The best history podcasts: 11 shows that tell you forgotten stories

The best history podcasts: 11 shows that tell you forgotten stories

Sure, we’re all living history right now — the catastrophic pandemic, mass protests, creeping global fascism — but that doesn’t mean we should stop learning about other moments of history. 

Podcasts are especially effective at telling historical stories. The medium allows people to listen to archival audio and offers practically unlimited time and space — a pod can be as long as you like and you can do as many episodes as needed — which makes for some super-immersive experiencesPodcasts do a wonderful job of uncovering lost stories, or telling familiar stories from an angle that’s gone overlooked. And they make passing the time in a pandemic just a little bit easier. Read more…

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