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Giants of History

Giants of History is a documentary podcast that explores the lives of history’s most fascinating and influential figures. Each series highlights the best stories and the most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Education & inspiration through storytelling. www.gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst
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Aug 31, 2015

Welcome back all history fans, to the Giants of History Podcast!

In our second series, we study and explore one of the most famous people to ever walk the Earth...Leonardo Da Vinci!

In episode #1, we cover Leonardo’s life from birth up until the age of thirteen, just before he enters the studio of Verrocchio to formally begin his apprenticeship in Florence.

We hope you enjoy!

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Aug 24, 2015

 

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

 

In our second standalone episode, we follow King Louis XVI of France through the last eighteen hours of his life, from the moment he is issued his sentence by the revolutionary government of France, to his tearful farewell to his family, to his last seconds on the scaffold.  All this is learned from the primary source account written by Henry Essex Edgeworth, the King’s final priest and confessor.

 

Please visit our website at gohistorypodcast.com for more information and the complete book list used to research this program. 

 

Aug 13, 2015

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In our first ever stand-alone episode, we explore one of the most impactful stories in all of art history, and at the centerpiece of the narrative, is the one and only, Pablo Picasso.

Visit the website at gohistorypodcast.com to see the complete list of books and resources used in the research of this show, as well as to view all the paintings that the events in this story inspired.  It is truly incredible

 

Aug 3, 2015

 

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

 

In our tenth and final episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, Roosevelt heads to down to the Brazilian wilderness for one last great adventure where he is put to the ultimate physical test.  He returns to see his four sons leave for the front lines of World War I.  From there he makes his final exit from the great stage of life. 

 

Please visit our website at gohistorypodcast.com for more information and the complete book list used to research this program. 

 

Aug 3, 2015

 

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

 

In our ninth episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, Roosevelt goes to head to head with Taft for the GOP nomination in pursuit of a third term as president.  But when he fails to get the nod, he heads up the Bull Moose Party, and makes a historic run for the most powerful office in the land once again. 

 

Please visit our website at gohistorypodcast.com for more information and the complete book list used to research this program. 

 

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