Best Historic podcasts we could find (Updated September 2018)
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Project Moonbase is filled with music to surprise, delight and occasionally horrify you. Made by someone who really cares (and his prisoner). We bring you music you’ve never heard before that will put a smile on your face, open your third eye and make you dance. We love space age bachelor pad music, library music, charity shop cheese, hauntology, ping pong stereo, moog music, sitar-driven psychedelia, lounge, the retro-futuristic, contemporary electronica, soundtrack music, radiophonics, eur ...
 
Historic Voices Podcast brings voices from the past that make history come alive through their personal accounts and public speeches. Some episodes bring the voices of political and military leaders, common citizens who lived during extraordinary times, and entertainers who helped Americans live through difficult events. The podcast host provides a short introduction and afterward shares historical context. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network composed of other family-friendly pod ...
 
This is a collection of early American stories, interesting read. (Summary by sidhu177)
 
U of M Radio on Your Historic Dial features historic recordings from KUOM and WMMR — the original professional and student-run radio stations at the University of Minnesota.Digitization of University Archives recordings was financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society as part of the Preservation of Minnesota’s Radio History: An Audio Digital Conversion and Access Project.If you enjoy our clips ...
 
Biographical sketches of ten girls who became famous before becoming women - some not even making it to womanhood. From Joan of Arc to Catherine d'Medici; from Catherine the Great to Pocohontas. These inspirational stories will be of interest to young people and show what determination and luck can achieve. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
We protect, preserve and present Mackinac's rich historic and natural resources to provide outstanding educational and recreational experiences for the public.
 
Researchers share the questions they are examining with the help of archival and book collections of the Bodleian Libraries.
 
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Gaining historical insight by reading news articles from 50, 100 and 150 years ago this week.
 
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Our home for archival recordings of some of the most significant conversations, lectures, and panels to happen in the world of ideas over the past 50 years. This is where you will find Nobel laureates, acid-tripping poets, cult legends, and curatorial heavy-hitters. Rare audio you won’t find anywhere else.
 
Hartford: home to some of America’s most notable people, ideas, & movements of the last 200 years. Uncover the mysteries with these tours of key historic sites. Narrated by Bill Hosley and Don Poland. Produced by Clif Hirtle for 2012 Hartford EnvisionFest. Click "Subscribe" or "View in iTunes" for full content. Find tour images/links in album art area of iTunes/iPhone/iPad players.
 
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings opened in 1967 and has since developed into one of Britain's best known open-air museums and The National Telephone Kiosk Collection there forms part of BT's Connected Earth initiative. There are more than 25 telephone kiosks in the collection, representing most styles and designs, which have been restored and enhanced by brand new interpretive panels, featuring many historic images unearthed from the BT Archives. This download is for the video version ...
 
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site preserves and protects the home of one of the nation’s great entrepreneurial spirits, Maggie Lena Walker. Explore and experience the life of this great African American woman through podcast tours of her neighborhood, historic Jackson Ward.
 
A well-designed building is much more than the sum of its parts. That’s particularly true of the National Building Museum. The magnificient brick structure we occupy is not only our home; it’s also a case study of achievement in the building arts. Use this podcast to tour the Museum and learn more about its structure. Printed maps and supplements are available at the Museum’s information desk . Learn more about the Museum and where to find us in Washington, D.C. at http://www.nbm.org
 
This channel will be a repository for lectures, panel discussions, and programs held at various NC Historic Sites.
 
Take a stroll through the history of the United States, and let furniture, decorative objects, paintings, and sculpture shed light on the ways American families lived in centuries past.
 
Historic Waterways, Six Hundred Miles of Canoeing down the Rock, Fox and Wisconsin Rivers.This volume is the record of six hundred miles of canoeing experiences on historic waterways in Wisconsin and Illinois during the summer of 1887. There has been no attempt at exaggeration, to color its homely incidents, or to picture charms where none exist. It is intended to be a simple, truthful narrative of what was seen and done upon a series of novel outings through the heart of the Northwest. If i ...
 
