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For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in show where you can ask our resident historian (Scott Rank, PhD) absolutely anything (What was it like to be a Turkish sultan with four wives and twelve concubines? If you were sent back in time, how would you kill Hitler?). Second, it features lon ...
 
April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes Booth isn’t all that grips Stanton. Lincoln’s successor, Vice President Andrew Johnson, is likely to bend to southern interests and undo the very progress for which Lincoln died. Edwin Stanton must employ every bit of political wile he can muster to secure the future of the freed slaves, and the nation. Co ...
 
Epic stories of Black people who fought for their liberty and transformed America after the Civil War. Using first-hand accounts from diaries, newspapers, speeches, and letters, this is a narrated docu-drama about the failures and successes of the Reconstruction era, told by those who made it happen.
 
Join Lorcan Collins for a weekly podcast about Ireland's revolutionary history. Concentrating on the Easter Rising of 1916, The War of Independence 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. The show will also feature episodes on all aspects of revolutionary Irish history from 1798 to the Hunger Strikes of the 1980's. Revolutionary Ireland Podcast will feature guest historians and activists.
 
Boy, politics really has gotten hideous, hasn’t it? And protests seem a lot more violent than they were a couple of years ago. Are things getting worse? Could the U.S.A be on the road to a second civil war? Robert Evans says ‘Yes!’ and by the time you’ve finished listening to ‘It Could Happen Here’, you will too.
 
History is, indeed, a story. With his unique voice and engaging delivery, historian and veteran storyteller Fred Kiger will help the compelling stories of the American Civil War come alive in each and every episode. Filled with momentous issues and repercussions that still resonate with us today, this series will feature events and people from that period and will strive to make you feel as if you were there.
 
Explore the rich history of our past through the lens of our military institutions. From the settlement of North America to the present, this podcast encompasses traditional military history and goes the extra step to address the evolution of ideas and institutions. Join us!
 
The Virginia History Podcast covers the rich history that has made the Commonwealth what it is today. Events covered during this podcast will include - Colonial Era American War for Independence Pre-Civil War Civil War Reconstruction Early Modern Virginia During the World's Wars Cold War Virginia Contemporary Virginia Along the way, I will blog, mostly small notes, resources, and pictures to supplement the history at www.vahistorypodcast.com
 
Based in Nashville, TN, songwriter Chris Lindsey ("Every Time I Hear That Song" / Blake Shelton, "Poison and Wine" / The Civil Wars) has set out to discover what makes creative people tick. Starting with what he knows - writing - and branching out to various aspects of the music industry, Pitch List explores what it means to be a songwriter, and ultimately, a person. Join us as we talk with some of music's hit writers at the top of our Pitch List.
 
When America faced its ultimate crisis, the second civil war, a leader emerged that unified the fractured country. However, in order to reunite all the warring states, he had to restructure the government and restore order. In doing so, the country changed from a democracy to a monarchy. Reluctantly, General Asilas Roman became America's first king. This is the story of King Asilas, an American patriot who became the center of the country's most definitive time in history and the people he t ...
 
America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the ...
 
The Leviathan Chronicles is a full cast audio drama about a race of immortals that have been secretly living in a hidden city called Leviathan, deep under the Pacific Ocean. For centuries, the utopian society has existed in peace, gently influencing world events on the surface. But soon, a civil war erupts between the immortals that wish to stay hidden, and those that want to integrate fully with the rest of mankind on the surface. A clandestine division of the CIA known as Blackdoor discove ...
 
The Kendall Cast Podcasting Network is your one stop destination for all Kendall Halman's Geek-related Podcasts. Currently active podcasts include: That's What We Called Music?: A song by song review of the Now! That's What We Call Music catalog. The Pull List Podcast: A monthly comic review show. Beyond Bulbasaur: A Pokemon podcast where we discuss a different semi-random Pokemon on each episode
 
An investigation into the deadly fight over the environment and who controls it. In Season 1 we delve into the murders of three Colombian coal miners who were working for an Alabama coal company, and unravel a decades-long saga of bribery, scandal, civil war, and death. From VICE News.
 
Welcome to The Loe Bros History Podcast. In this show brothers Jacob and Henry Loe provide listeners with interesting perspectives on the most notable people and events that have taken place in History. We cover a wide range of historical topics and discuss how examining the past can help us better understand the present. We examine key historical leaders like Ulysses S. Grant and Winston Churchill along with events and ancient civilizations that have shaped the world as we know it. We look ...
 
