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Episode 186: The Patriotic Lives of the Issei and Nisei podcast Sep 28, 2022

Today we continue our exploration of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Let’s learn about what life was like for the Japanese immigrants who settled along the West Coast–how they assimilated into American culture, raised their families, and flourished,...

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Episode 185: Asian Immigration and the American West Coast podcast Sep 26, 2022

Welcome to the first episode in our new series, Resilience. For the next few weeks, we are going to explore a part of American history that we tend to learn very little about: the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. So let’s dive into the details–the hows and the...

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Episode 184: How to Learn Science from a 15-Ton Jello Pool with Mark Rober podcast Sep 23, 2022

Welcome to Here’s Where It Gets Interesting! To kick off our new show name, Sharon sits down with one of the most interesting people she knows: Mark Rober, a former NASA engineer who has since amassed over 22 million viewers on his YouTube channel. If there was ever an episode of Sharon...

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Episode 183: Find Relief in the Regular Stuff with Nora McInerny podcast Sep 21, 2022

On this episode of Sharon Says So, author Nora McInerny joins Sharon to talk about vibes: good vibes, bad vibes, and the fact that most vibes are mixed, at best. When we recognize that life is full of regular stuff, it can take the pressure off. It’s okay to have a regular-looking kitchen...

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Episode 182: What Makes a Great Leader Stand Out with Stephen M. R. Covey podcast Sep 19, 2022

On today’s episode of the Sharon Says So Podcast, Sharon has a conversation with bestselling author Stephen M. R. Covey about effective leadership and high trust culture. The most underrated attribute in great leaders is humility which means that effective and trustworthy leaders are those...

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Episode 181: The U.S. and the Holocaust with Ken Burns and Sarah Botstein podcast Sep 16, 2022

 

On today’s episode of the Sharon Says So Podcast, we are thrilled to sit down with documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Sarah Botstein. Their new docuseries, The U.S. and the Holocaust, airs on PBS on Friday, September 18th, 2022 and highlights the nuances of America’s response...

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Episode 180: How History Can Give Us Hope with Dr. Jemar Tisby podcast Sep 14, 2022

During this episode of the Sharon Says So Podcast, historian Dr. Jemar Tisby speaks with Sharon about racism and what we can do about it. We may not be guilty for the actions of the past, but we are responsible for the ramifications of racism that are felt today. It takes courage to make change...

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Episod 179: The Formidable Change-Makers of Women’s Suffrage with Elisabeth Griffith podcast Sep 12, 2022

On today’s episode of Sharon Says, Sharon talks with Dr. Elisabeth Griffith, who has written a new book called Formidable: American Women and the Fight for Equality: 1920-2020. Many times we think that the passing of the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote was the finish line...

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Episode 178: Independent State Legislature Theory Explained with Akhil Reed Amar, Part 2 podcast Sep 09, 2022

On this episode of the Sharon Says So Podcast, Sharon continues her conversation with constitutional law professor Akhil Reed Amar. They shift gears a little from the U.S. Constitution to a discussion about the controversy around Independent State Legislature Theory. You may have heard it talked...

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Episode 176: Life Lessons from The Little Mermaid with Jodi Benson podcast Sep 02, 2022

On today’s episode, Sharon sits down with the voice of a generation: Jodi Benson, the performer who voiced Disney’s Ariel in The Little Mermaid. Jodi was new to show business when she was cast as the voice of Ariel, and it wasn’t considered a “career maker” job;...

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Episode 175: Daniel Boone: Finding Facts in the Folklore podcast Aug 31, 2022

So far, we’ve been concentrating on a fairly small geographical area of the United States. And even though much of the political action was happening in the East, Americans were beginning to spread out; they began to move Westward. So let’s talk about one of these early pioneers; a...

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Episode 174: Elizabeth Monroe’s Journey from Parisian Prison to White House podcast Aug 29, 2022

Join us on the Sharon Says So Podcast today as we dive into the First Ladyship of Elizabeth Monroe. As the reserved wife of 5th President, James Monroe, Elizabeth added a more formal feel to entertaining in the White House. She was raven-haired and regal, and kept the public at arms length,...

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