Uncivil

Gimlet

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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 ...Show More
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31:54 | Nov 15th, 2017

We dig deep into the anthem of the Confederacy, and learn that almost everything we thought we knew about it... was wrong.

29:19 | Oct 4th, 2017

A group of ex-farmers, a terrorist from Kansas, and a schoolteacher attempt the greatest covert operation of the Civil War.
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31:25 | Dec 20th, 2017

Rachel Swarns of the New York Times joins us to discuss what she discovered when she followed the money trail of one of the nation's top financial institutions all the back to the 19th century. Further reading:You can read more of Rachel Swarns's rep...Show More

31:21 | Nov 8th, 2017

From the cemetery to the big screen, a 150 year old push to rewrite American history.

26:04 | Nov 1st, 2017

A woman discovers a secret that the government long tried to keep hidden: a secret about who exactly fought in the Civil War.

33:15 | Oct 11th, 2017

A 19th century promise, and a 21st century betrayal. The past and present of 40 acres and a mule. For more Uncivil, visit our website: uncivil.show

33:35 | Nov 9th, 2018

Two brilliant women—one black, one white—assemble a spy ring in the rebel capital of Richmond, Virginia that eventually attempts a ‘mission impossible’ inside the military planning rooms of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. 

33:25 | Feb 7th, 2018

Hey, Uncivil listeners! This week we’re sharing a story from our friends at the The Nod, a podcast that tells the stories of Black life that don't get told anywhere else. We know you all will love this episode about a woman who broke away from a plan...Show More

32:44 | Dec 27th, 2017

A listener voicemail sends us deep down the rabbit hole into one of the most toxic myths of the Confederacy.

27:24 | Dec 13th, 2017

In 1640 three men attempted to escape indentured servitude. The outcome lay the foundation for the split in America that lead to Civil War.

26:04 | Dec 6th, 2017

A small shopkeeper in Philadelphia unwittingly stumbles into a con that helps take down the Confederacy.

38:38 | Oct 18th, 2017

We sat down with Nikole Hannah-Jones of the New York Times Magazine, Al Letson of Reveal, and Christy Coleman of the American Civil War Museum to talk about how they take down Civil War myths.For more Uncivil, visit our website: uncivil.show

34:35 | Nov 9th, 2018

A young woman, held by one of America’s founding slaveowners, bolts one day for a life of freedom that keeps her on the lam for the rest of her life, eventually touching upon the life of the most notorious slaveowner of the Civil War. 

01:33 | Sep 20th, 2017

We want to hear from you! Do you have a family story from the Civil War? A myth you've seen on social media you want busted? Let us know! Call 347-395-5078 and leave us a voicemail with your name, story, and the best way to reach you.

02:12 | Aug 24th, 2017

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 ...Show More