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The History Hour

BBC World Service

A compilation of the latest Witness History programmes.

PublishesWeeklyEpisodes386Founded11 years ago
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Max Pearson presents a collection of this week’s Witness History episodes from the BBC World Service. more

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7 days ago

It's 75 years since the founding of Nato. In 1949, a group of 12 countries formed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to block the expansion of the Soviet Union. more

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14 days ago

Max Pearson presents a collection of this week’s Witness History episodes from the BBC World Service. more

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21 days ago

First, we go back to 1992, when off the coast of Ireland, a Swiss geology student accidentally discovered the longest set of footprints made by the first four-legged animals to walk on earth. more

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a month ago

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4.4 out of 5 stars from 2k ratings
  • Interesting range of topics

    I like the range of topics and people who are interviewed. Some of the interviewers talk like they’re auditioning for Blue Peter, which is weird - not sure why that’s become the house style recently! more

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    4
    Flutterbyplant
    United Kingdom2 months ago
  • Diverse and fascinating

    Podcast Addict
    5
    Ruffles
    3 months ago
  • No way to treat 'history'

    This podcast is advocacy, not history. Single perspectives are presented, with the presenters speaking in support. If the listener wants nothing more than a personal story, then this might be satisfying, but one will gain precious little examination of and appreciation of history here. more

    Apple Podcasts
    1
    SvonR
    Australiaa year ago
  • Comment on podcast about war in Iraq

    Most of the people listen to podcasts at night or while they travel. Do you really have to play bombing sound repeatedly hundreds of time, everytime you mention bombing??? Its so stupid and annoying.

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    frfdo
    Norwaya year ago
  • Good history podcast

    I enjoy the vast variety of topics brought up by this podcast but I also find myself fed up with the huge amount of episodes/sections in the episodes about LGBTQ stuff. There’s too much emphasis on the topic, considering the fact this is a history podcast, not a propaganda/brainwashing thing.

    Apple Podcasts
    3
    Andrei braescu
    United Statesa year ago

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