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  1. The Rest Is History

    1.The Rest Is History

    Historians Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, and attempting to de-tangle the present. They question the nature of Greatness, why the West no longer has civil wars and whether Richard Nixon was more like Caligula or Claudius.   They're distilling the entirety of human history, or, as much as they can fit into about fifty minutes. Join The Rest Is History Club (www.restishistorypod.com) for ad-free listening to the full archive, weekly bonus episodes, live streamed shows and access to an exclusive chatroom community. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  2. British Scandal

    2.British Scandal

    New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. In a country obsessed with gossip, the great and the good fear one thing more than any other - scandal. British scandals change the course of history. They bring down governments, overthrow the rich and cause the mighty to fall. Some are about sex, others about money. In the end, they’re all about power.  But often at the heart of a scandal, there are ordinary human stories, stories of those caught up in the swirl of outrage.  Who was really to blame for what happened? Why did they do it? And when all is said and done, did anything really change?    From the creators of Business Wars, American Scandal and Even The Rich, comes British Scandal. We tell the stories of the murkier side of the British elite, from Phone Hacking to Saville to Profumo who show us the reality of power, the price of pride and the failings of the great and good. Because sometimes the truth doesn’t set everyone free…

  3. Dan Snow's History Hit

    3.Dan Snow's History Hit

    History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.

  4. You're Dead To Me

    4.You're Dead To Me

    The history podcast for people who don't like history... and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about the past.

  5. Real Dictators

    5.Real Dictators

    Real Dictators is the new podcast series hosted by Paul McGann that explores the hidden lives of history’s tyrants. New episodes every Wednesday. Follow Noiser Podcasts on Twitter for updates on our shows.

  6. Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

    6.Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

    In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.

  7. You're Wrong About

    7.You're Wrong About

    Sarah is a journalist obsessed with the past. Every week she reconsiders a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination.

  8. American Scandal

    8.American Scandal

    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 and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.

  9. Stuff The British Stole

    9.Stuff The British Stole

    Throughout its reign, the British Empire stole a lot of stuff. Today those objects are housed in genteel institutions across the UK and the world. They usually come with polite plaques. This is a series about the not-so-polite history behind those objects. Season two is co-produced with CBC Podcasts.

  10. History Extra podcast

    10.History Extra podcast

    The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  11. In Our Time

    11.In Our Time

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.

  12. The MLK Tapes

    12.The MLK Tapes

    According to the official story, on April 4th, 1968, a lone gunman assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. That man, James Earl Ray, pled guilty and for most people the case was closed. The MLK Tapes, a new true crime podcast from the creators of Atlanta Monster and Monster: DC Sniper, explores rare recordings of eye-witness testimony and new interviews with people who were there to reveal the true story of the plot to kill Dr. King.

  13. We Have Ways of Making You Talk

    13.We Have Ways of Making You Talk

    Achtung! Achtung! Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War. We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a bi-weekly show exploring the war in close up. James and Al have a stunning knowledge of their subject, but don't expect a linear narrative. The boys love a tangent and a forgotten tale. We Have Ways of Making You Talk roams down forgotten front lines, casts new villains and makes the case for unlikely heroes. Send questions to James and Al via Twitter using #WeHaveWays or by email to wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com Battle stations! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  14. History Daily

    14.History Daily

    On History Daily, we do history, daily. Every weekday, host Lindsay Graham (American Scandal, American History Tellers) takes you back in time to explore a momentous moment that happened ‘on this day’ in history.   Whether it’s to remember the tragedy of December 7th, 1941, the day “that will live in infamy,” or to celebrate that 20th day in July, 1969, when mankind reached the moon, History Daily is there to tell you the true stories of the people and events that shaped our world—one day at a time.   So if you’re stuck in traffic, bored at work—wherever you are, listen to History Daily to remind yourself that something incredible happened to make that day historic.   A co-production from award-winning podcasters Airship and Noiser.  

  15. Lore

    15.Lore

    Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (now also a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.

