Three Million

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Three Million

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"It’s not just an astonishing story for the number of people who died, but for the lengths that the..."

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The Belgrano Diary

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The Belgrano Diary

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"There’s brilliant archive audio...The central character is most compelling...the journey to get..."

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Let the Kids Dance!

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Let the Kids Dance!

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"This deep pocket of pop culture steeps you in 90s grunge and takes you to meet the people behind..."

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The Art of Longevity

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The Art of Longevity

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"Guests on this insightful series include John Grant, Crowded House, OMD, Rumer, Suede and Ben..."

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The Butterfly King

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The Butterfly King

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"Milligan's relentless investigation underpins a storyline that constantly leaves you wondering what..."

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Fodor's Guide to Espionage

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Fodor's Guide to Espionage

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"Real life events serve as an inspiration for the dramatic retelling of what it was like to travel..."

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The Spy Who

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The Spy Who

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"...features storytelling with immersive sound production and the hosts acting the various..."

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Cover Up: Various Seasons

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Cover Up: Various Seasons

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"(Season: Body Brokers) It's a straightforward take...we didn't need to hear over and over that..."

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Imagine Audio: The Tao of Muhammad Ali

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Imagine Audio: The Tao of Muhammad Ali

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"Admiring his chutzpah, Miller continued to take inspiration from Ali, and in this series he and..."

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The History Chicks

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The History Chicks

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"The History Chicks is an entertaining and educational podcast. The hosts tell interesting stories..."

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Jam Tomorrow

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Jam Tomorrow

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"...an intriguing blend of postwar history and politics...It’s hard to think of many postwar..."

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Against The Odds

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Against The Odds

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"...Pecol take it in turns to host, and each tale is told in-depth across several episodes. While..."

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Significant Others

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Significant Others

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"History books remember Benedict Arnold, the American revolutionary war general who switched..."

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History Extra podcast

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History Extra podcast

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"This isn’t your usual history podcast, with Dr Dave Musgrove documenting Carlisle’s highly..."

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BEEF with Bridget Todd

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BEEF with Bridget Todd

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"Beef is a 100 percent USDA grade A podcast. Todd is perfect as the host on the podcast, in which..."

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Who Killed JFK?

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Who Killed JFK?

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"After listening to the show, you will walk away knowing with certainty Lee Harvey Oswald’s level of..."

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Bad Bridget

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Bad Bridget

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"...haunting, heartbreaking and occasionally hilarious tales of women...McCormick and Farrell make..."

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Black History, For Real

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Black History, For Real

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"...a lively and refreshing look at black history..."

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Queer The Music: Jake Shears On The Songs That Changed Lives

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Queer The Music: Jake Shears On The Songs That Changed Lives

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"...takes a deep dive into one LGBTQ+ anthem in each episode, looking not only at how the tracks..."

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The Nightingale of Iran

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The Nightingale of Iran

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"Through making this audio-documentary the sisters are learning about themselves, about a heritage..."

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Chart Music: the Top Of The Pops Podcast

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Chart Music: the Top Of The Pops Podcast

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"A must for anyone who loves music, pop culture of the Seventies and Eighties...knowledgeable..."

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Digital Folklore

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Digital Folklore

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"Join Perry and Mason as they investigate folklore for the modern age. Fascinating and funny, this..."

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Where It's At: A Short History of Girlbands

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Where It's At: A Short History of Girlbands

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"...is a Halliwell-sized sprint through the oeuvre of the Spice Girls, Mis-Teeq, Cleopatra,..."

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Blindspot: Various Seasons

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Blindspot: Various Seasons

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"Brave and timely, this show demonstrates how audio can be utilized for activism and community..."

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Real Survival Stories

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Real Survival Stories

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"True tales of brushes with death, and the human will to carry on through enormous adversity. These..."

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L'invasione

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L'invasione

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"L’invasione ci sembrerà di cavalcare nell’intricata steppa di studi...Il tutto è accompagnato da..."

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Marked for Life

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Marked for Life

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"The narrative storytelling style here is completely different from Alabama Astronaut and anything..."

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Uncovering Roots

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Uncovering Roots

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"...powerful but not easy listening. This story is harrowing, devastating, and a bunch of other..."

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Think Twice: Michael Jackson

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Think Twice: Michael Jackson

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"Think Twice’s presentation is occasionally a bit dry, but the journalism is exceptional, reminding..."

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Trashy Divorces

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Trashy Divorces

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"...this show is sure to sate your schadenfreude appetite. …"

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Empire of Tea

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Empire of Tea

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"Fascinating...Sathnam Sanghera’s recollections in his Radio 4 five-parter Empire of Tea suggest a..."

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History for You with Douglas and Hugh

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History for You with Douglas and Hugh

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"A sharp producer could have sliced something short and pithy out of these flabby episodes...."

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Normal Women

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Normal Women

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"I have been enjoying Normal Women...All are bursting with factual nuggets. One of the podcast’s..."

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Being Roman with Mary Beard

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Being Roman with Mary Beard

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"...deploys expert guests graciously. Each episode lasts only 28 minutes, but conveys a pungently..."

