80 Best American History Podcasts
American History Podcasts
Here are 80 Best American History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. American History Tellers
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? Well, take you to the events, the times, and the people that shaped our nation. And we'll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome, and Dirty John.
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Play⋅ 2.9K⋅ 3.6K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
Washington, District of Columbia, US
The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
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Play⋅ 6.7M⋅ 21.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 49 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
3. Slow Burn
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, a white supremacist became an American political phenomenon. David Duke's rise to power and prominence his election to the Louisiana legislature, and then his campaigns for the U.S. Senate and the governorship was an existential crisis for the state & the nation. The fourth season of Slate's Slow Burn will explore how a Nazi sympathizer and former Klansman fashioned himself into a mainstream figure, and why some voters came to embrace his message.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
4. Revisionist History
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past an event, a person, an idea, even a song and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
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Play⋅ 20.1K⋅ 12.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the political battlefield we're living on right now.
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6. The Bowery Boys: New York City History
New York City, New York, US
New York City history is America's history. It's the hometown of the world, and most people know the city's familiar landmarks, buildings, and streets. Why not look a little closer and have fun while doing it? Tune in to listen to our latest episodes hosted by Greg Young and Tom.
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Play⋅ 18.2K⋅ 14.4K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 65 min Get Email Contact
7. The Other States of America History Podcast
American History is far more complicated than a yearlong High School class could ever teach you. This podcast will tell you the rest of that story, focusing on colonies you've never heard of, that may be at your front door, like New Netherland and New Sweden; Confederations like the Haudenosaunee and the lampooned 'Articles of Confederation,' that serve as footnotes in the history presented to you. Join Eric Yanis, a NYS Certified Social Studies teacher, as he guides you through the history left out of the textbook.
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Play⋅ 3.2K⋅ 152 ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
8. Who We Are | A Chronicle of Racism in America
On Who We Are, host Carvell Wallace and ACLU Deputy Director Jeffery Robinson reach back to tipping points in American history, to examine the white supremacist foundation on which the nation's legal, political and social systems were built. A podcast by Ben & Jerry's and produced by Vox Creative.
Play⋅ 4K⋅ 2.6K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
9. American History Remix
A podcast about the overlooked and underexplored aspects of American history.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
10. Key Battles of American History
Pasadena, Texas, US
War has played a key role in the history of the United States from the nation's founding right down to the present. Wars made the U. S. independent, kept it together, increased its size, and established it as a global superpower. Understanding America's wars are essential for understanding American history. In the Key Battles of American History, host James Early discusses American history through the lens of the most important battles of America's wars. James is an Adjunct Professor of History at San Jacinto College in Pasadena, TX.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact
11. Bridging the Political Gap
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, US
A history and politics podcast that addresses issues using historical material. We started out as an 11 episode look at the leadership of the World War 2 Generation. Hosted by Randal Wallace.
Play⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact
12. Hometown History
Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Hometown History shares little known history from America's hometowns. Tune in to listen to the podcast hosted by Shane L. Waters and Nicholas De Neff.
Play⋅ 4.8K⋅ 2.4K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
13. Haunted American History
Haunted American History is a bi-weekly podcast that explores the frightening stories that families share - the stories that get passed down from generation to generation. Join me as I dive into the history behind them and the places they originate. Written and performed by Christopher Feinstein.
Play⋅ 5.4K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
14. Axelbank Reports History and Today
'Axelbank Reports History and Today: Conversations with America's top non-fiction authors and why their books matter right now' approaches our past and present in a way that makes anyone want to listen. National-award winning TV news reporter Evan Axelbank interviews writers of history and current events to explore how America works and how it has been shaped by both the powerful and the powerless. In conversational and engaging fashion, listeners learn about the most important events, themes, and figures in American history.
Play⋅ 420⋅ 481 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
15. The Civil War (1861-1865) | A History Podcast
A history podcast in which Rich & Tracy weave together a chronological narrative of the Civil War era.
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Play⋅ 6.7K⋅ 3.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Nov 2012 Get Email Contact
16. Virginia History Podcast
Welcome to The Virginia History Podcast which covers the rich history that has made the Commonwealth what it is today. This podcast will certainly cover Jamestown, Williamsburg, and the Civil war, but it also draws great attention to the other key events, people, and locations that have shaped Virginia into what it is today.
