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Meet Annie Taylor, the woman who defied all the odds as the first person to survive going across Niagara Falls in a barrel! Follow along the story of her great adventure with host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this adventurer who WOWed the world. Originally aired 3/2/22.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
This week, join Rebecca Sheir as we meet one of the world's greatest and most unknown explorers, Matthew Henson. This self-educated African-American WHO persevered through discrimination to become one of the first people to reach the North Pole. WHEN you hear his story, you'll learn so much about the WOW he discovered in our world! Originally aired 12/15/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Zaha Hadid, an Iraqi-British architect WHO broke barriers in her male-dominated field with her spectacular constructions! Her buildings didn't immediately come to life, but WHEN people began to believe in her imaginative designs, she soon had the public saying "WOW" all over the world. Join Rebecca Sheir as she learns about Hadid's architectural legacy, solidified when she became the first woman to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize! Originally aired 12/1/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Bass Reeves, a freed slave WHO became the first Black Deputy Marshal west of the Mississippi. He WOWed the world WHEN he was able to find over 3,000 outlaws during his career. Join Rebecca Sheir as she shares the untold story of Deputy U.S. Marshal, Bass Reeves! Head to whowhenwow.com for activities and more based on this episode. Originally aired 11/24/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Madam C.J. Walker, WHO became the first female self-made millionaire in America. She changed the world WHEN she created hair care products specifically for African American hair! Join Rebecca Sheir as we meet this amazing entrepreneur WHO added a lot of WOW to our world. Originally aired 11/17/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Caroline Herschel, a German astronomer WHO reached for the stars and became the first woman to discover a comet. During the 18th century, WHEN most women were expected to learn about housekeeping, she wanted to learn about our universe. With her brother, she built telescopes which led to discoveries that changed the way we saw the world. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this stellar scientist who added WOW to our world. Originally aired 11/10/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Annie "Londonderry" Kopchovsky, the cyclist WHO rode her bicycle all around the world! Annie let nothing get in the way of her accomplishing her goals of becoming one of the world's greatest cyclists, even WHEN everyone doubted her. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this fearless cyclist who WOWed the world. Originally aired 10/13/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Sacagawea, the legendary Shoshone interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark's expedition. You may have heard her name, but in this episode, Rebecca Sheir will guide you through her amazing story. Discover how this courageous young woman WOWed the world and head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode. Originally aired 5/18/22.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
In celebration of the International Day of the Girl, learn about incredible change maker, Mari Copeny, in an episode from our friends at Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. Follow the story of a brave little girl from Flint, Michigan who wanted to help her town get fresh water. She even asked the President of the United States! Tune in to learn how she added the WOW to her town and the world!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu, one of the world's most influential physicists WHO was also known as the "First Lady of Physics." She stunned her mentors and colleagues with her discoveries, especially WHEN she disproved a law of nature and helped with a secret government nuclear project to bring an end to World War II. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this brilliant scientist who uncovered so much WOW in our world. Then, head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode! Originally aired 10/27/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Lewis Latimer, the inventor WHO worked on some of the most important inventions of his time, like the lightbulb and the telephone! As a son of slaves, Lewis persevered through difficult challenges of discrimination and segregation WHEN he pursued his passions. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this brilliant inventor who brought so much WOW to our world. Head to whowhenwow.com for free printables based on today's episode! Originally aired 10/20/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Alicia Alonso, a nearly blind Cuban prima ballerina WHO stunned audiences around the world with her incredible talents. Alicia dedicated her life to her craft; even WHEN she was recovering from eye surgery and couldn't see, she would practice her routines with her fingers. Join Rebecca Sheir as we learn how Alicia WOWed the world as one of the best ballerinas of her time! Head to whowhenwow.com for activities and more based on this episode. Originally aired 12/8/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Roberto Clemente, one of the greatest baseball players of his generation WHO was the first Latino player in history to reach the unbelievable achievement of 3,000 career hits. His heart was full of much more than just a love for baseball; WHEN an earthquake jolted the capital of Nicaragua, he dropped everything he was doing to help. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet the this amazing baseball player with an incredible heart, who added so much WOW to our world. Originally aired 11/3/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Harry Houdini, the magician WHO stunned audiences with his jaw-dropping illusions. As an illusionist, Harry transformed the ordinary into the extraordinary and awed crowds WHEN he escaped death right in front of an audience. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this magical magician who WOWed the world. Originally aired 10/6/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Shirley Chisholm WHO brought her leadership skills and fighting spirit to Washington D.C. as the first elected Black Congresswoman of the United States. As a Congresswoman, Shirley continued her lifelong work of fighting for civil rights and women's equality, even WHEN she was met with criticism and discrimination from her peers. Join host Rebecca Sheir as we meet this inspiring woman who WOWed the world in the first episode of Who, When, Wow! Originally aired 10/6/21.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Bessie Stringfield, the first African-American woman to travel across America solo! Join Rebecca Sheir as we strap in and hit the roads with Bessie, learning how she trailblazed her way to WOW the world! Want activities and more based on this episode? Visit whowhenwow.com. Originally aired 6/15/22.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Virginia Hall, the incredible allied spy who helped save countless lives during World War II. Join Rebecca Sheir as we learn the story of this fearless woman who risked her life and her limb by gathering secret information for American intelligence. Discover more about how she added the WOW to our world at whowhenwow.com for new activities featuring Virginia. (Originally aired 6/8/22)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Tony Sarg, the pioneering puppeteer behind some of the most amazing balloons at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Join Rebecca Sheir on a journey into his larger than life story as a puppeteer and filmmaker. Discover more about how he added the WOW to our world at whowhenwow.com for more activities based on this episode. (Originally aired 6/1/22)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Kalpana Chawla, the first Indian-born woman to fly in space. Join Rebecca Sheir on a journey from her journey to studying engineering in India to reaching new heights as a NASA astronaut. Discover more about her courageous story and head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Meet Sacagawea, the legendary Shoshone interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark's expedition. You may have heard her name, but in this episode, Rebecca Sheir will guide you through her amazing story. Discover how this courageous young woman WOWed the world and head to whowhenwow.com for activities based on this episode. (Originally aired 5/18/22)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Rebecca Bachman

my daughter loves this show. Everytime we get I to the car she wants me to put it on. keep up the good work!

Jun 22nd
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Mar 27th
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