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A History Podcast focusing on forgotten moments, people on the wrong side, and those who lost.

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A History Podcast focusing on forgotten moments, people on the wrong side, and those who lost.

    18 - Theodore Roosevelt and the River of Doubt

    18 - Theodore Roosevelt and the River of Doubt

    Theodore Roosevelt had a driving personality known for conquering any room he was in. But after the disastrous 1912 election, he found himself in the political wilderness. In typical Roosevelt fashion, he pushed himself to his limits. But did he push too far?
     
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    • 1 hr 46 min
    17 - The Pullman Strike: A Failed Utopia

    17 - The Pullman Strike: A Failed Utopia

    The Pullman Strike is a forgotten watershed moment in American history. A dreamer capitalist met his match when his employees struck. Though George Pullman emerged victorious, the event challenged its contemporaries to question his kind of paternal institutions.
     
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    16 - Private Money and the Assault on Aubers Ridge

    16 - Private Money and the Assault on Aubers Ridge

    World War I had become infamous for life wasting. But few battles were as unsuccessful as they were forgotten. The assault on Aubers Ridge reveals the true slaughter of the Great War.
     
    Sources: “A Soldier’s Tale: Pvt Albert Money” by David Tuffley
     
     
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    15 - The Tale of Jack Sheppard; the Greatest Criminal of His Time

    15 - The Tale of Jack Sheppard; the Greatest Criminal of His Time

    Jack Sheppard descended into the nasty world of 18th century London to become a man of infamous renown. Follow this tale of jail-break, corruption, and intrigue.
    The Road to Tyburn (Main Source). ISBN: 0-141-39023-9
    Thief - Taker Hangings. ISBN: 978-0-7627-9148-4
     
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    14 - The Life and Death of Joan of Arc

    14 - The Life and Death of Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc famously defeated the English, but the story of how she achieved it has been relegated to footnotes. It is a tale of mysterious circumstances, amazing luck, and a tragic end.
     
    Sources:
    Joan of Arc by Helen Castor: ISBN - 978-0-06-238439-3
    Joan of Arc by Mark Twain: ISBN - 0-89870-268-2
     
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    13 - The Murder Mystery of Duke Louis

    13 - The Murder Mystery of Duke Louis

    Duke Louis: We get a rare glimpse into a tale of medieval royalty told through the eyes of a detective. Duke Louis of Orleans had everything he ever wanted: power, prestige, women. But with those come the danger of powerful enemies. These enemies would strike him down mercilessly in the street. As the clues unfold, a truly sinister plot is revealed.
     
    Source: Blood Royal by Eric Jager. ISBN: 978-0-316-22451
     
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