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Best Historical podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Historical podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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The Historical Blindness podcast is a discussion of interesting and largely forgotten stories from our past, with a specific focus on demonstrating the inscrutability, the ineffability, and the unknowability of the past. By examining cases of outrageous hoaxes, mass hysteria, baffling mysteries and unreliable historiography, we raise the question, “Can we trust history as we have received it?”
 
Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the greatest palaces ever built. Historic Royal Pal ...
 
Historical Light is a Masonic show based on the historical events and aspects within Freemasonry. Between out buildings, members, events, and family history we have so many great stories with that rich history just waiting to be shared. Here on Historical Light, we aim to share, preserve, and Honor that history. Thank you for joining us on our quest for Historical Light!
 
Big Lives. Little-known Facts. Great, unknown stories hide inside history—every other Wednesday, we dig up what you don't know about the icons you do know. Hosts Carter and Vanessa bring history to life, telling unexpected anecdotes, describing the real personalities behind big names, and examining each individual’s lasting impact on the world. A reboot of Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths. (iTunes “Best Debuts of 2016”) Historical Figures is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media P ...
 
A monumental, ongoing project to release mixtapes for every year of recorded sound, piecing together the entire history of sound from lampblack to shellac then vinyl and onward - part found audio project, part historical documentary, a listening experience that’s as pleasurable as it is educational.
 
McGillicuddy and Murder’s Pawn Shop is set in 1921. Maude, the main character and narrator, gets a diary and begins to write in it. The only problem is, her life is boring. She types all day until her fingers are sore, and then comes home, sleeps, and does it all over again. She wishes her life was an adventure. And it isn’t. That is, until one day, when she discovers an unusual pawn shop. She finds a tiny fragment of china—with nothing on it but a bright blue eye. Maude takes the china eye ...
 
WYLD WEST: The Podcast about the Icons and Outlaws of Sheridan, Wyo. WYLD WEST is a bi-weekly podcast about the icons and outlaws of Sheridan, Wyo. Hosts Shawn Parker and Justin Stroup bring to life the hidden history, tentpole events, charming characters and tall tales of the legendary mountain town steeped in a century of frontier history. Relying on absolutely zero experience as podcasters or radio personalities, Shawn and Justin bring a raw, upbeat, positive vibe to all things WYLD WEST.
 
Stan Deaton is the Senior Historian and The Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian at the Georgia Historical Society, and the Emmy-winning writer and host of Today in Georgia History. The Off the Deaton Path podcast includes Stan's thoughts on books, sports, movies, people, beer, and more, especially as they relate to Georgia history.
 
Le roman raconte les aventures d’un gascon désargenté de 18 ans, d’Artagnan, monté à Paris faire carrière. Il se lie d’amitié avec Athos, Porthos et Aramis, mousquetaires du roi Louis XIII. Ces quatre hommes vont s’opposer au premier ministre, le Cardinal de Richelieu et à ses agents, dont la belle et mystérieuse Milady de Winter, pour sauver l’honneur de la reine de France Anne d’Autriche. Avec ses nombreux combats et ses rebondissements romanesques, Les Trois mousquetaires est l’exemple ty ...
 
Although written from a child’s perspective, this is not a kids book but a series of funny, poignant, and sometimes disturbing stories about life in a late 19th-century Russian-Jewish village — the world of my grandparents. Sholem Rabinovich (1859-1916) was born in Pereiaslav, Ukraine and later immigrated to New York. His short stories about Tevye and his daughters were freely adapted into the musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Rabinovich’s will contained the following injunction: “Let my name be ...
 
Men of Iron by Howard Pyle is historical fiction that transports us back to the 1400’s, a time of knighthood and chivalry. Myles Falworth is eight years old when news comes they must flee their home. His blind father is accused of treason. We see Myles grow up, train as a knight, and with perseverance, clear his father of any wrong-doing and restore their family name.
 
