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Reflecting History is an educational history podcast that explores significant historical events and themes without losing track of the ordinary people involved. Covering a wide variety of topics, it is a narrative driven podcast that delves into the connection between history, psychology, and philosophy on a personal level.
 
The Creative Tension podcast explores the history and legacy of Jim Crow segregation. Host, Elliott Robinson provides the missing chapters from American History class, through a mixture of interviews, archival audio and roundtable discussions. Creative Tension also uses open and frank discussions, to dissect how the legacy of Jim Crow is still impacting our world today. Creative Tension explores topics like: Confederate monuments; “The Talk;” Black caricatures (Mammy, Aunt Jemima and JJ Evan ...
 
In the Humdaddy History podcast, history teacher Robert Hummer sets his sights at bringing history to people of all ages. Creating content that is appropriate for middle school students up through the oldest of adults, the entire aim of the show is to create a love and enjoyment of history for everyone who listens. With an emphasis in American History, there is no limit to the amount of topics that can be covered and hopefully you, the listener, can have confidence and fun when you share and ...
 
Welcome to Tales of Honor Podcast, a bi-weekly podcast where the true stories of every recipient of the Medal of Honor are told. There are over 3,500 recipients and you may know a few of the names but there are many that you do not know, and you should! The episodes are available to you every Wednesday and Sunday at 7pm EST, everywhere media is consumed. Please be sure to share this podcast with friends and family. The more people that hear these stories, the more these heroes will not be fo ...
 
What makes the town of Marietta, Georgia so welcoming, friendly and the center of Southern hospitality? Listen each week as veteran podcaster Bill Nowicki dives deep to tell the heartwarming, sad and funny stories from the people that make Marietta a great place to call home.
 
Tune in for a more conversational discussion of history with historian Mark Bielski and his guests. We all know there was a war and who was president, but what about the spies, the intrigues, the deceptions and the backstories? What about learning about the occasional farcical or comedic decisions made by serious figures and their sometime tragic results? By telling the untold tales of our past, Mark Bielski is committed to making history come alive for future generations.
 
Welcome to Grounded Geeks, where we make the geek world relevant. Your parents may tell you that comic books and superheroes have no bearing on real life. Aman and Lena (a brother and sister duo) are here to tell you that that’s just not the case. Join us as we discuss what all that superhero mumbo jumbo says about race, society, politics, and global affairs.
 
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The fall of the Roman Empire is one of the great stories in all of history. Wars, political turmoil, barbarian invasions, moral decay, and economic decline are often some of the reasons given as the chief causes of the fall of the western empire in 476 AD. However, historian Kyle Harper would argue that climate and disease play a pivotal role in th…
 
On episode three hundred and sixty-three, the story of Edward White is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and sixty-two, the story of William B Trembley is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
Happy Thanksgiving everybody, here's a bonus episode I put out on the Patreon bonus feed a few months ago. Hopefully you find it useful. Bullshit is one of those concepts that is difficult to define, but that didn't stop philosopher Harry Frankfurt from attempting to get a better grasp of it. Most of us are familiar with the ways that bullshit has …
 
On episode three hundred and sixty-one, the story of Frederick Funston Sr is told. The story of Walter Marm Jr: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/walter-j-marm-jr All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofho…
 
On episode three hundred and sixty, the story of Thomas Sletteland is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-nine, the story of Thomas F Pendegrast is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-eight, the story of Joseph H Leonard is told. The tale of David Bellavia: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/david-g-bellavia All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonor…
 
When we think of the historical process, we often think of archives, books, libraries, primary sources, and journals. And we should. But sometimes there is a useful element to informal history-the interactions, relationships, memories, and stories that academics often don't bother to study. They aren't scientific, but they add color. They can fill …
 
In this episode of How We Got Here – The fight in Virginia to give women the right to vote; a three-generation, 72-year battle that came down to one vote. Plus, the day the angel of the Confederacy was born. Why the title she was given is still debated to this day. And we look at the founding of the Virginia Military Institute, including its fight …
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-seven, the story of Howard M Buckley is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
Rodney Gullatte and George Miller learned from teachers that made sure they only gave their best. Lemon Street school taught them much more than math, science and band. Lemon Street was an African American grammar and high school closed after integration in 1967. But there are people that want to keep the memories of Lemon Street alive. One of thos…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-six, the story of George F Shiels is told. All stories in November and December will be recipients from the Philippine-American War. Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
In this episode of How We Got Here – Tales from the Lewis and Clark expedition that you didn’t learn in school: how American myth-making dominates the way their story is taught. Plus, the political process to elect the first – and only – President of the Confederate States of America. Why Jefferson Davis was considered a moderate choice. And one of…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-five, the story of Charles E Kilbourne Jr is told. Be sure to listen to the story of Richard L Etchberger over at The Digression Podcast, episode 36: https://thedigressionpodcast.com/36 For William Swenson's story: https://www.talesofhonorpodcast.com/stories/william-d-swenson All stories in November and December w…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-four, the story of Frank E Smith is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
In this episode of How We Got Here – the history of one of Richmond’s most glamorous and ritzy places to stay, the Jefferson Hotel. And, what you didn’t learn about Bacon’s rebellion in high school history class. We’ll take you inside a catastrophic disaster at NASA’s Wallops Island facility as a rocket headed for the International Space Station ex…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-three, the story of William Seach is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
On episode three hundred and fifty-two, the story of Francis T Ryan is told. All stories in September and October will be recipients from the Boxer Rebellion Be sure to visit our website for more information as the show goes on at: www.talesofhonorpodcast.com. Thanks for listening and be sure to share with friends and family!…
 
When deadly and traumatic historical events transpire, there is usually plenty of attention paid to these important events. But less often studied is the scars and ripples of sadness that emanate in the lives of ordinary people after events like this. The Cultural Revolution provides a poignant example of the scars and memories that ordinary people…
 
In this episode of How We Got Here - the extraordinary life of a naval aviator and explorer from Virginia. The incredible journeys to both ends of the earth by Adm. Richard Byrd. Plus—a deadly delivery in the mail as anthrax is found in envelopes in the aftermath of 9/11. We take you inside the moment human speech first crossed the Atlantic Ocean, …
 
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