Podcasts

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 ...
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India’s campaign for disability rights

In December 1995, the first disability rights legislation was passed by India's parliament. An estimated 60 million people, almost six ...
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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 ...
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Helen Keller

Helen Keller was born in Alabama in the USA in 1880. A childhood illness left her deaf and blind, but ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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When the Egyptian president went to Israel

In 1977, Anwar Sadat became the first Egyptian president to visit Israel and address the Israeli parliament the Knesset. At ...
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Our Bodies, Ourselves

Some have described Our Bodies, Ourselves as “obscene trash” – for others it’s a vital source of information about women’s ...
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Vivien Thomas, Surgical Pathfinder

In 1944, Thomas developed a surgical treatment for babies with cyanotic heart conditions. Thomas was a Black man working at ...
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America’s WW2 refugee camp

In August 1944 President Franklin D Roosevelt agreed to allow nearly one thousand Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe to come ...
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