Reflections of History

Reflections of History

Latest Episodes

November 23rd: Johnson Declares Day Of Mourning For JFK

November 23, 2022 - 03:47
On November 23, 1963, President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a day of mourning for John F. Kennedy.

November 22nd: John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated

November 22, 2022 - 04:54
On November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy is assassinated.

November 21st: The Gettysburg Address, Continued

November 21, 2022 - 05:21
On November 21, 1863, The Gettysburg Address, continued.

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

November 23rd: Johnson Declares Day Of Mourning For JFK

November 23, 2022 - 03:47
On November 23, 1963, President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a day of mourning for John F. Kennedy.

November 22nd: John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated

November 22, 2022 - 04:54
On November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy is assassinated.

November 21st: The Gettysburg Address, Continued

November 21, 2022 - 05:21
On November 21, 1863, The Gettysburg Address, continued.

November 18th: Lincoln Travels To Gettysburg

November 18, 2022 - 05:23
On November 18, 1863, Abraham Lincoln travels to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to dedicate a national cemetery.

November 17th: Nixon Says He's "Not a Crook"

November 17, 2022 - 04:26
On November 17, 1973, Richard Nixon asserts that he is “not a crook.”

November 16th: John Bright Is Born

November 16, 2022 - 05:47
On November 16, 1811, the English reformer John Bright is born.