Jody Avirgan & Radiotopia

This Day in Esoteric Political History

From a global pandemic upending society to an especially intense U.S. presidential election cycle, we’re living in an unprecedented time. Maybe. In this show, Jody Avirgan, political historian Nicole Hemmer, and special guests rescue stories from the entirety of U.S. political history to map our journey through this era. Each episode takes one moment, big or small, from that day in the past and explores how it might inform our present –– and it does so in under ten minutes. New episodes release Tuesdays & Thursdays. Find us at ThisDayPod.com. We’re also posting about moments from the past @thisdaypod on Twitter and Instagram. If you have a suggestion for a topic, get in touch. This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud member of the Radiotopia podcast network from PRX.

From a global pandemic upending society to an especially intense U.S. presidential election cycle, we’re living in an unprecedented time. Maybe. In this show, Jody Avirgan, political historian Nicole Hemmer, and special guests rescue stories from the entirety of U.S. political history to map our journey through this era. Each episode takes one moment, big or small, from that day in the past and explores how it might inform our present –– and it does so in under ten minutes. New episodes release Tuesdays & Thursdays. Find us at ThisDayPod.com. We’re also posting about moments from the past @thisdaypod on Twitter and Instagram. If you have a suggestion for a topic, get in touch. This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud member of the Radiotopia podcast network from PRX.

Episodes: 21

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Shirley Shows Up (1972)

Duration: 13 min

The Steel Strike Showdown (1952)

Duration: 14 min

Ain't I A Woman (1851)

Duration: 14 min

Hands Across America (1986)

Duration: 13 min

Treason! (1807)

Duration: 12 min

The Caning Of Sumner (1856)

Duration: 13 min

Ron Paul Bows Out (2012)

Duration: 13 min

The Killer Ds (2003)

Duration: 13 min

Coya Come Home (1958)

Duration: 13 min

The Forgotten Crash (1893)

Duration: 12 min

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