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Unknown History with Giles Milton

Unknown History with Giles Milton

QuickAndDirtyTips.com

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Unknown History provides you with surprising, quirky, and remarkable tales from the past, so you can pretend you paid attention in history class. Hosted by renowned author Giles Milton. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com

Latest Episodes

91- A User's Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Cases that Shaped History

How did flag burning become a protected act of free speech? Did the United States v. Nixon determine that the President can't, basically, act like a king through executive privilege? Are corporations people? Let's take a look at some U.S. Supreme Court cases that changed America in profound ways. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the QDT newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/users-guide-supreme-court-cases https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/quickdirtytips https://twitter.com/quickdirtytips

13 min3 w ago
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91- A User's Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Cases that Shaped History

90 - A User's Guide to the Branches of U.S. Government

The three branches of the U.S. federal government—executive, legislative, and judicial—keep each other in line through a system of "checks and balances." What roles do each play? And who puts the brakes on the POTUS? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the QDT newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/users-guide-branches-government https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/quickdirtytips https://twitter.com/quickdirtytips

20 minSEP 21
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90 - A User's Guide to the Branches of U.S. Government

89 - A User's Guide to Getting Involved in Democracy—Petitions and Protest

How do you get involved in U.S. Democracy? Here's a crash course on next-level civic participation. Yep, we're talking about putting your money or your giant poster board sign where your mask-covered mouth is. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the QDT newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/users-guide-petition-protest https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/quickdirtytips https://twitter.com/quickdirtytips

13 minSEP 14
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89 - A User's Guide to Getting Involved in Democracy—Petitions and Protest

88 - A User's Guide to U.S. Elections

Who's responsible for the Electoral College? (Hint: There's a wildly popular Broadway musical about him.) We'll dish on that and everything you need to know about the U.S. election process in the inaugural episode of our Unknown History miniseries, A User's Guide to Democracy. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the QDT newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/users-guide-us-elections https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/quickdirtytips https://twitter.com/quickdirtytips

18 minSEP 7
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88 - A User's Guide to U.S. Elections

23 S2 - How an Outsider Became President of the United States

Newspapers mocked his candidacy. Opponents underestimated him. And yet, he came to occupy the Oval Office as a U.S. President. Who is he? Not who you think! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to QDT's newsletters for regular updates. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/how-an-outsider-became-president-of-the-united-states https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe

5 minSEP 1
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23 S2 - How an Outsider Became President of the United States

BONUS: Introducing The History of England

Today we have a special guest post for Unknown History listeners. David Crowther hosts the History of England podcast, where he delves into England's history from the end of Roman Britain to present day. This episode focuses on Queen Mary, Lady Elizabeth, and their strained relationship in 1500's England. Listen to learn about the queen's attempt to "remove a thorn" from her rule. Learn more about the History of England Podcast at:https://thehistoryofengland.co.uk/

35 min2019 MAY 30
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BONUS: Introducing The History of England

87 S3 -- D-DAY: When the Tides Turned on Omaha Beach

In the last episode from Season 3 of Unknown History, we learn how the American Troops finally won the beach from German defenders at Omaha Beach. This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit magellantv.com/unknownhistory

14 min2019 APR 25
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87 S3 -- D-DAY: When the Tides Turned on Omaha Beach

86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

Today, we hear from the other side of D-Day—the German colonel tasked with driving the Allied forces off the beaches. Could the panzer tank division and its colorful leader turn the tide on June 6, 1944? This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit http://magellantv.com/unknownhistory.

14 min2019 APR 18
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86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

Upon landing at Sword Beach the morning of June 6, 1944, one group of eite British commandos were accompanied by a Highland bagpiper, who emphasized the greatness of their victory. This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit http://magellantv.com/unknownhistory

14 min2019 APR 10
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85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

84 S3 -- D-DAY: American Rangers Who Terrified the Germans

A group of American Rangers, led by the bold James Rudder, were some of the strongest and bravest soldiers in D-Day battles. Learn how they sabotaged a giant stockpile of German weapons aimed at Normandy beaches.

