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Who, When, Wow!

New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers.Created by Tinkercast and hosted by Rebecca Sheir (Circle Round), “Who, When, Wow!” is an auditory journey into the lives of unsung heroes, unknown heroines and amazing humans who make us say “WOW!” Available every Wednesday or listen ad-free and 1 week early by subscribing to Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Visit Whowhenwow.com for conversation starters, book lists and activities to keep the wow rolling long after the show!

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New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers.Created by Tinkercast and hosted by Rebecca Sheir (Circle Round), “Who, When, Wow!” is an auditory journey into the lives of unsung heroes, unknown heroines and amazing humans who make us say “WOW!” Available every Wednesday or listen ad-free and 1 week early by subscribing to Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Visit Whowhenwow.com for conversation starters, book lists and activities to keep the wow rolling long after the show!

Chien-Shiung Wu: Physicist (10/5/22)

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Meet Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu, one of the world's most influential physicists WHO was also known as the "First Lady of Physics." She stunned her mentors and colleagues with her discoveries, especially WHEN she disproved a law of nature and helped with a secret government nuclear project to bring an end to World War II. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this brilliant scientist who uncovered so much WOW in our world. Then, head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode! Originally aired 10/27/21.

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Oct 05 2022

23mins

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Lewis Latimer: Inventor (9/28/22)

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Meet Lewis Latimer, the inventor WHO worked on some of the most important inventions of his time, like the lightbulb and the telephone! As a son of slaves, Lewis persevered through difficult challenges of discrimination and segregation WHEN he pursued his passions. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this brilliant inventor who brought so much WOW to our world. Head to whowhenwow.com for free printables based on today's episode! Originally aired 10/20/21.

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Sep 28 2022

25mins

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Alicia Alonso: Ballerina (9/21/22)

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Meet Alicia Alonso, a nearly blind Cuban prima ballerina WHO stunned audiences around the world with her incredible talents. Alicia dedicated her life to her craft; even WHEN she was recovering from eye surgery and couldn't see, she would practice her routines with her fingers. Join Rebecca Sheir as we learn how Alicia WOWed the world as one of the best ballerinas of her time! Head to whowhenwow.com for activities and more based on this episode. Originally aired 12/8/21.

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Sep 21 2022

26mins

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Roberto Clemente: Baseball Hall of Famer (9/14/22)

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Meet Roberto Clemente, one of the greatest baseball players of his generation WHO was the first Latino player in history to reach the unbelievable achievement of 3,000 career hits. His heart was full of much more than just a love for baseball; WHEN an earthquake jolted the capital of Nicaragua, he dropped everything he was doing to help. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet the this amazing baseball player with an incredible heart, who added so much WOW to our world. Originally aired 11/3/21.

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Sep 14 2022

23mins

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Harry Houdini: Illusionist (9/7/22)

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Meet Harry Houdini, the magician WHO stunned audiences with his jaw-dropping illusions. As an illusionist, Harry transformed the ordinary into the extraordinary and awed crowds WHEN he escaped death right in front of an audience. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this magical magician who WOWed the world. Originally aired 10/6/21.

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Sep 07 2022

31mins

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Shirley Chisholm: U.S. Congresswoman (8/31/22)

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Meet Shirley Chisholm WHO brought her leadership skills and fighting spirit to Washington D.C. as the first elected Black Congresswoman of the United States. As a Congresswoman, Shirley continued her lifelong work of fighting for civil rights and women's equality, even WHEN she was met with criticism and discrimination from her peers. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this inspiring woman who WOWed the world in the first episode of Who, When, Wow! Originally aired 10/6/21.

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Aug 31 2022

27mins

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Bessie Stringfield: Motorcyclist (8/24/22)

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Meet Bessie Stringfield, the first African-American woman to travel across America solo! Join Rebecca Sheir as we strap in and hit the roads with Bessie, learning how she trailblazed her way to WOW the world! Want activities and more based on this episode? Visit whowhenwow.com. Originally aired 6/15/22.

