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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.
 
Echoes of India is the story of India like you've never heard it before. Host Anirudh Kanisetti takes you on a journey through its wonders, from the Greek art of Afghanistan to the to the thriving ports of Tamil Nadu. Along the way, monks debate, queens boast, and armies roar. From philosophy to politics to economics, the past comes back to life - noisy, breathing, as thriving as the Indian subcontinent is today.
 
Ep.10: D-Day - Live from Omaha Beach for the 75th Anniversary of the WW2 Normandy Beach Invasion. Join your Host, Sharon Fitzgerald, MA, as she treks through the WW2 Normandy Beaches and battlegrounds and interviews local historians. Photos, maps, links and Sharon's travel tips will be in the show notes at www.CollisionPodcast.com Episodes 3-9: Game of Thrones Edition with special guest-host, Anthony Flores - Episodes CP 03-08. They go deep into the symbology and history to unlock the secret ...
 
Why have kings, emperors, and governments killed and imprisoned people to shut them up? And why have countless people risked death and imprisonment to express their beliefs? Jacob Mchangama guides you through the history of free speech from the trial of Socrates to the Great Firewall. Stay up to date with Clear and Present Danger on the show’s website at freespeechhistory.com
 
In each episode of In The Past Lane, the history podcast, we take up topics in American history and explore them through feature pieces, interviews, book and film reviews, and more. Our guiding philosophy is that history is not just about the past - it's about our world, here and now. History explains why things are the way they are, everything from our economy, religious practices, and foreign policy, to political ideology, family structure, and rates of poverty. Our aim is to be both infor ...
 
These American stories are not in your standard history book. History tends to be reduced to key moments and celebrated names, and what’s often overlooked are the stories of the ordinary people, both past and present, who have lived through journeys of immigration and migration...the people who have shaped what it means to be and to become American. How To Be American is a podcast by the Tenement Museum where from New York’s Lower East Side, we explore the history of immigration and migratio ...
 
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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…
 
Today, I speak with David Peck, who is the founder of SoChange and the host of Face2Face, a podcast you can find at www.face2facelive.ca We talk about Cambodia, films, his books and what we can all do to make the world a better place. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.c…
 
Today, I look at the history of the Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth in Manitoba. From the Antique Automobile Museum, to the many historic buildings and even a unique plane crash in 1942, there is much to discover! This episode is sponsored by the RM of Wallace-Woodworth Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx for $3/month or visit www…
 
Today, I speak with musician Kirk Diamond who has a new song out called Let It Be Done. We talk about making music during COVID, what he is up to and what we can all learn from the experience of 2020. Visit his website at www.kirkdiamondmusic.com Support the podcast for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail me …
 
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 …
 
Today on the podcast, I speak with author Michael Posner, who has recently released his first of three books that look at the life of legendary artist and musician Leonard Cohen. We talk about Cohen, his early life and what made him so iconic. Find the book here: https://www.simonandschuster.ca/books/Leonard-Cohen-Untold-Stories-The-Early-Years/Mic…
 
For 200 years, the Wabanaki Confederacy united five Indigenous nations in the Atlantic Canada region as they pushed back against the encroachment of the English on their traditional lands. This is the story of that Confederacy and the impact it had. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or visit www.canadaehx.com and click Donate. E-mail me…
 
For two decades, Peter Mansbridge was on our television screens as the host of The National. While retired now, he is still very busy and recently released a book called Extraordinary Canadians. I had the chance to speak with him about the book, what he is up to this year and what is next for the iconic Canadian news anchor. Get the book here: http…
 
Today, I speak with dentist Brandon Doucet who not only is working on a book on dental care history in Canada, but is also behind Coalition for Dentalcare, which works to make Universal Dentalcare a thing in Canada. His Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coalitionfordentalcare Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx, or donate at…
 
One of Canada's top Blues musicians and a multi-award winning artist, I speak with Kingston-based musician Miss Emily about her new live album, what is upcoming and how COVID-19 has changed her life and the music industry in general. Visit her site at: https://themissemily.com Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/canadaehx for $3/month or donate …
 
It was a year that saw the birth of a man who inspired the character of James Bond, the Klondike Gold Rush hit full gear and one of our greatest prime ministers would enter the world. Today, I look at Canada in 1897. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: w…
 
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 …
 
Today, I talk with author Ron Brown about the unique ghost towns and places in Ontario, and about the reissue of his book Lost Villages of Toronto. Visit his site here: http://www.ronbrown.ca Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donating at www.canadaehx.ca E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitte…
 
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 …
 
The worst maritime disaster in the history of British Columbia, the Princess Sophia sat for 36 hours on a reef as waves lashed against the boat. Then, in the dark of night and a snowstorm, it slipped off the reef and sunk in 30 minutes. Over 350 people died upon that ship. This is the story of that sinking. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canad…
 
