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Cover-Up

By People Magazine
A presidential hopeful crashes his car in the middle of the night and leaves a young woman to die. What transpired in the hours after Ted Kennedy’s car went over the bridge in Chappaquiddick changed the course of American history. Nearly 50 years later, everyone has a theory yet no one knows the truth. Follow the investigation and hear from those who lived through it in this series from People magazine and Cadence13.
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The Secret Keepers

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Covert

By AudioBoom & World Media Rights
Covert takes listeners on a heart-pounding journey through the most dangerous military operations of all time. From the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and how two Israeli snipers foiled Syria’s plan to develop a nuclear bomb, to the real story that inspired the movie Black Hawk Down and the harrowing tale of a British Major’s escape from 2,000 heavily armed militants, you'll be brought to the front line of history’s greatest special forces missions.
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Legacy

By Michelle Harven
Legacy shares stories from older generations for insight into the world today. In each episode, we highlight one extraordinary person whose story can provide context and guidance for the next generation.
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Sidedoor

By Smithsonian Institution
More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults, but where public view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Tony Cohn sneaks listeners through Smithsonian’s side door to search for stories that can’t be found anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
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Best of the Rest

16 days ago

Historical Blindness

By Recorded History Podcast Network
The Historical Blindness podcast is a discussion of interesting and largely forgotten stories from our past, with a specific focus on demonstrating the inscrutability, the ineffability, and the unknowability of the past. By examining cases of outrageous hoaxes, mass hysteria, baffling mysteries and unreliable historiography, we raise the question, “Can we trust history as we have received it?”
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The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds

By Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take on one subject from American history each week.
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Historium Unearthia

By Crystal Ponti
Hosted by freelance journalist and history sleuth, Crystal Ponti, Historium Unearthia is a podcast celebrating history's lost and untold stories… the ones overshadowed by the more memorable and talked about events, people, and "things" from our past. But these are no ordinary stories. These are the weird, the macabre, the unbelievable. The stories that make your heart race and your mind spin. They’re the kind of stories that leave you stunned and amazed and questioning everything you thought ...
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Paul Harvey Podcast

By David Arendale
Thanks for being a loyal listener of the podcast during the past year. Reviews on iTunes and personal emails to me have expressed your fondness for Mr. Harvey and importance of his message. The source for the audio files for this podcast had stated they were in the public domain. It turns out not be the case. For that reason, this podcast is discontinued and the episodes are removed. The good news is that the original, studio-quality audio files for The Rest of the Story and the News and Co...
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Young Charlie by Hollywood & Crime

By Wondery
How did Charles Manson become an evil, cunning monster? In August 1969, the world is shocked by the savage murders of movie star Sharon Tate and four others at the sprawling Hollywood Hills estate she shares with film director Roman Polanski. When the following night another couple is brutally slaughtered, panic spreads among Los Angeles residents. Four months later, the mastermind behind these vicious crimes is arrested, and the public learns th...
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Hollywood & Crime

By Wondery
Elizabeth Short was a star-struck young woman whose body was found completely severed at the waist in January 1947 in Los Angeles. She would be forever remembered as the Black Dahlia, and her murder remains one of the most infamous unsolved cases in the world to this day. But few people know that more than a dozen women died in similar circumstances in Los Angeles around the same time. In this ground-breaking serialized docu-drama, host Tracy Pattin investigates these sensational cases...
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The Bowery Boys: New York City History

By Bowery Boys Media
New York City history is America's history. It's the hometown of the world, and most people know the city's familiar landmarks, buildings and streets. Why not look a little closer and have fun while doing it?
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Tides of History

By Wondery / Patrick Wyman
Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
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Lend Me Your Ears | The New Podcast About Shakespeare and Modern Politics

By Slate Magazine
Readers and audiences have turned to Shakespeare’s greatest plays for their insights into power and performance, sex and religion, demagoguery and populism. Every month, Slate’s Isaac Butler takes listeners deep into a different play to find out what Shakespeare has to say about politics in our troubled age. This podcast is made possible by Slate Plus members, who will get full-length bonus episodes. Find out more at slate.com/shakespeare.
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2: Richard II

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Buried Alive

By Borrowed Equipment Pods
Demarchoe Carpenter was only seventeen when he was wrongfully convicted of murder. He spent the next twenty-two years of his life trying to prove his innocence. His wrongful conviction isn't an isolated incident, but rather part of a larger systemic breakdown. Through Buried Alive: Demarchoe's story we hope to identify the systemic causes that ultimately led to his wrongful incarceration... and to use that knowledge to effect change.
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2: Origins

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Constitutional

By The Washington Post
With the writing of the Constitution in 1787, the framers set out a young nation’s highest ideals. And ever since, we’ve been fighting over it — what is in it and what was left out. At the heart of these arguments is the story of America. As a follow-up to the popular Washington Post podcast “Presidential,” reporter Lillian Cunningham returns with this series exploring the Constitution and the people who framed and reframed it — revolutionaries, abolitionists, suffragists, teetotalers, prote...
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Ancient Warfare Podcast

By The History Network
Discussions from Ancient Warfare Magazine. Why did early civilisations fight? Who were their Generals? What was life like for the earliest soldiers? Ancient Warfare Magazine will try and answer these questions. Warfare minus two thousand years.
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The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr

By Recorded History Podcast Network
A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.
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American Military History Podcast

By Justin Johnson
Join amateur military historian podcaster Justin Johnson as he covers the military history of America in the American Military History Podcast. Covering America’s Military History from the Revolutionary War through current day conflicts. New episodes release every Thursday. Subscribe on iTunes to stay up to date.
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New Books in Military History

By Marshall Poe
Interviews with Scholars of Military History about their New Books
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Medieval Death Trip

By Medieval Death Trip
On Medieval Death Trip, we feature a selected medieval text (often historical, occasionally literary) that touches on the odd, the gruesome, the unexpected, and similarly curious incidents, images, or ideas. In addition to presenting the text itself, each episode features commentary and musings upon that text.
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