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The Ministry of History is a podcast that aims to take a look at some of history's lesser known characters and stories. Each series of the podcast focuses on a different theme: Series one focuses on historical murders and true crime, while plans for further series' include a focus on historical disasters, scandals and political events.

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The Ministry of History Tom Daly

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The Ministry of History is a podcast that aims to take a look at some of history's lesser known characters and stories. Each series of the podcast focuses on a different theme: Series one focuses on historical murders and true crime, while plans for further series' include a focus on historical disasters, scandals and political events.

Explore the blog for more great content!
https://www.theministryofhistory.co.uk/

SUPPORT THE SHOW donating at buy me a coffee, OR by becoming a patron and receive great benefits! I need your support to help keep the show going.
£1 or £3.50 a month is not much to you, but it makes a world of difference to me!
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    OJ Simpson - Part Two

    OJ Simpson - Part Two

    PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEWTo round off this series on historical scandal, here is part two of the podcast on the notorious OJ Simpson incident. In June 1994, America was shocked as one of its most-loved celebrities was charged with the murder of his wife and her friend. The next year and a half would leave the nation grappling over questions of misogyny, celebrity and - most of all - race.In this second part, we examine the trial that split America, and how the story perfectly encapsulates the themes of race, celebrity, misogyny and so much more. What can it say about the society we live in today?The Ministry of History is a podcast that aims to take a look at some of history's lesser known characters and stories. Each series of the podcast focuses on a different theme: Series one focuses on historical murders and true crime, while plans for further series' include a focus on historical disasters, scandals and political events. Explore the blog for more great content! https://www.theministryofhistory.co.uk/ SUPPORT THE SHOW donating at buy me a coffee, OR by becoming a patron and receive great benefits! I need your support to help keep the show going. £1 or £3.50 a month is not much to you, but it makes a world of difference to me! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/tomMOH https://www.patreon.com/ministryofhistory Thank you

    • 40 min
    OJ Simpson - Part One

    OJ Simpson - Part One

    PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEWTo round off this series on historical scandal, we start a two-part podcast on the notorious OJ Simpson incident. In June 1994, America was shocked as one of its most-loved celebrities was charged with the murder of his wife and her friend. The next year and a half would leave the nation grappling over questions of misogyny, celebrity and - most of all - race.In this first part, we explore OJ Simpson's past, we get to know his wife, Nicole Brown, and we see the dark side to their seemingly beautiful marriage.The Ministry of History is a podcast that aims to take a look at some of history's lesser known characters and stories. Each series of the podcast focuses on a different theme: Series one focuses on historical murders and true crime, while plans for further series' include a focus on historical disasters, scandals and political events. Explore the blog for more great content! https://www.theministryofhistory.co.uk/ SUPPORT THE SHOW donating at buy me a coffee, OR by becoming a patron and receive great benefits! I need your support to help keep the show going. £1 or £3.50 a month is not much to you, but it makes a world of difference to me! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/tomMOH https://www.patreon.com/ministryofhistory Thank you

    • 32 min
    The Tour de Nesle Affair

    The Tour de Nesle Affair

    Back to 14th century France for this week's episode, which focuses on one of the biggest scandals in Medieval Europe. Two wives of French princes, the daughters-in-law of the French King, are caught having affairs with a pair of Norman knights. Was it really true, or was it just an attempt to discredit the princesses? Were they victims of a wider political scheme?The Ministry of History is a podcast that aims to take a look at some of history's lesser known characters and stories. Each series of the podcast focuses on a different theme: Series one focuses on historical murders and true crime, while plans for further series' include a focus on historical disasters, scandals and political events.Explore the blog for more great content! https://www.theministryofhistory.co.uk/SUPPORT THE SHOW donating at buy me a coffee, OR by becoming a patron and receive great benefits! I need your support to help keep the show going. £1 or £3.50 a month is not much to you, but it makes a world of difference to me! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/tomMOH https://www.patreon.com/ministryofhistoryThank you

    • 22 min
    Chappaquiddick

    Chappaquiddick

    PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEWIn July 1969, police in Martha's Vineyard were shocked to find an upturned car lying in shallow water, with the body of a dead woman in the passenger seat. They were even more shocked when they learned that the car belonged to a member of one of the most famous and powerful political dynasties in America - Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy.The Ministry of History is a podcast that aims to take a look at some of history's lesser known characters and stories. Each series of the podcast focuses on a different theme: Series one focuses on historical murders and true crime, while plans for further series' include a focus on historical disasters, scandals and political events.Explore the blog for more great content! https://www.theministryofhistory.co.uk/SUPPORT THE SHOW donating at buy me a coffee, OR by becoming a patron and receive great benefits! I need your support to help keep the show going. £1 or £3.50 a month is not much to you, but it makes a world of difference to me! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/tomMOH https://www.patreon.com/ministryofhistoryThank you

    • 32 min
    GUEST PODCAST - Robert Walsh on the Rosenbergs

    GUEST PODCAST - Robert Walsh on the Rosenbergs

    PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEWContinuing our focus on historical scandal, this week I interview Robert Walsh about one of the biggest espionage scandals in American history. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted of and executed for the crime of passing American secrets to the Soviets at the beginning of the Cold War. How did they get involved in such a dangerous mission? Were they both actually guilty? What was the reaction around the world to their deaths? Robert and Tom discuss all of that, and more.Robert's twitter - @ScribeCrimeRobert's website - https://crimescribe.com/The Ministry of History is a podcast that aims to take a look at some of history's lesser known characters and stories. Each series of the podcast focuses on a different theme: Series one focuses on historical murders and true crime, while plans for further series' include a focus on historical disasters, scandals and political events.Explore the blog for more great content! https://www.theministryofhistory.co.uk/SUPPORT THE SHOW donating at buy me a coffee, OR by becoming a patron and receive great benefits! I need your support to help keep the show going. £1 or £3.50 a month is not much to you, but it makes a world of difference to me! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/tomMOH https://www.patreon.com/ministryofhistoryThank you

    • 29 min
    George IV and 'Queen' Caroline

    George IV and 'Queen' Caroline

    PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEWCarrying on with our focus on historical scandal, this week we are heading back to early 19th century Britain. George IV had only recently become King, and now his wife, Caroline, wanted to join him. The problem? George hated his wife, and didn't want her anywhere near the crown. So began his clumsy attempt to secure a divorce, and one of the biggest scandals of the 19th century.The Ministry of History is a podcast that aims to take a look at some of history's lesser known characters and stories. Each series of the podcast focuses on a different theme: Series one focuses on historical murders and true crime, while plans for further series' include a focus on historical disasters, scandals and political events.Explore the blog for more great content! https://www.theministryofhistory.co.uk/SUPPORT THE SHOW donating at buy me a coffee, OR by becoming a patron and receive great benefits! I need your support to help keep the show going. £1 or £3.50 a month is not much to you, but it makes a world of difference to me! https://www.buymeacoffee.com/tomMOH https://www.patreon.com/ministryofhistoryThank you

    • 19 min

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