BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities. There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to...
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.
“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know”...
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....
American History Tellers
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...
History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Join Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown as they dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilization in Ridiculous History, a podcast by iHeartRadio.
Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological...
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It...
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as 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...
Stuff You Should Know
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds picks a subject from history and examine it.
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.
The History of Rome Podcast
A weekly podcast tracing the history of the Roman Empire, beginning with Aeneas's arrival in Italy and ending (someday) with the exile of Romulus Augustulus, last Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world...
A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???
Myths and Legends
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you...
Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe....
Behind the Bastards
There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans...
Music From 100 Years Ago
Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.
Mystery. Manipulation. Murder. Cults are associated with all of these. But what really goes on inside a cult? More specifically, what goes on inside the minds of people who join cults and leaders who start them? Every Tuesday, Greg and Vanessa...
History Unplugged Podcast
For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in...
Up and Vanished
Up and Vanished is an investigative true crime podcast hosted by Atlanta filmmaker Payne Lindsey. In Season 1, Payne tackles his first cold case story, the unsolved disappearance of Georgia high school teacher and former pageant queen, Tara Grinstead....
True Crime All The Time
Hosts Mike Ferguson and Mike Gibson guide you through the most interesting true crime stories. This is a true crime podcast that spares none of the details and delves into what makes these killers tick. Join us for a good mix of lesser known cases as...
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...
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin...
The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor
Each day, The Writer's Almanac features Garrison Keillor recounting the highlights of this day in history and reading a short poem or two. The Writer's Almanac is produced by Prairie Home Productions and presented by American Public Media.
The Podcast History of Our World
It's the history of our world from the Big Bang to the Modern Age! Well...eventually at least.
The Celebrity Archaeology Podcast
http://CelebrityArchaeology.com, preserving the art and cultural heritage of celebrity photography from decades past for the benefit of future generations.Website Address: http://CelebrityArchaeology.comGenres: #celebrity #celebrityarchaeology...
Marble Orchard Podcast
Anti Fiction Podcast
Views From The Struggle
Cold Traces | cold-case true-crime investigation
NOTE: WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF RE-MIXING SEASON ONE. We want the audio quality to serve the story, and we're condensing the story for listenability. When episodes are re-released, they will have "re-release" in the title. Cold Traces is a true crime...
Every song has its own history. The who, what, when, where, why, and how of the music we love. Join Thom Ruckert on This Song, and hear those stories. A production of WCWP Studios. Visit us at WCWP.org
Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio
Reen's Time Machine: A History Adventure
No Permission Needed
Mike and Sarah's Best Picture Podcast
Inaugural Addresses Podcast
Dublin Hemp Museum Podcast
A podcast series which looks at the history of hemp in Ireland.
One million people were killed in a one hundred days by their neighbors, colleagues, and associates in Rwanda from the Hutu party. The countries leadership in 1994 instigated this misguided hate and stripped an entire ethnic group, the Tutsi, of their...
Low Budget Podcasters
Audio Profiles from the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Curatorial and historical analysis of portraiture, historical events, and historical figures.
Vintage Base Ball This Week
The War | PBS
Download behind the scenes features, previews, and more. THE WAR, a seven-part series directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four...