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The Tragedy of USS Indianapolis

Just after midnight on 30th 1945, the USS Indianapolis was sailing alone in the Philippine Sea...

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Leading Germany's Resistance against The Nazis

Norman Ohler joined me on the pod to discuss two remarkable lovers who led Germany's resistance...

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Vindolanda

Dan finds out what's going on with recent excavations at Vindolanda, one of the largest Roman...

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The Korean War: An American Perspective

I was thrilled to be joined by H. W. Brands. He's authored 30 books on American history and his...

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The Soviets at Nuremberg

Francine Hirsch joined me on the pod to discuss the full story of the Nuremberg Trials, one in...

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Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay

Jamie L.H. Goodall joined me on the pod to discuss pirates of the Chesapeake Bay. The story of...

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The Battle of Philippi: Death of the Roman Republic

In October 42 BC the Roman Republic committed suicide. Near the town of Philippi in northern...

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Trump and Presidential History

Two weeks before the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Richard Brookhiser joined me on the podcast...

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America's Contested Election

Gary Gerstle joined me on the podcast to discuss two hundred years of U.S. history. He argues...

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Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors

Alexander the Great. One of the most recognisable names in history. In his short lifetime he...

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In Search of My Father

John Watts never knew his father. He was conceived days before his father, Wing Commander Jack...

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Pompeii and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Pompeii is back in the news. An extraordinary new, touching discovery, found during the Great...

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Sylvia Pankhurst

Rachel Holmes joined me on the podcast to discuss the life of British suffragette and socialist...

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Ghost Hunter!

Kate Summerscale joined me on the pod to talk about 20th century poltergeists.  ...

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The Violence of the Suffragettes

Today we remember the suffragettes as a peaceful movement, but in the years before the First...

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Britain's Black Power Movement

Leila Hassan Howe and Amanda Kirton joined me on the podcast to talk about the history of the...

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Soviet Spy in the Cotswolds with Ben Macintyre

Ben Macintyre joined me on the podcast to talk about Ursula Kuczynski, one of the greatest spies...

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A Faustian Bargain? The Nazi-Soviet Partnership

On 23 August 1939, German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop and Soviet Foreign Minister...

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History Legends: Mary Beard

This episode is the third of our History Legends podcasts, featuring Mary Beard. Subscribe...

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Impeaching the President

He's made history. Donald Trump has become the only President in US history to be impeached not...

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