13 episodes

People, their stories and events that shaped the world, that’s what makes history fascinating. Join married hosts Rebecca Robbins (a Broadway actress) and Kim Kimmel (her college history professor) as they delve into topics that include the macabre tales of famous corpses, treasonous American plots, Presidential pets, and political masters of the insult. Sometimes quirky, sometimes obscure, this is the kind of history you’ll actually want to remember.

Historically Speaking-Uncommon History with an Unconventional Pair Rebecca Robbins & Kim Kimmel

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    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

People, their stories and events that shaped the world, that’s what makes history fascinating. Join married hosts Rebecca Robbins (a Broadway actress) and Kim Kimmel (her college history professor) as they delve into topics that include the macabre tales of famous corpses, treasonous American plots, Presidential pets, and political masters of the insult. Sometimes quirky, sometimes obscure, this is the kind of history you’ll actually want to remember.

    Teddy: The Maverick

    Teddy: The Maverick

    From sickly, asthmatic child to conservationist, cowboy, boxer, explorer, author, orator, and perpetual adventure seeker, here in Episode 13, we take a closer look, not just at “President” Roosevelt, but the Renaissance man who stirred an entire nation to patriotism and the maverick who inspired many people’s favorite childhood friend, the Teddy Bear.

    • 40 min
    Kidnapped!

    Kidnapped!

    Don't take candy from strangers. An in depth look at five high-profile kidnapping cases.

    • 41 min
    Unexplained Historical Events

    Unexplained Historical Events

    When a German Zeppelin burst into flames over Lakehurst, New Jersey, speculation began almost immediately that it was sabotage, but was it?  How is it possible for 5,000 men to simply disappear in a country the size of South Carolina with their only...

    • 42 min
    Everybody Loves a Winner

    Everybody Loves a Winner

    History is full of winners and losers, but rarely do you come across an individual who is a winner 100% of the time. Sometimes faced with insurmountable odds, these five military leaders always found a way to win.

    • 36 min
    Sensational Marriages

    Sensational Marriages

    Without a doubt, history is full of sensational marriages and here we explore a handful of them. Get ready, these are some unusual and fascinating stories.

    • 42 min
    Two Sides of The Same Coin

    Two Sides of The Same Coin

    In this episode, we explore 6 individuals who had surprising hidden talents that were wildly different from what they were ultimately known for.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Trusty Blaze ,

Trusty Blaze

I Am astonished at how much I have learned listening to the 10 episodes. Clearly my education was lacking. Thank you both.

DannyZoro ,

Fascinating and Funny!

Rebecca and Kim make learning fun and interesting with this podcast! I can’t wait for next week’s episode.

HillbillyHipster ,

Fascinating

This is a fascinating podcast. The episode on famous corpses was something I’ve never heard before.

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