August 19th: Goldwater Begins General Election Campaign
Reflections of History - August 19, 2022 - 05:09
On August 19, 1964, Barry Goldwater opens his 1964 general-election campaign.
August 18th: James Meredith Graduates
August 18, 2022 - 04:22
On August 18, 1963, James Meredith graduates from the University of Mississippi.
August 22nd: Fannie Lou Hamer Speaks Out For Civil Rights
August 22, 2022 - 05:01
On August 22, 1964, Fannie Lou Hamer calls for an end to segregation at the Democratic National Convention.
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.