  16. Grim & Mild Presents

    16.Grim & Mild Presents

    An ongoing exploration of history’s most unusual and the macabre themes. Each 13-episode season unpacks a new topic in fresh format and style. Presented and executive produced by Aaron Mahnke. Season 1: "Sideshow", is all about the history behind one of America's most bizarre institutions, the traveling sideshow.

  17. Short History Of...

    17.Short History Of...

    Short History Of... is the new show from award-winning podcasters, Noiser. Each week, we'll transport you back in time to witness history's most incredible moments and remarkable people. New episodes each Monday. Follow Noiser Podcasts on Twitter for updates on our shows.

  18. Evil Genius with Russell Kane

    18.Evil Genius with Russell Kane

    It’s good, bad, ugly - and very very funny. Changing the way we see heroes and villains in history.

  19. Not Just the Tudors

    19.Not Just the Tudors

    Professor Suzannah Lipscomb talks about everything from the Aztecs to witches, Velázquez to Shakespeare, Mughal India to the Mayflower. Not, in other words, just the Tudors, but most definitely also the Tudors. Each episode Suzannah is joined by historians and experts to reveal incredible stories about one of the most fascinating periods in history.  You can also subscribe to our Tudor Tuesday newsletter, here >

  20. The Ancients

    20.The Ancients

    A podcast for all ancient history fans! The Ancients is dedicated to discussing our distant past. Featuring interviews with historians and archaeologists, each episode covers a specific theme from antiquity. From Neolithic Britain to the Fall of Rome. Hosted by Tristan Hughes. 

  21. Stuff You Missed in History Class

    21.Stuff You Missed in History Class

    Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio.

  22. Gone Medieval

    22.Gone Medieval

    From long-lost Viking ships to kings buried in unexpected places; from murders and power politics, to myths, religion, the lives of ordinary people: Gone Medieval is History Hit’s podcast dedicated to the middle ages, in Europe and far beyond.

  23. Real Narcos

    23.Real Narcos

    If the US Government asked you to move to Colombia to hunt down the world’s most brutal narco-terrorist, what would you say? Real Narcos meets the real DEA agents tasked with bringing down some of history’s most notorious criminal masterminds - from the King of Cocaine, Pablo Escobar, to the most powerful drug trafficker on the planet, El Chapo. Head to www.noiser.com to learn more about Noiser shows. Also, check out our other podcast, Real Dictators. Out now!

  24. Fireside Canada

    24.Fireside Canada

    Settle in and get cozy for spine-tingling stories of flying canoes, vicious pirates, phantom trains, mysterious creatures, tormented spirits, and swamp witches with a passion for real estate. Focused on both the storytelling and historical aspects of folklore, host David Williams will tell you a tale, then bring you on a deep dive into its history and cultural significance: the story behind the story. Join David as he shares and explores the tall tales and ghost stories, classic legends and modern myths of a place called Canada.

  25. Global News What Happened To...?

    25.Global News What Happened To...?

    You’ve heard the stories. You’ve felt for the people involved. But what happens after the cameras shut off and the reporters walk away? Just because a story disappears from the news doesn’t mean it’s gone. So what happened to the nuclear disaster at Fukushima? or the trapped Chilean Miners? And did anything actually come out of the Ice Bucket Challenge? Join Global News reporter, Erica Vella on this unique history podcast as she takes you inside these stories and talks to the people at the heart of each one to find out exactly what’s happened since. 

  26. The Flamethrowers

    26.The Flamethrowers

    “The Flamethrowers” captures the punch-you-in-the-mouth energy and sound of right-wing talk radio. Host Justin Ling takes us from the fringe preachers and conspiracy peddlers of the 1920s to the political firestorm that rages today. With humour and candour, Ling examines the appeal of broadcasters like Rush Limbaugh, who found a sleeping audience, radicalized it, and became an accidental kingmaker — culminating in the election of Donald Trump.

  27. Throughline

    27.Throughline

    The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.

