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Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! w ...
 
What's your favorite history? Each interview on this podcast begins with this one question. Our guests are people who like history and get really excited about a particular time, place or person from our distant or not so distant past. The jumping off point is the place where our they became curious then entered the rabbit hole into discovery through scholarly research, pop culture, documentaries, other podcasts...We look at history through the filter of other peoples eyes.https://www.buzzsp ...
 
Beyond Footnotes is a history-themed podcast on local KPSU, sponsored by Portland State University’s Department of History. Beyond Footnotes features interviews with the talented faculty and students of PSU, providing a forum for local historians to share their work with each other and the community. The show was formerly hosted by PSU history graduates, Christian Graham, Emile Nelson, Lily Hart, and Madelyn Miller and co-created by Ryan Wisnor and Joshua Justice of Dive Audio.
 
Historian and journalist Tony Perrottet unearths sexual stories from throughout the ages. The series is modeled on the "secret cabinets" in Victorian museums, where medieval chastity belts, Renaissance pornography and perverse novels by the Marquis de Sade were hidden. Each episode will answer a burning question: How did Napoleon's penis end up in suburban New Jersey? Are champagne glasses modeled on Marie-Antoinette's breasts? How did you behave at one of Caligula's orgies? And what were Ca ...
 
Irrational Basis Review: a constitutional law podcast that’s rationally related to a legitimate educational purpose. We'll provide deep dives about the constitutional law cases that are foundational to the first year law school curriculum. For professors, law students, and anyone interested in law! Hosted by Leah Litman, Melissa Murray, and Kate Shaw. Produced by Melody Rowell.
 
An atypical piece of writing by Mark Twain, the short bawdy skit documents a conversion between Queen Elizabeth and several notable writers of the time, including Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Beaumont, Ben Jonson, and William Shakespeare. Despite first being published in 1880, the piece remained anonymous for a period of time, until it was later acknowledged by Twain in 1901 as his own. Comprised of humor, descriptive imagery, ribald connotations, and vulgar language, the faux conversation is ...
 
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(Christine) Morris "Moe" Berg played for multiple Major League Baseball teams in the late 1920s and 1930s. Then, during World War II, he worked as a spy. In this episode, Christine discusses Berg's unusual life and career trajectory. Click here for tips for Teaching with Podcasts! Or here to buy some FH Merch! We are now on Youtube with accessible …
 
We discuss the recent UFO report to congress with UFO author Neil Nixon, including the Nimitz "Tic-Tac" sighting, as well as two 1952 UFO incidents- the Washington DC "flying saucers" incidents and the possibly connected Flatwoods West Va. incident which occurred a few weeks later. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's…
 
In this episode, Anne Marie talks to The Slave Dwelling Project founder Joe McGill. Joe shares his journey and passion project. According to theslavedwellingproject.com, The Slave Dwelling Project envisions a future in which the hearts and minds of Americans acknowledge a more truthful and inclusive narrative of the history of The Nation, one that …
 
In 1917, the beaches in New Jersey were just coming into their own as tourists began to seek out the pleasures of sand and surf. There had never been a publicized shark attack, and there was no reason to fear the water, All that stopped when the Great White Shark they called the Maneater of Matawan started hunting victims. Learn more about your ad …
 
In August of 1946 the Democrat party was holding most of the state of Tennessee in an iron grip and had been for 10 years. Voters were being shot, beaten, and intimidated. Ballot box stuffing was the rule in many counties. Election integrity was non-existent. The corruption went all the way to Washington DC. The DOJ, the FBI, the Tennessee State Su…
 
Following the reign of Muhammad bin Tughlaq, the Delhi Sultanate is shrunken, weakened, and nearly bankrupt. He is succeeded by his cousin, Firuz Shah, who doesn’t even want his job. But even as Firuz Shah and his descendants rebuild the Sultanate, a new threat is gathering on the horizon: the Timurid Empire, led by the legendary general Tamerlane.…
 
Now the only surviving member of the commando unit, Jan desperately seeks shelter, but needs to keep moving on so as not to draw attention to the families which are providing him with shelter. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (…
 
The Delhi Sultanate is a land of intrigue, ethnic conflict, and high art. Which one of these things is most important depends on your point of view, and on who the Sultan is at the moment.Enter an era where anything can happen. Great kings and Sultans rule over millions, and hold their fate in their hands. With great wisdom comes great prosperity. …
 
