Holly Frey has hosted the award-winning Stuff You Missed in History podcast since 2013. She’s loved cartoons as long as she can remember, and her first crush was Bugs Bunny, so talking about animation is something she would do even if there was no microphone involved.
Recent episodes featuring Holly Frey
SYMHC Classics: Charles IX of France
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
Today we revisit a 2015 episode about French royalty. Much like many of the other mad royals that have been discussed on the podcast through the years, Charles IX of France was prone to fits of rage so intense that people at court feared for their lives. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The Port Chicago Disaster
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
This was the worst stateside disaster in the United States during World War II. Apart from being a horrific tragedy, the disaster itself and its aftermath were threaded through with racism and injustice.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Ferdinand and Barbara, Married Mad Royals
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
Despite ascending to power in a court filled with intrigue, juggling relations with Britain and France, and both likely having mental health conditions, the reign of Ferdinand VI of Spain and his wife Barbara was surprisingly stable. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
SYMHC Classics: Ibn Battuta, the Traveler of Islam
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
Today we revisit an episode from 2017 about Ibn Battuta, whose 14th-century travels were extensive. He was away from home for roughly 24 years and during that time traveled through virtually every Muslim nation and territory, becoming the traveler of the age. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Fearless, Feisty and Unflagging: The Women of Gettysburg
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
Military history rarely focuses on the women who lived through conflict and worked on recovery efforts. This episode covers women who assisted troops, buried the dead, nursed the wounded, and managed to survive the fighting in Gettysburg Pennsylvania. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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