17 episodes

Take a journey into history and witness for yourself some of the most compelling moments in American history. Let Kent Masterson Brown’s passionate storytelling transport you to a time and place in history!

Tales of American History Tales of American History

    • History
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Take a journey into history and witness for yourself some of the most compelling moments in American history. Let Kent Masterson Brown’s passionate storytelling transport you to a time and place in history!

    Tales of American History Episode 118 – Weather and Climate in the Civil War with Dr. Kenneth Noe

    Tales of American History Episode 118 – Weather and Climate in the Civil War with Dr. Kenneth Noe

    Listen while Dr. Noe, Emeritus Professor of History at Auburn, discusses with Kent Masterson Brown Noe's fascinating study of weather and climate as agents alongside armies in battle in the Civil War, affecting unpredictable battle outcomes.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    President Zachary Taylor

    President Zachary Taylor

    Listen while Kent Masterson Brown describes the life of Zachary Taylor, a Kentuckian through and through. General Taylor was known as "Old Rough & Ready" by his men in the military; in his remarkable lifetime, he became the 12th President of the United States in 1848.

    • 50 min
    Tales of American History

    Tales of American History

    • 54 min
    "Into the Bluegrass" with Mel Hankla

    "Into the Bluegrass" with Mel Hankla

    Listen while Mel Hankla joins Kent Masterson Brown to discuss his book, "Into the Bluegrass: Art and Artistry of Kentucky's Historic Icons," an incredible publication about the cultural fabric of Early Kentucky as shown in its art and artifacts, such as the Kentucky longrifle, pottery, silver, and furniture.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    PODCAST 114: “The Coming of the American Revolution”

    PODCAST 114: “The Coming of the American Revolution”

    Listen while Kent Masterson Brown is interviewed about the latest WHEF project, "The shot heard 'round the world: The Coming of the Revolution, Colonial America to 1775."

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Podcast 113: "Growing up with Lincoln" with Jon Park, Eyewitness to History

    Podcast 113: "Growing up with Lincoln" with Jon Park, Eyewitness to History

    Listen while Kent Masterson Brown and his guest Jon Park discuss Jon's boyhood growing up in Springfield, Illinois, in the shadow of Abraham Lincoln, and why a life imbued with history brings meaning and depth to the human experience.  Jon is the Chairman of the Kentucky Independence Semiquincentennial Commission, in anticipation of celebrating the 250th anniversary of American independence.  Kent is a member of the Commission as well, and he and Jon discuss some ideas for Kentucky's celebration. Enjoy!

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Pittsurghpens ,

Great podcast.

Mhm every 10 seconds for an hour isn’t great. The content is very good.

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