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The History Bastards

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The History Bastards

The History Bastards

Bad Boys of Podcasting

9
Followers
3
Plays
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There are many different stories in American History. From people, to battles, to speeches, there are stories to tell. Join us each week as Scotty J, Phill and Jeff gives their unique perspective on American History.

Latest Episodes

Nathan Bedford Forrest

He is a controversial figure in the history of the Civil War. He is loved and hated by many. He is the Butcher of Fort Pillow and the first Grand Wizard of the KKK. He is, Nathan Bedford Forrest.

68 min2019 MAY 8
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Nathan Bedford Forrest

The United Daughters of the Confederacy

The United Daughters of the Confederacy is an organization that has been around for over 100 years. While they may seem to be a peaceful organization, their history is not.

46 min2019 MAY 1
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The United Daughters of the Confederacy

Adolph Hitler

Jeff and I wanted to cover Hitler, but we didn't want to cover the story we already knew. So with some digging, I found 20 facts about Hitler that surprised the both of us.

42 min2019 APR 25
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Adolph Hitler

The Lincoln Assassination

On the night of April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was killed while attending the theater. But overlooked in the confusion was the other people who attended the show with the Lincoln's. Today we look at four people who were linked with the assassination and what happened to their lives.

48 min2019 APR 17
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The Lincoln Assassination

Henry Lee III

Today we look at the father of Robert E. Lee, Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, a hero of the Revolution and a signer of the Constitution.

24 min2019 APR 11
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Henry Lee III

David Duke

Today we look at former (or is he still apart of) KKK leader and Louisiana politician Davis Duke.

73 min2019 APR 5
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David Duke

The Edumnd Fitzgerald

Today we look at one of the most famous shipwrecks on the Great Lakes, and the subject for one of Gordon Lightfoot's hit songs.

57 min2019 MAR 30
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The Edumnd Fitzgerald

Scotty J's Trip

This week Scotty J takes a little time out of his trip to update everyone on what he has seen.

10 min2019 MAR 22
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Scotty J's Trip

Robert Smalls

Today we look at the story of Robert Smalls, a man born into slavery, escaped and became one of the first African-American politicians from South Carolina in the Reconstruction era.

60 min2019 MAR 7
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Robert Smalls

Richard Pryor

Today we continue Black History Month with a look at the most innovative and ground breaking comedian to hit the stage in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Richard Pryor blazed a trail that others followed and didn't look back.

64 min2019 FEB 21
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Richard Pryor

Latest Episodes

Nathan Bedford Forrest

He is a controversial figure in the history of the Civil War. He is loved and hated by many. He is the Butcher of Fort Pillow and the first Grand Wizard of the KKK. He is, Nathan Bedford Forrest.

68 min2019 MAY 8
Comments
Nathan Bedford Forrest

The United Daughters of the Confederacy

The United Daughters of the Confederacy is an organization that has been around for over 100 years. While they may seem to be a peaceful organization, their history is not.

46 min2019 MAY 1
Comments
The United Daughters of the Confederacy

Adolph Hitler

Jeff and I wanted to cover Hitler, but we didn't want to cover the story we already knew. So with some digging, I found 20 facts about Hitler that surprised the both of us.

42 min2019 APR 25
Comments
Adolph Hitler

The Lincoln Assassination

On the night of April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was killed while attending the theater. But overlooked in the confusion was the other people who attended the show with the Lincoln's. Today we look at four people who were linked with the assassination and what happened to their lives.

48 min2019 APR 17
Comments
The Lincoln Assassination

Henry Lee III

Today we look at the father of Robert E. Lee, Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, a hero of the Revolution and a signer of the Constitution.

24 min2019 APR 11
Comments
Henry Lee III

David Duke

Today we look at former (or is he still apart of) KKK leader and Louisiana politician Davis Duke.

73 min2019 APR 5
Comments
David Duke

The Edumnd Fitzgerald

Today we look at one of the most famous shipwrecks on the Great Lakes, and the subject for one of Gordon Lightfoot's hit songs.

57 min2019 MAR 30
Comments
The Edumnd Fitzgerald

Scotty J's Trip

This week Scotty J takes a little time out of his trip to update everyone on what he has seen.

10 min2019 MAR 22
Comments
Scotty J's Trip

Robert Smalls

Today we look at the story of Robert Smalls, a man born into slavery, escaped and became one of the first African-American politicians from South Carolina in the Reconstruction era.

60 min2019 MAR 7
Comments
Robert Smalls

Richard Pryor

Today we continue Black History Month with a look at the most innovative and ground breaking comedian to hit the stage in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Richard Pryor blazed a trail that others followed and didn't look back.

64 min2019 FEB 21
Comments
Richard Pryor
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