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History Unplugged Podcast
For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in show where you can ask our resident historian (Scott Rank, PhD) absolutely anything (What was it like to be a Turkish sultan with four wives and twelve concubines? If you were sent back in time, how would you kill Hitler?). Second, it features long-form interviews with best-selling authors who have written about everything. Topics include gruff...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 2,640 ratings
I have enjoyed the subjects and the interesting portrayal of history presented by this show. I have listened on and off for a few years, always hoping that the clarity of words and sentences would improve. Some parts of some shows I find myself replaying the segment, sometimes several times, in...Read full review »
getgas via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/26/21
Key Battles series
I like the content but not the presentation. James, especially, is irritating, repetitive, wandering, and sometimes contradictory and/or simply wrong. (He recently claimed that the British victory in the French and Indian war "completely wiped out the French presence in North America. Has...Read full review »
rmjapan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/24/21
Scott Rank is the man
I thoroughly enjoy listening to this podcast. Scott and his guests do an amazing job at putting you in the story. After listening to Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History I had a hard time finding historical podcasts until now.
Jake_Plymale via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/23/21
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