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Reflecting History is an educational history podcast that explores significant historical events and themes without losing track of the ordinary people involved. Covering a wide variety of topics, it is a narrative driven podcast that delves into the connection between history, psychology, and philosophy on a personal level.
 
Walking in the footsteps of history, fifteen minutes at a time. Join us for a 15-minute episode covering a person, place, or event in history, and stay for an extended discussion. New episodes every Monday. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/15minutehistory/support
 
Fancy taking a stroll down the mysterious and interesting passages of History? Join us every Tuesday as Lucy and Lee cover topics such as the dark recesses of true crime, and the intricacies of the British Monarchy. We explore every gruesome and grotesque avenue in our Uncovering History Podcast.-- Visit us at our website at: www.UncoveringHistory.co.uk -- To keep up-to-date make sure to follow us on Instagram and Twitter: https://www.instagram.com/UncoveringHistoryPodcast/ & https://twitter ...
 
Echoes of India is the story of India like you've never heard it before. Host Anirudh Kanisetti takes you on a journey through its wonders, from the Greek art of Afghanistan to the to the thriving ports of Tamil Nadu. Along the way, monks debate, queens boast, and armies roar. From philosophy to politics to economics, the past comes back to life - noisy, breathing, as thriving as the Indian subcontinent is today.
 
Boooooring, do you remember some %$# named guy who died in a random year conquered another %$# named place in another year? From hardcore history facts to stuff you missed in your history class, it got too much for the story. History is not politics, past or just story but a reflection on the human kind. Beyond the sense is mind, beyond mind is the intellect, beyond intellect is the person. Imperceptible and all-pervading. So join me for my very unique take on history with drama, controversy ...
 
Epic stories of heroes throughout history, told in a casual and straightforward way. Join me as we uncover the the forgotten stories of those whose actions shaped the world! 💥Knife-edge battlefield victories. 🔥Harrowing final speeches ⚡️Heroic last stands. Join the Anthology on Instagram for extra content on current/upcoming episodes. Find show notes and supporting pictures on our website. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Collision Podcast - Where Art, History & Music Collide with your Host, Sharon Fitzgerald, MA | Los Angeles Episode Guide: Ep. 10 D-Day Live from Omaha Beach Ep. 3-9: Game of Thrones Ep. 2: The Birth of Modern Art Ep. 1: Introduction Ep.10: D-Day - Live from Omaha Beach for the 75th Anniversary of the WW2 Normandy Beach Invasion. Join your Host, Sharon Fitzgerald, MA, as she treks through the WW2 Normandy Beaches and battlegrounds and interviews local historians. Photos, maps, links and Sharo ...
 
Why have kings, emperors, and governments killed and imprisoned people to shut them up? And why have countless people risked death and imprisonment to express their beliefs? Jacob Mchangama guides you through the history of free speech from the trial of Socrates to the Great Firewall. Stay up to date with Clear and Present Danger on the show’s website at freespeechhistory.com
 
In each episode of In The Past Lane, the history podcast, we take up topics in American history and explore them through feature pieces, interviews, book and film reviews, and more. Our guiding philosophy is that history is not just about the past - it's about our world, here and now. History explains why things are the way they are, everything from our economy, religious practices, and foreign policy, to political ideology, family structure, and rates of poverty. Our aim is to be both infor ...
 
These American stories are not in your standard history book. History tends to be reduced to key moments and celebrated names, and what’s often overlooked are the stories of the ordinary people, both past and present, who have lived through journeys of immigration and migration...the people who have shaped what it means to be and to become American. How To Be American is a podcast by the Tenement Museum where from New York’s Lower East Side, we explore the history of immigration and migratio ...
 
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Khalid was a member of the aristocracy in the Arabian trading city of Mecca. When a local named Muhammad began claiming he was the Prophet of God, Khalid and his family fought tooth and nail to stamp out his movement. Less than two years later Khalid was the highest ranking commander in the Muslim army, where his name alone spread fear through the …
 
For decades, from the 1880s to the 1910s, women campaigned for the right to vote. While they would start to succeed in the 1910s, it was still a long road for many women in various provinces. It would not be until 1940 that Quebec granted the vote, while Indigenous women waited until 1960. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadaehx.co…
 
The History of Buddhism is very different to what we have from other religion. This month our guest Claire Villareal and Ajahn Punnadhammo will share their knowledge about the history of Buddhism and how the truth understood to be ultimate yet unknown. Website | https://www.historyencoded.com/ . Facebook group | https://www.facebook.com/groups/2267…
 
One of the oldest Icelandic communities in Canada, Glenboro has a large camel to honour the only Manitoba desert, a very old Icelandic church, was the site of a grizzly murder and is the hometown of a Manitoba curling legend. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/craigbaird…
 
As America celebrated Thanksgiving, millions of people prepared their tables with roasted turkey and pumpkin pie, they turned on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and some football, and gathered ‘round the table to sing the traditional Thanksgiving Day song – Jingle Bells. On this episode, we look at the history behind one of the holiday season’s …
 
On Dec. 6, 1917, two ships collided in Halifax Harbour. One of those ships was loaded with explosives, which ignited, producing the largest manmade explosion in human history to that point. In seconds, the 2.9 kiloton explosion killed 2,000 people, injured 9,000, and destroyed 12,000 buildings in a 2.6 kilometre radius. Support: www.patreon.com/can…
 
The Western Design was supposed to be England's plan to conquer Spanish America, starting with Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Cartagena (Colombia). Instead, after a disastrous expedition, England had ended up with Jamaica. For a while, owning Jamaica was disastrous in and of itself. Tens of thousands of people died, a huge percent of them Irish …
 
This Alberta resort town started out as Snake Lake and became known for its waterslides and regattas, held each year. A former Kraft Hockeyville, Sylvan Lake also features one of the only lighthouses between the BC Coast & the Great Lakes. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitter: www.twitter.…
 
Hey everybody, here is a bonus episode I released a few months ago on my Patreon feed. Hope you enjoy and have a great Thanksgiving. The recent discovery of "Dragon Man" and it's potential relationship to early humanity has created some level of controversy in history and archaeology circles. What does this new discovery tell us about the "process"…
 
Founded during the gold rush days of British Columbia, Quesnel has a history that is celebrated throughout the community in parks, museums and more. From a grisly murder that created a provincial park, to relics of ships, a Royal visit and even a haunted doll, there are many great bits to learn in this episode! Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Do…
 
Ahmad Shah Durrani had made his mark. Every tribesman in Afghanistan recognised him as King. In Delhi, the Grand Mughal cowered behind his peacock thrown, in fear of what the Afghan warlord would do next. But all was not well for the Pearl of Pearls, by vanquishing the Mughals, he had ripped the scab off a wound that had been festering for generati…
 
Releasing on the 58th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Alyson is joined for a conversation on location at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza by the CEO, Nicola Longford, and Chief Philanthropy Officer, Kim Bryan. Watch the interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/p2khc3wq1YU Visit their Website: www.jfk.org Follow th…
 
While the United States gets most of the notice of The Great Depression, Canada was severely impacted. From Saskatchewan where dust storms and grasshoppers made life miserable at times, to the slave like conditions of relief camps and factories, it was a tough time for Canadians. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: …
 
Fairview was a community that began as another community before it moved location. Today, it has a thriving history, a stunning bridge and a deep history with many historical sites. It is also the hometown of Rachel Notley, the second female premier of Alberta! Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com…
 
Is there a conflict between a zoomed-out historical approach that is focused on facts, events, and dates, versus a more bottom up approach that is focused on ordinary people and their experience of those facts, events, and dates? More recent popular histories and storytellers have focused on the human element (myself included) to bring more emotion…
 
The home of the legendary cowboy John Ware, Duchess has many historical sites nearby to it to explore including the Duke of Sutherland Historical Site. It also has a deep history that includes a terrible fire, a shootout with village police and much more. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitt…
 
He looked up at the white sky. The flakes did come into view until they came through the holes in the roof. A breeze blew through the building. Men around him huddled close together. He didn’t smell the stink anymore. It was all the same smell. Among the flakes now contrasting with the dark of the roof, he centered on one that moved slowly down to …
 
Welcome to Uncovering History's 22nd episode: Historic Punishments In today's third History minisode we will be delving into the sick and depraved forms of punishment and torture in the last two millennia. Some of these you will have likely heard of before, however; we believe they'll be a few that you haven't! We hope you enjoy! Visit us at our we…
 
Through his life, Chief Dan George would be a chief of his people, a poet, an activist and musicians. It was as an actor he found the most success though, earning an Oscar nomination in 1971. He was much more than that, and his Lament for Confederation in 1967 remains a touchstone for Indigenous activism in the 20th century. Support: www.patreon.co…
 
This week, along with her regular “In the News” and “Questions” segments, Alyson shares a bit about Bobby and Ethel’s relationship. Shop: www.kennedydynasty.com/shop Instagram: www.instagram.com/kennedydynasty Patreon: www.patreon.com/kennedydynasty Website: www.kennedydynasty.com Recommendations: www.kennedydynasty.com/recommendations…
 
Former Anne Hutchinson disciple Mary Dyer was the third of four Quakers to be executed in New England. Persecution of Quakers was rampant across the English speaking world, ranging from imprisonment in Suriname to whipping in the Chesapeake to executions in New England. In England, itself, by 1655, they were dubbed the greatest threat left to Engla…
 
Who was Ahmad Shah Durrani? Ahmad Shah Durrani was an Afghan chieftain who rose to power leading Persian armies in the 18th century. After his Persian overlord was murdered he threw off the yoke of oppression and declared an independent Afghan state for his people. But could one man unite the disparate and quarrelling tribes of the Afghanistan into…
 
Welcome to Uncovering History's 21st episode: Guy Fawkes Special In today's episode we bring you another mini special centered around the famous Gunpowder Plot and the perpetrator, Guy Fawkes. Join us as we work through a timeline shrouded in mystery and high treason that is still discussed and celebrated today. We hope you enjoy! Visit us at our w…
 
On June 19, 1914, 237 men went down into the Hillcrest Mine at 7 a.m. At 9:30 a.m., the entire area was shaken by a huge explosion from the mine. By the end of the day, only 48 men had emerged alive. It remains to this day the deadliest mining disaster in Canadian history. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@c…
 
Founded with the CPR railroad in 1882, many of the early buildings from Brandon's history still stand, despite a fire bug burning down a dozen in 1913. The birthplace of goalie Turk Broda, Brandon was the scene of a tragic explosion, an air training centre, an internment camp and four Royal visits. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.can…
 
In this episode we travel back to 7th century Arabia where a prophet is about to claim His message and the pagan citizens have responded exactly how anyone, who's GODs have been questioned would. This is the history of one of the largest religion, one that has been advertised enough by news channels. . Website | https://www.historyencoded.com/ . Fa…
 
Welcome to Uncovering History's twentieth episode: Black Dahlia Episode 20 already! Its been a blast so far. In today's episode we'll look into the mysterious murder surrounding the Black Dahlia or Elizabeth Short. The bodies placement and the meticulous details included within left all scratching their heads as to why this had occurred. Join us as…
 
When you think of dowsing or using divining rods, most people’s minds automatically go to the two-pronged sticks used to find water. And that’s true, that’s what they are said to do. But what most people don’t know is that divining rods have been used for thousands of years around the world to find metal, the depth of oil in the ground, hidden tunn…
 
Home to the Bomber Command Museum of Canada, Nanton has a great history dating back a century. Known as the Town of the Tap thanks to its spring water, there are many great antique stores, museums and more in this tiny Alberta community south of Calgary. Support: www.patreon.com/canadaehx Donate: www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Twitte…
 
The old man lay in his bed surrounded by courtiers and family members. He had traveled from Rome to visit the place where his father had died many years ago, and now his own life was nearing its end. History records his last words as, “Have I played the part well? Then applaud as I exit.” Caesar Augustus, the first citizen of Rome and the founder o…
 
Welcome to Uncovering History's nineteenth episode: Halloween Special Happy Halloween everyone! In this mini episode we'll bring you some Halloween facts and traditions from around the world to celebrate this wonderful event! We hope you enjoy! Visit us at our website at: www.UncoveringHistory.co.uk -- To keep up-to-date make sure to follow us on I…
 
Happy Halloween! This week, Alyson shares the history of Halloween celebrations in the White House, along with some spooky ghost stories from inside the executive mansion. Also, she shares about the iconic Kennedy family photos from Halloween of 1963, and a few stories from that particular night. Instagram: www.instagram.com/kennedydynasty Patreon:…
 
Today, I am looking at the Red Green Show, which ran for 15 years and produced 300 episodes. A Canadian cultural icon, Red Green was nearly gone forever after three years but due to the love fans had for the show, it stuck around for 12 more years and became something remembered fondly to this very day. www.redgreen.com https://www.rifelion.com/sho…
 
This week, Alyson is joined by her old pal, history teacher and historian Ryan Pryor, to talk about JFK’s stance on the Vietnam War, and how his administration handled foreign policy. (Part 2) Buy "Not So Black And White": https://amzn.to/39PUMRQ Instagram: www.instagram.com/kennedydynasty Patreon: www.patreon.com/kennedydynasty Website: www.kenned…
 
The area of Fort Qu'Appelle has a deep history that is fascinating. From its three forts, to the signing of Treaty 4, to its importance in the North West Resistance of 1885. The town has seen three Royal Family visits, and is the birthplace of both Eddie Shore and Buffy Sainte-Marie! https://jackrussellparents.com https://www.rifelion.com/shows/kin…
 
America's history of witch executions started 40 years before the Salem Witch Trials. Its first victim was Connecticut's Alse Young in 1647. Soon, Massachusetts had joined in the practice, as had Bermuda. Devastated Bermuda and legally-dubious Connecticut saw the largest numbers of witch trials in these years, and we examine how that came to be. Fe…
 
Welcome to Uncovering History's eighteenth episode: Zodiac Killer - Part 2 In part 2 of the Zodiac killer we will be continuing on from where we left off in part 1 and at this point, his letters had begun to terrorize all that had the unfortunate job of receiving, reading or relaying them to the public. Join us for part 2 as we look into the warped…
 
Well, I never thought I would make it to 100 episodes. But here we are. A sincere thank you to everyone reading this right now and to everyone who has ever taken the time to listen to this podcast. In this episode I do a deep dive into the movie "Cast Away" starring Tom Hanks from the year 2000. In my view, this movie stands the test of time and is…
 
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