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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.
 
History That Doesn’t Suck is a bi-weekly podcast, delivering a legit, seriously researched, hard-hitting survey of American history through entertaining stories. To keep up with History That Doesn’t Suck news, check us out on Facebook and Instagram: @Historythatdoesntsuck; on Twitter: @HTDSpod; or online at htdspodcast.com. Support the podcast at patreon.com/historythatdoesntsuck.
 
In this podcast about all things Hamilton, Hamilton-related, Hamilton-adjacent, or anything else in the Miranda universe, I (your host Gillian Pensavalle) talk to guests (and my sometimes co-host/all times husband Michael Paul Smith) about such things as: how Hamilton brings people together, how we find Ham references in everyday life, and the general brilliance of the show. I'm proud to say that we've spoken to almost everyone from the original creative team (aka "The Cabinet") including th ...
 
Welcome to Strange Country, a podcast devoted to bizarre, surreal and extraordinary stories that make America the weird place it is. Co-hosts Kelly and Beth are former newspaper reporters turned school librarians who have always had a soft spot for a good story--the stranger the better. Discover the first woman to survive a barrel ride over Niagara Falls and the man who invented “complex marriage” in one of the most successful utopian experiments. Things get weird pretty quickly around here.
 
BY ONE VOTE! Podcasts of major events in American history that resulted from ONE vote... a single vote that altered the direction of our country. The upside down elections of 1800,1876, and 2000! Wars! Supreme Court decisions on abortion, affirmative action, and religion! Dramatized factual events drawn from the book, By One Vote, by author, Carole Eglash-Kosoff.
 
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.
 
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
 
History of the Marine Corps takes a look at American history through the eyes of the United States Marine Corps. We explore the history, tradition, and customs from the Corps inception on November 10, 1775 to today. Join us as we breakdown major American events from the view of the Marine Corps. Neither the United States Marine Corps nor any other component of the Department of Defense has approved, endorsed, or authorized this product (or promotion, or service, or activity).
 
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 ...
 
Liberty Watchdog Network is a HIGHLY enlightening show that discusses America's Founding Principles and how they still apply today! Learn what our government was intended to be, how it has gotten out of control and what YOU can do about! If you are a concerned American about the direction of this country, THEN YOU MUST TUNE IN WEEKLY! “YOU CAN'T DEFEND WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW…LEARN IT OR LOSE IT!" (This show is based on over 40 years of Research and over 15000 Hours of Study on Un-Constitutional ...
 
Classic Influence explores the timeless lessons learned from the legends of leadership, power, influence, and grit. Listen in as your host—the Harvard and Columbia trained researcher, author and speaker, Dr. Johnny Welch—works to unearth the wisdom and insights of the legends and heroes of history to discover the strategies, tactics, tips and tools you can use to master the power of influence to achieve your own most daring dreams and goals.
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to the behind-the-scenes podcast of the upcoming feature-length documentary film God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines: The Story of Detroit Techno! Composer, DJ, and native-Detroiter Reggie Dokes guides you through an independent production company’s processes and impact that go far beyond what you see on-screen. Documenting the story of the true origins of techno music has been a 10-year international journey of filmmaking and a labor of love for the Detroit-bred producers behind the fil ...
 
Our "90 in 90 Essay Project Academic Studies" on subjects such as the Federalist Papers, the Constitution; the Amendments; the Classics that Inspired the Constitution, the Executive Branch, the country’s past 57 presidential elections, the Supreme Court, the Congress and the states have resulted in 1047 essays contributed by 175 constitutional scholars, historians and elected officials. This corresponding Podcast features the reading of the daily essay during our 90 Day Study. Essays are ava ...
 
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In part two of our conversation Brandon Victor Dixon tells all in #BurrsCorner, we discuss the ways social justice work and arts meet, the importance of getting involved and working to get out the vote, Brandon reflects on his postshow plea to the VP-elect four years later, and BVD takes questions from the Patreon Peeps. WalkRunFly I Can't Breathe …
 
Many hotels boast their ghosts, but for these two hotels, reality is scarier than the supernatural. Join Strange Country co-hosts Beth and Kelly as they talk about the strange tales of quack Dr. Norman Baker and the mysterious death Elisa Lam. Theme music: Big White Lie by A Cast of Thousands Cite your sources: Al-Samarrai, Noor. “Found: A Quack's …
 
“Boys, let us get up a club or society of some description.” This is the story Reconstruction peaking and its opponents organizing to fight back. With Radical Republicans at the helm of Reconstruction, the former Confederate states are forced to make new state constitutions that include black men in the process. The outcome is nothing short of revo…
 
