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Footnote Podcast

Updated 7 days ago

Society & Culture
History
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Because history shouldn't be silent.Footnote is a look at all people, places and events that never quite made it into history class.

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Because history shouldn't be silent.Footnote is a look at all people, places and events that never quite made it into history class.

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42 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Good podcast.

By Madeline4475 - Jan 16 2017
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Not my favorite podcast, bug it's worth listening to.

More episodes?

By Remember the Rareware - Jun 16 2016
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I love the show, but no new episodes have been made in two years!☹️

iTunes Ratings

42 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
6
3
0
1

Good podcast.

By Madeline4475 - Jan 16 2017
Read more
Not my favorite podcast, bug it's worth listening to.

More episodes?

By Remember the Rareware - Jun 16 2016
Read more
I love the show, but no new episodes have been made in two years!☹️
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Footnote Podcast

Updated 7 days ago

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Because history shouldn't be silent.Footnote is a look at all people, places and events that never quite made it into history class.

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Invade, Canada?

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Ah, the 1920's: when the gin was cold, and the Very Secret plans for a Canadian invasion of Vermont were hot, hot, hot. Special thanks to Mr. Wesley J. Ziegler for lending his voice as Colonel James Sutherland Brown.

Music:
Podington Bear (http://podingtonbear.com/)
Trent Severn "O, Canada"
U.S. Old Fife and Drum Corps "Traditional Medley"
Mar 06 2014
11 mins
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Rank #2: Have Law, Will Travel

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Rebroadcast from the fantastic show Life of the Law: These days, it's congresspeople and presidents who rack up the miles, but in the early days of the country, it was Supreme Court justices who travelled thousands of miles each year -- by carriage, ship and even burro -- all in the name of justice.

Find more stories about our legal system at lifeofthelaw.org
Jan 09 2014
12 mins
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Rank #3: The Day Of Two Noons

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November 3, 1883 was a strange day in New York City. Time itself stopped for four minutes. The city experienced two noons. And all the trains in and out of the city started running on Standard Time. Learn more about the 'day of two noons,' the leap second and how astronomers tell time (it's not like the rest of us) on this episode of Footnote.

Featured music:
Pitman's Gramophone Keyboard Instruction
"Italian Summer" from The Free Music Archive
"Chinese Blues" by Moore and Gardener
"Burgundy Reel" by Father Sleep
"Favorite Secrets" by Waylon Thornton (http://waylonthornton.tumblr.com)
"Never Too Late (Chill Jazz Beat)" by Red Shirt Beats
"BaCk iN TiMe" by FK Beatmaker
Sep 02 2013
11 mins
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Rank #4: Footnote Short: All the President's Hounds

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Did George Washington's favorite dog launch his political career? A quick look at a few presidential dogs that have shaped history.

Featured music: Pitman's Gramaphone Course of Typewriter Keyboard Instruction
New York Military Band and the American Quartet, "Patriotic Songs of America"
Ed Morton, "What Do You Mean You Lost Your Dog"
Apr 10 2013
5 mins
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Rank #5: Crumbs of Righteousness

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The long-forgotten (and pretty strange) origins of a childhood favorite.

HEADS UP! For those at work or around small children: Although in no way explicit, this episode does talk about human sexuality and the fact that not all sex is for making babies.

Featured Music:

'Italian Summer' Free Music Achieve
'Burgundy Reel' Father Sleep
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Father_Sleep/Six_Songs_From_The_New_Deck/
'The Price Of Freedom' The Space Lady a.k.a. Suzy Soundz
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Space_Lady_aka_Suzy_Soundz/
Feb 06 2013
10 mins
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