The Birth of Hip Hop
Season 5 E 3 • 02/06/2018
In 1970s New York City, hip hop was born, and nothing was ever the same.
Steve Dahl's Disco DemolitionDrunk HistoryS4 E10
When rock 'n' roll DJ Steve Dahl blows up a crate of disco records in a baseball stadium, teenagers riot in celebration.
The Cherry Sisters' Terrible Vaudeville ActDrunk HistoryS4 E10
Five sisters discover that putting on horrible morality plays is more lucrative than farming.
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A Very Teddy Roosevelt Christmas - UncensoredDrunk HistoryS5 E14
Teddy Roosevelt decreed a ban on Christmas trees, but his children changed his mind with their holiday spirit.
Rose Valland Takes On the NazisDrunk HistoryS5 E1
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.
Clara Barton: The Angel of the BattlefieldDrunk HistoryS5 E1
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Jack Parsons Loved His Sex MagickDrunk HistoryS5 E2
Taran Killam plays Jack Parsons, a brilliant rocket scientist who found himself under the sway of occultists.
Rasputin's Journey to St. PetersburgDrunk HistoryS5 E2
Once a lowly wanderer, Rasputin became a trusted confidant to Russia's Tsar Nicholas II and a frequent host of orgies.
Nichelle Nichols Lives BoldlyDrunk HistoryS5 E3
When actress Nichelle Nichols wanted to quit playing Lieutenant Uhura on "Star Trek," real-life Trekkie Martin Luther King Jr. convinced her otherwise.
The Story Behind the First Interracial Kiss on TVDrunk HistoryS5 E3
Nichelle Nichols and William Shatner shared TV's first interracial kiss on "Star Trek," no thanks to the show's network executives.
The Birth of Hip HopDrunk HistoryS5 E3
Questlove recounts how Jamaica-born Clive Campbell, a.k.a. DJ Kool Herc, invented hip hop in the early 1970s.
How The Kinsey Scale Was CreatedDrunk HistoryS5 E4
Alfred Kinsey (Josh Charles) and his wife Clara (Jillian Bell) conducted extensive research on human sexuality, and created a scale to chart it.
Gloria Steinem Goes Undercover at the Playboy ClubDrunk HistoryS5 E4
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.
Gwendolyn Sanders Leads the Birmingham Children's CrusadeDrunk HistoryS5 E5
Gwendolyn Sanders and hundreds of African-American children in Birmingham, Alabama, protest segregation at the height of the civil rights movement.
Judy Heumann Fights for People with DisabilitiesDrunk HistoryS5 E5
Judy Heumann and her fellow activists begin the Section 504 sit-in, paving the way for the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Mr. Rogers's Beautiful LifeDrunk HistoryS5 E6
Fred Rogers creates the classic children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and helps stop budget cuts to public television proposed by Richard Nixon.
Maya Lin Designs the Vietnam Veterans MemorialDrunk HistoryS5 E6
College student Maya Lin designs the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, but faces backlash for the monument's lack of military symbolism.
The High-Flying Adventure of D.B. CooperDrunk HistoryS5 E7
A man known as D.B. Cooper hijacks an airplane -- and gets away with it.
The Disappearance of Agatha ChristieDrunk HistoryS5 E7
Mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears in the middle of the night, leaving police baffled.
Willy Hitler Fights Against the GermansDrunk HistoryS5 E8
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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