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Latest Podcast Episodes

Bonus Episode: Misha Leybovich and American Political History

October 3, 2019

In this bonus episode I interview Misha Leybovich, a tech entrepreneur and amateur historian who wrote a fascinating article on the cyclical nature of American political history. Check out the article here.  You can follow Misha on twitter @Mishaley  

2.29 The Siege of Veracruz

September 25, 2019

Today we start the bloodiest phase of the war. Scott lands at Veracruz and lays siege to the city.

Bonus Episode: 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

August 28, 2019

In this episode we discuss the early years of the American Space Program and the Apollo 11 moon landing. Mercury launch vehicle Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag. Neil Armstrong on the moon. Columbia as seen from the Lunar Module. Apollo 11 crew. Saturn V launching Apollo 11 into space. Ed White conducting the first…

Most Recent Blog Posts

Major Announcement!!!

April 10, 2019

Okay, sorry for the headline, but I really wanted you to read this post. So what is the “major announcement”? Our Patreon is now live. You can support the show for as little as $1.00/month. However, $3.00/month will get you access to our new series (available ONLY to Patreons) “The Cold War: 1983, the Year…

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End of the Year Thoughts

December 26, 2018

Hello again! We are coming to the end of the year and what a year it has been! Personally, professionally, and for the podcast things have move swiftly this year. Personally I broke my elbow playing basketball in May. In June I spent a week, as I always do, working for College board grading AP…

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Rome Is Burning

December 18, 2018

Okay, not exactly. To be truthful, it is the US budget that is on fire, and both parties are to blame. Right now it is the Republicans who have no leadership, just empty rhetoric. Sadly, the only one in D.C. who seems to have any honesty on the situation is the president, who said something…

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Shawn Warswick

I'm a historian, teacher and university lecturer with a focus on militarization and empire in American history.