Show Notes: Henry Dunant and the Red Cross

After witnessing the horrors of wartime injuries and the strain they placed on local communities, Henry Dunant became part of the committee of five that would establish the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Show Notes: Beer History with Erik Lars Myers

Author and brewmaster Erik Lars Myers joins us for a discussion on the history of beer, including its ties to the origins of agriculture and human civilization.

Show Notes: Unearthed in 2016 Part 2

In the second half of our Unearthed! series for 2016, we talk about some finds that have set the historical record straight, a few things that are really big, exhumations, and debunkings, among others.

Show Notes: Unearthed in 2016 Part 1

In our annual Unearthed! tradition, we talk about some finds that seem like they happen every year, a lot of things that are older than we thought, and a pile of shipwrecks.

Show Notes: Piltdown Man

The first of our Unearthed! episodes this season is a look at the Piltdown Man, one of the world's most infamous scientific hoaxes, following an August 2016 paper purporting to solve who did it.

Show Notes: The Maccabean Revolt

The Maccabean Revolt is described as one of the first, if not the first, wars for religious freedom in human history, and it is the origin of the holiday of Hanukkah.

Show Notes: Krampus and Friends Part 3

We continue 2015's two-part series on Europe's other non-Santa holiday figures with a look at Frau Perchta, Mari Iwyd, Olentzero, and Ded Moroz and Snegurochka.

Show Notes: Belinda's Petition

Inspired by our trip to the Royall House & Slave Quarters, we're talking about Belinda Sutton and her petitions to be compensated for her enslavement to the Royall family.

Show Notes: Sears and Our HQ's History with Jerry Hancock

Holly talks to historian Jerry Hancock, who specializes in all things Sears history, about Sears lore and the historical significance of Ponce City Market, where our show is headquartered.

Show Notes: The Palmer Raids

In a two-part episode, we're looking at the Palmer Raids, which was a series of raids and investigations, conducted largely without warrants or due process, that named 60,000 people as suspects during the first Red Scare.