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Big Lives. Little-known Facts. Great, unknown stories hide inside history—every other Wednesday, we dig up what you don't know about the icons you do know. Hosts Carter and Vanessa bring history to life, telling unexpected anecdotes, describing the real personalities behind big names, and examining each individual’s lasting impact on the world. A reboot of Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths. (iTunes “Best Debuts of 2016”) Historical Figures is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media P ...
 
The Historical Blindness podcast is a discussion of interesting and largely forgotten stories from our past, with a specific focus on demonstrating the inscrutability, the ineffability, and the unknowability of the past. By examining cases of outrageous hoaxes, mass delusion, baffling mysteries and unreliable historiography, we raise the question, “Can we trust history as we have received it?”
 
Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century. Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
 
Author Linda Riesenberg Fisler reads her Blind Series novels. What if something so drastically extreme--the unthinkable--happened within the US Government, that what happens next could change the course of history? Starting in 1964, Blind Intentions, the listener is introduced to the three main characters of the series. This historical mystery/thriller/political intrigue series is kind of like Jason Bourne meets the Good Wife in the West Wing! Start your journey with us today!
 
A monumental, ongoing project to release mixtapes for every year of recorded sound, piecing together the entire history of sound from lampblack to shellac then vinyl and onward - part found audio project, part historical documentary, a listening experience that’s as pleasurable as it is educational.
 
History's Most is a podcast that delves into interesting, under-reported and controversial topics in history and applies superlatives to them. We deep dive headfirst into a variety of topics, from history's most guilty man, to the most disasterous voyage, to complicated wars and confusing politicians.
 
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Welcome to PRESIDENTS PART THREE with special guests Leah and Rachel from Hashtag History Podcast! This week we get funny & spooky with arguably the grossest president LBJ & the ghosts of the White House! Check them out here! https://www.hashtaghistory-pod.com/ BLACK LIVES MATTER for ways to help, click here: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Joi…
 
Listeners, we’re excited to bring you an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries. Every Wednesday on Solved Murders, we explore the days, months, and even years leading up to the closure of a seemingly uncrackable case. This is part 1 of our episode on Helen Potts, a young girl who gets tangled up with a play…
 
Most people think of Edgar Degas as a French painter of ballerinas. But few have heard that his mother came from New Orleans or that he spent five months in that city between October 1872 and February 1873. That five-month period proved crucial to Degas’s career, moving him from the status of a relative unknown dabbling in the not-quite-respectable…
 
Bryan Davis is known for his science fiction and fantasy novels, but he’s also written a historical fantasy entitled Let the Ghosts Speak. Alison talks to him about how he crafted this novel inspired by a dream. They discuss the ghosts of the martyrs that haunt the main character and the importance of the role justice plays in his book. Order Let t…
 
On this episode we step into one of the most haunted locations in the United States! The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. This building has a sad history but it makes for an amazing ghost haunting experience. If you are brave enough to enter that is. I also discuss a few Urban Legends found in the state os Mississippi. I couldn't do this with out yo…
 
1:00 - What is Political Cartooning? 3:11 - Evolution of Political Cartooning to “hackwork.” Political art gets point across better than the editorial format. 8:00 Marie Antoinette Cartoons from the French Revolution Check out the Gallery of Libelles against Marie Antoinette 9:36 - Tijuana Bible - 10:00 - What do Simon Bolivar, Gandhi and Sarah Pal…
 
“Medieval Mediterranean slavery” is a phrase that might seem a bit puzzling to some listeners—surely there wasn’t slavery in the medieval Mediterrean? Was there? Indeed there was. For hundreds of years a slave trade existed throughout the Medieval Mediterranean world, taking captives from the shores of the Black Sea to Egypt, and to Italy. The […] …
 
The inspiration for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: The For many years Guy Burgess and the Cambridge five had spied for Russia whilst serving in British intelligence. This is the story of the last day he spent in London before defecting to Russia to live out his life. twitter: the historical crimes and criminals podcast group email: thehistoricalcrimesp…
 
Hannah and Acadia follow Lovecraft Country to Korea this week to explore the relationship between Atticus and the monster he thinks he is and Ji-Ah and the monster she…actually is. Plus fun side trips to Iceland and Lithuania! It’s a rich tapestry this episode on the Castle Rock Historical Society! The post CRHS: Lovecraft Country Episode Six appea…
 
