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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.
 
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Walking in the footsteps of history, fifteen minutes at a time. Join us for a 15-minute episode covering a person, place, or event in history, and stay for an extended discussion. New season begins September 5. Bonus episodes and interviews throughout the summer. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/15minutehistory/support
 
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
 
Fancy taking a stroll down the mysterious and interesting passages of History? Join us every Tuesday as Lucy and Lee cover topics such as the dark recesses of true crime, and the intricacies of the British Monarchy. We explore every gruesome and grotesque avenue in our Uncovering History Podcast.-- Visit us at our website at: www.UncoveringHistory.co.uk -- To keep up-to-date make sure to follow us on Instagram and Twitter: https://www.instagram.com/UncoveringHistoryPodcast/ & https://twitter ...
 
Boooooring, do you remember some %$# named guy who died in a random year conquered another %$# named place in another year? From hardcore history facts to stuff you missed in your history class, it got too much for the story. History is not politics, past or just story but a reflection on the human kind. Beyond the sense is mind, beyond mind is the intellect, beyond intellect is the person. Imperceptible and all-pervading. So join me for my very unique take on history with drama, controversy ...
 
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 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.
 
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 ...
 
Collision Podcast - Where Art, History & Music Collide with your Host, Sharon Fitzgerald, MA | Los Angeles Episode Guide: Ep. 10 D-Day Live from Omaha Beach Ep. 3-9: Game of Thrones Ep. 2: The Birth of Modern Art Ep. 1: Introduction 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 Sharo ...
 
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For nearly 200 years, The Welland Canal has transformed the Canadian economy, gave rise to cities, and gone through four different iterations. Prior to the St. Lawrence Seaway, of which it is now part of, it was arguably the most important waterway transportation system in Canada. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/…
 
Today, I am looking at the RM of Sifton. The home to the Indigenous for thousands of years, it features many mounds on the landscape that were used for ceremonies. The RM is also home to Manitoba's only lizard, and the history of the community includes a plane crash, two rival schools, a Governor General visit and much more! Support: patreon.com/ca…
 
In this throwback episode from two years ago, Alyson discusses the relationship and marriage of John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy… re-listen to refresh your memory for an exciting interview happening soon! Newsletter: www.kennedydynasty.com/newsletter Shop New Merch: www.kennedydynasty.com/shop Recommendations: www.kennedydynasty.com…
 
Mossbank is the site of the first meeting between the NWMP and the Indigenous, with an interesting Indigenous legend surrounding Old Wives Lake nearby. It also features an original blacksmith shop from its early era and was the site of a pilot training base during the Second World War. The most iconic part of its history is the Debate of the Centur…
 
In this special episode I'm joined by Professor Emanuel Buttigieg from The University Of Malta! The Professor shares with me the fascinating story of The Siege Of Candia that took place over a whopping 21 years starting in 1648. The siege pitted The Knights Hospitaller against their old rivals, The Ottoman Empire. Professor Buttigieg brings the sto…
 
This town, north of Edmonton, has a history that dates back to long before Europeans arrive. Local Indigenous were the only band to disenfranchise in the 20th century in Canada, a 12-year-old started a successful paper in the 1930s and the community is the only Dark Sky Community in all of Canada. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.…
 
This week, Alyson is joined for part two of a two part episode by her pal and frequent guest of the show, Ryan Pryor, to chat about President Kennedy’s Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara. Newsletter: www.kennedydynasty.com/newsletter Shop New Merch: www.kennedydynasty.com/shop Recommendations: www.kennedydynasty.com/recommendations Instagram: ww…
 
Home to the oldest known arrowhead in Alberta, 12,000 years in age, Coaldale has a history that begins with the railroad and irrigation, and continues through soldiers' colonies, fires, a famous Mennonite preacher and a great museum to explore. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/craigU Donate: canadaehx.com E-mail: …
 
