History As It Happens Podcast
This is a podcast for people who want to think historically about current events. History As It Happens, hosted by award-winning broadcaster Martin Di Caro, features interviews with today's top scholars and thinkers, interwoven with audio from history's archive. New episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.
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Christopher Nolan's blockbuster film has revived interest in a contentious debate about Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The "most terrible weapon" built under the leadership of Robert Oppenheimer ushered in a new age whose consequences continue to threaten human co-existence.
The one item causing a political uproar is not the most important problem in Florida's new African American social studies curriculum.
A new exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery compels us to reflect on the roots of America's global hegemony.
2023 is the year of the strike, as tens of thousands of American workers are fed up with their employers.
Russia, seeking allies as its war in Ukraine drags on, is turning to an old friend.
Washington biographer Alexis Coe says the first president's Farewell Address is "shockingly modern" and relevant to our current problems.
Peace remains a distant possibility 70 years after the Korean War armistice.
Were Reconstruction-era legislation and constitutional amendments "race-neutral"?
Talk of Ukraine joining NATO has come and gone for more than 30 years. The most recent position to wait until the war ends may not bear fruit, either.
Connecticut's move to exonerate 12 people wrongfully accused of witchcraft in the 1600s recalls one of the most bizarre and terrifying chapters in American history.
A new TV series dramatizes the loving friendship between Otto Frank and the young Dutch woman who tried to hide his family from the Nazis.
Annette Gordon-Reed and Joseph Ellis discuss the paradoxes of the American Revolution.
Historian Jack Rakove explains the pragmatic as well as ideological concerns that drove the final decision to break from Great Britain.
Historians Sean Wilentz and Jim Oakes assess the radical idea of egalitarianism at the heart of the Revolutionary cause.
Yevgeny Prigozhin's short-lived military mutiny exposed dangerous cracks in the Putin autocracy.
Some South Koreans say the U.S. was complicit in the bloody suppression of a left-wing uprising in the earliest years of the Cold War.
No matter what he says, does, or is accused of, Donald Trump's popularity among Republicans remains steadfast.
Four scholars argue Israel now exists as a "one-state reality" where Palestinians live in conditions akin to apartheid.
A new Showtime series spotlights a Hezbollah leader whom most people had never heard of, but who left a bloody mark on world events.