  28. Our Thing with Sammy The Bull

    28.Our Thing with Sammy The Bull

    Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano (born March 12, 1945) is an American gangster who became the underboss of the Gambino crime family. This is his story. Directed by James Carroll.

  29. Eclipsed

    29.Eclipsed

    Stories you never knew you never knew. From Campside Media, ECLIPSED is a new weekly narrative history podcast. Hosted by writer Bijan Stephen (The Verge, The Believer), each episode features a story hidden in the shadow of another event. Lakes disappear, sailors cry, and pop stars go into battle on this season of ECLIPSED.

  30. Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

    30.Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

    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

  31. In Our Time: History

    31.In Our Time: History

    Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.

  32. Slow Burn

    32.Slow Burn

    In 1992, a jury failed to convict the four Los Angeles police officers who'd been captured on videotape beating Rodney King. The city erupted into fire and chaos––the culmination of decades of unchecked police abuse and racial injustice.  For the sixth season of Slate’s Slow Burn, Joel Anderson returns to explore the people and events behind the biggest civil disturbance in American history––a story that’s still playing out today.

  33. Human Resources

    33.Human Resources

    A new series from Broccoli Productions exploring the true story of British involvement in the transatlantic slave trade and how it touches every part of the nation. Hosted by Moya Lothian-McLean, a journalist and descendent of both Black African Slaves and White slave owners or overseers.

  34. Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford

    34.Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford

    We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective” and “The Undercover Economist”) brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They'll delight you, scare you, but also make you wiser. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries. 

  35. Warfare

    35.Warfare

    From Napoleonic battles to Cold War confrontations, the Normandy landings to 9/11, this podcast opens up fascinating new perspectives on how wars have shaped and changed our modern world. Each week, twice a week, war historian, writer, and broadcaster, James Rogers, teams up with fellow historians, veterans, and experts to reveal astonishing new histories of inspirational leadership, breakthrough technologies, and era defining battles. Together they highlight the stark realities and consequences of global warfare. Join us on the front line of military history. Follow on Twitter @HistoryHitWW2.

  36. Revolutions

    36.Revolutions

    A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???

  37. Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

    37.Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities

    From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.

  38. Hashtag History

    38.Hashtag History

    The ultimate History podcast for History Nerds and History Haters alike! Here at Hashtag History, we dive into History's greatest stories of controversy, conspiracy, and corruption.

  39. Noble Blood

    39.Noble Blood

    Author Dana Schwartz explores the stories of some of history’s most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between. Because when you’re wearing a crown, mistakes often mean blood. New episodes every two weeks, on Tuesdays.

  40. American History Tellers

    40.American History Tellers

    New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. 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 the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and Dirty John.

  41. Spies and Lies

    41.Spies and Lies

    An espionage podcast co-hosted by Omri Rose, who grew up undercover, thanks to his co-host and father, a retired former spymaster. Episodes cover and analyze the exploits of daring spies, covert operations, assassinations, hackings, secret organizations, and more... New episodes weekly on Wednesday.

  42. HISTORY This Week

    42.HISTORY This Week

    This week, something momentous happened. Whether or not it made the textbooks, it most certainly made history. Join HISTORY This Week as we turn back the clock to meet the people, visit the places and witness the moments that led us to where we are today. To get in touch with story ideas or feedback, email us at HistoryThisWeek@History.com, or leave us a voicemail at 212-351-0410. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  43. We Interrupt This Broadcast

    43.We Interrupt This Broadcast

    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 broadcast legend Bill Kurtis, and narrated by NBC’s Brian Williams. Each episode unfolds with the brisk pace and tone of a thriller while presenting an in-depth look into the reporting of, and reaction to, the extraordinary events that became the benchmarks of the American story. It is said that “breaking news” is the first draft of history. “We Interrupt This Broadcast” marks the first time the stories of these historical broadcast news events are told exclusively by the broadcasters and TV journalists whose work created those drafts in real-time. Credits Hosted by Bill Kurtis & Narrated by Brian Williams Created, produced and directed by Joe Garner Written by Mark Rowland, Brian Williams, Colin Madine, and Joe Garner Sound engineering and design by Paul Bahr, Peachtree Sound Additional audio engineering provided by Beowulf Rochlen, Two Squared Media Productions Website and graphics designed by George Vasilopoulos, 921 Associates Executive Producers are Brian Williams, Ron Hartenbaum, Scott Calka, and Joe Garner A very special thank you to Donna LaPietra and Diane Anello A Production of i4 Media Ventures, LLC www.weinterruptthisbroadcast.org

