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Liz Covart
Ben Franklin's World
This is a show about early American history. Awarded Best History Podcast by the Academy of Podcasters in 2017, it’s for people who love history and for those 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 Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 1,321 ratings
I am an archivist and historian and I have to say that this podcast is top notch. I’m very impressed with the subjects presented and the amount of scholarship that shines through in each episode. Keep up the great work!
KimBBinDTown via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/28/21
Awesomely informative!!!
Love this podcast! The guests are wonderful and Liz Covert is the best! Highly recommend it!
corry3 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/26/21
I loved it
But it got kinda political. I don’t care about either side I just like history. So you are getting two stars. That’s why.
phinehas j via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/05/21
Recent Episodes
Published 01/25/22
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706, to Abiah Folger and Josiah Franklin. Although Franklin began his life as the youngest son of a youngest son, he traveled through many parts of what is now the northeastern United States and the Province of Quebec and lived in four...
Published 01/18/22
One of the Caribbean islands that Christopher Columbus stopped at during his 1492-voyage was an alligator-shaped island that sits at the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico in between the Yucatán and Florida peninsulas. This is, of course, is the island of Cuba. What do we know about early Cuba, the...
Published 01/04/22
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