In late March of 1943 four expat Norwegians, having received commando training in Scotland, cruised into a remote fjord on Norway's northern coast in a fishing boat loaded with explosives and supplies needed to complete their mission, which was to assist locals in the area in resisting the Nazi occupation and to destroy a German-held airfield. The …
 
The second interview in our "Proof of Heaven" series. Kathleen McDaniel''s incredible account of her near-death experience (NDE) and what she learned from it.. Her book title "Misfit in Hell/To Heaven Expat" will make sense as soon as you hear her story. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email …
 
In this episode Anne Marie talks to La Percée du Bocage museum president, Billy Leblond and Men in the Shed Blogger, Colin Foster about Operation Bluecoat and the story behind Men in the Shed. Men in the Shed tells the story of 18 Allied POWs who literally left their mark on the wall of a wooden shed owned by a French baker in Normandy. The shed (c…
 
We interrupt your regularly-scheduled program to give you something you didn’t ask for, and probably didn’t want: my thoughts on conspiracy theories throughout the ages. Sorry. My computer crashed, and I lost all my notes.Part 2 of Crossroads of Civilization will be arriving as expected next week. In the meantime, enjoy my thoughts on the Cataline …
 
Author Stephen Hawley Martin joins us for a journey into the unknown to answer the following questions: Is there life after death? Does our life have a meaning? Does reincarnation exist? To find out more about him visit www.shmartin.com. Support our show and checkout www.simplisafe.com/1001! Only 14.99/mo- no long contracts-no tools required. This …
 
Hannay's division is in the center gap that the Germans need to reach Amiens. If German scout planes see how weak his lines are they will attack and Hannay's division will be wiped out. The job falls to the hands of the air corps. Hannays old friend Peter makes an unexpected appearance. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 Hist…
 
Support our 1001 Network and save 40% at Legacy Box by going to www.legacybox.com/1001- get a great deal on restoring those photos or maybe preparing a special wedding gift! Thats www.legacybox.com/1001 for 40% off. Share the memories! Catch recent reviews and a big thanks from us for being great fans of our shows. Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
The story of India is the story of humanity itself. From the first humans to leave Africa to Alexander the Great and the Emperor Chandragupta, some of history’s greatest events have happened here. But how did India go from the cradle of civilization to a subcontinent divided between Muslims and Hindus? To understand why, we need to start from the b…
 
Hannah Dustin was a colonial Massachusetts Puritan mother who was taken captive by the Abenaki tribe during King Phillips War along with her nursemaid and newborn daughter, who was killed by her captives. Showing incredible courage, she killed her captors and escaped, bringing their scalps back for reward. She was the first woman in America to be h…
 
Biographer Robert Matzen discusses his second Hepburn book (Warrior) which covers her last 5 years working for UNICEF in war torn countries like Somalia and Sudan as well as his biographies on Jimmy Stewart and Carole Lombard. Included-portions of Global News interview with Audrey Hepburn, and Luca Dotti (son of Audrey Hepburn). Get all of our show…
 
Introducing Neil Nixon- well known author and radio show personality in the UK- with a lifelong interest in rock music. In part one we set up the ground rules for the great rock and roll debate- which decade, the 50';s-60's, or 70's- was the greatest decade for rock and roll? First- "rock and roll" will be loosely defined as "top 40" radio. The cri…
 
(Josh) Christopher Columbus inaugurated unprecedented global changed when he sailed from Europe to the Caribbean in 1492. But he brought with him expectations that his “discovery” of this new found route to “India” would see the beginning of the end of the world. He wrote about these expectations in his Book of Prophecies. Come behold the apocalyps…
 
Today thousands of aspiring authors are submitting articles and stories to social media sites like Instagram and Reddit- and there are millions of us who want to write a book but just haven't been able to make that leap for a variety of reasons. We spoke with journalist/author Veronica Hinke, who wrote The Last Night On The Titanic- Unsinkable Drin…
 
In this episode, Anne Marie talks to Living London History blogger Jack Cheser about her most favorite place in the world, London. Like many history lovers, Jack is interested in the tangible, liveable and breathable history we are surrounded by as we go about our everyday lives. He started his blog so that he could share his journey discovering Lo…
 
During the Fourth Crusade, what began as a Christian holy war against Egypt turned into a Venetian war of conquest against the ancient Byzantine Empire. The conquest, in turn, began as what amounted to a hostile business takeover; but it would turn into something far more sinister. By the time the fires of the sack of Constantinople had cooled, the…
 