  44. One Year

    44.One Year

    The people and struggles that changed America—one year at a time. In each episode, host Josh Levin explores a story you may have forgotten, or one you’ve never heard of before. What were the moments that transformed politics, culture, science, religion, and more? And how does the nation’s past shape our present? The new season of One Year covers 1995, a year when homegrown terrorists attacked Oklahoma City, America went online, and the Macarena took over nightclubs.

  45. Forgotten Australia

    45.Forgotten Australia

    History — As You've Never Heard It Before See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  46. Original Heists

    46.Original Heists

    Join magician Wes Barker as he tells the stories of eight original heists. From DB Cooper jumping out of a plane with his ransom, to Machine Gun Molly, the gold plated machine gun waving bank robber who went out with a bang. Each episode is under 15 minutes, and guaranteed to give you something to talk about with both sides of your family.

  47. History of the 90s

    47.History of the 90s

    On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday. 

  48. In Our Time: Science

    48.In Our Time: Science

    Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.

  49. Rear Vision

    49.Rear Vision

    We tease out the complex history behind those baffling events in the news.

  50. Frontier War Stories

    50.Frontier War Stories

    Boe Spearim is a Gamilaraay & Kooma radio host and podcaster who lives in Brisbane. Frontier War Stories - a podcast dedicated to truth-telling about a side of Australian that has been left out of the history books. Each episode Boe will speak with different Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people about research, books and oral histories which document the first 140 years of conflict and resistance. These times are the Frontier Wars and these are our War Stories.

  51. We Didn't Start the Fire: The History Podcast

    51.We Didn't Start the Fire: The History Podcast

    A modern history podcast inspired by the lyrics of Billy Joel. Billy didn’t just write an unforgettable smash-hit with ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’, he also created the most fascinating, random and original history of the post-war world. Each episode, a new lyric and a fresh subject, all presented by Katie Puckrik and Tom Fordyce. It's politics, rock 'n' roll, sport, space, television, the Cold War, explored and explained by historians, eyewitnesses, and mega-fans. Billy started it. We're going to finish it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @spreadthatfire, or share your thoughts and stories with us fire@crowdnetwork.co.uk. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  52. The History Listen

    52.The History Listen

    New and compelling stories from Australia and around the world, told by some of our most popular and trusted historians. Step inside a time machine for an immersive journey through history, where stories of people, places and events bring the past vividly into our present world.

  53. American Shadows

    53.American Shadows

    American Shadows is a bi-weekly podcast from iHeartRadio and Aaron Mahnke’s Grim & Mild. The show focuses on the darker stories from American history: the people, places, and things that are hidden and forgotten in the shadows. From better-known tales like the conspiracy to steal Lincoln’s body, to less-known stories, like the rainmaker who flooded San Diego. Join host Lauren Vogelbaum as she spans two centuries of omitted lore from our country’s history books.

