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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.
 
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
 
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 ...
 
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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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…
 
Mikak was the first-known Inuit person to travel to Europe and back. She was vital to the success of the first settlements in Labrador for England and was a key figure in the 1700s era of settlement and trade in the region. Today, I look at her story. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail: craig@canadaehx.ca Website: www.canadaehx.ca Facebook: …
 
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…
 
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:…
 
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…
 
One of Canada's most famous comedians, he has made a living performing improv around the world to the delight of millions. Today on the podcast, I talk with Colin Mochrie about improv, his new improv Zoom show and the importance of arts during Covid. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail: craig@canadaehx.ca Website: www.canadaehx.ca …
 
It was one of the last major battles for Canada in the First World War and it seemed nearly an impossible situation. Not only would the Canadians succeed, they would do so through days of tough fighting, taking thousands of prisoners. Sadly, it came at the high cost of 13,600 casualties. Support the show: www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at crai…
 
I speak with filmmaker and historian Cheryl Foggo today about John Ware and her film John Ware: Reclaimed, as well as the impact of Ware, his legacy and what we can learn about him today. Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.com Visit my website www.canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx…
 
In this episode of How We Got Here – the death of founding father George Mason. How his extraordinary life was full of both contributions and contradictions. Plus, the day another revolutionary is hanged after working to break the bonds of slavery. Gabriel’s conspiracy in the context of today. We take a look back at a hurricane in Belize that claim…
 
Today on the podcast, I interview someone very familiar to many Canadians, Hal Johnson from Body Break. For over a decade, Hal and Joanne MacLeod appeared on our television screens, teaching us how to live healthy lives. Enjoy the interview! Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Website: www.canadaehx.com Facebook: www.face…
 
It was a year that saw the death of another prime minister, the biggest rock slide in Canadian history, the death of a former NWMP commissioner and the birth of the man the German's called Hell's Handmaiden, Billy Bishop. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Website: www.canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/…
 
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…
 
Today, I talk with Andy English from the excellent podcast Hedley Boys, which looks at the men from Hedley, B.C. who served in the First World War. Find it here www.hedleyboys.com and on all major podcast platforms. Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx Website: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadi…
 
In this bonus episode of How We Got Here, we take a look back at the infamous collapse of the Church Hill tunnel in Richmond. On Oct. 2, 1925, the train tunnel gave way during construction work, killing at least four men and entombing at least two people whose bodies remain there today. A steam locomotive and ten flatcars are still buried beneath C…
 
He is known on Twitter for his wonderful dance videos that have been a bright spot for Canada during the pandemic. Today, I speak with Gurdeep Pandher from his home in the Yukon about his life and his videos. Visit his website at https://gurdeep.ca Support the show at www.patreon.com/canadaehx E-mail me at craig@canadaehx.com Website: www.canadaehx…
 
In this episode, I had a chance to sit down with Lan Cao and Harlan Van Cao. We discussed a number of topics, including: Lan's experience and life as a refugee of the Vietnam War and how that experience reverberates in Harlan's life, immigration and assimilation, discrimination, identity and the importance of finding equilibrium and balance in life…
 
Today on the podcast, I interview Indigenous rights lawyer and author Jean Teillet about her book The North-West Is Our Mother. The book is about the Metis nation and Teillet is the great grand niece of Louis Riel himself. Find her book here: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0756F6JPS/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_u0pvFbYEHAXZV Enjoy! Support: www.patreon.com/cana…
 
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