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HISTORY
HISTORY This Week
This week, something momentous happened. Whether or not it made the textbooks, it most certainly made history. Join HISTORY This Week as we turn back the clock to meet the people, visit the places and witness the moments that led us to where we are today.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 1,259 ratings
The Silent Symphony
Was so thrilled by this episode, I started it all over from the beginning — walked an extra half mile just to hear those excerpts from the Ode to Joy again! My one strenuous objection: that hideous “candy crush” commercial! I’m a copywriter; I’ve produced hundreds of commercials and could...Read full review »
RayInChicago via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/25/20
Love it!
So happy to have discovered this podcast series. Learn something with every single episode. Keep it coming.
CityGirl61 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/24/20
Best Podcasts
I love this podcast series! They are so fun to listen to and I retain so much information in 20 to 40 so minutes. Every time one comes out I’m excited to here about it and there is a great variety in what they research and explain.
andy.-.p via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/21/20
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