  54. Deadly Disasters

    54.Deadly Disasters

    Deadly Disasters is a new podcast adapted from the acclaimed television series Disasters of the Century. From acts of God, to unavoidable accidents, to catastrophes caused by human error, Deadly Disasters immerses listeners in the sounds and stories of some of the most tragic disasters in modern history. Produced and Engineered in Dolby Atmos, Deadly Disasters' immersive sound-design brings history's worst disasters to vivid life in never-before-heard ways. Ever wonder what it would sound like to be on a plane as it crashes into the Atlantic, or under an avalanche as it tears through the Rocky Mountains, or in a packed nightclub as it's engulfed in flames? Over six half-hour episodes, Deadly Disasters plunges listeners into the middle of the action, as though they were there as the tragedies took place. Hosted by Survivorman Les Stroud, and told through eye-witness interviews, expert testimonials, and meticulous historical research, Deadly Disasters opens an ear to the past like no one has done before. Credits: Host: Les Stroud Producers: Ajeeth Parkal & Miklos Perlus for Storrios Supervising Producer: Robert Laughlin for Distribution 360 Inc Executive Producer: Ron Goetz for Partners in Motion https://www.youtube.com/c/SurvivormanLesStroud https://www.storrios.com/ https://distribution360.com/ https://www.partnersinmotion.com/

  55. American Veteran: Unforgettable Stories

    55.American Veteran: Unforgettable Stories

    In war and in peace, what veterans have done in America’s name is woven into the fabric of the American story. The new PBS series, American Veteran, illuminates their experiences with a stunning range of veterans’ voices, presented in a new 9-part podcast. Each episode of the podcast revolves around the direct testimony of a single veteran - from a Coast Guard gunner’s mate who manned a landing craft at Omaha Beach on D-Day, to an Army cook in Iraq who became the first Black American woman held as a POW; from an Army nurse in Vietnam who struggled to do her part to a satellite technician who served as a gay man during the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell era. This collection of riveting first-person stories provides a compelling portrait of the veteran experience over multiple generations. The series is hosted by Phil Klay, a Marine Corps veteran featured in the “American Veteran” television series and author of the National Book Award-winning collection of short stories, “Redeployment.” “American Veteran: Unforgettable Stories” drops on Tuesdays, October 19 – December 14.

  56. The Last Outlaws

    56.The Last Outlaws

    In a History Lab season like no other, we’re pulling on the threads of one of Australia’s great misunderstood histories, moving beyond the myths to learn what the Aboriginal brothers Jimmy and Joe Governor faced in both life and death. Australia’s budding Federation is the background setting to this remarkable story, that sees the Governor brothers tied to the inauguration of a ‘new’ nation and Australia’s dark history of frontier violence, racial injustice and the global trade and defilement of Aboriginal ancestral remains. This Impact Studios production is a collaboration with the Governor family, UTS Faculty of Law and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research. The Last Outlaws team Katherine Biber - UTS Law Professor and Chief Investigator Aunty Loretta Parsley - Great-granddaughter of Jimmy Governor and the Governor Family Historian Leroy Parsons - Governor descendant, Narrator and Co-Writer Kaitlyn Sawrey - Host, Writer and Senior Producer Frank Lopez - Writer, Senior Producer, Composer and Sound Engineer Allison Chan - Producer and Researcher Professor Daryle Rigney, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research - Cultural Consultant Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker, honorary senior lecturer in the Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies at the Australian National University - Cultural Consultant Belinda Lopez - Editorial Advisor Benjamin Vozzo - Digital Communications Manager Emma Lancaster - Executive Producer Jake Duczynski - Digital Animation and Artwork by Studio Gilay Additional sound engineering by Martin Peralta and Ryan Pemberton Additional sound supplied by Camilla Hannan Darwin Studio support from the Top End Aboriginal Bush Broadcasting Association - Lee Hewitt, Brendon Barlow and Bernard Namok

  57. Long Shadow

    57.Long Shadow

    Many Americans watched the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 unfold right before our eyes. What happened on 9/11 and how it changed our world is the most important story of the modern age. It’s the hinge on which so much changed. But in the years since the history we've come to tell of that day is incomplete—and sometimes wrong. Hosted by journalist Garrett Graff, author of the bestselling book THE ONLY PLANE IN THE SKY: AN ORAL HISTORY OF 9/11, "Long Shadow" examines the questions that linger two decades later and the enduring mysteries that still surround 9/11, the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil. This is a different history of September 11th than you likely remember. But it’s one that will help you make sense of the world the attacks left behind. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  58. History Defended

    58.History Defended

    Heroes or villains? Leading historians defend the great men of British history; The Telegraph’s Steven Edginton plays devil’s advocate. From Winston Churchill to Oliver Cromwell. New episodes on Wednesdays.

  59. Conspiracy Theories

    59.Conspiracy Theories

    The truth is rarely the best story. And when it’s not the only story, the truth deserves another look. Every Wednesday, we tell the complicated stories behind the world’s most controversial events and possible cover-ups. Conspiracy? Maybe. Coincidence? Maybe. Complicated? Absolutely. Conspiracy Theories is a Spotify Original from Parcast.

  60. World's Greatest Con

    60.World's Greatest Con

    Brian Brushwood (Scam School, Modern Rogue, Scam Nation) brings you the hidden stories behind the most audacious con jobs, swindles and heists in history. Email the show at Worlds Greatest Con at Gmail dot com Support us directly at Patreon dot com slash Greatest Con

  61. How to Invent a Country

    61.How to Invent a Country

    When did countries become countries? Misha Glenny on the borders, the stories and the people of countries worldwide.

  62. Untold Killing

    62.Untold Killing

    Over the course of a mid-Summer week in July 1995, more than 8,000 men and boys were systematically killed in a small Bosnian town called Srebrenica. 'Untold Killing' tells the little-known story of genocide and ethnic cleansing right in the heart of Europe through the voices of those who survived it. It’s a tale of betrayal, injustice, and what the world’s wilful ignorance towards ethnic persecution leads to. A co-production from Message Heard and Remembering Srebrenica. Hosted by Aleksandra Bilić. ‘Untold Killing’ marks the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.

  63. The Dubious Book of Famous Deeds

    63.The Dubious Book of Famous Deeds

    One day, Paul Bates found a book in an alley. It wasn’t a magical book, but it was very old - 132 years old, to be exact. It’s called The Pictorial Treasury of Famous Men and Famous Deeds: its cover is beautiful, its language is flowery, and its tone is problematic. It’s also full of wildly obscure and preposterously inaccurate stories about people and deeds you’ve probably never heard of. And, it’s the basis for this history podcast. Each episode Paul shares a chapter with a guest and together they cut through the rhetoric, fill in the blanks and bring a modern perspective to this relic from the height of the British Empire.

  64. Recall: How to Start a Revolution

    64.Recall: How to Start a Revolution

    The 1950s & 60s saw a wave of radical movements. Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution. The Black Panthers. Quebec and Canada had the FLQ — a showdown that dissolved into crisis. By October 1970, there were soldiers in the streets, communities on edge, kidnapping and terror in the headlines. But those frightening weeks were just the crescendo of a wave of terror and violence that was nearly a decade in the making. This series will reveal the stories of that time through immersive storytelling and the people who lived it: the bomb disposal expert on defusing live explosives, the survivors of terror, their families, and the radicals themselves.

  65. Little Tiny

    65.Little Tiny

    Explore world history through the small things that have shaped it.

  66. Dead Ladies Show Podcast

    66.Dead Ladies Show Podcast

    The Dead Ladies Show presents the stories of amazing women from history told live on stage in Berlin and beyond. Inspiring, irreverent, and entertaining! @deadladiesshow on Instagram and Twitter. Facebook: thedeadladiesshow.

  67. American Revolution Podcast

    67.American Revolution Podcast

    A chronological history of the Revolutionary War era.

  68. Pre-Dead Boys

    68.Pre-Dead Boys

    You're gonna rot - but that doesn't have to be a bummer! Prepare for the inevitable with Max and Dorian as they explore the history and culture of death and decomposition. Twitter & Insta: @predeadboys

  69. AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST

    69.AGE OF VICTORIA PODCAST

    The story of the how the Victorians shaped the world.

  70. Pax Britannica

    70.Pax Britannica

    Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of the largest empire in history. After all, how peaceful was the 'British Peace'?

  71. My African Clichés ( English)

    71.My African Clichés ( English)

    On the back of the bird Sankofa, this mythical bird that flies forward, head turned back, carrying in its beak an egg that symbolizes the future, this podcast takes you to every episode in the glorious history of African continent. Develop your knowledge of African history to better understand the continent today.

  72. JFK 35

    72.JFK 35

    John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, inspired a generation that transformed America. But not everyone knows the stories behind the man - his experiences as a young servicemember in World War II, how he wrote some of his most memorable speeches, what sparked him to set the country on a path to the moon. Join Matt Porter and Jamie Richardson of the JFK Library Foundation as they dig into the archives at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston and interview their colleagues to get a behind-the-scenes look at JFK’s life and legacy.

  73. Blind History

    73.Blind History

    Blind History is a crash course in getting to know history’s greatest men and women - and by great we don’t always mean good. Hosted by Gareth Cliff and Anthony Mederer from Taylor Blinds & Shutters, this series will tell you what the history books sometimes leave out - the sordid stories, the less well-known details, some of the stuff they didn’t teach you at school. Each person will help you put a piece of the puzzle in place, and bring history to life. Brought to you by Taylor Blinds & Shutters.

  74. Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

    74.Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

    This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built. For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

  75. Prefab Museum's Podcasts

    75.Prefab Museum's Podcasts

    The Prefab Museum recorded a number of oral histories about post-war prefabs from people who lived and grew up in them.

  76. The History of Spain Podcast

    76.The History of Spain Podcast

    Biweekly podcast on the history of Spain following a chronological order.

  77. Modern Jewish History (UCLA Spring 2018)

    77.Modern Jewish History (UCLA Spring 2018)

    Student podcast from UCLA History M182C (Modern Jewish History). Instead of writing a paper as a final project, students produced a short podcast episode about modern Jewish history. The students chose their topics, researched, wrote, and recorded their episodes.

  78. 12 Years That Shook the World

    78.12 Years That Shook the World

    12 Years That Shook the World explores stories of real people, the choices they made, and specific moments in Holocaust history from 1933-1945. From the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, this podcast is released annually.

  79. Outrageously Unnecessary

    79.Outrageously Unnecessary

    An irregularly scheduled podcast where two friends talk about the ridiculous purchases of the wealthy through the ages. Because as long as there have been wealthy people, they've been buying obnoxious crap. Follow us on Instagram @outrageouslyunnecessary and Twitter @OUnnecessaryPod

  80. CONFLICTED

    80.CONFLICTED

    An ex-Al Qaeda jihadi turned MI6 spy and a former monk turned filmmaker, have been embedded at the heart of conflicts in the Middle East. Together Aimen Dean and Thomas Small unpack the realities of war, fundamentalism and their global implications through first-hand experience.

  81. Shoulders of Giants

    81.Shoulders of Giants

    An amateur adventure into historical events and figures and what we can learn from them. Hosted by best friends Nick and Travis, we pick one historical subject each month and go off for at least an hour, probably more.

  82. CONTEXT

    82.CONTEXT

    The purpose of this podcast is to provide the larger context to the situation in the Middle East. The history will be provided through audio recordings of my late father, Dr. David Neiman –an expert on the history of the ancient near east and the relationship between the Church and the Jews. He based his theses on historical records, linguistics and a deep understanding of the Bible and its origins.

  83. That's Weird

    83.That's Weird

    An amateur cryptozoologist and a mediocre conspiracy theorist get together every other week to talk about the things that make them say “that’s weird!”

  84. Can He Do That?: How to Flip the House

    84.Can He Do That?: How to Flip the House

    This special week-long miniseries from the "Can He Do That?" podcast explores wave elections that changed control of the House of Representatives -- something that's only happened three times in the past 60 years. Host Martine Powers looks at why they happened, how they changed our political system, and most importantly, what they tell us about what to expect in November, telling each story through the eyes of the people who were there.

  85. The History of Witchcraft

    85.The History of Witchcraft

    Witches didn't exist, and yet thousands of people were executed for the crime of witchcraft. Why? The belief in magic and witchcraft has existed in every recorded human culture; this podcast looks at how people explained the inexplicable, turned random acts of nature into conscious acts of mortal or supernatural beings, and how desperate communities took revenge against the suspected perpetrators.

