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History Hit Network

Dan Snow's History Hit


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History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.

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Score: 2.5

James Marriot - The Guardian - Jan 14, 2021

"But in our universe the BBC went cold on posh, nepotistically advanced middle-aged white men and Snow was evicted into the cold, harsh media ecosystem to hunt for himself. . . . And he thrived. Snow hasn’t changed, though. The spirit of BBC Two lives on in History Hit. Content-wise, this is a podcast for people who like their history in big meaty slabs of manly facts. This is not my thing (give me Dominic Sandbrook and Tom Holland’s show The Rest is History any day of the week), but I get that people want a man like Snow to deliver information efficiently and digestibly. …"

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