History Podcasts

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American History Tellers

240 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 13.1K ratings
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know th...
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Newt's World

251 episodes - Latest episode: about 22 hours 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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History Hyenas with Chris Distefano and Yannis Pappas

487 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 4.7K ratings
Comedians Yannis Pappas and Chris Distefano go WILD for history and nature. Listen in as these two Hyenas teach all things historical and natural in a way that you never thought was possible cuzzie...
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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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Our Fake History

147 episodes - Latest episode: about 24 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.3K ratings
A podcast about myths we think are history and history that might be hidden in myths! Awesome stories that really (maybe) happened!
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73 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
Surprising stories about how the biggest, household name brands affect our lives and culture — for better or worse. Host Charlie Herman finds tales of tragedy, love, strange histories, unin...
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88 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
We tell the weird and surprising and funny backstories around food and drink. The tales we haven’t all heard yet, the ones that have been lost, the under-told. This is not a recipe show. An...
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Maintenance Phase

16 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
Debunking the junk science behind health fads, wellness scams and nonsensical nutrition advice.
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GirlTrek's Black History Bootcamp

161 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
GirlTrek's epic 21-day walking meditation series to remember where we came from and to gather strength for the road ahead. We celebrate Black stories and the lessons of our ancestors to help guide ...
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Emperors of Rome

178 episodes - Latest episode: about 17 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
“Great empires are not maintained by timidity.” - Tacitus. A podcast series looking at the rulers of the ancient Roman empire, by Dr Rhiannon Evans and Matt Smith.


101 episodes - Latest episode: 28 days ago - ★★★★★ - 724 ratings
America was forged. From nothing came everything we believe in. But the America our grandparents once knew is not the America we now know. Pete Roberts explores how our ancestors used their minds, ...
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WEDway Radio - Walt Disney World and Disneyland Examined with some Disney History

371 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 676 ratings
Join Matt and Nate each week as we discuss Disney History, Disney Theme Parks Details and Theme Park Touring. Segments examine attractions, shows of the past and present of Disney theme parks and ...
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Naked Mormonism Podcast

300 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 523 ratings
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has been around for almost two centuries. It has ebbed and fluctuated in such a predictably adaptive manner throughout it's relatively short life in...
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History of Japan

394 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 439 ratings
This podcast, assembled by a former PhD student in History at the University of Washington, covers the entire span of Japanese history. Each week we'll tackle a new topic, ranging from prehistoric ...
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Context with Brad Harris

28 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 414 ratings
What led to the rise of the modern world? How have we made so much progress, and what are its consequences? What are humanity's best ideas? Join award-winning historian Brad Harris as he engages th...
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Binge-Watchers Podcast

377 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 401 ratings
Horror movies. Movie News. Movie Stories and More. Adventures in Binge-Watching From the Professional Binge-Watchers on this Late Night Comedy and Movie Podcast Hosted by JOHNNY SPOILER. Joined by...
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War Stories

35 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 352 ratings
War Stories is a narrative show that takes the broad arcs of warfare and shares the stories behind crucial points their development. In each season, the show revolves around a single topic and trac...
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So Dead

157 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 336 ratings
Unique tales of true crime, dark history, the paranormal, and more. Host Jenn Carpenter takes the cases she covers seriously. Herself? Not so much.
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68 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 336 ratings
Did you ever fall asleep in history class? You’re not alone. History can be boring when focusing on only dates and statistics. Historium seeks to find the narrative of history in some of the most u...
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10ish Podcast

248 episodes - Latest episode: about 18 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 335 ratings
Comedy and edutainment podcast discussing and breaking down a Top 10ish List every week in real time, including: Highest grossing films ever, worst U.S. presidents, deadliest animals, best-selling ...
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Proles of the Round Table

51 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 334 ratings
A podcast that focuses on history from a communist perspective in a round-table discussion over booze.
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Let's Find Out ASMR

100 episodes - Latest episode: 18 days ago - ★★★★★ - 325 ratings
Let's Find Out ASMR is here to help you nod off to something calm and interesting. Science, Philosophy, History, Maths... or personally interesting themes in each episode. ASMR just means content ...
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What's Ray Saying?

22 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★★ - 324 ratings
This podcast that takes a deeper view into Black life in America by examining the intersection of history, narrative, and experience.
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Origin Stories

58 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 279 ratings
What makes us human? How are we different from chimpanzees? Who are our earliest ancestors and how do we know? Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation’s podcast about how we became human. This aw...
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Love Anyway

43 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 272 ratings
Our world runs on fear. The loudest voices tell you to be afraid of anyone who’s different. But there’s another way. And it starts with each of us. Love Anyway is a podcast pushing beyond the simpl...
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The TruthSeekah Podcast

423 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 263 ratings
TruthSeekah is a visionary hip hop artist, author and speaker and is also the host of The TruthSeekah Podcast, a weekly show that discusses spiritual, esoteric and metaphysical topics and is design...
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Food Non-Fiction

76 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 253 ratings
Food Non-Fiction tells the incredible true stories behind food. We look forward to taking you on this wild food journey - through history, and around the world. Think of us as food historians, food...
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223 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 223 ratings
Trailblazers.FM is an interview-style podcast where host Stephen A. Hart delves deep into bold conversations with brilliant Black men and women - legendary creators, best-selling authors, self-driv...
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Service On Celluloid

84 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 222 ratings
A podcast from The National WWII Museum analyzing how World War II has been depicted on film.
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Americana Podcast

34 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 210 ratings
Americana Podcast: The 51st State is a platform dedicated to sharing and expanding on the Americana genre's roots, reach, and definition. Each episode is told from the point of view of the musician...