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American History Tellers Preview: What It Was Like to Get Visited By the FBI For Being a Suspected CommunistJan 19, 2018 Listen
The Origin of the High FiveJan 18, 2018 Listen
Nobody in the Middle Ages Thought the Earth Was FlatJan 17, 2018 Listen
Which Leader Had the Best Shot at World Domination?Jan 16, 2018 Listen
Pinetti, the 18th-Century Illusionist and Forerunner of Chris Angel and David Copperfield—Brian Earl from the Illusion PodcastJan 15, 2018 Listen
The Origin of the Military SaluteJan 12, 2018 Listen
Would Somebody from 1000 BC Transported to 1000 AD Notice the Difference?Jan 11, 2018 Listen
The English Channel—The 26-Mile Strait That Has Stopped Armies For MilleniaJan 10, 2018 Listen
The Richest Man in History Was the 14th c. King of MaliJan 09, 2018 Listen
Canines in Combat: How the 8125th Sentry Dog Detachment Saved Countless Lives in the Korean War—Rachel ReedJan 08, 2018 Listen
Presidential Fight Club Epilogue: Is There a Connection Between Fighting Ability and Being a Great President?Jan 05, 2018 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: The Final Match - Teddy Roosevelt vs. Dwight D. EisenhowerJan 04, 2018 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Final 4 - Washington vs. EisenhowerJan 03, 2018 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Final 4 - Teddy Roosevelt vs. Abraham LincolnJan 02, 2018 Listen
Europe's Military Quantum Leap (1350-1650)—Patrick Wyman From Tides of HistoryJan 01, 2018 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional Final- Gerald Ford vs. Abraham LincolnDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional Semifinal 2- Gerald Ford vs. James GarfieldDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional Semifinal 1- Abraham Lincoln vs. William Henry HarrisonDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional 7- James Garfield vs. Rutherford B. HayesDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional 6- Gerald Ford vs. William Howard TaftDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional 5- William Henry Harrison vs. William McKinleyDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional 4- Abraham Lincoln vs. Grover ClevelandDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional 3- Barack Obama vs. William Howard TaftDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional 2- Warren G. Harding vs. William McKinleyDec 27, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Midwest Regional 1- Grover Cleveland vs. Benjamin HarrisonDec 27, 2017 Listen
Christmas Special: Fr. Longenecker on Why The 3 Wise Men Were Real...But They Weren't From the Orient or Kings (Rebroadcast)Dec 25, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional Final- Ronald Reagan vs. Dwight D. EisenhowerDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional Semifinal 2- Ronald Reagan vs. George H.W. BushDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional Semifinal 1- Dwight D. Eisenhower vs. Ulysses S. GrantDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional 7- George H.W. Bush vs. Harry TrumanDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional 6- Ronald Reagan vs. Lyndon B. JohnsonDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional 5- Zachary Taylor vs. Ulysses S. GrantDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional 4- Dwight D. Eisenhower vs. George W. BushDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional 3- Lyndon B. Johnson vs. Herbert HooverDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional 2- Ulysses S. Grant vs. Bill ClintonDec 20, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: Western Regional 1- Richard Nixon vs. George W. BushDec 20, 2017 Listen
Bringing Abraham and Mary Todd to Life in Steven Spielberg's “Lincoln”—Historical Consultant Catherine ClintonDec 18, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional Final- George Washington vs. Andrew JacksonDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional Semifinal 2- George Washington vs. Thomas JeffersonDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional Semifinal 1- Andrew Jackson vs. James MonroeDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional 7- Jimmy Carter vs. Thomas JeffersonDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional 6- George Washington vs. John TylerDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional 5- James Monroe vs. Andrew JohnsonDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional 4- Andrew Jackson vs. James BuchananDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional 3- John Tyler vs. James K. PolkDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional 2- Andrew Johnson vs. James MadisonDec 13, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: SE Regional 1- Wilson vs. BuchananDec 13, 2017 Listen
