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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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Jul 27, 2015

 

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

 

In our eighth episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, Roosevelt’s presidency winds down, but not without a torrent of battles, especially in regards to his efforts around the conservation and protection of the country’s natural resources.  From there, the torch is passed to Taft, and Roosevelt heads to Africa for adventure. 

 

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Jul 27, 2015

 

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

 

In our seventh episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, Roosevelt’s presidency proves to be one of pure action and event.  He mediates the coal miner’s strike in Pennsylvania, awaits the Supreme Court’s decision in the Northern Securities Trust suit, and makes Colombia regret their choice to backpedal on the Panama deal.   

 

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

 

Jul 20, 2015

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

In our sixth episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, Roosevelt ascends to the presidency on the heels of McKinley's death to become the youngest President in history.  He immediately goes right to work challenging the trusts, getting the Panama Canal underway, and proving that there has never been a head of state quite like him. 

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

Jul 20, 2015

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

In our fifth episode of the Theoore Roosevelt series, Roosevelt has just returned from Cuba and finds himself a national hero.  He political career gets back on track as he runs for Governor of New York and then is tapped to be McKinley's Vice President.  But a national tragedy soon takes place that changes Roosevelt's life forever.

Please visit us at gohistorypodcast.com for more information and a complete list of all the books and resources used in the research of this program. 

Jul 13, 2015

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In our fourth episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, Roosevelt returns once again to Washington, this time as Assistant Secretary of the Navy.  But soon after, the United States goes to war with Spain over their occupation of the island of Cuba.  Roosevelt thus resigns his post to volunteer in the army and lead a regiment that would come to be known as the "The Rough Riders" down to Cuba so that he can finally have his opportunity to experiene glory in battle. 

Please visit us at gohistorypodcast.com for a complete list of the books and resources used in the research of this program.

Jul 6, 2015

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In our third episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, Roosevelt returns from the Badlands and runs his first major campaign for Mayor of New York.  His writing career also takes off giving him an element of celebrity in the US and abroad.  He then focuses his energies on hunting down and ending corruption, first in Washington as a Civil Service Commissioner, then in New York as Police Commissioner. 

Visit us at gohistorypodcast.com for a complete list of the books and resources used in the research of the program. 

Jul 1, 2015

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

In our second episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, we follow Roosevelt from the first ballot his name is ever on as a candidate for the New York State Assembly, through his first few political battles in Albany.  Soon after that, he'll face some of the toughest emotional battles anyone could ever face.  The episode concludes with Roosevelt's time in the Badlands where he later states the romance of his life began.

Please visit us at gohistorypodcast.com for a complete list of the books and resources used in the reserach of the program

 

Jul 1, 2015

Welcome all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In our inaugural series, we introduce our first exploratory study...  Theodore Roosevelt

In episode #1, we cover Roosevelt's life from his birth in 1858 through his baptism into politics just after he graduates from Harvard.  The episode itself kicks off with one of the most legendary stories of his life. 

We hope you enjoy!

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