In this patron exclusive minisode released in April of 2019, I delved into the mystery of a day with no light, when darkness fell over New England and many feared that God's judgment was at hand. But was the Dark Day really a mysterious phenomenon as it is unceasingly portrayed? I'm releasing this patron exclusive on the free, ad-supported feed now…
 
P.M. Edition for Sept. 17. Initial jobless claims ticked down slightly last week, but that's little consolation when the number remains historically high. Labor economics and policy reporter Eric Morath has more on the latest numbers. Plus, New York City, the nation's largest school district, delays in-person instruction-for a second time. Annmarie…
 
The Discographers Podcast gives an in depth look into the works of a particular music artist. Series 2 focuses on The Smashing Pumpkins. This special is a compilation of Tyler's 12 history segments for the band. Discographers@gmail.com facebook.com/Discographers https://twitter.com/Discogpod patreon.com/TheDiscographers https://soundcloud.com/the-d…
 
No Dice No Glory’s Ed and Tom take the BattleVault podcast in to a deep dive into Bagration Soviets. 0:00:45 What have Ed and Tom been up to? 0:17:00 Mentioned in Dispatches – Recent US Tourney Results 0:38:00 Heroes of the Hobby – Interview with Erin Macheski-Preston on Bagration Soviets 1:35:15 Request For Information – “Race To Minsk” Aces Campa…
 
Founder of W.R.K.S. Games, Kosala Ubayasekara, discusses the Jordenheim roleplaying game. Set in the same universe as their popular computer game, Blood Bond – Into the Shroud, Jordenheim merges Scandanavian history & myth with their imaginative twists. All of W.R.K.S. Games’s properties are developed with the story first and everything… Read More»…
 
The New York Times reported on Sunday that President Trump paid $750 dollars in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017, and no federal income tax during ten of the previous fifteen years due to reported business losses. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew weighs the potential political implications of the report.…
 
P.M. Edition for Sept. 28. Uber won a key victory in one of its biggest markets: A London court found the ride-hailing giant is "fit and proper" to hold a license in the city, after regulators declined to renew its license last November. Reporter Sam Schechner joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more on what the ruling means for the company. Learn mor…
 
A.M. Edition for Sept. 28. Ahead of a high-stakes debate, President Trump faced questions about taxes and criticized Biden. Wall Street traders bet on turbulent times around the election. Plus, what to consider before finding a new location for working remotely. Marc Stewart hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
On gun rights, abortion policy and health care Amy Coney Barrett, the seemingly unstoppable successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will shift the court’s balance for decades. In China, the visually impaired are usually shuffled off to the massage industry; we meet blind students with greater ambitions. And tracing the origins of the boring supermarket s…
 
These days it seems like all financial markets are the same big trade. A gold chart looks like a Tesla chart, which looks like an Ethereum chart, which looks like a chart of a basket of cloud computing stocks. So why is this? And what could cause that to change? On this episode, we speak with Jared Woodard, the head of the Research Investment Commi…
 
Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced further restrictions to halt the spread of Covid-19 in the UK but faced a backlash from Conservative MPs. Chancellor Rishi Sunak's winter economic plan, however, received a much warmer reception. How much will it help the UK economy? We also discuss Keir Starmer's first conference speech as Labour leader and …
 
P.M. Edition for Sept. 25. The Trump Administration has signed off, in principle, to a deal that would turn TikTok's U.S. operations into a U.S.-based company. But China still needs to sign off on the deal - and Beijing is looking closely at the terms. WSJ Tech in China Reporter Liza Lin joins host Annmarie Fertoli with more details on China's conc…
 
A.M. Edition for Sept. 25. In a year of reckoning over race and policing, we'll look at where President Trump and Joe Biden stand on key justice issues. Explaining why IPOs are thriving during a global pandemic. Plus, why tea is so expensive now. Mark Garrison hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
A grand jury’s decision has re-energised months-long protests. We ask how much another tragic death at the hands of police may spur meaningful reforms. A once-fringe movement to “re-wild” the Highlands of Scotland is gaining momentum. And how the promising German startup incubator Rocket Internet left shareholders on the launchpad. For full access …
 
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