History Unplugged Podcast

Scott Rank, PhD

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For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in s...Show More

57:34 | Jun 18th, 2019

“Colored people aren’t accepted as airline pilots.” The “negro type has not the proper reflexes to make a first-class fighter pilot.” These were the degrading sentiments that faced eighteen-year-old L...Show More

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Listen to this interview with Lt Col. Harry Stewart as he talks about his experiences fighting in group referred to as Tuskegee airman at a ...Show More

51:48 | Mar 14th, 2019

In the 1760s, the American colonies were completely incapable of organized resistance. One's loyalty was to their state, as the idea of being an “American” was nearly empty. Few clamored for democracy...Show More
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07:49 | Nov 22nd, 2017

The Wars of the Roses were a series of battles that were fought between the supporters of the House of Lancaster (Lancastrians) and the supporters of the House of York (Yorkists). The wars were called...Show More

55:41 | Feb 20th

In July 1881, Lt. A.W. Greely and his crew of 24 scientists and explorers were bound for the last region unmarked on global maps. Their goal: Farthest North. What would follow was one of the most extr...Show More

46:59 | Feb 18th

Hannibal ad portas! The phrase was enough to terrify anyone in the Roman Republic and became an adage for parents to scare their children at nights: “Hannibal is at the gates.” The Carthaginian comman...Show More
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