Is this your podcast?
Sign up to track ranks and reviews from Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more
Liz Covart
Ben Franklin's World
This is a multiple award-winning podcast about early American history. It’s a show for people who love history and who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features conversations with professional historians who help shed light on important people and events in early American history. It is produced by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Listen now
Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 1,506 ratings
This show does exactly what it promises - puts you in the rough timeframe that Ben Franklin would have lived in, and tells you what life is really like. It accomplishes it through discussions with authors with detailed knowledge of a very specific topic. Loved the History of Maine, Race in New...Read full review »
myhistorycanbeatupyourpolitics via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/01/24
Odd style
I’ve listened to a few of these and the topics are interesting but the guests are practically lecturing ad nauseum rather than having a conversation with the host. I find this style harder to follow than a more conversational approach.
Scm0607 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/26/24
Each succeeding episode seems like the best one I’ve listened to yet. I only “discovered” BFW some 43 podcasts ago but your format is eminently “binge-able.” Super guest list. I want to matriculate with a major in American History all over again.
Tardigras via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/19/24
Recent Episodes
In this special Juneteenth episode, as we honor the emancipation of enslaved African Americans, we delve into the work of those working to preserve slave dwellings across the United States, safeguarding the essential stories these structures embody. In our conversation, Joseph McGill, the...
Published 06/11/24
Published 06/11/24
The United States Constitution of 1787 gave many Americans pause about the powers the new federal government could exercise and how the government's leadership would rest with one person, the president. The fact that George Washington would likely serve as the new nation’s first president calmed...
Published 05/28/24
Do you host a podcast?
Track your ranks and reviews from Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more.
See hourly chart positions and more than 30 days of history.
Get Chartable Analytics »