Researchers share the questions they are examining with the help of archival and book collections of the Bodleian Libraries.
 
Twelve short stories of real girls who have influenced the history of their times. (Summary by Carmen H)
 
Downtown Tallahassee, Florida walking tour of historic buildings, memorials, and architecture.
 
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Get information about the historic City of Alexandria, walking tours, historic locations and events, archaeology, City museums and, more.
 
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings opened in 1967 and has since developed into one of Britain's best known open-air museums and The National Telephone Kiosk Collection there forms part of BT's Connected Earth initiative. There are more than 25 telephone kiosks in the collection, representing most styles and designs, which have been restored and enhanced by brand new interpretive panels, featuring many historic images unearthed from the BT Archives.
 
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Skipping forward fifty years, Hugh explores Mary E. Walker's legacy within the context of the changing roles of women during World War I.For notes and images of all articles read in the podcast, see the companion blog post.
 
The Iran–Contra affair , also referred to as Irangate, Contragate or the Iran–Contra scandal, was a political scandal in the United States that occurred during the second term of the Reagan Administration. Senior administration officials secretly facilitated the sale of arms to Iran, which was the subject of an arms embargo. They hoped, thereby ...…
 
Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant colonel. He was convicted in the Iran–Contra affair of the late 1980s but his convictions were vacated and reversed, and all charges against him dismissed in 1991. Nort ...…
 
(S02-E09) In this podcast episode, we feature Oliver North and his testimony before Congress about the Iran-Contra Affair. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network which is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network at http://LifePodcast.net These audio recor ...…
 
Hugh reads from the issue of "The Revolution" published 150 years ago today, then has a delightful chat with Sally Roesch Wagner, Ph.D, Executive Director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation in Fayetteville, New York.For notes and images of all articles read in the episode, see the companion blog post.…
 
Hugh reads exclusively from newspaper articles printed 150 years ago this week. He starts with a terrible, undeservedly self-satisfied newspaper article about Mary E. Walker, and then reads a slew of other articles that place the author's withering attitude in context.For notes and images of all articles read in the episode, see the companion b ...…
 
Hugh reads articles about six safe robbery attempts in Syracuse during the 1860s, then does a broader survey of all safe robberies mentioned in Syracuse newspapers during the 1860s. Then he studies the advertising campaign of the Marvin safe company, and places fire-proof and burglar-proof safes in the context of the Civil War and Reconstructio ...…
 
In this episode I read from a single fascinating page of the Syracuse Daily Journal from February 22nd, 1868. The drama between Johnson and Congress is heating up. I present that struggle in the context of all other levels of politics, and show how it all connects to race.For notes, including images of all articles, see the companion blog.…
 
In this episode I rant about a run-in I had with an intellectually dishonest creep who attempted to disseminate the notions that Republicans have followed consistent ideals since the 1800s, that Democrats are racist, and that Republicans have always held that race has no place in politics. I provide ample ammunition for protecting against such ...…
 
One hundred fifty years ago this week, the newspapers sounded that last faint, sour echoes of the first impeachment of a U.S. President. In this episode I delve into the origins of that impeachment.For images of all articles read in the episode, see the companion blog.
 
This revised directory are podcasts that I listen to, or at least sample some of the episodes. The directory is 11 pages and provides a description, website URL, and subscription link through iTunes. Many of these podcasts are also available through other podcast apps and directories.
 
The Life Podcast Network is home for a group of seven family-friendly podcasts and live stream conversations that bring a positive message of hope and inspiration. Our podcast network creates new stories and information with old values. Check out the descriptions of them in the attached PDF. Each of them are available through apps such as iTune ...…
 
In this episode I explore Hodgson's weird fiction within the context of his culture's fascination with electricity and spiritualism. For images of all articles, along with links to further information, see the show notes.
 
One hundred years ago this week, the London Times reported the death of William Hope Hodgson. In this episode I explore the popular image of Hodgson: manly man, strong man, brave man and adventurer.For images of all articles read in the episode, see the companion blog post.
 