Meet Nathaniel Clark Smith, the Melchizedek of Jazz—Bill McKemyDec 11, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional FinalDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional Semifinal 2- Kennedy vs. FDRDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional Semifinal 1- Teddy Roosevelt vs. Franklin PierceDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional 7- FDR vs. Donal TrumpDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional 6- Kennedy vs. Chester A. ArthurDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional 5- Franklin Pierce vs. Millard FillmoreDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional 4- Teddy Roosevelt vs. John AdamsDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional 3- Calvin Coolidge vs. Chester A. ArthurDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional 2- Millard Fillmore vs. Martin Van BurenDec 06, 2017 Listen
Presidential Fight Club: NE Regional 1- John Adams vs. John Quincy AdamsDec 06, 2017 Listen
Welcome to Presidential Fight Club: If All 44 U.S. Presidents Fought Each Other, Who Would Win?Dec 06, 2017 Listen
The Story of Human Language, From Proto Indo-European to Ebonics English—John McWhorterDec 04, 2017 Listen
The Causes of World War 2Dec 01, 2017 Listen
The Causes of World War 1Nov 30, 2017 Listen
Is There Any Hard Evidence Hannibal Took Elephants Over the Alps?Nov 29, 2017 Listen
The Greek Military Owned The Ancient World. Why Did They Roll Over For the Romans?Nov 28, 2017 Listen
Why Food Tells Us More About a Culture Than Anything Else—Ken AlbaNov 27, 2017 Listen
The Electoral College Isn't an Outdated 18th-Century Relic; It Keeps America From Falling Apart—Tara RossNov 24, 2017 Listen
Arabic Numerals Took Over 600 Years To Spread Across the WestNov 23, 2017 Listen
A Short History of the War of the RosesNov 22, 2017 Listen
Richard Francis Burton—The Man Who Knew the Most Languages in HistoryNov 21, 2017 Listen
The Scopes Monkey Trial, HL Mencken, and Religion in Public Life—Darryl HartNov 20, 2017 Listen
The Reformation Happened 500 Years Ago, But It's More Timely Than Ever—Benjamin WikerNov 17, 2017 Listen
How Did You Call the Police Before the Phone Was Invented?Nov 16, 2017 Listen
All the Presidents Who Owned Slaves and How They Treated ThemNov 15, 2017 Listen
Who Were Worse—The Spanish Conquistadors or the Aztecs?Nov 14, 2017 Listen
The Lives of Slaves, Heretics, Cave-Dwellers, and Other People Ancient History Never Tells You About—Robert GarlandNov 13, 2017 Listen
What Did Entertainment Do To The Romans?Nov 10, 2017 Listen
Syriac-The Best Language for Conquering The Ancient WorldNov 09, 2017 Listen
The Most Valuable Lost Treasure That Still ExistsNov 08, 2017 Listen
Did Vikings Have Tattoos?Nov 07, 2017 Listen
Call of Duty: WW2's Historical Advisor Marty Morgan on Bringing the War to LifeNov 06, 2017 Listen
The Codpiece—The Worst Fashion Trend in HistoryNov 03, 2017 Listen
Why Almost No Medieval Peasant Cottages Survive TodayNov 02, 2017 Listen
How a Nikita Khruschev Mistranslation Threatened Nuclear WarNov 01, 2017 Listen
British Girl, Nazi German POW—A Love StoryOct 31, 2017 Listen
Assassin's Creed's Resident Historian Maxime Durand on Mixing Fact with FictionOct 30, 2017 Listen
Cruel and Unusual (Medieval) PunishmentOct 27, 2017 Listen
The Easter Uprising of 1916Oct 26, 2017 Listen
Misattributed Quotes—No, Mark Twain Didn't Say ThatOct 25, 2017 Listen
How to Build a 13th-Century Castle From ScratchOct 24, 2017 Listen
Telling Japan’s Story in The Last Samurai, Letters From Iwo Jima, and Medal of Honor—Dan KingOct 23, 2017 Listen
Teddy Roosevelt’s Journey Through Uncharted Amazonian JungleOct 20, 2017 Listen
How Teddy Roosevelt Gave a 90-minute Speech After Being ShotOct 19, 2017 Listen
