American History Tellers

American History Tellers

American History Tellers

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and Dirty John.
  1. August 25, 2021
    39 min
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    Encore: National Parks | Calling in the Cavalry | 2
    Yellowstone was our nation’s first national park. Its strange, wondrous landscapes were perfect for exploration - and exploitation. Upon Yellowstone’s discovery by white Americans, two races began: one to build…
  2. September 01, 2021
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    Encore: National Parks | Rough Rider | 3
    Vice President Theodore Roosevelt was atop a mountain when he heard the news: an assassin’s bullet would likely take President McKinley’s life, and make Roosevelt president.Upon his inauguration shortly thereaf…