News & Talk
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...
The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
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.
History Extra podcast
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
Unexplained Mysteries examines history’s most compelling puzzles. From suspicious deaths to scientific paradoxes to paranormal reports, if there are lingering questions, Unexplained Mysteries tells the story. Every Tuesday and Thursday, we sort...
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.
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...
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 History of Rome
A weekly podcast tracing the history of the Roman Empire, beginning with Aeneas's arrival in Italy and ending with the exile of Romulus Augustulus, last Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Now complete!
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.
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.
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...
In 2003, the United States invaded Iraq without provocation. Most Americans supported the war—as did most politicians and intellectuals, both liberal and conservative. Today, it’s universally considered a disaster.Hosted by award-winning reporter...
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...
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our...
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...
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...
Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford
We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown ups – and they are all true. Tim Harford (Financial Times, BBC, author of “The Data Detective” and “The...
Music From 100 Years Ago
Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.
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: ???
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...
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
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.
Anti Fiction Podcast
No Permission Needed
Reen's Time Machine: A History Adventure
Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio
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
Mike and Sarah's Best Picture Podcast
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...
Vintage Base Ball This Week
Countdown To Apollo
Countdown To Apollo is an in-depth look at the historic Apollo missions. Exclusive interviews from Apollo astronauts, space historians, and NASA scientists all tell the hidden and historic story of Apollo. This is a production from Xploration Station...
Inaugural Addresses Podcast
Dublin Hemp Museum Podcast
A podcast series which looks at the history of hemp in Ireland.
Audio Profiles from the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Curatorial and historical analysis of portraiture, historical events, and historical figures.
Case Identity: Mass Murderer Richard Speck EP009
True Crime, Podcast, Murder, Girl Scout Murders, Unsolved
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...
History or Something Like It
Hillbilly Talk with Shane Simmons
A podcast about mountain life from the hollers of Appalachia to the hills of the Ozarks and everything in between. Every Monday we explore a topic of interest to folks interested in the culture and life in the Appalachian and Ozark Mountains.
Low Budget Podcasters