Season 2 of History Happy Hour is off to a grim start. With the delay in KHDX due to coronavirus, what topic could we choose other than the worst historical pandemic of all time. During the researching process, one episode was just not enough to cover this topic in the desired depth. This is just the first part in a multi-part series all about the 1918 Spanish flu.
This week is all about the world in 1918 and the first wave of influenza traveling from Kansas to the Western Front in a matter of weeks, and spreading across American and European populations. What is this new disease? Is it really such a big deal? Join History Happy Hour and let’s try to find some answers!