Omnibus with Ken Jennings and John Roderick
An encyclopedic reference of strange-but-true stories compiled as a time capsule for future generations.

Robert Smalls (Entry 1176.DE2315)

December 11, 201866 min
In which a South Carolina slave seizes a heavily armed Confederate ship and sails it to freedom and instant celebrity, whereas Ken doesn't even own a hatchet. Certificate #38760.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices