Culture History Podcasts

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Behind the Bastards

286 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 hours ago - ★★★★ - 6.7K ratings
There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastard...
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56 episodes - Latest episode: 25 days ago - ★★★★ - 3K ratings
The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released l...
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Those Conspiracy Guys

192 episodes - Latest episode: 19 days ago - ★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
Those Conspiracy Guys is an Irish comedy podcast where we discuss all types and genres of conspiracy theories, paranormal happenings and true crime from Atlantean myths to Zapruder films; from ghos...
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History Extra podcast

878 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 hours ago - ★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit
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Black History Year

23 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 913 ratings
Learning your history makes you - and your people - stronger. As Black people, we know we’re left out of the history books. That the media images are skewed. That we need access to experts, informa...
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Jacobin Radio

547 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 823 ratings
Podcasts from Jacobin magazine
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458 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★ - 803 ratings
Each week, SpyCast will feature interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Andrew Hammond (
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Uncommon Knowledge

130 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 711 ratings
For more than two decades the Hoover Institution has been producing Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a series hosted by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson as an outlet for political leaders, schol...
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Quantum Week

81 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 701 ratings
Trapped in time due to an experiment gone awry, we leap into a random week of a random year, and talk about the hit movies, music, and headlines.
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Turned Out A Punk

428 episodes - Latest episode: about 10 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 620 ratings
Damian Abraham can be many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ, a host for Vice…a parent, but certainly he is a punk music obsessive. Each week, he sits down and chats...
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143 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 549 ratings
KUER’s award-winning interview show explores the world through deep thinkers who host Doug Fabrizio asks to think even deeper. Join writers, filmmakers, scientists and others on RadioWest: A show f...
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Past Present

266 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 359 ratings
Past Present brings together three historians to discuss what's happening in American politics and culture today. Natalia, Neil, and Niki bring historical insights to the news of the day, offering ...
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SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

33 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 172 ratings
What makes you … you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe t...
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New Books in History

4,179 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours ago - ★★★★ - 124 ratings
Interviews with Historians about their New Books
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Ministry of Ideas

27 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 121 ratings
A podcast about the ideas that shape our lives.
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Come and Take It

331 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 119 ratings
Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state's history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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Strange Year: A Strange History Podcast

65 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 98 ratings
Each week Jason Horton revisits a different year along with the strange history and the cultural happenings during that year. Get your weekly weird history fix with Strange Year.
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Mini Ice Age Conversations | ADAPT 2030

147 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 76 ratings
ADAPT 2030 Mini Ice Age Conversations covers changes in our climate due to a new Grand Solar Minimum beginning and the media overlooking, downplaying or burying cold weather changes and crop losses...
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Undeceptions with John Dickson

54 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 74 ratings
Every week on Undeceptions we’ll explore some aspect of life, faith, history, culture, or ethics that is either much misunderstood or mostly forgotten. With the help of people who know what they’re...
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Hawaii's Best Vacation Travel and Business Guide to Hawaii

64 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 57 ratings
Hawaii’s Best Travel provides tips and resources for your next visit to Hawaii. Through our blog and this podcast, we provide guides and local advice that helps you get the most out of your Hawaii ...
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Folklore on the Rocks

79 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 53 ratings
Entertaining, booze fueled, informative podcast about lesser known monsters, cryptids, creatures, and general folklore from around the world. Pour a drink and join us!
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Lectures in Intellectual History

99 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 43 ratings
Recordings from the popular public lecture series featuring new work on all aspects of intellectual history. Hosted by the Institute of Intellectual History at the University of St Andrews.
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Keystone State of Mind

57 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 38 ratings
Join me every week to hear stories of everything interesting from Pennsylvania!! From obscure historical events to inventions and scientific breakthroughs. From murderers and true crime to urban le...
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Florida Frontiers Radio Podcast

404 episodes - Latest episode: 13 days ago - ★★★★★ - 34 ratings
Florida Frontiers: The Weekly Radio Magazine of the Florida Historical Society is a weekly, half-hour radio program airing on public radio stations throughout the state of Florida beginning in Janu...
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American Timelines

195 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 33 ratings
Amy & Joe talk about pop culture and events through history year by year. Amy takes a deep dive on something creepy while Joe gives a unique perspective on events. Amy likes murder, Joe likes wre...
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Hard Core

7 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 31 ratings
Hard Core is a new series from Heritage Radio Network taking a close look at the rebirth of American cider! Over the course of six episodes we’ll break through folksy stereotypes to gain a deeper u...
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Worst Foot Forward

230 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 30 ratings
An encyclopaedia of heroic failure Join Ben Van der Velde, Barry McStay and their guests as they brandish their wooden spoons of destiny and celebrate the losers, heroic failures and spectacular m...
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Culture and Conversations

146 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
Culture and Conversations is a show dedicated to everyday people tell their amazing stories of becoming, aspiring and overcoming. As the host, Jamison Smallwood shares his insights and perspective...
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Museums in Strange Places

44 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
I believe that museums are one of the best ways to discover a place, whether it’s your first time visiting or you’ve lived there your whole life. Join me on this adventure as I get to know the worl...
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Podcast on Germany

74 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Germany has been a major player in the last 100 years for the world and is well known for its role in World War 2 and creating the world we know today. But how much do you know about the Germany b...
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