Revisionist History

Revisionist History

Revisionist History

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
  1. February 26, 2021
    36 min
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    Presenting: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Art of Public Speaking (from Cautionary Tales)
    Season six of Revisionist History is coming later this spring. But meanwhile, season two of Pushkin’s great show Cautionary Tales is underway. Host Tim Harford brings us stories of awful human error, tragic cat…
  2. March 25, 2021
    14 min
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    Presenting: Lost Hills
    We're hard at work on Season 6 of Revisionist History. But in the meantime, here's an episode of a new show from Pushkin that will keep you up at night: Lost Hills. After 35-year-old scientist Tristan Beaudette…
  3. April 27, 2021
    16 min
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    Presenting: The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell
    Season 5 of Revisionist History included four episodes on the rise of air power during the Second World War. Listeners met Air Force generals Haywood Hansell and Curtis LeMay and heard about the birth of napalm…
  4. May 28, 2021
    49 min
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    Bonus: Malcolm Gladwell and Adam Grant
    Whenever Malcolm and Adam Grant cross paths on the book tour circuit, it's always a good time. Here are pieces of two conversations from Clubhouse: one about Malcolm's The Bomber Mafia and another about Adam's…
  5. June 03, 2021
    2 min
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