From 1850-1864, China was swallowed by a wave of chaos and destruction that was bizarre, unprecedented, and apocalyptic. Some historians estimate that the Taiping Civil War left more than 20 million dead in it's wake. The tale is often told as the strange story of the Taiping leader Hong Xiuquan, who claimed to be the younger brother of Jesus and e…
 
Rossburn has a fascinating history dating back to the 1880s, with waves of Polish and Ukrainian settlers arriving in the area. A visit to Rossburn can include a trip to the wonderful museum, the Ukrainian mass grave site that is the final resting place of scarlet fever victims, two one-room school houses, some beautiful Ukrainian churches and much …
 
Join us for part two of our interview with the eminent British historian, Dr. Dominic Selwood about his book, Anatomy of a Nation: A History of British Identity in 50 Documents. In this special discussion, Dr. Selwood continues explaining specific historical moments in British history, the importance of not looking for the simple answer to complex …
 
The Trans-Canada Pipeline, at the time of its construction, was the longest pipeline in the world. It was also an intense issue in the House of Commons during the debate over it. One man would die, several would be hospitalized, as the legislation was pushed through for approval by the deadline. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.bu…
 
Rockwood, a Rural Municipality in Manitoba, is the home to a Victoria Cross winner and a Hockey Hall of Fame player. It also has a deep Indigenous history, several historic buildings and many things to explore locally if you love history. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/craigU Donate: canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@…
 
This week, Alyson is joined for part one of a two part episode by her pal and frequent guest of the show, Ryan Pryor, to chat about President Kennedy’s Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara. Newsletter: www.kennedydynasty.com/newsletter Shop New Merch: www.kennedydynasty.com/shop Recommendations: www.kennedydynasty.com/recommendations Instagram: ww…
 
The community of Gibbons features a couple terrible fires, a family who helped build the railroad that they were travelling on, a wonderful museum, a prehistoric forest of dinosaurs and much more Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/craigU Donate: canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: twitter.com/craigbai…
 
Neither the king nor Barbados was willing to budge over the financial issues surrounding the Second Anglo-Dutch War, and what ensued was the biggest showdown between king and colony in American history. Website (transcripts, sources, etc) Patreon or BMAC Intelligent Speech is coming!By Sarah Tanksalvala
 
Some great historical buildings and a wetland interpretive centre make for great places to check out in Bruderheim. On top of that, it is the location where a meteroite lit up the sky in 1960. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com…
 
Join us for part one of our interview with the eminent British historian, Dr. Dominic Selwood about his book, Anatomy of a Nation: A History of British Identity in 50 Documents. In this special discussion, Dr. Selwood explains the origins of the book, the power of story in history, and answers some of our questions about the different documents he …
 
'He bore the impending demise of his religion, culture and way of life' Boabdil had earned his bloody throne. But there was little time to celebrate. As the armies of Christendom camped outside the last Islamic stronghold in Spain, its citizens knew the end of their world would come soon. But how would it happen? Would Boabdil resist until the bitt…
 
What started as an effort to limit American content from reaching Canadian radios, would become an organization that would play a vital and integral role in the development of Canadian culture, the CBC. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/craigU Donate: canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: twitter.com/c…
 
On my other podcast From John to Justin, I spent five weeks looking at every Ontario election from 1867 to 2018. Every premier, every election, every gaffe, every triumph, all of it. I have compiled that into one large episode that I am releasing here on Canadian History Ehx, so...enjoy! Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.co…
 
In this tiny community, whose history includes a stage coach robbery, you will find a very old school and courthouse that still stand after over a century. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/craigU Donate: www.canadaehx.com E-m…
 
This small Saskatchewan community was once the childhood hometown of John Diefenbaker, the future prime minister of Canada. That history, along with many other aspects of the town's history, are celebrated to this day there. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Dona…
 
