September 16th: Mayflower Sets Sail For America
Reflections of History - September 16, 2022 - 04:06
On September 16, 1620, the Mayflower sets sail for America.
September 15th: 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing
September 15, 2022 - 05:04
On September 15, 1963, Ku Klux Klansmen bomb Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church.
September 19th: Washington’s Farewell Address Is Published
September 19, 2022 - 06:11
On September 19, 1796, Washington’s Farewell Address is published.
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.