Politics History Podcasts

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56 episodes - Latest episode: 4 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: 8 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

79 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months 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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History Unplugged Podcast

529 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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Those Conspiracy Guys

201 episodes - Latest episode: 11 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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471 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 850 ratings
Each week, SpyCast will feature ex-spies, intelligence officers, and authors talking about the world of international intelligence and espionage. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Andrew Hammond (https://w...
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Encyclopedia Womannica

503 episodes - Latest episode: about 15 hours ago - ★★★★ - 650 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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171 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 565 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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Conflicted: A History Podcast

39 episodes - Latest episode: 29 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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60/20 presented by JFK35

40 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 45 ratings
60/20: The Election of 1960 and its Echoes Today This special eight-part audio documentary, from the team who brings you the JFK35 podcast, will tell the story of the Kennedy campaign and how it h...
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Professional Military Education

21 episodes - Latest episode: 25 days ago - ★★★★★ - 36 ratings
The Professional Military Education (PME) podcast is where great books on war and history are analyzed and discussed with the author. Through in depth conversations, the PME podcast seeks to promot...
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Fail to the Chief

68 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 32 ratings
Fail to the Chief is the podcast where comic "historian" Thom Woodley talks about the men who became President... almost. Romp through the losers of presidential history, laugh and marvel at how di...
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Rhythm of Life

9 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
Where conversation flows as life is explored -- that’s where the new podcast, Rhythm of Life, begins. Initial episodes include filmmaker Bob Hercules delving into the art of documentary filmmaking ...
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Grim Podcast

16 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 23 ratings
Explicit and intellectual dark histories and paranormal from Philadelphia and around the world for mature-audiences. Witty, Irreverent,Insightful. We fly around to the corners of the globe in searc...
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America The Bizarre

82 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days 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: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 17 ratings
History that's real and not fake. For the intellectually curious only.
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Political Spirits podcast

129 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 15 ratings
Why the Left and the Right should have a few drinks and talk. An experienced professional who spent years working public policy matters at the local, state and federal level talks about how our sy...
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JFK Library Forums

92 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 14 ratings
Kennedy Library Forums are a series of public affairs programs offered by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to foster public discussion on a diverse range of historical, political...
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Happy Birthday Mr. President!

44 episodes - Latest episode: 4 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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Theory of Indivisibility

24 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 10 ratings
Theory of Indivisibility analyzes the evolutionary origins, current complexities, and how my theory of indivisibility applies to our social, economic, and political systems. Season 1, is dedicated ...
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With Chinese Characteristics

17 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★★ - 8 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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Polk's America

14 episodes - Latest episode: 22 days 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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Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast

47 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 7 ratings
From the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University, the Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast features interviews and conversations with scholars and researchers working in and around Southeast Asia, all...
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Pilate Said Podcast

125 episodes - Latest episode: 8 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: 5 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: 7 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

33 episodes - Latest episode: 6 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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History Accounts

45 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
Season 1: The Story of the Rise and Fall of the Chinese Qing Dynasty: Cup of Solid Gold. Season 2: The Meiji Restoration: A China Contrast. Season 3:
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Jack Lessenberry Politics & Prejudices

26 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 4 ratings
Entertaining, common-sense, and in-depth commentaries from award-winning writer and media personality, Jack Lessenberry.
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You Don't Have to Yell

85 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
38% of Americans feel the two party system works great. This is for the other 62% Every week, You Don't Have to Yell hosts third party candidates, historians, and subject matter experts to discus...