History Podcasts

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American History Tellers

315 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 14.7K 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 ...
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Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

417 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 13.6K ratings
Join Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy for a tour of all the dumb, bad, gross, weird and wrong ways we've tried to fix people.
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American Scandal

259 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 13.5K ratings
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout an...
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Sharon Says So

137 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12.6K ratings
Have you ever heard a story that has left your mind blown? The kind of story that sounds like a pure exaggeration? The kind of story that you want to turn around and tell to all your friends, fami...
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Maintenance Phase

43 episodes - Latest episode: 13 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6.9K ratings
Debunking the junk science behind health fads, wellness scams and nonsensical nutrition advice.
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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

20 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 6.9K ratings
Interviews, musings and extra material from the makers of Dan Carlin's Hardcore History. If it did not fit in the HH feed it's probably here
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Newt's World

474 episodes - Latest episode: about 17 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 5.5K 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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EconTalk

988 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.7K ratings
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes ...
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History That Doesn't Suck

151 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.9K ratings
HTDS is a bi-weekly podcast, delivering a legit, seriously researched, hard-hitting survey of American history through entertaining stories. To keep up with History That Doesn’t Suck news, check us...
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American Elections: Wicked Game

82 episodes - Latest episode: 28 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.9K ratings
All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. On February 10th, 1796, Vice President John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail, lamenting the st...
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Words Matter

267 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
American politics is undergoing seismic changes that will alter the course of history. At Words Matter, we believe that facts, evidence, truth and objective reality are necessary and vital in pub...
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Our Fake History

180 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.7K 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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Revolutionary Left Radio

361 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
Discussing political philosophy, current events, activism, and the inevitable historical downfall of capitalism from a revolutionary leftist perspective.
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1865

91 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil. Secretary of War Edwin...
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Skeptoid

335 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.5K ratings
The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternativ...
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No Dumb Questions

139 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
A science guy from the deep south (Destin) and a humanities guy from the wild west (Matt Whitman) discuss deep questions with varying levels of maturity.
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Buried Truths

44 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
For months after three white men chased Ahmaud Arbery to his death, Georgia of 2020 looked disconcertingly like Georgia of 1950. This is the story of the long arc of injustice in the Americ...
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Camp Monsters

41 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
These are the stories of impossible encounters with impossible creatures in the wildest corners of North America. We’ll travel the country, sit around campfires and talk about that thing that ran ...
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Infamous America

255 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2K ratings
Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.
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Shmanners

312 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
Join husband Travis McElroy and wife Teresa McElroy every Friday and they'll improve your etiquette week by week! Perplexed by thank you notes? Baffled by black tie? Dismayed by dinner parties? Wor...
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Sidedoor

138 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeeper...
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Proof

118 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
A disappearing food franchise. The story behind how a Vietnamese spring roll ended up on the menu of Senegalese restaurants. We take America's Test Kitchen's inquisitive and relentless appr...
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Do Go On

397 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class. See acast.com/privacy for...
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Emperors of Rome

204 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K 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.
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GirlTrek's Black History Bootcamp

187 episodes - Latest episode: 20 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K 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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Overly Sarcastic Podcast

49 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Red and Blue of Overly Sarcastic Productions keep the learnin' rollin' with a biweekly after show! Join the OSP crew as we chat about all the anecdotes, corrections, and fan questions that didn't m...
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Bedtime History: Inspirational Stories for Kids and Families

208 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Bedtime History is a series of educational, relaxing stories for kids and families. Learn about inspirational characters such as Jackie Robinson, Sacajawea, Neil Armstrong, and Maya Angelou. Other ...
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9/12

15 episodes - Latest episode: 28 days ago - ★★★★ - 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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You Had Me at Black

129 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★ - 965 ratings
You Had Me at Black is where Black Millennials tell the true-life stories you won't see on TV.
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Literature and History

97 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 959 ratings
This podcast is an introduction to Anglophone literature, from ancient times to the present, done by a Ph.D. with lots of books and musical instruments. A typical episode offers a summary of a work...