From a man who rode a horse with a coyote on his shoulders, to a wonderful museum, to an amazing sculpture garden, Sundre is a unique place in Alberta with a lot of history along the Cowboy Trail. Today, I look at that history. This episode is sponsored by the Town of Sundre www.sundre.com Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at …
 
He is one of Canada's leading musicians over the past 20 years, with hit records and many awards. Today, I speak with Sam Roberts about making music amid Covid-19 and his new album All of Us. Visit http://www.samrobertsband.com for more on his album. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Website: www…
 
The war was winding down, but there was still fighting to be done by the Canadians. The Battle of Valenciennes saw an overwhelming Canadian victory, many medals including a Victoria Cross and a huge number of German captures. Today, I look at this battle and its impact. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx Website: www.canadaehx.com E-mail…
 
Today, I speak with Roger Sarty, a historian and professor with Wilfrid Laurier University about a book he helped compile about the Halifax Explosion. Enjoy a great interview on a really interesting subject! Order the book here: https://www.amazon.ca/Catastrophe-Stories-Lessons-Halifax-Explosion/dp/1771123710 Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/…
 
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…
 
In honour of the Halloween season, I have a special episode of the podcast all about the unsettling and weird mysteries of Canada. From the Headless Valley, to the death of Tom Thomson, to ghost ships on the Great Lakes, there are some great tales to tell. For more great stories, check out the instagram of @l.n.laurus Support the show at www.patreo…
 
He is one of the most celebrated Indigenous actors in Canadian history, as well as an activist and philanthropist. For years, he has been helping others, including through the annual Huron Carole event. Today, I talk with Tom Jackson about the Huron Carole and what we can all do to help people all year long. Visit: www.huroncarole.ca Support the po…
 
A huge year in Canadian politics that would see a massive shift int he political landscape, it was also the year where several important Canadians were born, and a tragic bridge accident would occur. Time to look at 1896 in Canada! Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Website: www.canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/c…
 
Today, I speak with Canadian War Museum historian, and Order of Canada recipient, Tim Cook about Canada's war history and his book The Fight For History. You can find Tim's books here: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/authors/255679/tim-cook Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.ca Website: www.canadaehx.ca Fac…
 
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…
 
From a unique shelter located in a field nearby, to two devastating fires in its history, to an excellent local museum and many historic buildings, Didsbury has a history that is fascinating Today, I explore that history on the podcast. This episode is sponsored by the Town of Didsbury Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at crai…
 
Today, I speak with Eric Alper, one of the leading music correspondents and industry experts in Canada. Along with representing artists such as Bif Naked and Fred Penner, he also hosts a show on SiriuxXM called @ThatEricAlper Show Find him on twitter www.twitter.com/thatericalper Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@cana…
 
The last battle between Indigenous groups in Canadian history was fought in future Alberta and would have long lasting ramifications for both the Iron Confederacy and the Blackfoot Confederacy. Today, I look at the Battle of Belly River. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.ca Website: www.canadaehx.ca Facebook…
 
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…
 
The Canadian Heritage Minutes are a part of our culture these days and today I talk with Grace and Linnea of the Minute Women podcast about their show and Heritage Minutes. You can find their podcast on all platforms and at their website www.minutewomenpodcast.ca Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.ca Website:…
 
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, …
 
When the Second World War ended, people celebrated worldwide. In Halifax, they celebrated a bit too hard, laying waste to the downtown core of Halifax in a drunken orgy of vandalism that resulted in $5 million of damages. This is the story of the Halifax Riot. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.ca Website: ww…
 
He is one of the most famous Canadians in the country, and an icon and hero from our history. His Man in Motion Tour cemented his legacy and today I speak with him about that legacy and the Rick Hansen Foundation. Find the foundation at www.rickhansen.com Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.ca Website: www.can…
 
Today, I continue my look through every year of Canada's history with 1895. A year that saw the birth of a hockey legend, a prime minister and the first woman was elected to political office. Enjoy! Listen to the podcast The Mermaid and the Lion on all podcast platforms or visit http://www.themermaidandthelion.com Support the show at www.patreon.co…
 
Today on the podcast, I speak with author and historian D'Arcy Jenish about his new book on the lead-up to the October Crisis. You can find his book here: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B078VVRPV7/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.ca Website: www.canadaehx.ca Facebook: …
 
In this episode of How We Got Here – the search for a serial rapist and murderer in Charlottesville. Plus, the birth of a woman who would go on to lead a Union spy ring in the heart of the Confederate Capital. We delve deeper into the death of an American household staple—the phone book. One monument in Richmond that isn’t causing controversy on Ca…
 
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