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Jim Thorpe, Pro Athlete (Part 3)

The conclusion of our three-parter on the life of Jim Thorpe covers his time as a professional athlete, and his life after the end of his athletic career – including two pieces of his story that have tragically continued long after his death.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

SYMHC Classics: Coubertin and the Modern Olympics

This episode is our 2016 live show from the Dallas Museum of Art about the Olympics. Pierre de Coubertin is described as the father of the modern Olympic Games, which took a few years to really take off. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Behind the Scenes Minis: Jim Thorpe Parts 1 & 2

Tracy and Holly talk about football, Jim Thorpe, and the morality of trick plays in sports in previous decades. They also discuss the complexities of amateur status in sports and other areas. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Jim Thorpe, Olympian (Part 2)

After the 1908-09 football season at Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Thorpe seemed to be headed for a career in baseball. But the offer to return to school and possibly qualify the Olympics altered that path. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Jim Thorpe and Carlisle Football (Part 1)

Jim Thorpe was an incredible all-around athlete, famous around the world. In part one, we’ll talk about his life before and during his time at Carlisle, including some context about Carlisle and similar boarding schools. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

SYMHC Classics: Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte

This 2018 classics covers Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte, who was the first Native American woman to earn a medical degree. She lived at a time when a lot of change was happening in the United States as a whole, and among Native Americans and the Omaha tribe she was part of specifically Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Behind the Scenes Minis: Baby Savers

Tracy and Holly talk about the three people who are linked together in the story of the surgical treatment for cyanotic babies, including stories that didn't make it into this week's episodes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Vivien Thomas, Surgical Pathfinder

In 1944, Thomas developed a surgical treatment for babies with cyanotic heart conditions. Thomas was a Black man working at an institution whose only other black employees did janitorial work, and he had not attended medical school – or even college.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Helen Taussig, Mother of Pediatric Cardiology

Helen’s story is tied to Vivien Thomas and Alfred Blalock in the surgical treatment of blue baby syndrome. She was the one who suggested that Alfred Blalock try to find a surgical approach to congenital heart conditions like tetralogy of Fallot. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

SYMHC Classics: The Cod Wars

This 2016 episode covers Icelandic history. A fishing territory dispute between Iceland and the U.K. started off with a cordial tone, but escalated into a serious conflict. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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