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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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183 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

183 Ratings
Average Ratings
163
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

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

Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: 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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Rank #3: 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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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: 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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Rank #7: 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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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: 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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