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Interviews

African Art History With Carol Thompson

 African Art History With Carol Thompson

Holly is joined in the studio by Carol Thompson, the Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art at the High Museum of Art. See more »

Beer History with Erik Lars Myers

 Beer History with Erik Lars Myers

Tracy is joined by Erik Lars Myers, founder, CEO and head brewer at Mystery Brewing Company to talk about the history of beer. See more »

An Interview With Sears Historian Jerry Hancock

 An Interview With Sears Historian Jerry Hancock

Jerry joins Holly in the studio to talk about the historical significance of the building where HowStuffWorks is headquartered. See more »

Rejected Princesses with Jason Porath

 Rejected Princesses with Jason Porath

Author and illustrator Jason Porath joins Tracy and Holly in the studio to talk about women from history featured in his new book. See more »

Vincent Price: A Talk With His Daughter Victoria Price

 Vincent Price: A Talk With His Daughter Victoria Price

If you only know of Vincent Price from his films, you may be surprised by his rich life story, as shared by his daughter Victoria Price. See more »

Interview: Anne Byrn's 'American Cake'

 Interview: Anne Byrn's 'American Cake'

Baking expert Anne Byrn joins Holly to talk about the place of cake in U.S. history, from the early colonies right up to the modern era. See more »

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation with John B. King

 Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation with John B. King

Secretary of Education Dr. John B. King Jr. discusses the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. See more »

Interview: Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso

 Interview: Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso

Writer Kali Nicole Gross joins Tracy to discuss a murder in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1887. The details of the investigation and trial offer insight into the culture of the the post-Reconstruction era, particularly in regards to race. See more »

WASP of WWII with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Part 2

 WASP of WWII with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Part 2

The duties of the women of the WASP evolved over time, and some of them were quite dangerous. And once the program ended, there were -- and still are -- controversies over whether the women involved should be recognized as military veterans. See more »

WASP of WWII with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Part 1

 WASP of WWII with Dr. Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Part 1

The Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII was formed to see if women could fly military aircraft, and potentially free up male noncombat pilots to serve in the U.S. armed forces. Our expert guest reveals that there's so much more to the story, though. See more »