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Narrated and written by Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling historian Jon Meacham, Hope, Through History explores some of the most challenging times in American history, how our nation dealt with the impact of these moments, and how we came through a more unified country.
Hope, Through History is an Audacy original in association with Jon Meacham and The HISTORY® Channel.

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    • 4.6 • 4.2K Ratings

Narrated and written by Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling historian Jon Meacham, Hope, Through History explores some of the most challenging times in American history, how our nation dealt with the impact of these moments, and how we came through a more unified country.
Hope, Through History is an Audacy original in association with Jon Meacham and The HISTORY® Channel.

    Slow Walk To War

    Slow Walk To War

    At the onset of World War II, Franklin Roosevelt contends with a fierce and at times virulent isolationsist movement in America while Winston Churchill pleads with President Roosevelt to join the fight against Axis forces.

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    • 35 min
    A New Birth Of Freedom

    A New Birth Of Freedom

    Abraham Lincoln arrives in Gettysburg to consecrate a battlefield, and to commit America to fulfilling its original promise that all men are created equal.

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    • 34 min
    To End A Plague

    To End A Plague

    In the midst of a devastating humanitarian crisis, President George W. Bush announces a bold, international plan to turn the tide against HIV/AIDS. 

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    • 25 min
    Death At Sea

    Death At Sea

    As World War erupts in Europe, President Woodrow Wilson follows public opinion and stays out of the international conflict. But when a merchant ship carrying American passengers is attacked by a German U-boat, the United States begins to emerge from isolation and establishes itself as a source of possibility in the world. 

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    • 27 min
    Bloody Sunday: A Battle For Justice

    Bloody Sunday: A Battle For Justice

    A violent attack on peaceful marchers in Selma, Alabama fuels the fires of progress, leading to a monumental victory for voting rights.

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    • 43 min
    Trailer: Hope, Through History, Season Two

    Trailer: Hope, Through History, Season Two

    Welcome back to a new season of the C13Originals critically acclaimed Hope, Through History documentary limited series. Narrated and written by Pulitzer Prize Winning and Best Selling Historian, Jon Meacham, Season Two explores some of the most historic and trying times in American History, how this nation dealt with the impact of these moments, and how we came through these moments a more unified nation. Season Two, presented by C13Originals, in association with The HISTORY® Channel, will guide you through the Battle of Gettysburg and its impact on the future of the country, the relationship between FDR and Churchill and America’s slow walk to war, the plan for AIDS relief, the sinking of the Lusitania and events impact on the future of America, and Bloody Sunday and the Voting Rights Act. As Winston Churchill once remarked, “The future is unknowable, but the past should give us hope”—the hope that human ingenuity, reason, and character can combine to save us from the abyss and keep us on a path, in another phrase of Churchill’s, to broad, sun-lit uplands. Welcome to Season Two.
     

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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
4.2K Ratings

4.2K Ratings

amazed1009 ,

Season one was awesome! 5 plus stars!

Excited for season 2! Thank you!

stewbob hawaii ,

Great Podcast.

What American youth need to listen to today

FashionandFaith ,

Hope + History = Perfection

This podcast delivers. I’m not surprised, given that I devour everything Jon Meacham does, but I had to write a quick note praising the quality of this podcast.

(I’m happy to see the History Channel getting back to its roots. They had me worried for a while there!)

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