Stuff You Missed in History Class

George Arents: Hobbies and the Heathenish Weed — How did advice from his great uncle inspire tobacco businessman George Arents to become one of the great contemporary bibliophiles? Listen in as Sarah and Deblina interview Michael Inman, the curator of the New York Public Library Rare Books Division.

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  1. NPR Interview with Jeff Gunn, author or new Charles Manson Biography

    —Huffduffed by smokler 8 months ago

  2. History on Air - The Only Atomic Bomb Ever Dropped on America

    his is an actual event that occurred on March 11, 1958. This is the era of the Cold War. At precisely 4:19 PM a B-47E medium bomber serial number 53-1876A accidentally released their atomic bomb over the Gregg family property in Mars Bluff, South Carolina.

    —Huffduffed by matthewmcg one year ago

  3. History on Air » Blog Archive » HP120 – Texas City Disaster

    On April 16, 1947 at around 8am people noticed a red glow from the ship Grandcamp which was docked in the Port of Texas City in Texas City, Texas.

    —Huffduffed by matthewmcg one year ago