From 1938-1979, the Minnesota School of the Air brought educational programs into the classrooms of Minnesota and beyond over radio airwaves and through tape transcription. This episode takes listeners to Metropolitan Stadium to learn how to stay dry on a rainy day. The post A cover-up at the Met appeared first on continuum | University of Minn ...…
 
In this episode I give my first interview! I stopped by the Pompey Historical Society and had a lovely chat with Historian Ruth Hotaling about the life and work of "Pompey boy" Homer D. L. Sweet.For show notes, see the companion blog post.
 
It's February 19th, 1868, and the results of the Syracuse Mayoral election are in! In this episode I explore those results, go off on my usual tangents about journalistic narratives, and sing the praises of giving babies opiates.Check out the show notes.
 
It's February 18th, 1868, the day of the Syracuse Mayoral election, and the Syracuse Daily Standard is taking its final shots at John A. Green. For show notes, see the companion blog post. Historic Headlines on FacebookHistoric Headlines on Twitter
 
On this episode of U of M Radio on your Historic Dial take a field trip in sound to the Como Zoo in 1978 and hear a surprising story of an animal theft and why lions do not make good pets. The post At the Zoo appeared first on continuum | University of Minnesota Libraries.
 
It's February 17th, 1868, the day before the Syracuse Mayoral election, and the Syracuse Daily Courier is spewing the vilest material you'll ever hear coming out of my mouth. For show notes, see the companion blog post. Historic Headlines on FacebookHistoric Headlines on Twitter
 
In this episode I delve into the panoply of libels that the Republican newspapers leveled at John A. Green, the Democratic Mayoral candidate, on the day before the Syracuse elections of 1868.See the companion blog post for images of all newspaper articles read in the episode, and notes on people and events mentioned.…
 
In this episode, I delve into the military career of John A. Green and discuss how it intertwines with his political career. See the companion blog for copious footnotes.
 
Returning to the Syracuse mayoral election of 1868, we find the Standard jumping onto the Green-bashing bandwagon, while John A. Green's "organ", the Courier, sings his praises.Episode Links: 18th Regiment Silas Titus Ezra L. Walrath Edwin S. Jenny Formation of the Republican Party in 1855John Brown's Raid on Harper's FerryFort Sumter24th Briga ...…
 
Continuing with the journalistic war over the 1868 Syracuse elections, we see the Journal getting down and dirty in its invective against mayoral candidate John A. Green. References: Barber's Itch The draft during the Civil War Clement Vallandigham For images of all articles I read, see the companion blog post.…
 
150 years ago this week, the Syracuse newspapers began a war of ink over the impending mayoral election. It got so ugly that reading the articles nauseated me. No joke. In this episode, we delve into the preliminary shots in this battle for the Syracuse Mayoralty. The name "Vallandigham" comes up in a few of the articles. Clement Vallandigham w ...…
 
150 years ago this week, a bunch of Syracusans paid to see a guy walk really fast around a sawdust track in Shakespeare Hall. In this episode I explore the sensation surrounding Edward Payson Weston, and the pedestrian sport he helped promote. For episode notes, see the companion blog post.
 
150 years ago this week, a small newspaper article mentioned that suffragette Bettie Bisbee went over to the Democrats. This formed the kernel of this episode's investigation, which focuses on Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, and their fateful partnership with George Francis Train. For show notes, see the companion blog post.…
 
PDF Ronald Reagan's rhetorical presidency can be summarized as a leader attempting, at virtually every occasion, to stem the dissolution of the American spirit by celebrating the country's past. Such attempts were Reagan's celebration of nationalism through a discussion of the interrelationships among liberty, freedom, democracy, and Providence.…
 
S02-E08 President Reagan shares an inspiring four-minute Christmas message with the American people. Accompanying this message, is an article that explores the role that his Christian faith was expressed in his personal and political life. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network which is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a po ...…
 
PDF The United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) is a nonprofit organization that provides live entertainment, such as comedians and musicians, and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. Since 1941, it has worked in partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD), relying heavily on private contributions ...…
 