14 min2019 APR 4
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84 S3 -- D-DAY: American Rangers Who Terrified the Germans

Latest Episodes

91- A User's Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Cases that Shaped History

How did flag burning become a protected act of free speech? Did the United States v. Nixon determine that the President can't, basically, act like a king through executive privilege? Are corporations people? Let's take a look at some U.S. Supreme Court cases that changed America in profound ways. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the QDT newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/users-guide-supreme-court-cases https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/quickdirtytips https://twitter.com/quickdirtytips

13 min3 w ago
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91- A User's Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Cases that Shaped History

90 - A User's Guide to the Branches of U.S. Government

The three branches of the U.S. federal government—executive, legislative, and judicial—keep each other in line through a system of "checks and balances." What roles do each play? And who puts the brakes on the POTUS? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the QDT newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/users-guide-branches-government https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/quickdirtytips https://twitter.com/quickdirtytips

20 minSEP 21
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90 - A User's Guide to the Branches of U.S. Government

89 - A User's Guide to Getting Involved in Democracy—Petitions and Protest

How do you get involved in U.S. Democracy? Here's a crash course on next-level civic participation. Yep, we're talking about putting your money or your giant poster board sign where your mask-covered mouth is. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the QDT newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/users-guide-petition-protest https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/quickdirtytips https://twitter.com/quickdirtytips

13 minSEP 14
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89 - A User's Guide to Getting Involved in Democracy—Petitions and Protest

88 - A User's Guide to U.S. Elections

Who's responsible for the Electoral College? (Hint: There's a wildly popular Broadway musical about him.) We'll dish on that and everything you need to know about the U.S. election process in the inaugural episode of our Unknown History miniseries, A User's Guide to Democracy. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the QDT newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/users-guide-us-elections https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/quickdirtytips https://twitter.com/quickdirtytips

18 minSEP 7
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88 - A User's Guide to U.S. Elections

23 S2 - How an Outsider Became President of the United States

Newspapers mocked his candidacy. Opponents underestimated him. And yet, he came to occupy the Oval Office as a U.S. President. Who is he? Not who you think! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to QDT's newsletters for regular updates. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/history/how-an-outsider-became-president-of-the-united-states https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe

5 minSEP 1
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23 S2 - How an Outsider Became President of the United States

BONUS: Introducing The History of England

Today we have a special guest post for Unknown History listeners. David Crowther hosts the History of England podcast, where he delves into England's history from the end of Roman Britain to present day. This episode focuses on Queen Mary, Lady Elizabeth, and their strained relationship in 1500's England. Listen to learn about the queen's attempt to "remove a thorn" from her rule. Learn more about the History of England Podcast at:https://thehistoryofengland.co.uk/

35 min2019 MAY 30
Comments
BONUS: Introducing The History of England

87 S3 -- D-DAY: When the Tides Turned on Omaha Beach

In the last episode from Season 3 of Unknown History, we learn how the American Troops finally won the beach from German defenders at Omaha Beach. This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit magellantv.com/unknownhistory

14 min2019 APR 25
Comments
87 S3 -- D-DAY: When the Tides Turned on Omaha Beach

86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

Today, we hear from the other side of D-Day—the German colonel tasked with driving the Allied forces off the beaches. Could the panzer tank division and its colorful leader turn the tide on June 6, 1944? This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit http://magellantv.com/unknownhistory.

14 min2019 APR 18
Comments
86 S3 -- D-DAY: The German Opposition

85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

Upon landing at Sword Beach the morning of June 6, 1944, one group of eite British commandos were accompanied by a Highland bagpiper, who emphasized the greatness of their victory. This episode was supported by MagellanTV. For an exclusive two-month free trial of all MagellanTV has to offer, visit http://magellantv.com/unknownhistory

14 min2019 APR 10
Comments
85 S3 -- D-DAY: Bagpipes and Snipers

84 S3 -- D-DAY: American Rangers Who Terrified the Germans

A group of American Rangers, led by the bold James Rudder, were some of the strongest and bravest soldiers in D-Day battles. Learn how they sabotaged a giant stockpile of German weapons aimed at Normandy beaches.

14 min2019 APR 4
Comments
84 S3 -- D-DAY: American Rangers Who Terrified the Germans
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