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My Love Letter Time Machine - Victorian History

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My Love Letter Time Machine - Victorian History

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"...a charming take on family history...It’s a terrific insight into the lives of two witty..."

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Legacy

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Legacy

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"It is a slightly iffy storytelling device that listeners to its maker Wondery’s British Scandal..."

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You Didn’t See Nothin

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You Didn’t See Nothin

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"He's (Yohance) as much a part of the story as the crime itself, and his reflections and connection..."

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Heirs of Enslavement

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Heirs of Enslavement

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"It’s a burningly honest and surreal conversation...For Black people tuning in, especially those of..."

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American Tabloid

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American Tabloid

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"It blasts a bullet hole into the myth of American innocence and hope that pervaded the Eisenhower..."

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ODB: A Son Unique

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ODB: A Son Unique

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"This show is packed with great stories, there is no sagginess...You get a lot of hip hop history..."

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House of Skulls with Marc Fennell

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House of Skulls with Marc Fennell

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"Marc Fennell masterfully explores this topic with grace and vigor, forcing the listener to consider..."

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Super 90s Bros

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Super 90s Bros

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"Hosts Brennon and Adam talk through the decade’s formative releases in this irreverent series...the..."

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Retroist Retro Podcast

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Retroist Retro Podcast

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"...host Garry Vander Voort’s personal archive of retro phenomena is an engaging blend of thorough..."

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Everything '80s

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Everything '80s

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"Heading further back in time, the neon glitz and glamour of the 80s is the focus of this much-loved..."

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60 Songs That Explain the 90s

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60 Songs That Explain the 90s

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"Each episode of 60 Songs explores a definitive song from this noteworthy decade in music, putting..."

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Rescue

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Rescue

Critic Review

"...astonishing rescue stories...It’s hard to produce, but worth it for the listener...I was still..."

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A Race Around the World: Based on the True Adventures of Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland

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A Race Around the World: Based on the True Adventures of Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland

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"The effect is vivacious and propulsive storytelling that gets a little hammy in the dramatised..."

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T&J

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T&J

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"I’m starting to feel brilliant. It’s giving me real Evita vibes...This podcast is a great story and..."

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Scarred For Life

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Scarred For Life

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"If you are of a certain age then you will no doubt grow all misty eyed...The interviews are funny..."

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Moonrise

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Moonrise

Critic Review

"Sometimes the narrative of Moonrise tangles and it’s hard to differentiate between what’s real,..."

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Some Dare Call It Conspiracy

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Some Dare Call It Conspiracy

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"This fact means that each episode is a weighty undertaking. This isn’t some breezy podcast that you..."

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The Big Dig

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The Big Dig

Critic Review

"hosted by Ian Coss...excavates the whole fascinating story, with an eye toward understanding..."

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Unreformed: The Story of the Alabama Industrial School for Negro Children

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Unreformed: The Story of the Alabama Industrial School for Negro Children

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"“Unreformed,” a stunning and exhaustively researched series from the journalist Josie Duffy..."

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British Scandal

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British Scandal

Critic Review

"(Liz Truss) ...Truss is not an interesting person. Levine and Forde do their valiant best,..."

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Empire

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Empire

Critic Review

"...always fascinating series, which combines epic tales of battles and invasions with more intimate..."

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Closing Night

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Closing Night

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"Patrick Oliver Jones, is an experienced theater actor...I was fascinated to hear the Evita..."

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Fiasco

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Fiasco

Critic Review

"(Season: Vigilante) [Leon Neyfakh]He's able to tell a rich, steady story with great interviews with..."

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Blowback

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Blowback

Critic Review

"(Season: Afghanistan) As always, the series is enormous, propulsive, and rage-inducing. It also..."

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The Santiago Boys

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The Santiago Boys

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"The Santiago Boys may prove hard going for those who like their narrative series delivered in..."

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Witness History

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Witness History

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"They’re as well researched and unexpected as they are varied, and just the right length to be fully..."

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All Consuming (BBC)

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All Consuming (BBC)

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"Each of the episodes in the series is a lovely mixture of archive and interview...What makes theirs..."

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A History of Coffee

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A History of Coffee

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"This is a take-it-slow podcast, bringing you a dark history with the love of the final product and..."

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Journalista

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Journalista

Critic Review

"Journalista is here to reveal the fascinating and little-known story of Courtney "Cookie" Hood...."

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The Giddy Carousel of Pop

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The Giddy Carousel of Pop

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"The podcast is a freewheeling page-by-page dissection of its interviews, song lyrics and..."

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Still Paying the Price: Reparations in Real Terms

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Still Paying the Price: Reparations in Real Terms

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"What we end up with is an engaging platform for discussing the sometimes-counterintuitive realities..."

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Oh What A Time...

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Oh What A Time...

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"This fun, silly show should also appeal to fans of the UK’s top history podcasts, The Rest Is..."

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LA Made

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LA Made

Critic Review

"Barbie expert and author MG Lord, co-hosts this timely deep dive into the world-dominating “hunk of..."