When Teddy Roosevelt Arrested Three Boat ThievesOct 18, 2017 Listen
Carrie Nation—The Hatch-Wielding ProhibitionistOct 17, 2017 Listen
Discovering Embarrassing Family Secrets and Famous Third Cousins with Genealogist Crista Cowan From Ancestry.comOct 16, 2017 Listen
Why Does American Give Automatic Birthright Citizenship?Oct 13, 2017 Listen
What Was It Like To Be Enrolled at the University of Constantinople?Oct 12, 2017 Listen
John Birch-The First Death in the Cold WarOct 11, 2017 Listen
George Washington Wasn’t the First President. He Was the NinthOct 10, 2017 Listen
Anthony Esolen on Translating Dante’s Divine Comedy and Dan Brown’s Supercilious StupidityOct 09, 2017 Listen
Christopher Columbus Wasn’t as Good—Or as Terrible—As You ThinkOct 06, 2017 Listen
How the 1565 Siege of Malta Led to the Golden Age of PiracyOct 05, 2017 Listen
Europeans in the Far East Before Marco PoloOct 04, 2017 Listen
The Lost Technology of Damascus SteelOct 03, 2017 Listen
Alexander Hamilton’s Broadway Musical is Great, but Brion McClanahan Thinks He Screwed Up AmericaOct 02, 2017 Listen
Why the Donner Party Ate Each OtherSep 29, 2017 Listen
Timur the Tatar’s Revenge on Bayezit—When an Emperor Literally Made a Sultan His FootstoolSep 28, 2017 Listen
A Revolutionary-Era Soldier Fights a Modern One Hand-to-Hand. Who Wins?Sep 27, 2017 Listen
The Origin of the Middle Finger InsultSep 26, 2017 Listen
Why the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and the Norman Conquest of England Changed Everything—Jennifer PaxtonSep 25, 2017 Listen
The Daily Schedule of a SamuraiSep 22, 2017 Listen
Why Did British Men Wear Wigs in the 1700s?Sep 21, 2017 Listen
Who Had the Worst Flatulence in History?Sep 20, 2017 Listen
Constantinople’s Walls—The Strongest Fortress Ever BuiltSep 19, 2017 Listen
How Religion Has Influenced Politics Across History, From Ancient Sumeria to the 21st Century—Paul RaheSep 18, 2017 Listen
Why The Potato Led to the Rise of Modern EuropeSep 15, 2017 Listen
When Churchill Experimented with Chemical Weapons—Giles Milton of the Unknown History PodcastSep 14, 2017 Listen
Dan Carlin of Hardcore History on Why the German Military Was Better in WW1 Than WW2Sep 13, 2017 Listen
The History of Pig Latin (ig-pay atin-lay)Sep 12, 2017 Listen
Wait, Nixon Was Innocent?—Geoff ShepardSep 11, 2017 Listen
How Was Alexander Able to Supply His Army Deep Into Asia?Sep 08, 2017 Listen
Daily Life During the Civil War for Non-CombatantsSep 07, 2017 Listen
Why Gutenberg Didn’t Kick Off the ReformationSep 06, 2017 Listen
What if Japan Hadn’t Surrendered After Nagasaki?Sep 05, 2017 Listen
Genghis Khan, Attila the Hun, and the Barbarian Empires of the Steppe—Kenneth HarlSep 04, 2017 Listen
Why the Galileo Affair is Completely MisunderstoodSep 01, 2017 Listen
Did Medieval Women Really Wear Chastity Belts?Aug 31, 2017 Listen
Why is Louis Such a Popular Name for French Kings?Aug 30, 2017 Listen
Did People in the Past Get 8 Hours of Sleep a Night?Aug 29, 2017 Listen
The Real-Life Pirates of the Caribbean—Matt Albers from The Pirate History PodcastAug 28, 2017 Listen
Would You Rather Be An Average Person Today or a Billionaire 100 Years Ago?Aug 25, 2017 Listen
Why Wasn’t There a Scientific Revolution Under the Romans?Aug 24, 2017 Listen
What if the Nazis Had Won World War Two?Aug 23, 2017 Listen
If I Were Sent Back in Time to the Roman Empire, How Would I Take Over?Aug 22, 2017 Listen
A Vietnam POW’s Story of 6 Years in the Hanoi Hilton — Amy Shively HawkAug 21, 2017 Listen
What if Byzantium Had Never Fallen?Aug 18, 2017 Listen
What if China Had Discovered the New World?Aug 17, 2017 Listen
Could One Marine Corps MEU Destroy the Entire Roman Army?Aug 16, 2017 Listen
The Bronze Age Collapse of 1177 BC: The Most Catastrophic Event in HistoryAug 15, 2017 Listen
Is There a Roman City in Present-Day China?Aug 11, 2017 Listen
Why The Irish May Have Really Saved CivilizationAug 10, 2017 Listen
Did Rome And China Know of Each Other?Aug 09, 2017 Listen
Americana: The Brazilian City Where the Confederacy Lives OnAug 08, 2017 Listen
Curtis Lemay: World War II’s Greatest Hero or Worst War Criminal?—Warren KozakAug 07, 2017 Listen
If the Moon Landings Weren’t Fake, Why Haven’t We Been Back?Aug 04, 2017 Listen
An Interview With Jerry Yellin, the 93-Year-Old Vet Who Flew WW2’s Last Combat MissionAug 03, 2017 Listen
