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Who HQ is your headquarters for history. The Who HQ team is always working to provide simple and clear answers to some of our biggest questions. From Who Was George Washington? to Who Is Michelle Obama?, and What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? to Where Is the Great Barrier Reef?, we strive to give you all the facts. Visit us at WhoHQ.com

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Author: Who HQ and Diane Bailey | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: October 01, 2019
Learn how Fred Rogers, a minister and musician from Pennsylvania, became one of America's most beloved television personalities and everyone's favorite neighbor.Even though he's best known for his successful PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Fr...
Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough and Who HQ | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: September 03, 2019
Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she t...
Author: Max Bisantz, Who HQ and Kate Bisantz | Narrator: Kyla Garcia
Release Date: August 07, 2018
Discover why Selena, the Queen of Tejano music, became one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the twentieth century!As a young girl, Selena Quintanilla sang in a band called Selena y Los Dinos with her brother and sister. The fam...
Author: Sherri L. Smith and Who HQ | Narrator: Larry Herron
Release Date: August 07, 2018
It's up, up, and away with the Tuskegee Airmen, a heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War II.During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they ...
Author: Gail Herman and Who HQ | Narrator: Kathleen Gati
Release Date: June 19, 2018
A thoughtful and age-appropriate introduction to an unimaginable event--the Holocaust.The Holocaust was a genocide on a scale never before seen, with as many as twelve million people killed in Nazi death camps--six million of them Jews. Gail Herman t...
Author: Patricia Brennan Demuth and Who HQ | Narrator: Kathleen McInerney
Release Date: June 19, 2018
We the people at Who HQ bring readers the full story--arguments and all--of how the US Constitution came into being. Signed on September 17, 1787--four years after the American War for Independence--the Constitution laid out the supreme law of the Un...
Author: True Kelley and Who HQ | Narrator: Ann Marie Lee
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to "remember the ladies" and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for equal education in public schools for both boys and ...
Author: Michael C. Harris and Who HQ | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the D...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. and Who HQ | Narrator: Emily Lawrence
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repa...
Author: Roberta Edwards and Who HQ | Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Release Date: June 19, 2018
In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian ...
Author: Gail Herman and Who HQ | Narrator: Suzanne Elise Freeman
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet.The earth is definitely getting warmer. There's no argument about that, but who or what is the cause? And why has climate change become a political issue? Are humans at faul...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. and Who HQ | Narrator: David DeSantos
Release Date: June 05, 2018
The story of a poor boy from Brazil who became the greatest soccer player of all time and one of the most important athletes of the twentieth century!His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he is know...