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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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15-Minute History

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15-Minute History Podcast

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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 episodes every Monday. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/15minutehistory/support
 
Epic stories of heroes throughout history, told in a casual and straightforward way. Join me as we uncover the the forgotten stories of those whose actions shaped our world! Join the Anthology on Instagram for extra content on current/upcoming episodes. Find show notes and supporting pictures on our website. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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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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. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: h…
 
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…
 
You cry like a woman, for what you couldn't defend as a man' Boabdil was heir to a dying kingdom. In the 15th century, Granada was the last Muslim state in Spain. For 250 years it survived, living in the shadow of the Christian kingdoms. But that all changed after the marriage between Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragorn united the two most…
 
For a period of 15 years, the Industrial Women's Softball League in Ontario thrived in places like London. Many stars would emerge, including Hazel Shackleton. This episode was sponsored by Lionel Romain. 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.buym…
 
The Canadian Constitution is a landmark document in Canadian history, which gave Canada full independence from Britain, was a long process that deeply divided the country. Nonetheless, it changed Canada forever. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https://w…
 
Information about this year's Intelligent Speech Conference! 35 presentations in four virtual rooms bringing together the independent educational podcast community. This year's theme: Crossings Date: June 25, 2022 Place: Your home, via Zoom Tickets: $20 before June 1. 10% off with promo code RnR. Standard price $30. Learn more: https://intelligents…
 
The First Anglo-Dutch War hit Barbados hard. After a 10 hour battle expended all their ammunition, colonists and king bickered over who should be responsible for buying more. Ultimately, the compromise was to put off the issue by loaning the king the money, and for two years, Barbados defended England's Caribbean holdings, spending 100,000 pounds, …
 
Once the biggest town in the Cariboo, this community still exists to this day, getting its name from the volcanic plug next to the town. It also has some historic buildings, and some great stories from its 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:…
 
Carberry is not only the home to one of the few remainingWorld War One trench systems in the world, but it also has some impressive historical buildings, a great museum and a unique story regarding the Royal Family. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: https…
 
In this episode, I sat down with Vietnam War veteran and now best selling author William V. Taylor to talk about his memoir “On Full Automatic: Surviving 13 Months In Vietnam.” During the discussion we talked about his enlistment and training process, the types and nature of combat during his time there, the role of the environment and how factors …
 
A deep history that stretches back to the War of 1812, there are many historic buildings that still exist in the area that you can explore. On top of that, there are several wonderful museums to see! 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.buymeacof…
 
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry was a legend of Hollywood in his day. He grew up reading science fiction serials and adventure novels like C.S. Forester’s “Horatio Hornblower,” and they inspired him to become a writer. After a career in the US Army Air Force, as a commercial pilot, and as a Los Angeles police officer, he started writing television script…
 
This week, Alyson is joined by her good friend, Comedian Jonnie W., to talk about Vaughn Meader’s “The First Family”, and how it influenced presidential humor today. Listen to “The First Family” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwu8S6Ekx9w More about Jonnie W.: http://www.jonniew.com Follow Jonnie W.: https://www.instagram.com/jonniewcomedy/ Talk …
 
In Cabri, the birthplace of Bobby Gimby, you will find two historic churches, a great local museum and unique sand hills that were created as the ice sheets melted during the last ice age. 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…
 
The area of the Souris River has documented evidence of Indigenous activity going back thousands of years. On top of that, there are several famous women who came from the area, a swinging bridge, many historical buildings, a lovable river boat captain and much more! Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code …
 
After nearly becoming a ghost town, Hinton would reverse that trend and become a thriving community. With two great museums, its history includes a lot of forestry, coal and one of the worst train crashes in Canadian history. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Don…
 
El Cid was down but not out! After sacking King Alfonso's lands he was in exile, barred from returning to his home and family. But, his deeds had made him famous and he soon found employment in the pay of al-Mu'taman, Lord of Zaragoza. As The Cid eyed off a city to call his own, an old enemy would return from across the straits of Africa. And, with…
 
What started as a melee on the ice, would become the Richard Riot in the streets of Montreal and the precursor to the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s that changed the Province of Quebec forever. 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…
 
From its start as a resort community around one of Alberta's most popular lakes, to its powerplants, to an old log church and Canada's largest dragonfly, there is much to see in this community. 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.co…
 
The small foothills community of Bragg Creek was the site of a famous ranch, Canada's first-ever hostel, and also the filming location of the iconic CBC show, North of 60! 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.c…
 
If you enjoy this show, would you please rate/review on whatever podcast app you use? Thank you! As Jamaica limped along after the Western Design, escaped slaves maintained their own colony in the island's central mountains, and pirates controlled Port Royal. From 1661-64, Jamaica had a series of governors, one of whom lasted only 10 weeks in the r…
 
This week, Alyson discusses the origin of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Recommendation: https://www.daneshueart.com 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/ken…
 
This season we have been covering individuals who have had a direct effect on history, in a positive or negative way. Adam Smith is one of those. He is called the “father of modern economics” and “the creator of capitalism”. Rather than walk you through a summary of his life, we will attempt to summarize the possible influences that formed three ma…
 
On June 13, 1886, bush clearing fires merged and destroyed the new City of Vancouver in 45 minutes, burning down 600-1000 buildings & killing dozens in the process. The city was only two months old when it was completely destroyed. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadae…
 
This week, Alyson talks about Rose, Tatiana, and Jack Schlossberg: the grandchildren of Jack and Jacqueline Kennedy. Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have by Tatiana Schlossberg: https://amzn.to/3ObROdh Shop New Merch: www.kennedydynasty.com/shop Recommendations: www.kennedydynasty.com/recommendations Instagram…
 
Nearby to the only Indigenous band who enfranchised in the 20th century, Villeneuve features a 737 sitting in a field that has been used for filming and training over the years. 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:…
 
Home to the Indigenous for at least 9,500 years, Lumsden grew into an important community near Regina. Known for its famous duck derby and historic churches, it has also seen several terrible floods over the course of its history. Get 20% off your Manscaped order by going to www.manscaped.com and using the code EHX Support: www.patreon.com/canadaeh…
 
In this episode I sat down with historian Susan Carruthers to discuss her new book "Dear John: Love and Loyalty in Wartime America." We discuss the history of the Dear John letter in times of war, how relationships and emotional life are stressed during times of war, social norms and gender roles in regards to letter writing in times of war, the sw…
 
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