October 17th: President Ford Testifies About Pardoning Nixon
Reflections of History - October 17, 2022 - 05:22
On October 17, 1974, President Ford testifies before Congress on the pardon of Richard Nixon.
October 14th: Theodore Roosevelt Is Shot
October 14, 2022 - 04:36
On October 14, 1912, Theodore Roosevelt is shot—but still gives a speech.
October 18th: Lincoln Orders Completion Of Capitol Dome
October 18, 2022 - 05:05
On October 18, 1861, Lincoln orders that the Capitol dome be completed amid the Civil War.
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.