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:

Ghosts of the White House History First

Happy Halloween! Here's a short episode about White House ghosts. Presidents, first ladies, and White House visitors have reported supernatural sightings at the executive mansion.  — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/historyfirst/support
  1. Ghosts of the White House
  2. When Presidents Hide Health Scares
  3. Calvin Coolidge Goes to Cuba (And it Gets Crazy)
  4. 4 Memorable Moments from US Political Conventions
  5. Woodrow Wilson and the 1918 Flu Pandemic

Full List of Episodes (newest to oldest):

Calvin Coolidge Goes to Cuba (And it Gets Crazy)

Four Memorable Moments from US Political Conventions

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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