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OZY Presents

FlashbackHistory's Unintended Consequences

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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 behind chart-topping, Webby-honored The Thread comes a new show about how some of the best-laid plans can go horribly wrong, or prove unexpectedly magnificent.

“A journey through history that will change how you look at the world today.”
— Malcolm Gladwell

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ABOUT THE HOST

An unrepentant polymath — and OZY’s in-house cool history professor — Sean Braswell has five college degrees from three universities and will tack on “Dr.” or “Esq.” to his name whenever the circumstances warrant, usually in complaint letters to Time Warner Cable. After stints in academia and law, Sean landed at OZY, where he created The Thread, and now Flashback, as well as writing about history, politics, law, film and sports from his home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.