Bedtime History: Inspirational Stories for Kids

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Episode Date
Malala Yousafzai
Learn about the young Pakistani school girl who challenged the Taliban in her quest for womens' rights to education.
Jun 18, 2018
Dr. Seuss
Learn about the childhood and career of world famous children's author and artist, Dr. Seuss.
May 31, 2018
Shirley Temple
Learn about Shirley Temple, the young child star who won the hearts of people everywhere and gave hope to America during The Great Depression.
May 19, 2018
J.K. Rowling
Learn about J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, who dreamed of being a writer and eventually found great success in her world famous fantasy series.
May 09, 2018
Buffalo Bill Cody - Showman of the West
Learn about Buffalo Bill Cody, the American West hunter who eventually started his own Wild West Show and travelled the world with his famous band of performers.
Apr 16, 2018
Mahatma Ghandi
Learn about India and the brave man who led his people to freedom through his example of non-violence and love.
Mar 13, 2018
Nancy Wake
Learn about Nancy Wake, the brave spy and soldier who helped lead the Allies and French Resistance to victory during World War 2.
Jan 29, 2018
George Lucas: The Star Wars Story
Learn about George Lucas's childhood and imagination that led to the creation of one of the greatest movie franchises of all time.
Dec 15, 2017
Take a journey to the place where stars are born and learn about the history of stars and our own star, the Sun.
Dec 02, 2017
Newsies Strike of 1899
Learn about the newsies strike of 1899, when a band of courageous newsboys took on the most powerful newspaper owners in New York City.
Nov 09, 2017
Paul Revere's Ride - A Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Enjoy a reading of Paul Revere's Ride, the famous American poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Oct 23, 2017
Benjamin Franklin
Learn about one of the most well known Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, who was also a writer, inventor and philanthropist.
Sep 27, 2017
Sandra Porter
Learn about an everyday hero who has changed many lives through her goodness and talents, my wonderful grandmother, Sandra Porter.
Aug 22, 2017
Kerri Strug - Olympic Gymnast
Learn about Gymnast Kerri Strug as she started training as a child and improved her skills until winning a Gold Medal at the Atlanta Olympic Games.
Aug 15, 2017
The Navy SEALs
Learn about the specialized military group, what it takes to become a SEAL and some of the missions they have carried out to help others.
Aug 06, 2017
The First Transcontinental Railroad
Learn about the amazing engineering feat of the Transcontinental Railroad and the ingenious and brave Americans who constructed it.
Jul 21, 2017
Sacajawea - Noble Explorer
Learn about the brave young Shoshone, Sacajawea, as she guides Lewis and Clark across the dangerous American wilderness in search of a better path to the West.
Jul 08, 2017
Sylvester Stallone - The Rocky Story
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Jun 26, 2017
The Pony Express
Learn about the adventures of the Pony Express
Jun 18, 2017
Abraham Lincoln - Part 2
Learn about Abraham Lincoln as he enters politics and as President faces the tragedies and challenges of the Civil War.
Jun 02, 2017
Abraham Lincoln - Part 1
Learn about the childhood of Abraham Lincoln in Kentucky as he learned to work hard and study, preparing to become the President of the United States of America.
Apr 22, 2017
The Rosetta Comet Mission
Learn about the first spacecraft to visit a comet, the Rosetta Mission.
Mar 25, 2017
The Chunnel - The World's Longest Underwater Tunnel
Learn about Eurostar, the underwater tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats in the history of the world.
Jan 31, 2017
Joan of Arc - Heroine of Hope
Learn about Joan of Arc, the young French girl who gave her people hope for freedom during a time of war.
Dec 08, 2016
Bob Feller - The Heater from Van Meter
Learn about Bullet Bob Feller who would grow up to become one of the fastest pitchers of all time.
Nov 23, 2016
Gail Halvorsen - Berlin Candy Bomber
Learn about World War 2 pilot Gail Halvorsen, who came up with a creative way to bring hope to the children of war torn Germany.
Nov 02, 2016
Sir Edmund Hillary - Knight of Mount Everest
Learn about the adventures of Sir Edmund Hillary as he grew from boy to man and conquered the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
Oct 19, 2016
Tegla Loroupe - Marathon Hero
Learn about Tegla Loroupe, the little girl from Africa who grew up to be a famous marathon runner and inspiration to her people.
Oct 08, 2016
Nellie Bly - Around the World in 72 Days
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Sep 23, 2016
Neil Armstrong - First to the Moon
Learn about famous astronaut Neil Armstrong as you drift off to sleep.
Sep 13, 2016