    Maya Angelou Part 3

    In Part 3, Maya Angelou has stretched to fill many spheres of influence; she gathered accolades as she climbed and was generous with her experiences. Her lantern of wisdom shone all over the world, lighting the way ahead for others to follow.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Maya Angelou Part 2

    Maya Angelou Part 2

    Part 2 is a roller coaster! Maya Angelou faced some of her greatest challenges during this period of her life, and handled them all with the true grit we've come to expect of her. And then she triumphed in three separate spheres, one right after another; theater, journalism, and political activism.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    A Message from the chaotic House of Wood

    A Message from the chaotic House of Wood

    Where is Maya Angelou Part 2? Likely in a landfill. Let me explain.

    • 5 min
    Maya Angelou Part 1

    Maya Angelou Part 1

    Throughout the twists and turns of her colorful life, Maya Angelou gathered the wisdom of the world and distilled it into a dynamic force with which to educate, to move, and to change society. Words have power!

    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Bowery Boys and the Shirtwaist Strike of 1909

    The Bowery Boys and the Shirtwaist Strike of 1909

    Greg Young and Tom Meyers, of The Bowery Boys New York City History podcast, share their 2020 coverage of early 1900s women's protests that were tied to the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.

    • 1 hr

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4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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TITANIC EPISODE

Hi Guys, I love your youe and have listen to certain episodes more tahn once.
the Anne Franks and Audrey Hepburn episodes are by far my favorites. I do wish you could redo the Titanic episode as all your others and nto on lacation, somethinga bout it being done on location makes it fell less intamate, not to mention how distarcting the background noises are. that said I cant really complain, love you guys stacks, your biggest fan in sunny South Africa.

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