Introducing Neil Nixon- well known author and radio show personality in the UK- with a lifelong interest in rock music. In part one we set up the ground rules for the great rock and roll debate- which decade, the 50';s-60's, or 70's- was the greatest decade for rock and roll? First- "rock and roll" will be loosely defined as "top 40" radio. The cri…
 
Unsung Heroes of the American Revolution (Pt 1): The Culper Spy Ring, Nathan Hale, and others: Few people leaving the Banana Republic Store at 66th and 3rd st Manhattan, NY, stop to notice the plaque on the outside wall that mentions the spot less than 100 yards away where courageous young Nathan Hale spoke his famous last words “I regret that have…
 
The divide between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox churches is one of the most enduring in the history of religion. What began as a theological dispute came to encompass culture and politics as much as anything else. But what solidified the divide was the sack of Constantinople by a crusader army under the leadership of one of hi…
 
We interview author Walter Borneman about his riveting book BROTHERS DOWN, which is the story of the heroes aboard the USS Arizona, which was dive-bombed and sunk by Japanese planes on December 7th, 1941. 63 of the Arizonas 1, 177 dead were brothers. At this point going into WWII, fathers, sons, and brothers serving together were not uncommon. Auth…
 
(Kristin) What do you do when you’re bored with the genteel life of a plantation owner? You take to the seas and become friends with Blackbeard, of course. Follow the fascinating life – and peculiar choices – of Stede Bonnet, the Gentleman Pirate, this week on Footnoting History. Click here for tips for Teaching with Podcasts! Or here to buy some F…
 
Can a bad leader, even a bad person, ever truly deserve credit for a valuable achievement? Today, we’ll discuss King John, commonly considered the worst leader in the history of the British monarchy. His reign consisted of a series of failures… along with the signing of a little document called the Magna Carta. Was he England’s worst king? And does…
 
In part two we cover the start and rapid growth of the Bielski partisan camps in Belarus, their raids on Gernan patrols and on German sympathizers, and the hard and often times deadly choices that needed to be made to protect the forest clans. We also cover what happened to the four brothers after the war and the filming, which was done in Lithuani…
 
WARNING: The subject matter in this episode might be too disturbing for some people as it contains details of a holocaust survivors story. In this episode, Rebecca Goos tells the story of her beloved grandfather, Sol Liber. Sol's story is a harrowing one of survival through one of our histories darkest events, the holocaust. Rebecca shares Saul's s…
 
On the way home from the Third Crusade, King Richard I is kidnapped and held for ransom by political rivals. After the damage done by the rebellious Prince John and French King Phillip, Richard will spend the rest of his life reuniting his kingdom. In the fourth part of his series on Richard the Lionheart, Dan brings the story to a fitting conclusi…
 
This is part one of the story of the Bielski Brothers- a tightly knit group of 4 brothers- the yoiungest 13, and the oldest 33, who formed an armed resistance group in the forests of Belarus during WWII to save Jews from certain death in the hands of the Nazis. Led by Tuvia Bielsky, the group created a working community in the forest which was capa…
 
(Lucy) Plucked from obscurity to become the wife of an emperor, Irene of Athens went on to become regent and empress in her own right. A ruthless strategist, an international diplomat, and an intelligent politician, she was also an influential participant in Byzantium’s early medieval controversy over icons, which some saw as threatening imperial p…
 
Following the siege of Acre, Richard the Lionheart finds himself alone at the head of the Crusader army. Now, he and Saladin will battle for the ultimate prize: Jerusalem. Both men face a race against time. Richard’s brother John is conspiring against him at home, attempting to seize the throne for himself. Meanwhile, supply shortages limit Saladin…
 
The HMS deBraak was a British Royal Navy frigate commanded by James Drew. She was sent to accompany a large fleet to the Virginia Capes but became separated in a storm and spent 7 weeks acting as a pirate ship raiding Spanish and French merchant ships. When she arrived in the Delaware Bay on May 25th, 1798, towing a captured Spanish ship she was, a…
 
Richard the Lionheart is going on Crusade, rushing to relieve the siege of Acre. As the king of England and ruler of much of France, he brings with him the largest military force in the Crusader coalition. But on his way to the Middle East, he gets sidetracked on the island of Cyprus. With his sister, his fiancée, and his fortune held hostage, Rich…
 
This episode is dedicated to all the courageous soldiers and sailors who gave their lives for freedom. (#THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY) #WWII #Navy #Enterprise #Yorktown #History #Midway By May of 1942 Germany had occupied Europe and was attempting to bomb England into submission. Japan had attacked the US Naval Base at Pearl Harbor just months before and h…
 
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