In times like these, we could all use a little historical perspective. In this new podcast from Radiotopia, Jody Avirgan, political historian Nicole Hemmer, and special guests rescue moments from the entirety of U.S. history to map our journey through a tumultuous year.
Each episode of This Day In Esoteric Political History takes on one moment from that day and explores what makes it interesting, and what lessons can be learned –– all in under ten minutes.
From a global pandemic upending society to an especially intense U.S. presidential election cycle, we’re living in an unprecedented time. In this show, creators 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. Learn more about the show and subscribe on ThisDayPod.com.