History Podcasts

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Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

362 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12.5K 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 History Tellers

221 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 12.5K 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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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

12 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6K 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

213 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 4.4K 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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American Elections: Wicked Game

79 episodes - Latest episode: 2 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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Brought to you by...

73 episodes - Latest episode: 3 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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1865

63 episodes - Latest episode: 24 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes...
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Buried Truths

36 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K 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

27 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K 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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GirlTrek's Black History Bootcamp

139 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K 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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Bedtime History

129 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Bedtime History is a series of educational, relaxing stories for kids and families. Learn about inspirational characters such as Neil Armstrong, Sacajawea, George Lucas and J.K. Rowling. Other topi...
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Justice In America

49 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 959 ratings
Justice in America, hosted by Josie Duffy Rice and Clint Smith, is a podcast for everyone interested in criminal justice reform— from those new to the system to experts who want to know more. Each ...
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Black History Year

28 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 913 ratings
Learning your history makes you - and your people - stronger. As Black people, we know we’re left out of the history books. That the media images are skewed. That we need access to experts, informa...
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WEDway Radio - Walt Disney World and Disneyland Examined with some Disney History

371 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days 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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True Crime Historian

231 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 584 ratings
Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told through vintage newspaper accounts from the golden age of yellow journalism
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New England Legends Podcast

185 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 543 ratings
Each week, folklorist, author, and historian Jeff Belanger and radio host Ray Auger explore the ghosts, monsters, folklore, history, and legends of New England. If you give us about ten minutes, we...
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Naked Mormonism Podcast

300 episodes - Latest episode: 6 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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Burnt Toast

101 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 398 ratings
Food intersects with our lives in more ways than we think. Food52's Burnt Toast podcast chases those stories to give listeners the perfect pieces of snackable dinner-party fodder—all inside of a co...
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Ancient Warfare Podcast

140 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 365 ratings
Discussions from Ancient Warfare Magazine. Why did early civilisations fight? Who were their Generals? What was life like for the earliest soldiers? Ancient Warfare Magazine will try and answer the...
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This Won't Hurt A Bit

34 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 357 ratings
The medical podcast for your cortex and funny bone. Dr Mel Herbert, Dr Jess Mason and the FOOLYBOO team bring you a Medicine, Science, History and Humor Podcast that won't hurt a bit.
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War Stories

35 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 342 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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Proles of the Round Table

51 episodes - Latest episode: 7 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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History in the Bible

149 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 333 ratings
A layman's guide to a 150 years of research into the history presented in the Bible. I explore the religion of ancient Israel, and the development of Christianity through to the death of Paul. I di...
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Bedside Rounds

71 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 331 ratings
Bedside Rounds is a storytelling podcast about medical history and medicine’s intersections with society and culture. Host Adam Rodman seeks to tell a few of these weird, wonderful, and intensely ...
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Jesus at 2AM - A Humorous, Intelligent Look at the Bible, Church History & the Life of Faith

304 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 293 ratings
Where intellectual integrity meets an honest quest for faith. Humorous and sincere, this is one pastor's attempt at late-night-level honesty about the Bible, church history, theological scholarship...
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History is Gay

53 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 291 ratings
History is Gay is a podcast that examines the underappreciated and overlooked queer ladies, gents, and gentle-enbies that have always been there in the unexplored corners of history. Because histor...
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Laughs from the Past

229 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 289 ratings
History told right. Come along with Jomboy (Jimmy) and his co-host Jake on a comedic journey through histories most ridiculous tales. Each week, Jomboy shares a bizarre story from the past with Jak...
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Medieval Archives

94 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 282 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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Food Non-Fiction

76 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 248 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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Service On Celluloid

84 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 222 ratings
A podcast from The National WWII Museum analyzing how World War II has been depicted on film.