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The Born Yesterday Podcast

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A weekly look at those interesting bits of history that have gotten lost in the cushions.

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A weekly look at those interesting bits of history that have gotten lost in the cushions.

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184 Ratings
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Really remarkable

By TStewart - Oct 01 2018
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I haven't been this impressed by a podcast in ... ever, maybe? I hope it returns!

Excellent WE NEED MORE

By Moochy1313 - Jan 03 2018
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An outstanding historical work

iTunes Ratings

184 Ratings
Average Ratings
164
7
4
3
6

Really remarkable

By TStewart - Oct 01 2018
Read more
I haven't been this impressed by a podcast in ... ever, maybe? I hope it returns!

Excellent WE NEED MORE

By Moochy1313 - Jan 03 2018
Read more
An outstanding historical work

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The Born Yesterday Podcast

Updated 5 days ago

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A weekly look at those interesting bits of history that have gotten lost in the cushions.

004 - Cortes and the Fall of the Aztecs

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The story of how Cortes did - and didn't - conquer Mexico.

Aug 28 2013

43mins

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005 - The Norse Settlement on Newfoundland

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How some vikings beat Columbus to the New World by five centuries.

Sep 11 2013

27mins

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009 - The Rise of Carthage

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Finally, the Carthaginians get their fifteen minutes of fame.

Nov 06 2013

41mins

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008 - The Emperor and Empress of the United States

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The extraordinary lives of Joshua Norton and Jose Sarria of San Francisco.

Oct 23 2013

39mins

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012 - The End of Carthage

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No earth was salted in the making of this episode.

Apr 02 2014

37mins

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010 - The First Punic War

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Or, how to lose a war with the Roman Republic.

Nov 20 2013

32mins

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011 - Hannibal and the Second Punic War

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Hannibal wasn't an ordinary opponent. Then again, neither were the Romans.

Mar 19 2014

35mins

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007 - The Legend of Woody Guthrie

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How Woody Guthrie became a household name. It's all about who you know.

Oct 09 2013

44mins

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013 - The Egg War of 1863

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Like they say, you can't make an omelette without shots being fired.

Apr 09 2014

12mins

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018 - Sea Shanties

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Sing the songs of 19th century sailors at your local shantysing.

Dec 17 2014

43mins

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018 - Sea Shanties

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Sing the songs of 19th century sailors at your local shantysing.

Dec 17 2014

43mins

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017 - The Secret History of Monopoly

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The crazy story of how it happened, how we forgot, and how we remembered.

Aug 20 2014

48mins

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016 - The Words of Chief Seattle

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What he did - and did not - say.

Jun 25 2014

21mins

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015 - The Aroostook War

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When little Maine almost started a big war.

May 07 2014

38mins

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014 - The Great Emu War

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It's hard to fight an enemy that can sprint at 35mph.

Apr 16 2014

17mins

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013 - The Egg War of 1863

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Like they say, you can't make an omelette without shots being fired.

Apr 09 2014

12mins

Play

012 - The End of Carthage

Podcast cover
Read more
No earth was salted in the making of this episode.

Apr 02 2014

37mins

Play

011 - Hannibal and the Second Punic War

Podcast cover
Read more
Hannibal wasn't an ordinary opponent. Then again, neither were the Romans.

Mar 19 2014

35mins

Play

010 - The First Punic War

Podcast cover
Read more
Or, how to lose a war with the Roman Republic.

Nov 20 2013

32mins

Play

009 - The Rise of Carthage

Podcast cover
Read more
Finally, the Carthaginians get their fifteen minutes of fame.

Nov 06 2013

41mins

Play

008 - The Emperor and Empress of the United States

Podcast cover
Read more
The extraordinary lives of Joshua Norton and Jose Sarria of San Francisco.

Oct 23 2013

39mins

Play

007 - The Legend of Woody Guthrie

Podcast cover
Read more
How Woody Guthrie became a household name. It's all about who you know.

Oct 09 2013

44mins

Play

005 - The Norse Settlement on Newfoundland

Podcast cover
Read more
How some vikings beat Columbus to the New World by five centuries.

Sep 11 2013

27mins

Play

004 - Cortes and the Fall of the Aztecs

Podcast cover
Read more
The story of how Cortes did - and didn't - conquer Mexico.

Aug 28 2013

43mins

Play

003 - The Rise of the Aztecs

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What things were like in Mexico before the Spanish blew it all up.

Aug 14 2013

38mins

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002 - The Underground History of the Gay Bar

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Three hundred years of drinking, dancing, and police raids.

Jul 31 2013

32mins

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