Brandon Victor Dixon joins me to discuss his time as Burr on Broadway, takes us back to his early workshop audition, tells how he later came to be part of the show just weeks after closing his Tony nominated performance in Shuffle Along, and Brandon dissects Burr's Judas complex. We Are Foundation Heaven Help Us All - Stevie Wonder Jesus Christ Sup…
 
Something is brewing this October, and it is Kelly and Beth getting witchy--or not. The reality is, Beth does not fully believe in witches. Kelly is on the fence, or broom. There are witches, and stories of witches, and we will do our best to sum them up and let you decide. This October Dear Dash Hounds. Thank you always for listening, but especial…
 
Game Changers: Precedent-Setting Presidential Elections takes a look at some of the earliest and most influential presidential elections in US history. Join Greg and Cielle as they highlight the backstory of key players in four early presidential elections. Then, listen and learn as they engage in lively discussions about the precedents set in each…
 
In part three with Jared Dixon we go into overtime as he shares some of the books that helped him change his outlook on life, discuss the complexities of Hamilton and the country he helped create, and how those reflect in the world we live in today. Washington Post: He’s touring in his dream role in ‘Hamilton.’ Here’s how this actor keeps himself g…
 
Get out your flag and wrap yourself in it because it's time for a little patriotic education. Donald Trump's desire to rewrite history is just a rehash of the past when other organizations clamored to control what kids learned in school. Join Beth and Kelly as they sing patriotic songs and deny reality to make you fall in love with America all over…
 
Reggie Dokes guides you behind-the-scenes of the film God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines: The Story of Detroit Techno for the first time! In this episode, the team reminisces on this summer’s groundbreaking Electric Unity Livestream supporting Black Lives Matter. They also go deep with conversations on the feature-length documentary (coming soon!), cu…
 
History is the study of the past. Oftentimes we tend to forget that history still existed and is worth studying during times that wouldn't be considered earth-shattering or momentous. Could the study of "ordinary history" teach us something important about the way we look at the past? Could it teach us something about ourselves specifically or huma…
 
"The office has come to me unsought; I commence its duties untrammeled. I bring to it a conscious desire and determination to fill it to the best of my ability to the satisfaction of the people. " This is the story of scandal. Ulysses S. Grant has just been elected as the youngest US President to date. He has great hopes to usher in a new era of ci…
 
In part two Jared Dixon talks about the musical influences in his life, takes us further down the Hamilton rabbit hole, and tells the story of meeting Nik Walker, who he would later take over the role of Burr for, at another job they shared. Inside Amy Schumer 2Pac - Hail Mary Cabinet Battle 3 Demo #BARS Musical Medley clipping. - Taking Off Jared …
 
Heya there Dear Dash Hounds. Are you taking your daily dose of bleach? If you paused on that suggestion on how to survive this terrible pandemic of 2020, you may appreciate stories of survival from the other pandemic of 1918. It’s funny, (but it isn’t) how that terrible virus was downplayed by politicians, killed an unknown number of people, and ha…
 
SEPTEMBER 22 -- 1776 Nathan Hale, America's first known Revolutionary spy, is executed by British; 1903 Italio Marchioni patents ice cream cone; - 2016 Trump V Hillary Presidential Campaign becomes most watched in history; 2002 Cubs Fred McGriff hits 30th HR for 5 different teams, 1993 Nolan Ryan's final MLB game; 2016 TV Show Big Bang Theory gets …
 
Philip tour's Aaron Burr, Jared Dixon sits down to talk about what it was like to join the cast just months before shows were halted, explains why waiting for it worked in his favor, and reflects on some of his craziest full circle moments. Make Them Hear You The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess: New Broadway Cast Recording Nik Walker on The Hamilcast Jar…
 
In 1940, with America on the cusp of entering World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt decided to run for an unprecedented third term. Despite the longstanding and deep-seated tradition—going all the way back to George Washington, who voluntarily left office after just two terms—Roosevelt, a savvy political operator and masterful communicator,…
 
You know how things are terrible? Well this should give you comfort--things have always been terrible. Settle in, dear dash hounds, as Beth and Kelly share the tale of Minik Wallace. Minik was brought to America's shores in 1897 as a boy along with five other Greenlanders to be put on display like a museum piece. And when you think of people as obj…
 
“You are placed in a position where you have the power to save or destroy us; to bless or blast us--I mean our whole race.” This is the story of the first US Presidency to end in impeachment. This is the story of Andrew Johnson. The post-Civil War government of the United States faces difficult decisions. Should it be lenient to former Confederate …
 
In part three Alex Horwitz discusses his role being in the room where it happens, explains why the heart of documentary and scripted film are one in the same, and takes more questions from the Patreon Peeps. Whitey: United States of America V. James J Bulger Paradise Lost on HBO To Life: Vanessa's Wedding Suprise Fraunces Tavern The Thing on Hulu J…
 
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