February 22nd: George Washington Is Born
Reflections of History - February 22, 2023 - 04:38
On February 22, 1732, George Washington is born.
February 21st: Malcolm X Is Assassinated
February 21, 2023 - 05:45
On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X is assassinated in Harlem.
February 23rd: W.E.B. Du Bois Is Born
February 23, 2023 - 04:01
On February 23, 1868, W.E.B. DuBois is born.
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.