"The Untold Histoy" is a podcast by The Hispanic Council with the collaboration of the Secretaría General de Política de Defensa and will initially feature 10 episodes in both English and Spanish. In it, every two weeks, the feats of unknown Spanish characters who have contributed to shape the history of the United States will be told.
The podcast will tell in an entertaining and educational way the lives of illustrious characters in the history of Spain in the United States, giving priority to figures little known today as Felipe de Neve, founder of Los Angeles, or Pedro Menendez de Aviles, founder of the oldest city in the U.S.: St. Augustine (Florida).
Episode 3: Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
Now you can listen to the third episode of "The Untold History", the podcast by The Hispanic Council, in collaboration with the Secretary General of Defense Policy. Today we talk about Francisco Vazquez de Coronado. Born in Salamanca in 1510, he was the leader of one of the most important expeditions in the American Southwest.
Episode 2: Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, a native of Jerez, starred in one of the most incredible adventures of the Spanish presence in North America. A castaway from Narváez's expedition, he overcame the misfortunes he faced during an impressive journey through the southeast and south of what is now the United States.
Episode 1: Juan Ponce de León
This is "The Untold History", a podcast to tell the story of the feats of unknown Spanish characters who have helped to shape the history of the United States.
This new initiative begins with an episode about Juan Ponce de León: the first European to set foot in the current territory of the United States in 1513. Previously he had been the first governor of Puerto Rico and thanks to him the state of Florida receives this name.