Flashback: History's Unintended Consequences

By iHeartRadio and OZY

A series of stories of disastrous turning points, dangerous ideas, crazy coincidences, unsung heroes and forgotten villains. From OZY’s Sean Braswell, host and creator of the chart-topping, Webby-nominated The Thread, comes a new show about how some of the best-laid plans can go horribly wrong, or prove unexpectedly magnificent. 

  1. 1.
    Introducing The Future of X: Mobility
    3:55
  2. 2.
    Introducing The Future of X: Farming
    3:17
  3. 3.
    Introducing: ‘The Food That Built America’
    4:31
  4. 4.
    Special Series: The Election Day Massacre. Part 3.
    31:39
  5. 5.
    Special Series: The Election Day Massacre. Part 2.
    28:07
  6. 6.
    Special Series: The Election Day Massacre. Part 1.
    27:46
  7. 7.
    Bonus Episode 9: The Surgery That Sparked the Iran-Contra Scandal
    11:46
  8. 8.
    Bonus Episode 8: How a Haircut Changed Music History
    14:28
  1. 9.
    Bonus Episode 7: Grace Kelly’s Fateful Trip to Cannes
    13:16
  2. 10.
    Bonus Episode 6: The Fatal Pitch That Changed Baseball History
    9:39
  3. 11.
    Bonus Episode 5: The Freak Bicycle Accident Behind a Children’s Classic
    8:35
  4. 12.
    Bonus Episode 4: The Drunk Cop Who Brought Down a President
    8:08
  5. 13.
    Bonus Episode 3: The Newspaper Error That Sparked the Nobel Prize
    6:05
  6. 14.
    Bonus Episode 2: Your Unintended Consequences
    8:58
  7. 15.
    Bonus Episode 1: The Hockey Injury That Launched Air Travel
    9:29
  8. 16.
    FB 110: A Hollywood Ending: How One Inventor’s Mysterious Disappearance Changed the American Film Industry
    31:57
  9. 17.
    FB 109: A Libertarian House on the Prairie: How a Children’s Classic Inspired a Modern Political Movement
    39:45
  10. 18.
    FB 108: Matchmakers: How a Dangerous Discovery Ignited the Labor Movement
    32:16
  11. 19.
    FB 107: A Tale of Two Pests: How Gypsy Moths and Kudzu Took Over America
    40:39
  12. 20.
    FB 106: An ‘Uncommonly Silly’ Law: How One Man’s Crusade Against Obscenity Resulted in Abortion Rights
    36:51
  13. 21.
    FB 105: High Hitler: How a Meth-Peddling Doctor Changed the Course of World War II
    36:15
  14. 22.
    FB 104: The Jordan Effect: How a Baseball Strike Saved Basketball
    44:24
  15. 23.
    FB 103: AC/DC: How Air Conditioning Changed the Landscape of American Politics
    31:43
  16. 24.
    FB 102: Holy Smokes: How the YMCA Helped Launch the Tobacco Black Market
    35:47
  17. 25.
    FB 101: McVeigh’s Mentor: How Henry Ford Inspired the Oklahoma City Bombing
    47:15
  18. 26.
    (Extended Trailer) Flashback: Isaac Newton’s ‘Year of Wonders’
    5:07
  19. 27.
    Introducing: Flashback
    3:44

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