  86. Greek Mythology Retold

    86.Greek Mythology Retold

    Greek mythology and history inspire Janell Rhiannon's adult mythology series, The Homeric Chronicles. In this podcast series, she shares how her research informed major plot structures and the various surprises that cast new light on old (and new) Trojan War characters. Her ultimate goal is to elevate the female voices of the Trojan War era, bringing a wider female audience to a genre that is most typically geared toward masculine perspectives. **For exclusive content become at Myrmidon Elite Member @ https://greekmythologyretold.supercast.tech/

  87. Britain and Ireland in the Early Middle Ages

    87.Britain and Ireland in the Early Middle Ages

    The Britain and Ireland in the Early Middle Ages podcast (formerly the History of the British Isles) is an in-depth look at the politics of Britain and Ireland before the Normans! Understand why Aethelred was Unready, how Scotland and England were formed and even who the only ever king of Wales was! Twitter: @BritishHistPod

  88. Enigma

    88.Enigma

    Haunting True Stories from across the USA

  89. The Medieval Podcast

    89.The Medieval Podcast

    All about the Middle Ages from Medievalists.net. Join Danièle Cybulskie and her guests as they talk about the medieval world, from Byzantium to the Vikings.

  90. Historical Thoughts and Interpretations

    90.Historical Thoughts and Interpretations

    In this blog Christian Basar analyses historical events or ideas one may encounter in the historiographical field. Though this podcast will cover many different topics, Basar's main interests lie in military and Russian history.

  91. The Layman's Historian

    91.The Layman's Historian

    The Layman's Historian is a podcast about interesting periods of history that a layman would appreciate. My first series covers the history of Carthage including the three Punic Wars between Carthage and Rome.

  92. Ghost Town: Strange History, True Crime, & the Paranormal

    92.Ghost Town: Strange History, True Crime, & the Paranormal

    Jason Horton & Rebecca Leib discuss and explore some of the most mysterious and interesting events in history. Take a trip to haunted hotels, abandoned malls, deserted amusement parks, paranormal experiences, infamous true crimes, and weird historical and cultural events. This is Ghost Town. Find us on Instagram: @ghosttownpod Check out our video episodes: https://youtu.be/GLchrthqb5o We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/us/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

  93. The History of US Economics

    93.The History of US Economics

    Telling the story of how the most powerful economy in history came to be.

  94. Witness History: Archive 2010

    94.Witness History: Archive 2010

    The story of our times told by the people who were there.

  95. Dublin Festival of History

    95.Dublin Festival of History

    brought to you by Dublin City Council

  96. Paname

    96.Paname

    Paname will explore some of the unusual, forgotten or unlikely stories about Paris and the Parisians who lived there. Get bonus content on Patreon Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/panamepodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  97. The Korea Now Podcast

    97.The Korea Now Podcast

    Interviewing academics, professionals and other experts, Korea Now is a podcast where Jed Lea-Henry digs into historical and current issues relating to the two Koreas. Jed Lea-Henry's podcast, and other work, can be found at http://www.jedleahenry.org/

  98. Can't Make This Up

    98.Can't Make This Up

    Can't Make This Up: A History Podcast features interviews with authors of unusual and unbelievable history ranging from academic historians to Pulitzer Prize winning journalists.

  99. The History of the Early Church

    99.The History of the Early Church

    The story of Christianity from c. 30 to 451 A.D. Covering the great stories of the Apostles, bishops, saints, monks, and martyrs from Pentecost to the Council of Chalcedon. HistoryoftheEarlyChurch.wordpress.com HistoryoftheEarlyChurch@gmail.com Facebook.com/EarlyChurchPodcast

  100. Horseman Five

    100.Horseman Five

    Unexplained. Unsolved. Unfinished. An examination of the obscure and the unconcluded in this world we inhabit. For those who are curious about strange noises in the dark, dark alleys in their paths, and the flashes in the corners of their eyes.