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Transport back through time while listening to these audio files on history. Listen in to some of the most historic moments like Buzz Aldrin's moon landing, moments from President John F. Kennedy's assassination, famous interviews, and more. Continue Reading >>
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The Life And Times Of Johann Sebastian Bach Baroque, 1685-1750: For the Bach's of Germany music was a family business. Over 50 members of the Bach family were employed as musicians over the course of two centuries. The most famous, and arguably the most important, was Johann Sebastian Bach.
Deep Dive: Abraham Lincoln Dive deep and learn all about the United States' 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. One of the United States' most well known presidents, Abraham Lincoln drafted the Emancipation Proclamation, led the Union through America's bloody Civil War, helped with Reconstruction, and was assassinated at the end of his life and presidency. Lincoln's life is awe-inspiring, exciting, and impressive. Check out this playlist to learn more about 'Honest Abe'. Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
Deep Dive: Cold War Learn about the conflict between two superpowers during the twentieth century that nearly led to a third world war. The United States and the USSR viciously competed for nearly half a century for global ideological dominance, and the aftermath of that conflict still impacts us to this very day. These are the best podcasts that discuss the history and legacy of the Cold War. Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
Best History Podcasts On Vurbl History enthusiasts may rejoice with this collection of the best history podcasts on Vurbl. Listen to historical events from hundreds of years ago and stories that still have a lasting impact on us today. No matter what era of history interests you the most, you're sure to find something you'll love in this playlist, featuring creators like HISTORY This Week, Old Timey Crimey, and Ridiculous History. Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
9/11 Stories From Those Who Experienced It First Hand The events of September 11, 2001 had a tremendous impact on the United States and the rest of the world. Listen to some of the most disturbing first-hand accounts from those who were there that day. From survivors who were inside the towers, voices of those caught inside the planes, and first responders, hear stories of heroism and tragedy to honor those who lost their lives on that fateful day. Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
History's Most Famous Classical Music Composers Hear the stories behind history's most time-honored music genre, classical music. Learn about the lives of just a few of the most famous composers to ever live, including Beethoven, Mozart, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, and more. Listen to how this music has persisted for centuries and see how it continues to influence and inspire the world today. Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
History Podcasts To Learn About The Industrial Revolution Listen and learn to history podcasts that extensively cover the Industrial Revolution and its long-term effects. As a turning point for human civilization, the outcomes of the Industrial Revolution can still be felt to this day. While there is much debate as to whether or not it left society in a better or worse place, there is no doubt that it forever impacted the lives of nearly every human being on Earth. Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
Celebrate Memorial Day With These Surprising Audio Stories Celebrate Memorial Day by listening to these surprising war stories and facts from American history! From Memorial Day's forgotten origins to the narratives of unlikely soldiers who fought for their freedom on and off the battlefield, this playlist has everything you need to fill in the gaps that your history books might have left. Plus, you'll never know when you might need to fill someone in on the actual meaning of "Yankee Doodle Dandy!" Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
Best Speeches in Honor of Women's History To celebrate women's history around the world, we've compiled audio from speeches and interviews of empowering women throughout history, including but not limited to: Kamala Harris, Malala Yousafzai, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Gloria Steinem and more. Women should listen to feel empowered by their own femininity, and men should listen to gain a better understanding of the immense contributions women bring to the world. Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
Behind the Bastards: Podcasts About Terrible People in History History often puts a spotlight on the good in the past, but we don't hear enough about the bad. This playlist highlights podcasts about terrible people throughout history and their evil deeds, from world famous leaders to conquerors and even pirates. Listen to first-hand accounts of the Josef Stalin's reign over the Soviet Union, Bernie Madoff's billion dollar schemes, and even a Pirate Queen's fierce reign over the seas. Join Vurbl as we bring you these podcasts and more involving history's most terrible people. Vurbl Audio Histories of the World
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Audio of President John F. Kennedy's Assassination In the afternoon of November 22, 1963, when Walter Cronkite from CBS News broke in to tell the nation that President Kennedy had been shot in Dallas, alarming several viewers before CBS switched back to the regularly scheduled soap opera.

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Audio of President Bill Clinton: "I Did Not Have Sexual Relations With That Woman" On January 28, 1998 President Bill Clinton publicly denied his sexual relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky or ever asking anyone to lie before later admitting to the affair.

Audio Clip From President Trump's Border Wall Speech President Donald Trump made his case for funding for a border wall on the US-Mexico border during a national address to the nation from the White House Oval Office, claiming that the welfare of millions of Americans would be disrupted.

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You're Wrong About Sarah is a journalist obsessed with the past. Every week she reconsiders a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination.
Lore Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (now also a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
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.

To get early access to ad-free episodes and extra content, subscribe to Pushkin+ in Apple Podcasts are

iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
Black History Moments Black History is more than the common names we always hear. Each Friday, join Shaakira White, an HBCU grad and content creator, as she recounts the stories of those forgotten in Black History. If you want to learn more about Black history, are curious about all things Black, or just want to hear a great narrative, this is the podcast for you. Support this podcast:
Epik Fails of History "Epik Fails of History" is a podcast about the most epic fails of... history!

Created and edited by Erik Slader, author of the "Epic Fails" history book series, co-hosted with fellow podcaster, Chris Carroll.

(Recommended for ages 13 and up due to some mild language, occasional crude humor, as well as discussions of war, disasters, and historical facts.)
Throughline 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.Subscribe to Throughline+. You'll be supporting the history-reframing, perspective-shifting, time-warping stories you can't get enough of - and you'll unlock access to our sponsor-free feed of the show. Learn more at
American Scandal New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.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. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? 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 America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.