History Podcasts

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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

19 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 58.8K ratings
In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What...
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Casefile True Crime

332 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 30.5K ratings
Fact is scarier than fiction. Subscribe to Casefile Premium to receive ad-free episodes released one week early, along with access to bonus Q&A’s, our exclusive show ‘Behind the Files’, and more.
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Unexplained Mysteries

281 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 5.4K ratings
Life can take unexpected turns. Some are easily defined. Others… require further investigation. Every Tuesday and Thursday, collect the pieces of a seemingly unsolvable puzzle — events in history w...
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Good Assassins

53 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3K ratings
Season 2 is the unbelievable but true story of the greatest spy of World War II. The Nazis don't know her name, but they want this woman dead. A mysterious agent is strategically dismantling their...
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9/12

18 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
How did 9/11 the day become 9/11 the idea? That question drives Pineapple Street Studios and award-winning host Dan Taberski (Missing Richard Simmons, Running From COPS, The Line) to shift ...
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Wise About Texas

135 episodes - Latest episode: 25 days ago - ★★★★★ - 918 ratings
The Texas History Podcast
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You Must Remember Manson

13 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 749 ratings
From the archives of You Must Remember This, Karina Longworth presents her hugely popular series, “Charles Manson’s Hollywood.” It chronicles the murders committed by followers of Charlie Manson in...
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Damn Interesting

122 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 632 ratings
The audio side of DamnInteresting.com: Legitimately intriguing true stories from history, science, and psychology. Audiobook-like narration with sound effects and music.
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T.Rex Talk

158 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 568 ratings
The official podcast of T.Rex Arms. Weekly thoughts and conversations between various team members discussing equipment, training, history, politics, and of course, the behind-the-scenes stuff rega...
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Romance of the Three Kingdoms Podcast

186 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 535 ratings
A retelling of the classic Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms in a way that’s more accessible to a Western audience. See 3kingdomspodcast.com for more.
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10 American Presidents Podcast

46 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 501 ratings
From Washington to Obama, 10 American Presidents a podcast narrated by guest hosts. The life and legacy of an American President. Each show is intercut with music and where possible archive news cl...
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Working Class History

107 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 493 ratings
History isn't made by kings and politicians, it's made by all of us. This podcast is about how we, together, have fought for a better world. Become a paid subscriber, support our work and listen ad...
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Whirlwind: America, Russia & Ukraine

18 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 460 ratings
Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tim Weiner and created by the Peabody-nominated studio C13Originals, Whirlwind: America, Russia & Ukraine examines the ongoing war in Ukraine -...
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Ancient Greece Declassified

57 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 415 ratings
The podcast that transports you to the ancient world and back, with some good conversation along the way. It's not just about ancient Greece. It's about a huge chunk of human history that the Greek...
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Subliminal Deception: A Conspiracy Theory Podcast

203 episodes - Latest episode: about 17 hours ago - ★★★★ - 340 ratings
Cody and Phil dive into the world of conspiracy theories in search of the truth or at least good laugh.
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SOLD OUT: Rethinking Housing in America

17 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 303 ratings
Tents, evictions and gentrification. SOLD OUT envisions what home should be, by telling stories from California, the epicenter of the nation’s housing crisis. A new season of SOLD OUT examines the ...
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Obscure History

125 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★ - 297 ratings
New episodes every Monday.
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Christian History Almanac

1,326 episodes - Latest episode: about 14 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 275 ratings
The Christian History Almanac is a daily 5-minute podcast that highlights those stories- sometimes well known, other times less so- that have shaped the history of the church. Hosted by historian ...
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Ghostlore of Hawaii: Paranormal Paradise

50 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 196 ratings
When most people think of Hawaii, they imagine sand, surf, and the Aloha Spirit....but spirits of a different kind may occupy the Hawaiian islands. Most people visiting the islands don‘t know of H...
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Pre History - the archaeology of the ancient Near East

27 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 189 ratings
The Near East - the region known politically as the Middle East - is the home of both a long and eventful history as well as a much longer and fascinating prehistory. Here on Pre History I will cov...
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Conspiracy or Just a Coincidence?

270 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 187 ratings
From aliens, the occult, to government conspiracies. Our history is filled with unexplained patterns and events. Are these occurrences all coincidences and conjecture, or is there a deeper, more si...
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Ottoman History Podcast

282 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 176 ratings
Interviews with historians about the history of the Ottoman Empire and beyond
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Down & Away

147 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 175 ratings
Cold Case Homicide Studies
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FLOORED

60 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 157 ratings
If you have ever had a strange fascination with dark and wild histories, compelling mysteries, and conspiracy theories, then this podcast is for you. Every episode your hosts Skye and Louis will br...
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Silk And Steel Podcast

79 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★ - 149 ratings
Weekly discussion on China and Silk Road, history, culture and current events
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HI101

154 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 147 ratings
Conversational history with a focus on narrative
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Ramble Redhead

79 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 122 ratings
My Personal Blog
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Vanished

99 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 121 ratings
“The past is filled with incredible mysteries; the clues to solving them all around; hidden in plain sight. But these stories begin with some of the most famous vanishings in history." Join attorn...
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Blood and Dust : Wild West True Crime

21 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 120 ratings
Lawmen, Outlaws, Gunslingers, and everything else wild west. Email - [email protected]
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New Angle: Voice

5 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 119 ratings
Beverly Willis is adding her voice to a new podcast featuring discussions about the lives and careers of female pioneers of American Architecture. Going beyond the scholarship of the award-winning ...