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Podcast dedicated to history

    Landmark Ep 1 - Marbury

    Landmark Ep 1 - Marbury

    This month starts a new series of episodes dedicated to 15 landmark US Supreme Court cases that impacted history.

    • 14 min
    Prom Night at the White House

    Prom Night at the White House

    This month, the First Daughters podcast goes back to May 1975. President and Mrs. Ford are out of the country. First Daughter Susan Ford is hosting her high school prom at the White House.

    • 23 min
    The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

    The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

    In April 1915 in front of a capacity crowd in Havana, Cuba, defending heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson faced challenger Jess Willard. In addition to the "Great White Hope" Johnson also had to face the issues of racism and bigotry head on.

    • 14 min
    The President's Pastor - February 2019 Herodotus History Podcast

    The President's Pastor - February 2019 Herodotus History Podcast

    This month as we celebrate President's Day, let's take a look back at the career of the Reverend Dr. Billy Graham and his role as presidential counselor from presidents Truman through George W. Bush.

    • 34 min
    Live from the Moon - Christmas 2018 Herodotus History Podcast

    Live from the Moon - Christmas 2018 Herodotus History Podcast

    Christmas Eve 1968 - The crew of Apollo 8 prepare to give a live broadcast to the citizens of Earth from the moon's orbit.

    • 28 min
    Da Da Da Dum - December 2018 Herodotus History Podcast

    Da Da Da Dum - December 2018 Herodotus History Podcast

    On December 22, 1808, the German composer Ludwig von Beethoven debuted a new piece of music. It was not well-received. The title of this new work - the Fifth Symphony. Find out how this symphony went from a bad debut to one of classical music's most famous works.

    • 16 min

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