“Fractured” is a set of stories about a fictional family living through the War of Independence and the beginnings of the Civil War in Maynooth, Co. Kildare. It is a Down at Heel production written by four Kildare based writers, Martina Reilly, Claire Joyce, Joe Bergin and Brendan Farrell who also acted as sound engineer. The project was sponsored by Kildare County Council through a Creative Ireland Bursary.
 
War has played a key role in the history of the United States from the nation’s founding right down to the present. Wars made the U. S. independent, kept it together, increased its size, and established it as a global superpower. Understanding America’s wars is essential for understanding American history. In the Key Battles of American History, host James Early discusses American history through the lens of the most important battles of America’s wars. James is an Adjunct Professor of Histo ...
 
Much has been written about the South African Border war which is also known as the Namibian War of Independence. While the fighting was ostensibly about Namibia, most of the significant battles were fought inside Namibia’s northern neighbour, Angola. South Africa’s 23 year border war has been almost forgotten as the Cold War ebbed away and bygones were swept under the political carpet. South African politicians, particularly the ANC and the National Party, decided during negotiations to end ...
 
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After the highs and lows of Revenge of the Sith, it felt like we were due to even back out with some mid-tier content. And hey, good news, the Blue Shadow Virus is nothing if not mid. One one hand, it spends some solid time characterizing nearly every one of our leads. On the other, its combination of mad scientist stock villain, half-developed Ber…
 
By early 1864, POW populations in Civil War prison camps had exploded, and conditions in the camps were abysmal. In an attempt to liberate captured Union soldiers held at nearby Belle Isle prison, Gen. Judson Kilpatrick and Col. Ulric Dahlgren plan a daring raid on Richmond. When the raid doesn't go as planned, suspected ulterior objectives lead to…
 
In the podcast i chat with James Evans whos ancestor's all served and fought in the union army in the american civil war in the video we discuss his 4x great great grandfather's and 2x great grandfather's hope you enjoy. (robert lewis tadlock who was in 60th illinois volunteer infantry regment.) (Tomas jefferson junkins who was in the 12th kansas v…
 
About this episode: It was a Tuesday, April 11, 1865 - only two day after Robert E. Lee had surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia. Down in North Carolina, with Major General William T. Sherman’s relentless blue wave only some 30 miles to the southeast of Raleigh, NC, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston’s men of the Army of Tennessee began to…
 
The Civil War was as much as struggle to keep armies supplied as it was to vanquish an adversary. Logistics during the Civil War had many modern qualities, in particular, using railroads to supply and move armies around the country. Both the Union and the Confederacy used their railroad networks to keep their armies fed. Unfortunately, the Confeder…
 
By 1974 the number of desertions from the Portuguese military numbered 25 000 the youngsters of the country were unwilling to fight non-winnable colonial wars in Africa. We heard in episode 10 about what happened during the Carnation Revolution and how expats living in Africa were taking off-guard by the coup. In the end, almost 800 000 Portuguese …
 
In this episode The Loe Bros discuss the remarkable story and colorful characters of the Alamo. While enduring the bombardment of Santa Anna's Troops, William Travis writes a cry for help that will be remembered for centuries to come. Against all odds, no one retreated and no one surrendered until the last man was standing. It is a story of hope, c…
 
Topics Discussed: The abortion industry’s disturbing sense of humor Gut-wrenching medical practices Sexual misconduct and assault within the abortion industry Drug use and addiction in the abortion industry Clinic workers resentment of babies and/or women Clinic workers speak out One patient shares her unbelievably true experience Links Mentioned: …
 
In 1976 Ciaran Nugent became the first man to refuse to wear the prison uniform when Political Status was removed from Republican and Loyalist prisoners. Ciaran and hundreds of prisoners who came after him wore nothing but the prison blanket. Lorcan Collins examines the history of the five year battle for POW Status for IRA and INLA prisoners in Lo…
 
Hakim Isler also known as The Black MacGyver joins us to discuss how humans operate in a limited resource environment. Do we result to sharing or strife? Hakim is also a small business owner and sadly has also lost three close family members to Covid-19. He want people to be safe, yet also needs his business to open.…
 
[These events follow SteamHeart. You don’t have to have listened to that epic first, or Arlington, but if you have it will bring you up to date.] A new old world is introduced to this saga of macrocosmic interconnection. Autumn’s introduction intertwines with Harry Arlington’s nightmares. · Poet performed by Maureen Foley· Prologue Narration perfor…
 
Six of the seven presidents who followed Lincoln served in the Union Army during the Civil War. In our final look at Honest Abe, join me as I interview Jon White, an associate professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University and author of Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln , on Lincoln's relationship …
 
