Reflections of History

Reflections of History

Latest Episodes

August 16th: World Reacts to Atlantic Charter

August 16, 2022 - 05:43
On August 16, 1941, the world reacts to the Atlantic Charter.

August 15th: The Wizard of Oz Premieres in Hollywood

August 15, 2022 - 04:25
On August 15th, 1939, The Wizard of Oz Premieres in Hollywood.

August 12th: Lincoln's Proclamation of Prayer and Fasting

August 12, 2022 - 04:52
On August 12, 1861, President Lincoln calls for a national day of prayer and fasting.

About The Show

C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.

More Episodes

August 16th: World Reacts to Atlantic Charter

August 16, 2022 - 05:43
On August 16, 1941, the world reacts to the Atlantic Charter.

August 15th: The Wizard of Oz Premieres in Hollywood

August 15, 2022 - 04:25
On August 15th, 1939, The Wizard of Oz Premieres in Hollywood.

August 12th: Lincoln's Proclamation of Prayer and Fasting

August 12, 2022 - 04:52
On August 12, 1861, President Lincoln calls for a national day of prayer and fasting.

August 11th: John Henry Cardinal Newman Dies

August 11, 2022 - 05:07
On August 11, 1890, John Henry Cardinal Newman dies.

August 10th: Reagan Apologizes For Japanese Internment

August 10, 2022 - 05:10
On August 10, 1988, President Reagan apologizes for the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

August 9th: Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki

August 9, 2022 - 05:41
On August 9, 1945, the second atomic bomb is used against Nagasaki.