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Episode 61: New Hampshire: From School Room to Space Shuttle with Dani Coke podcast Dec 03, 2021

In this episode, Sharon sits down with return guest Danielle Coke to learn about the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986. This history lesson is cast from the perspective of one of America’s most cherished ordinary heroes, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, a school teacher from New Hampshire...

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Episode 60: Sharon Answers Your Questions #3 podcast Dec 02, 2021

Back by popular demand, Sharon Answers Your Questions! This episode will feature Sharon answering listeners' questions with the facts. The topics of this episode include: electoral votes and why Washington DC has three, State Pledges in school, the Antiquities Act, plus the story behind the...

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Episode 59: Your Mind is an Amazing Place with Dr. Mark Solms podcast Nov 29, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by neuropsychologist, Dr. Mark Solms, to discuss some seriously brain-tingling facts. Dr. Solms has been studying human consciousness for decades, and in his newest book “The Hidden Spring,” he explains that human consciousness is defined by...

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Episode 58: Nevada: The Wild Rise of Sin City with Sharon McMahon podcast Nov 29, 2021

In this episode, Sharon walks through the last two centuries of history in Las Vegas to uncover the making of America’s “Sin City.” The Las Vegas strip has not always been glitz and glamour and its history is marked by brushes with Spanish settlers, the mafia, wall street...

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Episode 57: Making Room for Women in National Security with Lindsay Rodman podcast Nov 29, 2021

In this episode, Sharon sits down with Lindsay Rodman, Executive Director of The Leadership Council for Women in National Security, to discuss her diplomatic career in military service and national security. Lindsay Rodman is a Harvard Law School graduate and a United States Marine Corps veteran...

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Episode 56: Nebraska: The World Needs More of Mildred Brown with Brittany Ratelle podcast Nov 19, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Brittany Ratelle to talk about the life and legacy of Mildred Brown.Though Mildred is not in most history books, she should be! Mildred was a savvy businesswoman and the owner of the Omaha Star newspaper in the 1930s. As a Black woman in the 1930s,...

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Episode 55: From White House to War Zone with NYT Correspondent Peter Baker podcast Nov 17, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Chief White House Correspondent of the New York Times, Peter Baker. From the White House to Afghanistan to Moscow, Peter has travelled the world to cover the world’s most pressing issues. Sharon and Peter dive into what it’s like to report on U.S....

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Episode 54: Montana: The Unlikely Fort Shaw Basketball Champions with Sharon McMahon podcast Nov 15, 2021

Sharon shares a story only the buffest of history buffs will know about Montana in this solo episode. In the early 1900s, Indigenous children were taken from their families to attend residential schools where they were assimilated into European culture. At one such school, Fort Shaw in...

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Episode 53: When Failure Opens New Doors with Jasmine Star podcast Nov 13, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by business strategist, Jasmine Star, to discuss how we can succeed even if we feel unqualified. Sharon and Jasmine share ways to achieve your dreams and accomplish your goals - and it has nothing to do with being the smartest, richest or most qualified in the...

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Episode 52. The Little House Like You've Never Heard with Natalie Franke podcast Nov 10, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Natalie Franke, founder of the Rising Tide Society and author of the new book “Built to Belong”, to learn about Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House” children's book series. Chronicling the life of a pioneer family living on the...

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Episode 51: The DNA of America with David Rubenstein podcast Nov 10, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by David Rubenstein, successful businessman, philanthropist, and lover of American history. Sharon and David discuss the core beliefs that make up America’s DNA as mentioned in David’s most recent book “The American Experiment.” David...

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Episode 50: Medgar Evers and the Civil Rights Movement podcast Nov 05, 2021

In this solo episode, Sharon tells the courageous story of Mississippi native Medgar Evers. Medgar was a well-known and well-liked man who was involved in many organizations throughout his time in college, and following this, he became involved in the NAACP and the Civil Rights movement of the...

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