What Were Rome’s Persian Borderlands Like?Aug 02, 2017 Listen
German POWs in the US During WW2Aug 01, 2017 Listen
How Emperor Justinian Changed the World—Robin Pierson from The History of Byzantium PodcastJul 31, 2017 Listen
How Texas Almost Became GermanJul 28, 2017 Listen
Did America Switch from Tea to Coffee Due to the Boston Tea Party?Jul 27, 2017 Listen
Did a 6th-Century Irishman Really Reach America?Jul 26, 2017 Listen
Emperor Norton I of the United StatesJul 25, 2017 Listen
Dorsey Armstrong on the Legend of King Arthur: From Noble Knight to Guy Ritchie’s ExcalibroJul 24, 2017 Listen
What Can We Learn from the Kurds About Nationalism and Nation Building?Jul 21, 2017 Listen
Had Native Americans Been Resistant to Old World Diseases How Different Would the New World Have Been?Jul 20, 2017 Listen
What Is the Biggest Forgery in History?Jul 19, 2017 Listen
How Did the Ottoman Imperial Harem Operate?Jul 18, 2017 Listen
Nathan Bedford Forrest: Racist KKK Founder or Misunderstood Military Genius?—Sandy MitchamJul 17, 2017 Listen
Where Did Sea Monsters From the Edge of Medieval Maps Come From?Jul 14, 2017 Listen
What Are Some Inventions That Are Much Older Than We Think?Jul 13, 2017 Listen
Who Was the Most Powerful Woman in the Middle Ages? 2/2Jul 12, 2017 Listen
Who Was The Most Powerful Woman in the Middle Ages? 1/2Jul 11, 2017 Listen
How One Man Ruled 1920s Kansas City Like a Caesar—Jason RoeJul 10, 2017 Listen
Was There a Real-Life Dr. Frankenstein?Jul 07, 2017 Listen
Who is the Bravest Person Who Ever Lived?Jul 06, 2017 Listen
Does China Really Have a 5,000-Year-Old History?Jul 05, 2017 Listen
Why Is July 4 Celebrated The Way It Is (Fireworks n’ Hot Dogs)?Jul 04, 2017 Listen
Israelis or Palestinians: Who Was There First? — David BrogJul 03, 2017 Listen
Is There Any Language In Use Today That Could Be Used 1,000 Years Ago?Jun 30, 2017 Listen
When Did The Roman Empire Really End?Jun 29, 2017 Listen
Why Did Hitler Hate the Jews?Jun 28, 2017 Listen
Was There an Objective Reason for the European Colonization of Africa?Jun 27, 2017 Listen
Understanding Putin Through the History of Russian Invasions — Mark Schauss from the Russian Rulers in History PodcastJun 26, 2017 Listen
Did People Get Depressed in Ancient Times?Jun 23, 2017 Listen
Were Ancient People More Advanced Than Us?Jun 22, 2017 Listen
Why Was Africa Never as Developed as The Rest of the World?Jun 21, 2017 Listen
Did King Arthur and Merlin Truly Exist?Jun 20, 2017 Listen
What the Saints Drank and Monks Brewed—Michael FoleyJun 19, 2017 Listen
Who Built the Pyramids? Aliens?Jun 16, 2017 Listen
Can You Explain the 1915 Armenian Genocide?Jun 15, 2017 Listen
How Important Was the Spice Trade to Medieval Europe?Jun 14, 2017 Listen
What Happened to Places Like Catalonia After Rome’s Fall?Jun 13, 2017 Listen
Was Hitler a Christian, Atheist, or Something Else? — Richard WeikartJun 12, 2017 Listen
Who Was WW2 Spy Zig-Zag?Jun 09, 2017 Listen
What Is The World’s Oldest University?Jun 08, 2017 Listen
Tell Me About the Varangians (The Vikings of Russia)Jun 07, 2017 Listen
Can We Really Know Anything in History Or Is It All Fake News?Jun 06, 2017 Listen
Every President’s Go-to Drink, From Washington’s Whisky to Obama’s Homebrew—Mark Will-WeberJun 05, 2017 Listen
What Were French Trappers Doing in 1700s America?Jun 02, 2017 Listen
Did the Inventor of the Guillotine Die By Guillotine?Jun 01, 2017 Listen
What is the Bloody Mary Myth Based On?May 31, 2017 Listen
Was Leif Erikson First to Visit the New World?May 30, 2017 Listen
Tevi Troy on Pop Culture in the White House: From Washington’s Library to Trump’s Twitter AccountMay 29, 2017 Listen
When Did People Start Using Last Names?May 26, 2017 Listen
Did Conquering Armies Really Salt the Earth of Their Enemies?May 25, 2017 Listen
What if JFK Had Lost the 1960 Election?May 24, 2017 Listen
Justin from the Generation Why Podcast: What Assassination Had the Most Impact on History?May 23, 2017 Listen
Jefferson, Lincoln, (and Michael Medved)’s Belief That God Has Favored AmericaMay 19, 2017 Listen
Why Your Favorite Presidents (Lincoln, Washington) Actually Screwed Up America—Brion McClanahanMay 19, 2017 Listen
How a Horse Became a Sergeant in the Korean War — Robin HuttonMay 19, 2017 Listen
When Camels Roamed the American Southwest—The U.S. Camel Corps (1856-1866)May 11, 2017 Listen