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Aug 24 2022

22mins

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Virginia Hall: American Spy (Encore - 8/17/22)

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Meet Virginia Hall, the incredible allied spy who helped save countless lives during World War II. Join Rebecca Sheir as we learn the story of this fearless woman who risked her life and her limb by gathering secret information for American intelligence. Discover more about how she added the WOW to our world at whowhenwow.com for new activities featuring Virginia. (Originally aired 6/8/22)

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Aug 17 2022

27mins

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Tony Sarg: Puppeteer and Filmmaker (Encore - 8/10/22)

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Meet Tony Sarg, the pioneering puppeteer behind some of the most amazing balloons at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Join Rebecca Sheir on a journey into his larger than life story as a puppeteer and filmmaker. Discover more about how he added the WOW to our world at whowhenwow.com for more activities based on this episode. (Originally aired 6/1/22)

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Aug 10 2022

26mins

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Kalpana Chawla: Astronaut (Encore - 8/3/22)

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Meet Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian-born woman to fly in space. Join Rebecca Sheir on a journey from her journey to studying engineering in India to reaching new heights as a NASA astronaut. Discover more about her courageous story and head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode.

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Aug 03 2022

25mins

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Sacagawea: Interpreter and Guide (Encore - 7/27/22)

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Meet Sacagawea, the legendary Shoshone interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark's expedition. You may have heard her name, but in this episode, Rebecca Sheir will guide you through her amazing story. Discover how this courageous young woman WOWed the world and head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode. (Originally aired 5/18/22)

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Jul 27 2022

24mins

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Nikola Tesla: Engineer (Encore - 7/20/22)

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Meet Nikola Tesla, an engineer WHO was instrumental in inventing some of the world's most prominent technologies, such as air conditioning and the modern-day lightbulb! Join Rebecca Sheir as we meet this innovator and discover how his WOWs have changed the world! Head to whowhenwow.com for more activities based on this episode! (Originally aired 4/13/22)

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Jul 20 2022

29mins

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Junko Tabei: Mountaineer (Encore - 7/13/22)

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Meet Junko Tabei, WHO was the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Join Rebecca Sheir as Who, When, Wow reaches new heights following Junko's story. Discover the WOW she found on her journey to the top of the world, and head to whowhenwow.com for more activities based on this episode. (Originally aired 4/6/22)

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Jul 13 2022

24mins

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Thurgood Marshall: Supreme Court Justice (Encore - 7/6/22)

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Meet Thurgood Marshall, WHO was the first Black person to serve in the United States' Supreme Court. Follow along on his journey with Rebecca Sheir as Thurgood Marshall makes his way from civil rights advocate to the highest court in the land. Discover the WOW he added to the world and head to whowhenwow.com for activities and more based on this episode. (Originally aired 3/30/22)

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Jul 06 2022

30mins

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Jim Thorpe: Olympic Athlete (Encore - 6/29/22)

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Meet Jim Thorpe, WHO was the first Native American to win a gold medal for the United States. Follow along his journey to becoming "The Greatest Athlete of the First Half Century" with host Rebecca Sheir. Discover how Jim WOWed the world on and off the Olympic track. For more on this episode, head to whowhenwow.com (Originally aired 3/23/22)

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Jun 29 2022

28mins

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Julia Child: Cooking Instructor (Encore - 6/22/22)

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Meet Julia Child, WHO was the host of the first long-running cooking show in America! Follow along her journey from the kitchen to the television with Rebecca Sheir, as we learn how she WOWed the food industry, filled our bellies, and warmed the hearts of millions! Head to whowhenwow.com for activities and more based on this new episode. (Originally aired 3/16/22)

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Jun 22 2022

27mins

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Bessie Stringfield: Motorcyclist

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Meet Bessie Stringfield, the first African-American woman to travel across America solo! Join Rebecca Sheir as we strap in and hit the roads with Bessie, learning how she trailblazed her way to WOW the world! Want activities and more based on this episode? Visit whowhenwow.com.

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Jun 15 2022

22mins

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Virginia Hall: American Spy

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Meet Virgina Hall, the incredible allied spy who helped save countless lives during World War II. Join Rebecca Sheir as we learn the story of this fearless woman who risked her life and her limb by gathering secret information for American intelligence. Discover more about how she added the WOW to our world at whowhenwow.com for new activities featuring Virginia.

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Jun 08 2022

27mins

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Tony Sarg: Puppeteer and Filmmaker

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Meet Tony Sarg, the pioneering puppeteer behind some of the most amazing balloons at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Join Rebecca Sheir on a journey into his larger than life story as a puppeteer and filmmaker. Discover more about how he added the WoW to our world at whowhenwow.com for more activities based on this episode

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Jun 01 2022

26mins

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Kalpana Chawla: Astronaut

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Meet Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian-born woman to fly in space. Join Rebecca Sheir on a journey from her journey to studying engineering in India to reaching new heights as a NASA astronaut. Discover more about her courageous story and head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode.

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May 25 2022

25mins

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