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Uncivil

Gimlet Media

America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the political battlefield we’re living on right now.

America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the political battlefield we’re living on right now.
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United States

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Gimlet Media

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America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the political battlefield we’re living on right now.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Song

11/8/2017
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We dig deep into the anthem of the Confederacy, and learn that almost everything we thought we knew about it... was wrong.

Duration: 00:28:30


The Spin

10/31/2017
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From the cemetery to the big screen, a 150 year old push to rewrite American history.

Duration: 00:30:27


The Soldiers

10/25/2017
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A woman discovers a secret that the government long tried to keep hidden: a secret about who exactly fought in the Civil War.

Duration: 00:25:11


The Takedown

10/11/2017
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We sat down with Nikole Hannah-Jones from the New York Times Magazine, Al Letson of Reveal, and the CEO of the American Civil War Museum, Christy Coleman, in front of a live audience to talk about how they deal with Civil War misinformation online and IRL.

Duration: 00:36:00


The Deed

10/4/2017
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A 19th century promise, and a 21st century betrayal. The past and present of 40 acres and a mule.

Duration: 00:31:15


The Raid

9/27/2017
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A group of ex-farmers, a terrorist from Kansas, and a schoolteacher attempt the greatest covert operation of the Civil War.

Duration: 00:26:06


Give Us a Call

9/20/2017
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We want to hear from you! Do you have a family story from the Civil War? A myth you've seen on social media you want busted? Let us know! Call 347-395-5078 and leave us a voicemail with your name, story, and the best way to reach you.

Duration: 00:01:35


Coming Soon

8/24/2017
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America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to...

Duration: 00:02:14