In 1897, the United States was mired in the worst economic depression that the country had yet endured. When newspapers announced that gold was to be found in wildly enriching quantities at the Klondike River region of the Yukon, a mob of economically desperate Americans swarmed north. Within weeks, tens of thousands of them were embarking towards …
 
This week, Chris sits down for a chat with 2x Grammy Nominated, 2x ACM Song of the Year winner, Nicolle Galyon! Nicolle has not only written 6 No. 1 songs and helped craft hits like “Tequila” (Dan + Shay) and “Automatic” (Miranda Lambert), but also heads her female-focused record label / publishing company, Songs + Daughters. In classic Pitch List …
 
In order to meet the needs of its expanding population and empire, Japan’s leaders began looking hungrily to the south and east. Three years after invading China, Japanese military forces occupied French Indochina. This, combined with American support for China, put Japan on a collision course with the US. Would the two powers be able to avoid war?…
 
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Monica makes a daring plan of escape. Oreb’s team brings back mysterious technologies from Antarctica and the images it displays leaves the king and his inner circle confused. Major volcanic eruptions add more calamities as the king continues to lose his grip on the world. Millions go missing and news reports makes it impossible dismiss the disappe…
 
Abraham Lincoln is the most experienced trial lawyer we've ever elected president, with more than two decades of experience litigating in the courtroom. Join me as I talk to Brian Dirck, a professor of History at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, and author of Lincoln the Lawyer, as we discuss how those decades of practicing the law prepare…
 
General Ulysses S Grant finds himself caught in the middle of the struggle between Stanton and Johnson. 1865 is an Airship production. Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton and James Black as Ulysses S Grant. Also featuring (in order of appearance): David Charles R Bruce Elliot Chris Salazar John Tyson Blake Hackler J Michael Tatum David Coffee…
 
Think the press is biased today? Take a look at it in the 19th century, when papers were so partisan they were practically departments of their parties. Join me as I interview Harold Holzer, director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College in New York City, Chairman of the Lincoln Forum, and author of The presidents vs. the…
 
It is remarkable now to imagine, but during the 1870s, the American West, for all its cloud-topped peaks and endless coastline, might have been barren tundra as far as most Americans knew. In 1869, the first transcontinental railroad had made history by linking East and West, but, relying heavily on federal grants, it left an opening for two brash …
 
Without food or connection to the outside world, the team returns to the Mines and Mysteries to help pass the time... Credits: Written by K.A. Statz Produced, Edit, with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff Dialogue Editing, Mixing, and Mastering by Marisa Ewing (Hemlock Creek Productions) Cast: Petrus Claerhaut, Dr. Augustus Moren, Computer :: Peter Le…
 
A paradigm shift is coming for democracies if inequality is not soon addressed. Richard Wilkinson of the University of Nottingham joins us to discuss how he and Kate Pickett proved causality between inequality and a myriad of societal health issues. America is at a turning point where addressing these health issues and thereby inequality are becomi…
 
The debate over slavery is was old as independence. What made Lincoln to end it with the emancipation of the slaves? Join me as I interview Kate Masur, an associate professor of 19th-century American History at Northwestern University and author of Until Justice Be Done: America’s First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction, …
 
The 13th Amendment abolished slavery in 1865, but African Americans knew the “freedom” of emancipation was incomplete without universal citizenship and rights protected by law. Learn how their insistence on having a full stake in American freedom helped transform federal policy and codify the rhetoric of “liberty” into law. Support the show: https:…
 
This three part first episode of all played out will tell the story of Colonel David Ireland and the 137th New York, climaxing with their defense of Culp's Hill at the battle of Gettysburg on the night of July 2nd, 1863. In Part 1, we meet David, get to know his background and trace the 137th's formation and early war service. This is my very first…
 
Fractured - Season 1, Episode 11 - October 1920 In this Season 1 finale – Mary’s relationship with Joseph Hughes is torn asunder. Meanwhile, Sean is forced into making a hard decision, leaving his family bereft. CAST: Mary Barry: Sarah Murphy Cissy Boland: Caoimhe Murphy Catherine Long: Clare Enright Joseph Barry: Sean Bean Father Dempsey: Noel Wad…
 
Throughout the Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858, a total of 182 Victoria Crosses were awarded; more than one third of those were awarded for actions in in the city of Lucknow. It is a place with which anyone who studies the history of military bravery should be intimately familiar. One of the most remarkable actions during that part of the conflict was t…
 
We ended last week with the growing signs of an Angolan civil war becoming a major problem for South West Africa and the South African Defence Force. The number of incidents involving SWAPO had risen through early 1975 – but there was also UNITA which continued to attack Portuguese-developed infrastructure in southern Angola. FJ Du toit Spies write…
 
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