From a proposed underground train in the 1890s, to broken promises by the federal government in the 1950s and 1960s, it took until 1997 for PEI to officially get its fixed link connection to the mainland. The Confederation Bridge would become an iconic symbol of Canada, and an amazing engineering project. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: http…
 
Started as a coal mining camp, Black Diamond would grow thanks to the booming oil industry of Turner Valley. Its history features a giant glacial erratic, a visit from Winston Churchill and a terrible fire in 1949. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/craigU Donate: canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: t…
 
This week, Alyson spoke with Elaine Rice Bachmann, the current Maryland State Archivist, co-author of “Designing Camelot”, and curator of the new exhibit, “Jacqueline Kennedy and Henry Francis du Pont: From Winterthur to the White House”, at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. https://www.winterthur.org Purchase “Designing Camelot”: https://shop…
 
Named for a famous British ship, the community of Ajax began as a munitions plant during the Second World War, and would adapt from that to become an important Ontario community with many diverse industries. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.b…
 
Home to 3,000-year-old Indigenous remains, Ashcroft was an important area for the CPR in BC during its construction. The site of a train robbery and a favourite spot for a Group of Seven painter. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.…
 
'Stop, stop! Don't kill him you fool, that's the Moorish King!' Boabdil's path to the throne had not been easy. He had been pressured into overthrowing his father by his mother and was captured during his first battle. After being forced to swear an oath of loyalty to The Christian King Ferdinand, many of his countrymen called him a traitor to Isla…
 
In the 1530s, Jacques Cartier made three trips to Canada. He would claim the territory for France, nearly die from scurvy, establish a fort and kidnap several Indigenous to take to France. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/cra…
 
Barbados would never really recover from the Second Anglo-Dutch War. Compared to islands like St. Kitts, it had gotten through the conflict without too much damage, but it had still funded and fought a full theater of war almost alone, and when the war was over, the demands and impositions (not least, the Navigation Acts finally being fully enforce…
 
This week, Alyson talks about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ personal assistant, Kathy McKeon, and shares some stories from her book about her time with the Kennedy family. Purchase “Jackie's Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family” by Kathy McKeon: https://amzn.to/3lj3EoS Sign up for our newsletter: www.kennedydynasty.com/newsletter Shop New Merch: www…
 
In this bonus episode of How We Got Here, we take a look back at the day President Abraham Lincoln visited Richmond. On April 4, 1865, just two days after Confederate troops evacuated the city, President Lincoln and his son Tad visited the still smoldering ruins of the South’s former Capital. Mike Gorman with the Richmond National Battlefield Park …
 
Located near a large glacial erratic, Hazlet has a history that dates back a century. Home to the legendary Hazlet Elks baseball team, it is also at the forefront of green energy with its very recognizable wind turbine. Support: patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/craigU Donate: canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitt…
 
Located in southwest Saskatchewan, Shaunavon has had a deep history dating back to the Indigenous. From its water that was so pure it was given to the King and Queen in 1939, to its celebrated hockey players, to its many historic buildings. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.co…
 
"Then the man drowsed off into what seemed to him the most comfortable and satisfying sleep he had ever known. The dog sat facing him and waiting. The brief day drew to a close in a long, slow twilight. There were no signs of a fire to be made, and, besides, never in the dog's experience had it known a man to sit like that in the snow and make no f…
 
What started as a small settlement in the Ontario bush would become one of the largest engineering projects of the 20th century. While its mining history was short, there is plenty of history to explore in Atikokan. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https…
 
This week, Alyson is joined by costume designer, Noah Berch, to discuss the Kennedy inspired 2022 Met Gala looks, and more! Shop New Merch: www.kennedydynasty.com/shop Recommendations: www.kennedydynasty.com/recommendations Instagram: www.instagram.com/kennedydynasty Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kennedydynastypodcast Patreon: www.patreon.com/…
 
Starland County features several important historical spots, including the ghost town of Rowley. It also home to a ferry and the first female reeve in Alberta history. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/craigU Donate: www.canad…
 
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