History Podcasts

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American Elections: Wicked Game

82 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months 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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1865

91 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.7K 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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GirlTrek's Black History Bootcamp

187 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.4K 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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Wise About Texas

132 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 894 ratings
The Texas History Podcast
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Quantum Week

155 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 815 ratings
In each episode we leap into a random week of a random year, to talk about the hit movies and music. Plus headlines and personal stories.
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WEDway Radio - Walt Disney World and Disneyland Examined with some Disney History

373 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 691 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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6:05 Superpodcast

72 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 637 ratings
A podcast about classic pro wrestling hosted by The Great Brian Last
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Damn Interesting

120 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 625 ratings
The audio side of DamnInteresting.com: Legitimately intriguing true stories from history, science, and psychology. Audiobook-like narration with sound effects and music.
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Futility Closet

367 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 613 ratings
Forgotten stories from the pages of history. Join us for surprising and curious tales from the past and challenge yourself with our lateral thinking puzzles.
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Black Diamonds

61 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 532 ratings
SiriusXM and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will present an exclusive new podcast series, Black Diamonds. Hosted by museum president and historian Bob Kendrick, the podcast will showcase the hi...
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Fascinating People, Fascinating Places

56 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 470 ratings
Bi-Weekly History podcast. Oct 14 Hindenburg Disaster
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Historium

74 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 375 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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Variant: The Podcast

123 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 330 ratings
Geek fandom is a vast and constantly growing space, and Variant covers nearly all of it. From the perspective of hosts Arris Quinones and Tim Connolly, this weekly Podcast talks Comics, Movies, TV,...
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History Time

82 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 323 ratings
Travel back in time with me to some of the most fascinating moments in human history. Witness colossal sea battles involving tens of thousands of men, take part in pagan blood rituals in the myster...
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Medieval Archives

96 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★ - 305 ratings
The Medieval Archives podcast transports you back to an age of heroic kings, gallant knights and pious bishops. Separate fact from fiction and find out how the men and women of the middle ages real...
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Wonders of the World

158 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 281 ratings
In this podcast, we'll visit 200 Wonders of the World, from the Pyramids to the Great Barrier Reef, to tell the story of our people, our civilization, and our planet. My name is Caroline Vahrenkam...
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The Top 100 Games Podcast

74 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 272 ratings
Counting down the top 100 video games of all time! Host Jared Petty and a series of guests travel through the history of classic gaming and take a close look at the most important contributions to ...
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Americana Podcast

41 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 249 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...
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ArchaeoEd Podcast

31 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 227 ratings
Archaeologist Dr. Ed Barnhart talks about ancient civilizations of the Americas. You know, the one's western history books spend a page or two discussing. A new episode on the 1st of every month!
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We Interrupt This Broadcast

30 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 217 ratings
From six-time New York Times bestselling author Joe Garner, and based on his groundbreaking multimedia book, “We Interrupt This Broadcast,” comes a 12-episode, audio docu-series hosted by b...
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Eat My Globe

82 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 208 ratings
In Eat My Globe: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Food, Simon Majumdar will talk about an ingredient, a dish, a theme, a person or a nation and the fascinating story of how they became...
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Groundings

40 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 196 ratings
Groundings is a place where organizing, theory, and history come in contact with dialogue, experience, and storytelling. It's where the past meets the present, and political education happens. The ...
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Ottoman History Podcast

277 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 172 ratings
Interviews with historians about the history of the Ottoman Empire and beyond
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Island

34 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 151 ratings
From Cavalry Audio, iHeartRadio and executive producer Alec Baldwin, Island chronicles the first three hundred years of colonization of Manhattan Island and its resounding impact on our culture and...
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Your Brain on Facts

255 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 149 ratings
Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew. Topics range from the history of nursing to the B...
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Art History for All

30 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 142 ratings
From art lovers to art haters to art-is-just-okay-ers, Art History for All aims to get all kinds of people thinking about art and what it means to them. Each episode, Allyson Healey tackles a singl...
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SPYCRAFT 101

67 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 130 ratings
Welcome to your clandestine classroom.
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Call & Response

21 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 113 ratings
Call & Response draws upon the blues tradition of communal music making and listening. Hosted by Nashville-based musician and poet Adia Victoria, each episode is a back and forth between Adia and h...
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Backstory with Larry Potash

70 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 112 ratings
Explore the BACKSTORY behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science from Chicago and beyond. 
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New Angle: Voice

5 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 112 ratings
Beverly Willis is adding her voice to a new podcast featuring discussions about the lives and careers of female pioneers of American Architecture. Going beyond the scholarship of the award-winning ...