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The History Chicks

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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.

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Well-researched and entertaining

By cor_caroli - May 31 2020
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I’ve been gobbling these up after stumbling on the one about Victoria Woodhull. They’re well researched, well presented, and fun to listen to.

Women’s history highlighted well

By Hhhhhhhhffffffddddd - May 27 2020
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Amazing and informative! Subtle girl power fun!

iTunes Ratings

4886 Ratings
Average Ratings
4035
469
165
110
107

Well-researched and entertaining

By cor_caroli - May 31 2020
Read more
I’ve been gobbling these up after stumbling on the one about Victoria Woodhull. They’re well researched, well presented, and fun to listen to.

Women’s history highlighted well

By Hhhhhhhhffffffddddd - May 27 2020
Read more
Amazing and informative! Subtle girl power fun!
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The History Chicks

Latest release on Jul 06, 2020

All 202 episodes from oldest to newest

The Statue of Liberty, Revisited

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From her birth at a French dinner table to her place in the hearts of people all over the world, we revisit our 2018 coverage of the life of this American icon.

Jul 06 2020

1hr 50mins

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Aunt Jemima

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In 1889, Aunt Jemima crossed from the footlights to the grocery store, where she's been a fixture for 131 years. On the eve of her departure, we give you the dark history of this American icon - and the stories of a few women who made her come alive.

Jun 26 2020

54mins

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Fannie Lou Hamer

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Fannie Lou Hamer began life as a small child whose hard labor was key to her family’s survival. She grew up to become a fiery civil rights activist who would not be silenced by intimidation, violence, or the personal wishes of the President of the United States himself.

Jun 15 2020

1hr 55mins

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Catherine the Great, Part Two *An entirely true story

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If you're watching Hulu's, The Great, and wondering what parts are the "occasionally true," we finish the real Catherine's story in this, the second of two episodes.

Jun 08 2020

1hr 45mins

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Catherine the Great *An entirely true story

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Have you watched Hulu's series, The Great, and wondered what parts were true? Here is a revisit to part one of our coverage of the very true life of Catherine the Great, a German princess who became the Empress of Russia.

May 25 2020

1hr 9mins

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Zephyr Wright

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Zephyr Wright's spicy Pedernales River Chili made her one of the most famous cooks in America... and her peppery relationship with President Lyndon B. Johnson made her a notable figure in the struggle for Civil Rights.

May 14 2020

1hr 33mins

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Chicks Check-in

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A quick check-in, a catch-up...just a little chat.

Apr 28 2020

8mins

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Margaret "Molly" Brown and the Titanic, Revisited

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We thought we could all use an example of a woman who faced an unexpected disaster of titanic proportions and not only survived, but used her brains, bravery, and wits to help others also survive in the process. Join us as we revisit our 2012 coverage of Margaret "Molly" Brown, and our own Field Trip to visit the Titanic (sort of) on the 108th anniversary of the maritime disaster...but, it's a story of inspiration.

Apr 12 2020

1hr 44mins

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Typhoid Mary Mallon

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There are quite a few parallels between Mary Mallon's story (a series of typhoid outbreaks) and our present day pandemic, and so there are things we can learn from it (not the least of which is wash your dang hands!)

But was Mary a villain?

Or simply a victim of circumstances?

Apr 01 2020

1hr 22mins

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Annie Turnbo Malone and Madam CJ Walker

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Much has been made of hair-care mogul Madam CJ Walker, but before the Walker empire existed, there was her mentor Annie Turnbo Malone, whose innovation, drive, and concern for her fellow humans have been overshadowed by her more flamboyant protegée. We're going to tell you both of their stories today.

Mar 17 2020

1hr 51mins

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