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This week your girls dive into part one of folklore! Natalee kicks us off with some Indian lore, Kyna gets spooky with legends from every state our Patreon reside, and finally, Natalee enlightens us with some weird af folklore! Join Patreon NOW to be entered in a drawing to win a haunted history starter kit and to see the episodes LIVE! Want to sen…
 
The "Holy Russia" ideology developed over the centuries since Rus' conversion to Byzantine Christianity in the year 988. Various factors were responsible for the imagination of Russia as a holy place, which was eventually centered around Muscovy. These factors included a strong church-state codependency in the Byzantine tradition, Constantinople's …
 
History has traditionally taken a negative view of women in power. This series of talks from our archive explores stories of powerful women and how their legacies have been shaped by their gender. In this discussion, Jane Garvey, presenter on Radio 4s women’s hour, leads a panel of experts to investigate what it takes for a woman to become a leader…
 
Things are finally happening as Acadia and Hannah discuss the third section of Stephen King's Dark Tower story "The Drawing of The Three." Hannah learns some new things about drugs and ethnic slurs whilst Roland and Eddie learn new things about their strange, interdimensional relationship. The post CRHS – Baby’s First Dark Tower: The Drawing of the…
 
In the conclusion of the season premiere, we find that all is not what it seemed with the death of King Edward II. Indeed, there is ample evidence that Edward II did not die in Berkeley Castle at all, but escaped to live out the remainder of his life as a hermit. So what is to be believed about Edward II's end? Background music tracks entitled "dae…
 
Chivalry! Honor! Friendship! In this postmodern era, the once-sacred idea of what constitutes a friend has been watered down for most by the simple click of an ADD or REMOVE button. Join us with special guests Dylan John Callahan and Casey Pemberton as we explore the ancient Greek tale of Pythagorean mystics Damon and Pythias. The important lessons…
 
Stephen Miller is one of President Trump’s senior policy advisors. This week, Michael Hayden from the Southern Poverty Law Center joins us to speak about the disturbing leaks and the history of America’s immigration policies. Miller backs immigration policies Hitler once praised Miller refers to President Calvin Coolidge multiple times in emails to…
 
On January 30, 2020, Ben Cleary delivered the Banner Lecture, "Searching for Stonewall Jackson: A Quest for Legacy in a Divided America."Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson was the embodiment of southern contradictions. He was a slaveowner who fought and died, at least in part, to perpetuate slavery, yet he founded an African American Sunday School…
 
It’s finally here. The episode so many of you have all been waiting for. And this is just part one… Our pope this week is one of the finest men to ever grace the Chair of St. Peter. His life was one of unimaginable suffering, having been under the thumb of both the Nazis and the Communists at different points in his life. A renaissance man, he was …
 
Episode 70.2. The Social Network Part 2. This week sees us dive into the main body of the show for which we are joined by software engineer and HbH’s theme music composer Jules Cisek who has some fascinating insights into the world of IT and Silicone Valley, primed to hit us all with large dollops of factainment. Fabulously watchable though The Soc…
 
The UK and the EU presented somewhat different approaches to the Brexit trade talks this week, with Brussels and London disputing what kind of deal can be struck. Are the parties too far apart or is there a landing zone for an agreement? Plus, we discuss the government’s new immigration system, the policy thinking behind it and whether businesses s…
 
President Trump this week commuted Rod Blagojevich's 14-year federal prison sentence. The former Illinois governor joins Anderson Cooper to discuss the president's decision that freed him from prison-but which was criticized by Democrats and Republicans. He also defends himself against prosecutors he calls "corrupt". Airdate: February 21, 2020 via …
 
This is the ultimate guide to raising the tween/teen boy in your life. It covers everything from relationships, social media, friendships and school, dealing with topics like porn, drugs and video games, as well as physical and mental changes.Dr Natterson helps parents navigate the tricky stage of puberty - when loud, rambunctious boys often turn i…
 
Grab your gigglewater and get ready to dive into some history with your gals! This week Natalee and Kyna are joined once again by Carrie! This week we dive into potatoes on a grave and laws against librarians! We end the pod with an amazing Q & A with Carrie for a Mini Gab that is actually sort of mini! If you would like to be a Patreon member and …
 
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