American History Hit
Join Don Wildman twice a week for your hit of American history, as he explores the past to help us understand the United States of today.
We’ll hear how codebreakers uncovered secret Japanese plans for the Battle of Midway, visit Chief Powhatan as he prepares for war with the British, see Walt Disney accuse his former colleagues of being communists, and uncover the dark history that lies beneath Central Park.
From pre-colonial America to independence, slavery to civil rights, the gold rush to the space race, join Don as he speaks to leading experts to delve into America’s past.
New episodes every Monday and Thursday.
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D.B. Cooper & the 70s Hijacking Craze
Tulsa Massacre: Violence, Resilience & Rebirth
President James Buchanan: The Worst President Ever?
The Clinton Scandals
Facebook at Twenty: From College Dorms to Court Cases
Origins of the Civil War
President Franklin Pierce: Tragedies & Trade-Offs
The Apache Wars
The Apache Wars
Masters of the Air: WW2's Bloody 100th Bombers
The Watergate Scandal
President Millard Fillmore: The Most Handsome President?
The Making of Martin Luther King Jr.
The Election That Changed Politics: 1968
President Zachary Taylor
The Tet Offensive: Turning Point of the Vietnam War?
The Tudors & the American West Coast
The Kennedy Curse
President James K. Polk: Lies, Warmongering & the Myth of Success