The Birth of Hip Hop
Season 5 • 02/06/2018
In 1970s New York City, hip hop was born, and nothing was ever the same.
Drunk HistoryS4 Steve Dahl's Disco Demolition
When rock 'n' roll DJ Steve Dahl blows up a crate of disco records in a baseball stadium, teenagers riot in celebration.
Drunk HistoryS4 The Cherry Sisters' Terrible Vaudeville Act
Five sisters discover that putting on horrible morality plays is more lucrative than farming.
Drunk HistoryS4 Drunk History Christmas Special
Washington crosses the Delaware, Dickens pens "A Christmas Carol" in six weeks, and Teddy Roosevelt bans Christmas trees in a new special premiering November 28 at 10/9c.
Drunk HistoryS5 A Very Teddy Roosevelt Christmas - Uncensored
Teddy Roosevelt decreed a ban on Christmas trees, but his children changed his mind with their holiday spirit.
Drunk HistoryS5 Rose Valland Takes On the Nazis
Tiffany Haddish tells the story of Rose Valland, an assistant curator in Paris who helped recover thousands of works of art taken by the Nazis during World War II.
Drunk HistoryS5 Clara Barton: The Angel of the Battlefield
Just when fate looked its bleakest for the Union soldiers fighting at the Battle of Antietam, along came an angel: Clara Barton.
Drunk HistoryS5 Jack Parsons Loved His Sex Magick
Taran Killam plays Jack Parsons, a brilliant rocket scientist who found himself under the sway of occultists.
Drunk HistoryS5 Rasputin's Journey to St. Petersburg
Once a lowly wanderer, Rasputin became a trusted confidant to Russia's Tsar Nicholas II and a frequent host of orgies.
Drunk HistoryS5 Nichelle Nichols Lives Boldly
When actress Nichelle Nichols wanted to quit playing Lieutenant Uhura on "Star Trek," real-life Trekkie Martin Luther King Jr. convinced her otherwise.
Drunk HistoryS5 The Story Behind the First Interracial Kiss on TV
Nichelle Nichols and William Shatner shared TV's first interracial kiss on "Star Trek," no thanks to the show's network executives.
Drunk HistoryS5 The Birth of Hip Hop
Questlove recounts how Jamaica-born Clive Campbell, a.k.a. DJ Kool Herc, invented hip hop in the early 1970s.
Drunk HistoryS5 E4How The Kinsey Scale Was Created
Alfred Kinsey (Josh Charles) and his wife Clara (Jillian Bell) conducted extensive research on human sexuality, and created a scale to chart it.
Drunk HistoryS5 E4Gloria Steinem Goes Undercover at the Playboy Club
In the 1960s, a young Gloria Steinem poses as a cocktail waitress at the Playboy Club to research an expose on its sexist work environment.
Drunk HistoryS5 Gwendolyn Sanders Leads the Birmingham Children's Crusade
Gwendolyn Sanders and hundreds of African-American children in Birmingham, Alabama, protest segregation at the height of the civil rights movement.
Drunk HistoryS5 Judy Heumann Fights for People with Disabilities
Judy Heumann and her fellow activists begin the Section 504 sit-in, paving the way for the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Drunk HistoryS5 Mr. Rogers's Beautiful Life
Fred Rogers creates the classic children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and helps stop budget cuts to public television proposed by Richard Nixon.
Drunk HistoryS5 Maya Lin Designs the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
College student Maya Lin designs the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, but faces backlash for the monument's lack of military symbolism.
Drunk HistoryS5 The High-Flying Adventure of D.B. Cooper
A man known as D.B. Cooper hijacks an airplane -- and gets away with it.
Drunk HistoryS5 The Disappearance of Agatha Christie
Mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears in the middle of the night, leaving police baffled.
Drunk HistoryS5 Willy Hitler Fights Against the Germans
Willy Hitler thinks he can obtain a high-ranking spot in his Uncle Adolf's party, but when things don't go his way, he turns the tables.
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