PDF Leslie Towns "Bob" Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete and author. With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, including a series of "Road" movies. In addition to hosting the Academy Awards show nineteen times, more ...…
 
S02-E07 We feature Bob Hope with the annual USO Christmas show. Bob Hope and others entertained our troops during WWII through the USO show hosted somewhere in the Pacific. Beginning with WWII, Bob Hope and his band of entertainers traveled for decades at Christmas time to bring cheer and laughter and a little bit of home to our troops serving ...…
 
On this installment of "U of M Radio on your Historic Dial," we’ll travel to the St. Paul campus to "A Clinic That’s for the Birds" – which also happens to be the title of the December 8, 1977 episode of Look What We Found. If you haven’t yet deciphered the title of the broadcast, we are going on an audio tour of the Raptor Center. The Raptor C ...…
 
This document provides an overview how to read an opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court.
 
An important U.S. Supreme Court case affected religious practice and speech in public schools. It was the Good News Club versus Milford Central School case from 2001. This PDF document provides background of the case, decision by the SCOTUS majority, and supporting and opposing positions by individual SCOTUS justices.…
 
An important U.S. Supreme Court case affected religious practice and speech in public schools. It was the Good News Club versus Milford Central School case from 2001. This audio file provides the actual argument before the Supreme Court. The voices include the attorney representing the Good News Club and voices of the Supreme Court justices as ...…
 
SO2-E06 U.S. Supreme Court case affected religious practice and speech in public schools. It was the Good News Club versus Milford Central School case from 2001. We will hear the voice of Justice Clarence Thomas as he delivers the opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court justices. Under New York law, Milford Central School policy authorizes district ...…
 
The Pilgrims Thanksgiving Holiday was inspired by events in the middle ages and location of their cultural origins. The 3 October Festival in the Netherlands commemorates the anniversary of the 1573–1574 Siege of Leiden, during the Eighty Years' War, when the Spanish Army attempted to capture the city. The first siege was from October 1573 to M ...…
 
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day is an annual Canadian holiday, occurring on the second Monday in October, which celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Thanksgiving has been officially celebrated as an annual holiday in Canada since November 6, 1879. The date, however, was not fixed and varied by year, though it was commo ...…
 
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. It originated as a harvest festival. Thanksgiving has been celebrated nationally on and off since 1789, after Congress requested a proclamation by George Washington. It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year si ...…
 
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Cana ...…
 
Paul Harvey shares a short speech named “Origins of the Pilgrim’s Thanksgiving”. Mr. Harvey helps us to understand the deeper meaning of a custom that dates to the Middle Ages in Europe. To provide more information about this holiday celebrated around the world, four PDF documents accompany this podcast episode: general history of Thanksgiving, ...…
 
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was written by the male passengers of the Mayflower, consisting of separatist Congregationalists who called themselves "Saints", and adventurers and tradesmen, most of whom were referred to by the Separatists as "Strangers". Later both groups were referred to as Pilgr ...…
 
The Mayflower was an English ship that famously transported the first English Puritans, known today as the Pilgrims, from Plymouth, England to the New World in 1620. There were 102 passengers, and the crew is estimated to have been about 30, but the exact number is unknown. This voyage has become an iconic story in some of the earliest annals o ...…
 
The Pilgrims or Pilgrim Fathers were early European settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. The Pilgrims' leadership came from the religious congregations of Brownist English Dissenters who had fled the volatile political environment in England for the relative calm and tolerance of 16th–17th centu ...…
 
We feature an episode from old time radio, the CBS News Radio Series, You Are There. The docudrama is “The Pilgrims Sail to America in 1620”. Several PDF documents accompany this podcast to provide more information: Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Mayflower Ship and Voyage to America, and Mayflower Compact. Created by CBS Radio, it blended history ...…
 
Today’s field trip in sound on the program "Look What We Found" is more of a staycation. On the November 17, 1977 episode, program announcers Walter, Patty, and Bill, gave a tour of the KUOM radio studios and interviewed the staff at the station. The post Another Way to Go From Minneapolis to St. Paul appeared first on continuum | University of ...…
 
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