Politics History Podcasts

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Newt's World

253 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 4.9K ratings
Join former House Speaker, professor, historian, and futurist Newt Gingrich as he shares his lifetime of knowledge and access to the world’s most interesting minds in a new series that covers all a...
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56 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 3.1K 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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266 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.9K ratings
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities. There’s the h...
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American Elections: Wicked Game

80 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
On February 10th, 1796, Vice President John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail, lamenting the state of discourse in the country. The election was nearing—and becoming heated. Newspapers scream...
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Those Conspiracy Guys

203 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 2.3K 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 Unplugged Podcast

551 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questi...
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Uncommon Knowledge

141 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1K 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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Encyclopedia Womannica

554 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 681 ratings
Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Encyclopedia Womannica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throug...
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Turned Out A Punk

474 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 646 ratings
Damian Abraham has been many things... the singer of a critically acclaimed band, a failed VJ and food network host, one of the minds behind TV's "The Wrestlers", parent of 3... and undeniably, a p...
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Past Present

287 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 374 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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This American President

135 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 258 ratings
This American President delves into the lives and legacies of U.S. presidents through long form stories and interviews. It will challenge the way you look at American history. Hosted by Richard Lim...
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Conflicted: A History Podcast

41 episodes - Latest episode: 22 days ago - ★★★★★ - 49 ratings
Untangling history’s greatest controversies. Every month, we take a hard look at the historical conflicts that raise difficult questions, stoke controversy, and send our moral compasses spinning.
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Dixieland of the Proletariat

45 episodes - Latest episode: 15 days ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
Southern working-class podcast from a leftist perspective. We talk about current issues affecting Southerners, Southern history, and we make fun of Yankees! Find us on social media @dixieprole
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New Books in American Studies

3,270 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 19 ratings
Interviews with Scholars of America about their New Books Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/american-studies
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America The Bizarre

85 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 18 ratings
Dive into the weirdness of American history each week with Jordan & Jeremy Rausch as they explore the crazy stories that shaped America into the beautiful weirdo she is today.
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Real Ass History Hours

23 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
History that's real and not fake. For the intellectually curious only.
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With Chinese Characteristics

23 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16 ratings
Podcasting is easy when you have 5000 years of material.Each episode Cherrie (Chinese) brings up a topic and discusses it with Natalie (An American). While the subjects and time periods can vary, a...
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Why This Matters

9 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 16 ratings
Welcome to the Why This Matters Podcast! Every episode, host Jeremy Grabiner explores a new topic in policy, politics, or current events with a guest. Have you ever wondered what a city mayor actua...
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Metropolitan Library System Podcast

33 episodes - Latest episode: 24 days ago - ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
The Metro Library podcast celebrates Oklahoma arts, Oklahoma culture, Oklahoma history and the lives of influential Oklahomans today. Upcoming podcasts include a special on the BC Clark Anniversary...
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Pay Attention To This

26 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★ - 13 ratings
Two young adults, Emily and Sydney, trying to learn how the world works by relating history to current events in an entertaining and humorous way.
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Pilgrim's Digress

39 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
From Bangor to Boston. Montpelier to Hartford, Providence to Manchester. What is New England Culture today? An American by birth, Southerner by blood, New Englander by choice. This is a Podcast abo...
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Aussie History Podcast

128 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 11 ratings
Australian history through the lens of migration.
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Happy Birthday Mr. President!

44 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 10 ratings
With each episode published on the birthday of a President of the United States, this podcast dives into the personal and professional lives of those who have held the highest office in the land si...
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Divided by Design: A Podcast by E Pluribus Unum

8 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 9 ratings
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, who led the controversial effort to remove Confederate statues from the city and who now runs E Pluribus Unum- a nonprofit focused on advancing racial equit...
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Polk's America

14 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8 ratings
Leading scholars from across the nation introduce our small Tennessee town to artisans and abolitionists, poets and politicians, scientists and suffragists. We’ll see what the past has to say to ou...
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Pilate Said Podcast

125 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6 ratings
What is truth is what Pilate said and that is what we search for. We look for truth in politics, current events and culture with our common sense, past experiences and christian world view.
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Turning Points History

44 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6 ratings
What are we? Are we divine heroes or feral beast? Perhaps, we are a bit of both. Join me, Thomas Mitchell, as we examine the people, events, and stories, both collective and individual that have sh...
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Stand Up Citizen

14 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6 ratings
As we approach the 2020 election, a podcast for ordinary citizens to help sort through our fractious politics, and their distorting effect on how we make our choices.. A non-partisan look at Ameri...
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Riding The Wave with Dennis & Steve

36 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5 ratings
Riding the Wave with Dennis Sherrard and Steve Riddell is an interview show focusing on political candidates, operatives, campaign workers, and the political events leading up to the national, stat...
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Real Spit

12 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5 ratings
Join us as we take a real history lesson and breakdown every lie they purposely taught us and teach you every truth we need to know. We're teaching and learning at the same time. We won't stop unti...
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