American history, one story at a time. Every episode tells the story of the people and the events that matter in America's past. As history is learned, it becomes apparent that hindsight isn't always 20/20; context matters.
Listen to the American History podcast that never removes the story from History!
The Great Depression: The Dustbowl of Despair
America reels in the face of the worst economic disaster ever faced. The attempts to bring the country and its people out of the Dust-bowl of despair; only to make things worse as a result.
Democracy is challenged on a global stage after it nearly collapsed from the Civil war. America pays a painful price to learn the lessons of economics and what happens when the Government takes too much control even with honest intentions.
The Korean War (Part III): A War With No Victor
Ending the Conflict in Stalemate:
The Korean War is a conflict that has been largely forgotten from the memories of current. As so it shows us not only the lessons we can learn from history, but that the simple knowledge of an event happening is a lesson all its own.
The Korean War (Part II): A Brand New War
When the Chinese launch their first attack against U.S. and U.N. troops at Unsan, everything changed. It was as though the conflict had become a whole new war altogether.
The McArthur loyalists in the military intelligence ensured that anything contradicting the wishes or will of the General was altered or changed in order to fit into the delusions of grandeur he had built up for himself and the men under him in Tokyo.
The Korean War (Part I): The Forgotten War and Forgotten Lesson
The Korean War is known, ironically so, for being America's forgotten war. It was a war that sparked America's involvement in southeast Asia for next thirty years.
Part one of this series on the war begins by explaining how we got to the point of war in Korea, and the history of Korea itself.
One unique aspect of this war is that it never officially ended, and the ramifications of the events are still in place today.
The Battle of the Bulge: Hitler's Final Attack
This episode tells the story of the Battle of the Bulge, one of the worst battles in American history. This battle took place in late December of 1944 in the Ardennes Forest region of Belgium, near the town of Bastogne.
Cowboys and Indians: America's Westward Expansion.
This episode tells the story of America's journey from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the Pacific. The great American migration west is a story that tells of America's growth in land as well as national identity.
The Manifest Destiny ideology served as the foundation that the nation built itself upon, in methods both good and bad. America's saga is a story of happiness and tragedy in so many ways, this chapter is no exception to the highs and lows of human behavior.
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I'm from the UK and love the US, this is a good podcast to get a insight into their world
Andrew seems super clever. A really great snapshot of US politics which I am fascinated by in the UK.