Here's Where It Gets

Interesting Show Notes

Resilience: The Patriotic Lives of the Issei and Nisei Sep 28, 2022

Let’s learn about what life was like for the Japanese immigrants who settled along the West Coast–how they assimilated into American...

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Resilience: Asian Immigration and the American West Coast 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...

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

If there was ever an episode of Here's Where It Get's Interesting that will make your kids think you’re cool for listening,...

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Find Relief in the Regular Stuff with Nora McInerny Sep 21, 2022

 

Other vibes are ok... right? Author Nora McInerny joins Sharon to talk about vibes: good vibes, bad vibes, and the fact that most...

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

 

The working world has evolved since the start of the Covid pandemic and its leadership needs to reflect new practices built on the...

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

We are thrilled to sit down with documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Sarah Botstein. Their new docuseries, The U.S. and the Holocaust, aired...

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How History Can Give Us Hope with Dr. Jemar Tisby Sep 14, 2022

Do you ever feel helpless, and wonder what we can *actually* do about racism? We may not be guilty for the actions of the past, but we are...

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

Many times we think that the passing of the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote was the finish line of women’s suffrage, but...

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Independent State Legislature Theory Explained with Akhil Reed Amar, Part 2 Sep 09, 2022

Sharon continues her conversation with constitutional law professor Akhil Reed Amar. They shift gears a little from the U.S. Constitution to a...

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Life Lessons from The Little Mermaid with Jodi Benson Sep 02, 2022

 

She has the voice of a generation: Jodi Benson, the performer who voiced Disney’s Ariel in The Little Mermaid, joins Sharon for...

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

He just may be one of the most misremembered figures in American history, so together, let’s sort out the tall tales from the true...

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Elizabeth Monroe’s Journey from Parisian Prison to White House Aug 29, 2022

As the reserved wife of 5th President, James Monroe, First Lady Elizabeth Monroe added a more formal feel to entertaining in the White House....

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