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The History Hour

BBC World Service

An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.


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4.4 out of 5 stars from 1.5k ratings
  • BBC The History Hour


    Apple Podcasts
    Zee Zarate
    United States5 months ago
  • Fascinating stuff

    Very well produced, and very interesting topics

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia5 months ago
  • dont work please fix it

    Stian Horn
    6 months ago
  • Great

    I always learn something new

    Apple Podcasts
    United States6 months ago
  • Communist propaganda

    Mao, Stalin, Lenin, Marx, Hagel, etc would be proud of…this is CRT at its best. WOKE

    Apple Podcasts
    United States7 months ago

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