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Rachel Maddow Presents: Déjà News (Deja News)

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Rachel Maddow Presents: Déjà News (Deja News)

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"Everything from book bans, abortion and the uprising on January 6th—history really does repeat..."

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Field Trip

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Field Trip

Critic Review

"This is such a good mix of history, current happenings, mixed with personal and sometimes emotional..."

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Rodrigo, La Leyenda Continúa

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Rodrigo, La Leyenda Continúa

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"...es muy dinámico cómo está contado el podcast pero, en ciertos momentos, esa dinámica se vuelve..."

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Alphabet Boys

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Alphabet Boys

Critic Review

"Series 2 is a real mindbender. The nature of the story means it gets very hard to follow exactly..."

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Big Sugar

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Big Sugar

Critic Review

"...it feels like a box office thriller...It’s an industry that is driven by actual slave labor...."

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Blood on the Dance Floor

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Blood on the Dance Floor

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"For another jolting recognition of how foreign the recent past can seem...The gay, Belfast-raised..."

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Black Girls Talk Sports

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Black Girls Talk Sports

Critic Review

"Gibson and Spears provide concise summaries of a wide range of sports topics. Listeners will be..."

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History Daily

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History Daily

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"Each episode is short and sweet, typically around 15 minutes, making it perfect for a quick listen..."

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Resurrection

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Resurrection

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"...Stewart has spent five years painstakingly piecing together his legacy and the result is a warm,..."

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The Blog Era

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The Blog Era

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"The podcast is fast-paced and obsessed with the means by which hip hop is created, consumed, and..."

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Louder Than A Riot

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Louder Than A Riot

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"...bold in a myriad of ways...striking fashion... Topics in this sophomore season run the gamut..."

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Holy Week

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Holy Week

Critic Review

"...collision of grief, frustration, anger, longing, and hope following King's murder, and how it..."

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Long Shadow: The Rise of the American Far Right

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Long Shadow: The Rise of the American Far Right

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"Consider this podcast essential listening for anyone interested in where we are at this moment in..."

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Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff

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Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff

Critic Review

"The host, Margaret Killjoy, guides listeners through these stories with a blend of warmth, humor,..."

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Frontlines of Journalism

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Frontlines of Journalism

Critic Review

"BBC veteran Jeremy Bowen tries to unpick ye olde Beeb approach: essentially, impartiality. It’s..."

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This Is Jeopardy! The Story of America’s Favorite Quiz Show

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This Is Jeopardy! The Story of America’s Favorite Quiz Show

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"...there’s lots to be learned about the end of Jeopardy, the relaunch, and how it became a cultural..."

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The Rabbit Hole Detectives

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The Rabbit Hole Detectives

Critic Review

"As broadcasting firepower goes, this takes some beating. Three powerful kinds of charm. Coles is a..."

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Past Present Future

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Past Present Future

Critic Review

"Runciman’s show continues in the more cerebral tradition of Talking Politics....impeccably..."

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These Times

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These Times

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"These Times is the slicker, more commercial proposition. There is surprisingly funky theme music...."

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The Last Soviet

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The Last Soviet

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"Across these eight episodes, we are told a twisting and winding story. The Last Soviet is an..."

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The Haunted Objects Podcast

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The Haunted Objects Podcast

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"This series is (like Mary Poppins) practically perfect in every way. The episodes are brilliantly..."

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Stiffed

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Stiffed

Critic Review

"In the excellently titled Stiffed, the author Jennifer Romolini unfolds the magazine’s involving..."

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Stuff the British Stole

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Stuff the British Stole

Critic Review

"...the backstories of objects looted during the British Empire, and whose polite presentation in..."

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In Our Time

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In Our Time

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"BBC’s relentlessly heady In Our Time, which features the presenter Melvyn Bragg in continuous,..."

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The Prince

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The Prince

Critic Review

"...the project delivered an expansive look at one of the most powerful people in the world in the..."

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Dan Snow's History Hit

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Dan Snow's History Hit

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"...a lively podcast in which the historian digs into stories from the past with the help of an..."

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The Full English

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The Full English

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" There’s a lot to take away from this small but mighty investigation that doesn’t reduce the issue..."

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I Am Story

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I Am Story

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" This engaging podcast from one of the US’s largest trade unions looks at rights, politics and how..."

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Killing Victoria

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Killing Victoria

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"Nicholson has a pleasant broadcasting style, making him a warm, affable host. The series is also..."

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Shock and War: Iraq 20 Years On

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Shock and War: Iraq 20 Years On

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"...a remarkable reconstruction of war and its aftermath...Gordon Corera’s fascinating new BBC..."

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Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford

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Cautionary Tales with Tim Harford

Critic Review

"Economist Tim Harford’s tales of human error are compelling and even strangely soothing as a..."

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Tony Robinson's Cunningcast

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Tony Robinson's Cunningcast

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"...sounds a bit vague, wait until you hear the episode themes. I can tell you about Stonehenge,..."

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Party Crews: The Untold Story

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Party Crews: The Untold Story

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"...the thing it does most beautifully is capture the spirit of wild and fearless adolescence and..."

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