The History First Podcast

Now introducing: the podcast version of History First!

We’ve recorded pods on everything from Instagram’s role in presidential campaigns to George Washington’s “wooden” teeth. Check out our latest episodes below:

4 Memorable Moments from US Political Conventions History First

Conventions are historically pretty wild. (This has changed in the last several election cycles…they’ve become much more predictable). We look back at four memorable convention moments from the 20th-century—from the battle of Bull Moose in 1912, to a moment of Hollywood oddity in 2008. — Support this podcast:
  1. 4 Memorable Moments from US Political Conventions
  2. Woodrow Wilson and the 1918 Flu Pandemic
  3. History First (Trailer)
  4. From Villain to Vice President
  5. American Military Parades, A History

Full List of Episodes (newest to oldest):

Woodrow Wilson and the 1918 Flu Pandemic

From Villain to Vice President: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

American Military Parades, A History

Just a Number: Kennedy, Reagan, and the “Age Question” in 2020

The President and the Radio: FDR’s First Fireside Chat

Pete Buttigieg, Franklin Roosevelt, and Reshaping the Supreme Court

From the Sidelines: The Role of Former Political Stars in New Campaigns

The Life and Death of John Quincy Adams

New Kids in Town: Nixon, Kennedy, and the 116th Congress

George Washington & the Myth of Wooden Teeth

EMERGENCY POD: The 25th Amendment

Bachelors, Boos, & Cory Booker

Will, We Hardly Knew Ye: The Legacy of William Henry Harrison

Ted Kennedy & The Question

Origin Stories: Where Do Presidents Come From?

Predictability of the Unpredictable: Dark Horse Campaigns & 2020

Inauguration! Drama

Trump, Pelosi, & the State of the Union

To Biden or Not to Biden

Polk, Trump, and Politics at the Border

Instagram & Front Porch Campaigns

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