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Play⋅ 1.3K⋅ 17.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 49 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
17. America at War
Explore the rich history of our past through the lens of our military institutions. From the settlement of North America to the present, this podcast encompasses traditional military history and goes the extra step to address the evolution of ideas and institutions.
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Play⋅ 148 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact
18. Asian American History 101
Asian American History 101 is a podcast co-hosted by Gen and Ted Lai, a daughter and father team. The podcast will entertain and educate people as Gen and Ted dive into the vast history of Asian Americans from their contributions to their struggles to their triumphs.
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Play⋅ 40⋅ 53 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
19. History That Doesn't Suck
Think of HTDS as covering the basics of what an American should but possibly doesn't know (or has forgotten) about history. The episodes are roughly one hour, story-driven, and irreverently educational. Each episode stands on its own as a story, but taken together, they will also walk you through a survey of US history that starts with the Revolution and will (eventually) go right up to the present. It's everything you need and want to know. And it's a damn good time.
Play⋅ 4.6K⋅ 3.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 63 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
20. Out of the Box with Jonathan Russo
New York, US
New York-based writer, traveler, history buff, and former advertising/entertainment industry contributor Jonathan Russo presents his conversational sociopolitical show, 'Out of the Box with Jonathan Russo'. The show centers around American and foreign politics, social affairs, and the media, drawing upon historical movements.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact
21. A History of the United States
Manchester, England, UK
A podcast charting the history of the United States of America from the foundation of Jamestown to the end of the cold war, covering political, military, economic, social, and cultural history.
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Play⋅ 1.5K⋅ 2.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 16 min ⋅ Oct 2015 Get Email Contact
22. The Bowery Boys: New York City History
New York City, New York, US
The tides of American history lead through the streets of New York City from the huddled masses on Ellis Island to the sleazy theaters of 1970s Times Square. The elevated railroad to the Underground Railroad. Hamilton to Hammerstein! Greg and Tom explore more than 400 years of action-packed stories, featuring both classic and forgotten figures who have shaped the world.
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23. The History of American Slavery
With the help of acclaimed historians and writers, Rebecca Onion and Jamelle Bouie explore the history of American slavery. With the reference of lots of books available, we will try to connect facts and deliver the best possible way. Enjoy the podcast!!!
Play 2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
24. Lectures in History
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Go back to school with the country's top professors lecturing on a variety of topics in American history. New episodes posted every Saturday evening. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you 'After Words' and 'C-SPAN's The Weekly' podcasts.
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Play⋅ 169.6K⋅ 54.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 68 min ⋅ Aug 2014 Get Email Contact
25. The Gist of Freedom
The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience-honoring all the people, past and present, black and white-who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship, and artifact.
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Play⋅ 3.9K ⋅24 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Nov 2012 Get Email Contact
26. American Scandal
Dallas, Texas, US
Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians, and moguls. From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of Americas dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they are caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.
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Play⋅ 10K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
27. This Day in Esoteric Political History
In this show, Jody Avirgan, political historian Nicole Hemmer, and special guests rescue stories from the entirety of U.S. political history to map our journey through this era. Each episode takes one moment, big or small, from that day in the past and explores how it might inform our present and it does so in under ten minutes.
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Play⋅ 89⋅ 4.9K ⋅3 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 19 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
28. Quick and Dirty History
The show about American history on the go! Listen to the latest episodes of Quick and Dirty History hosted by Patrick Brooks.
Play 3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 7 min ⋅ Dec 2017 Get Email Contact
29. History 605
Vermillion, South Dakota, US
History 605 explores the history of South Dakota, the northern Great Plains, and the Midwest. South Dakota's State Historian Ben Jones will visit with guests about their books, museum exhibits and artifacts, and historic sites in the state and region. Along the way, you'll learn how to think, not what to think, about the history and the people of the past. The host is Dr. Ben Jones, State Historian and Director of the South Dakota State Historical Society.
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Play⋅ 58.6K⋅ 8.5K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
30. American Catholic History
Roswell, Georgia, US
American Catholic History, hosted by Tom and Noelle Crowe, finds the hidden gems and compelling stories of Catholic Americans who have contributed to their nation by virtue of their faith over the past three centuries. In less than 10 minutes per episode, American Catholic History will introduce you to the amazing men and women who came to these American shores and were born here and contributed in ways both great and small, celebrated, and unheralded.
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31. Ben Franklin's World
This is a show about early American history. Awarded Best History Podcast by the Academy of Podcasters in 2017, it is for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features conversations with professional historians who help shed light on important people and events in early American history. It is produced by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.
Play⋅ 3.2K⋅ 3.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Sep 2014 Get Email Contact
32. US History Repeated
History Repeated discusses important historical and political concepts that are essential to understanding and discussing U.S. history and politics. History isn't boring but is often discussed with a political slant or bias. Our goal is to provide our listeners with the facts. Our podcasts avoid pushing a political agenda. We believe people are tired of being told what and how to think about a topic.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Jul 2017 Get Email Contact
33. The History of the Americans
The history of the people who live in the United States, from the beginning.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
34. The American History Podcast
The American History Podcast presents the history of the United States in an engaging, scholarly and entertaining way. Each season we take a topic in American history and dive deep to discover the roots of the issue, and provide our listeners with a lot of history they don't know.
Play⋅ 273⋅ 2.5K ⋅4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Jul 2017 Get Email Contact
35. Patriot Lessons | American History and Civics
Learn about American history and the Constitution; our founding First Principles; founding fathers and other great patriots; key documents and speeches; and flags and other symbols. Nonpartisan podcast of Patriot Week hosted by Judge Michael Warren. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michael-warren9/support
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 62 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact
36. Civil War Talk Radio
North Carolina, US
CWTR is a weekly, hour-long, internet-based talk radio show hosted by Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University. Each week, Gerry interviews leading historians, authors, enthusiasts, etc. on all things Civil War-related.
Play⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 60 min ⋅ Sep 2004 Get Email Contact
37. American Revolution Podcast
A Chronological Journey through the Revolutionary War. American Revolution Podcast explores the events of the American Revolution, from beginning to end. It publishes weekly. Be sure to check out the related blog for access to pictures, maps, and links to more useful information on each week's episode.
Play⋅ 2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Jul 2017 Get Email Contact
38. The Political History of the United States
A podcast exploring the history and evolution of the political systems of the United States.
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Play⋅ 139⋅ 1.1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact
39. This American President
Washington, District of Columbia, US
This American President delves into the lives and legacies of U.S. presidents through long-form stories and interviews. It will challenge the way you look at American history. Hosted by Richard Lim.
Play⋅ 930⋅ 664 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ Mar 2017 Get Email Contact
40. Impressions of America | A Podcast on Modern American History
Welcome to Impressions of America, a podcast on modern American history, presented by Simon, Tobi, and Vaughn. We cover the changing political discourse since the 1950s. From the Cronkite years to Trump.
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 92 min ⋅ Apr 2018 Get Email Contact
41. American Shadows
American Shadows is a bi-weekly podcast from iHeartRadio and Aaron Mahnkes Grim & Mild. The show focuses on the darker stories from American history: the people, places, and things that are hidden and forgotten in the shadows. From better-known tales like the conspiracy to steal Lincolns body, to less-known stories, like the rainmaker who flooded San Diego. Join host Lauren Vogelbaum as she spans two centuries of omitted lore from our countrys history books.
Play⋅ 2.1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
42. The Way of Improvement Leads Home | American History, Religion, Politics, & Academic life.
A biweekly discussion dedicated to American History, historical thinking, and the role of history in our every day lives. Hosted by historian John Fea
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 62 min ⋅ Dec 2015 Get Email Contact
43. The History of the United States Podcast
Taking the survey course of the United States, from Native American settlement to the election of 2012. Tune in to listen to our latest episodes hosted by Kevin Kaufmann.
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact
44. American POTUS
We are obsessed with the presidency at American POTUS. We believe that the 46 imperfect patriots who have held our nation's highest office all have something to offer today's electorate a perspective that appropriately grounds today's political conversations in truth and context. To help us reveal the many layers of each administration, we'll be joined by the nation's most influential historians, scholars, and experts who have studied every facet of the presidents and the presidency.
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Play⋅ 349⋅ 285 ⋅5 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
45. ArchaeoEd Podcast
More images Austin, Texas, US
Archaeologist Dr. Ed Barnhart talks about ancient civilizations of the Americas. You know, the one's western history books spend a page or two discussing. A new episode is on the 1st of every month!
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46. Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
In 'Hardcore History' journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his 'Martian', unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration, & Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.
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Charlottesville, Virginia, US
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly, and Joanne Freeman. We are based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities. There is the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that is where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes history engaging and fun.
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In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th anniversary of this fateful moment, it is time to tell the story. '1619' is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises, and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. Hosted by Lillian Cunningham, the series features Pulitzer Prize-winning biographers like David McCullough and Washington Post journalists like Bob Woodward.
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Play⋅ 6.7M⋅ 20M ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Feb 2016 Get Email Contact
50. Forest and Stream
This Forest and Stream podcast will take you to the times, the people and the events that shaped America and Americans, our ideals, our values and our dreams. We'll seat you alongside the affluent and in the boots of everyday citizens to deliver a rare insight and an unfiltered view through a window into the past.
Play 10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact
51. The Alright | Guys Version of US History
If you are in Mr. A Meyer's US History class, this is the podcast for you!
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 9 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
52. Ear Tours: American History
Colorado Springs, Colorado, US
American History as told by Doug McCormick, a history enthusiast, and tour guide. Co-hosted with his daughter who frequently forgets all dates and facts and has no historical knowledge at all despite being related to her father.
Play⋅ 323 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 61 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
53. Rejects & Revolutionaries (American History Podcast)
A biweekly history podcast discussing Colonial American history. Currently focusing on the 17th Century. Formerly the American History Podcast.
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A podcast about American Empire.
Play⋅ 34.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
55. Teaching Hard History Podcast
Montgomery, Alabama, US
What we do not know about American history hurts us all. Teaching Hard History begins with the long legacy of slavery and reaches through the civil rights movement to the present day. Brought to you by Teaching Tolerance and hosted by Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Teaching Hard History brings us the lessons we should have learned in school through the voices of scholars and educators. It is good advice for teachers and good information for everybody.
Play⋅ 318.2K⋅ 121.3K ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 57 min ⋅ Jan 2018 Get Email Contact
56. Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers
Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Uncover the most damning details surrounding history's most high-profile leaders in the Spotify Original from Parcast, Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers. Every Tuesday through the 2020 election, host Ashley Flowers shines a light on the darker side of the American presidency.
Play⋅ 65.2K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
57. Hope, Through History
Nashville, Tennessee, US
Welcome to Hope, Through History, with Pulitzer Prize-Winning and Best Selling Author and Historian, Jon Meacham and directed and produced by Cadence13, in partnership with HISTORY Channel. HTH explores some of the most historic and trying times in American History, and how this nation dealt with these moments, the impact of these moments, and how we came through these moments a unified nation.
Play⋅ 255.1K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 20 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
58. The Latin American History Podcast
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
The Latin American History Podcast aims to tell the story of Spanish and Portuguese America from its very beginnings up until the present day. It will examine colonial society, slavery, and what life was like for the region's inhabitants during this period. We will look at what caused the wars of independence, how they were won, and what Latin America looked like afterward. Tune in to listen to the podcast!
Play⋅ 900⋅ 72 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Apr 2017 Get Email Contact
59. Tales of American History
Lexington, Kentucky, US
Take a journey back through time with Kent Masterson Brown and let his storytelling transport you to the most compelling moments in American history!
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 1K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 64 min ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact
60. The JuntoCast: A Podcast on Early American History
Galesburg, Illinois, US
The JuntoCast is a monthly podcast about early American history. Each episode features a roundtable discussion by academic historians, Ken Owen, Michael Hattem, Roy Rogers, and guest panelists, exploring a single aspect of early American history in depth. The JuntoCast brings the current knowledge of academic historians to a broad audience in an informal, conversational format that is intellectually engaging, educational, and entertaining.
Play⋅ 607⋅ 1K ⋅ May 2013 Get Email Contact
61. A Teacher's History of the United States
Baltimore, Maryland, US
Did you ever wish you could go back to class and learn about the most interesting, important, and impactful events in US history all over again...this time without the homework? If so, join the club! In this podcast, join Chris Caldwell and his fellow history nerds as they re-examine United States history one lesson at a time.
Play⋅ 982⋅ 399 ⋅ Mar 2017 Get Email Contact
62. Before We Were White
'Before We Were White' will be highly contentious revisionist history at its most unflinching. 'Before We Were White' will tell real stories of heartland America, drawing upon facts and evidence buried deep underneath the 'official story'.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact
63. We The Teachers
Ashland, Ohio, US
We The Teachers is a bi-weekly podcast featuring Teaching American History scholars discussing American history with a focus on primary documents. The Ashbrook Center and TeachingAmericanHistory.org seek to provide high-quality content-focused programs, resources, and courses for teachers of American History, Government, Civics, and related subjects.
Play⋅ 9.5K⋅ 2.6K ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 68 min ⋅ Apr 2012 Get Email Contact
64. American Elections: Wicked Game
Dallas, Texas, US
American Elections: Wicked Game will review the entire history of presidential elections, from the unanimous and inevitable election of George Washington in 1789 to Donald Trumps surprise electoral victory in 2016. From the host of the American History Tellers and American Scandal, this new podcast will explore all 58 presidential elections to discover that there never was a good old days and that presidential politics has always been played dirty.
Play⋅ 1.5K ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 42 min ⋅ Sep 2019 Get Email Contact
65. The Dollop
Los Angeles, California, US
The Dollop is a podcast I started recently with comedian Gareth Reynolds. We discuss one small topic or person from American history.
Play⋅ 43.2K⋅ 62.1K ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 95 min ⋅ Aug 2015 Get Email Contact
66. American History
Fort Worth, Texas, US
Learn about American History as you would in a typical college course but in a nontraditional manner.
Play⋅ 35 ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
67. Joe's Daily U.S. History Lesson
San Diego, California, US
Daily American show that celebrates the great United States of America! Here, I talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly with stories ranging from Ben Franklin to Billy the Kid to the New York Yankees and Hollywood. Give me four minutes and I'll tell you all about it!
Play⋅ 106⋅ 12 ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
68. History of the United States: The Colonial Period Onwards by Charles Austin Beard
Charles Austin Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks, and interpretive studies in both history and political science. Tune in to learn more about his role in American History.
Play⋅ 6.2K⋅ 262 ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
69. How To Be American | The History of Immigration and Migration
New York City, New York, US
How To Be American is a podcast by the Tenement Museum where from New York's Lower East Side, we explore the history of immigration and migration in America. We share the stories of migrants and refugees, and everyone in-between. And we examine why so many important events in our history have unfolded around issues of immigration and national identity. This is the past, present, and future of becoming American.
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Play⋅ 35.1K⋅ 23.7K ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
70. U.S History from the Middle
United States History from 1865- Modern Era as told by a Middle School History Teacher.
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71. Comic History of the United States by Bill Nye
For American journalist and humorist Edgar Wilson Nye who wrote under the pen name Bill Nye in the late 19th century, facts are not to be presented in their newborn, bare state. They should be properly draped and embellished before they can be presented before the public. Hence, in the Comic History of the United States published in 1894, he gives his readers the facts.
Play⋅ 262 ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
American History Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Dr. Ed Barnhart Business||archaeoed.com||15|
|Prof. Greg Jackson||podchaser.com||168|
|Jody Avirgan & Radiotopia||radiopublic.com||138|
|Bowery Boys Media||boweryboyshistory.com||96|
American History Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|American Catholic History||16|
|Early Republic America||7|
|African American History||4|
|American War For Independence||2|
|Free People Of Color||1|
|John Quincy Adams||1|
|United States Trade With China||1|
|History Of The United States||1|
|Nat Turner's Rebellion||1|
|Jews In Early America||1|
|Colonial Spanish America||1|
American History Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|American Civil War Podcasts||7|
|Pre Columbian Podcasts||5|