Dig: A History Podcast

Dig: A History Podcast

Dig: A History Podcast

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Four women historians, a world of history to unearth. Can you dig it?
  1. April 26, 2021
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    Early American Family Limitation
    Bodies Series. Episode #4 of 4. Birth control and abortion are constant flash points in contemporary politics, and they’re often described as signs of a rapidly changing society. But women have always had ways…
  2. April 19, 2021
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    Bodies of Evidence: Modern Policing, Sex, and the In…
    Bodies Series, Episode #3 of 4. While police investigations have adapted to new technologies, the basic premises of investigative police work have been pretty consistent since the 1880s in the UK, Ireland, and…
  3. April 12, 2021
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    The OG Vaccine: Smallpox, Cowpox, and the Procedure…
    Bodies Series. Episode #2 of 4. At the tail end of a pandemic (we hope!) vaccines are in the news. There are huge disparities in COVID-19 vaccination rates marked by class, race, and geography. Critics question…
  4. April 05, 2021
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    A History of Racial Passing in the United States
    Bodies Series, Episode #1 of 4. Late in 2020, a number of white academics were revealed to be passing as people of color, making the concept of racial passing a matter of national conversation. For these white…
  5. February 09, 2021
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    American Exceptionalism at Its Most Disturbing: The…
    Sarah leads Elizabeth, Marissa, and Averill through a discussion and examination of the 1776 Report. Spoiler alert: it's complete garbage.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  6. January 24, 2021
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    Yes! Same-Sex Marriage and History-Making in Ireland
    Elections Series #4 of 4. On May 24, 2015, Ireland became the first country in the world to codify marriage equality through a popular vote. Significantly, the popular vote enacted a constitutional amendment, a…
  7. January 18, 2021
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    1968: A Tumultuous American Year
    Elections Series. Episode #3 of 4. 1968 was an extremely turbulent and painful year in the United States of America. The Vietnam War was in full swing, as well as the protest movement against it. Gallup Poll re…
  8. January 07, 2021
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    Race, Politics, and Chaos in the Capitol: The Electi…
    Election Series, Episode #2 of 4. The consequences of 1876 were enormous. To end the the election limbo, Democratic and Republican politicians worked out a shadowy deal in which Rutherford Hayes was declared th…
  9. January 04, 2021
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