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All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe -- short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe Mike Rowe

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    • 4.9, 21.6K Ratings

All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe -- short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.

    Episode 162: OCCASIONALLY--Independence Day

    Episode 162: OCCASIONALLY--Independence Day

    In honor of Independence Day, Mike chews up the scenery with a recitation of what may be the most important speech ever delivered, by the man historians call "The Forgotten Founder." 

    • 14 min
    Episode 161: Excess Baggage

    Episode 161: Excess Baggage

    A helicopter filled with evacuees tries to get off the ground as the shooting intensifies.  What could possibly go wrong?  

    • 10 min
    Episode 160: A Groundbreaking Structure of Staggering Possibility

    Episode 160: A Groundbreaking Structure of Staggering Possibility

    This architect enjoyed a good challenge.  But this one nearly broke him...

    • 16 min
    Episode 159: He Was Just Trying To Get Home

    Episode 159: He Was Just Trying To Get Home

    So too, was the man who got in his way.

    • 12 min
    Episode 158: On the Pursuit of Satisfaction

    Episode 158: On the Pursuit of Satisfaction

    The kid had a head for numbers.

    • 17 min
    Episode 157: A Novel Hero

    Episode 157: A Novel Hero

    What he did was unspeakably brave.  So why then, did no one speak of it?

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
21.6K Ratings

21.6K Ratings

IrishJohn! ,

Occasionally Independence Day

Mike, thank you for bringing this speech out of the dusty history books. It is an amazing speech, given in troubled times. Your performance was wonderful! Again, thank you!

The iron mike ,

Give me liberty or give me death!!

The most stirring, emotion filled reading I have heard in my 75 years !!!bravo , Bravo 😊😁👌👏👏👏

Jloranger ,

I look forward to every new episode!

This is the perfect blend of light commentary and a great historical narrative.

This is a great homage to Paul Harvey.

Keep up the great work Mike Rowe!

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