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Ep. 16 Up In The Air!

We go up in the air with some remarkable ladies. You'll learn about libraries, barnstorming, mysteries and more.

Bonus Episode: Curious Names!

A few of our favorite names from the past, and the stories they have to tell!

Ep. 15 Cartoons!

Gertie the Dinosaur, Boss Tweed vs. Tomas Nast, Sunnyside of the Street, quiz-time and more!

Bonus Episode: Ghost Ships! A Kids Listen Halloween Sweep

The Mary Celeste is the most famous ghost ship in history, and we wondered why. Also features an original performance of the classic song "Devil and the Deep Blue Sea."

Ep. 14 Nature Pokers and Women of Science

Women of Science! Join us for some 19th Century STEM stories. Heather Funk tells you about Mary Anning and the origins of “She Sells Sea Shells.” Mick Sullivan shares the story of Mary Somerville and the origin of the the word “scientist.” Both ladies did remarkable things in the science world at a time when […]

Ep. 13: The Cheesiest

Cheesy tales and a really cheesy song. Andrew Jackson's cheese wheel, Civil War soldiers groan about hardtack and sing the classic Stephen Foster Parody, "Hardtack Come Again No More."

Ep. 12: Shaking Hands with Presidents

Ever shaken a Presidential Hand?

Ep. 11 Hitting the Road: Niagara – A Kids Listen Sweep Episode

July Kids Listen Sweep Episode: Niagara in a barrel, how to build a bridge over the falls and "Don't Fence Me In."

Ep. 10 Underwear!

Tales of important people from history getting caught in their underwear!