American History Hit

Join Don Wildman twice a week for your hit of American history, as he explores the past to help us understand the United States of today.

 

We鈥檒l hear how codebreakers uncovered secret Japanese plans for the Battle of Midway, visit Chief Powhatan as he prepares for war with the British, see Walt Disney accuse his former colleagues of being communists, and uncover the dark history that lies beneath Central Park.  

 

From pre-colonial America to independence, slavery to civil rights, the gold rush to the space race, join Don as he speaks to leading experts to delve into America鈥檚 past.

 

New episodes every Monday and Thursday.

 

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Napoleon in America
43 minutes

Napoleon in America

JFK: The Most Popular President?
47 minutes

JFK: The Most Popular President?

The Gettysburg Address
32 minutes

The Gettysburg Address

President Martin Van Buren
39 minutes

President Martin Van Buren

Vikings in America
40 minutes

Vikings in America

New Orleans Voodoo
40 minutes

New Orleans Voodoo

President Andrew Jackson
39 minutes

President Andrew Jackson

The Real Wild West
39 minutes

The Real Wild West

Battle of the Alamo
33 minutes

Battle of the Alamo

President John Quincy Adams
41 minutes

President John Quincy Adams

Origins of the Vietnam War
35 minutes

Origins of the Vietnam War

President James Monroe
35 minutes

President James Monroe

Battle of Little Bighorn
42 minutes

Battle of Little Bighorn

President James Madison
48 minutes

President James Madison

9/11: Toxic Gas, PTSD & Rebuilding
35 minutes

9/11: Toxic Gas, PTSD & Rebuilding

The Mexican-American War
35 minutes

The Mexican-American War

President Thomas Jefferson
42 minutes

President Thomas Jefferson

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
29 minutes

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Prehistoric North America
28 minutes

Prehistoric North America

Pocahontas: The True Story
32 minutes

Pocahontas: The True Story

President John Adams
41 minutes

President John Adams

The Pueblo Revolt
36 minutes

The Pueblo Revolt

The Magna Carta in America
30 minutes

The Magna Carta in America

President George Washington
41 minutes

President George Washington

Robert E Lee: Life & Legacy
36 minutes

Robert E Lee: Life & Legacy

A History of American Childhood
26 minutes

A History of American Childhood

The Crossfire of Gettysburg
20 minutes

The Crossfire of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg
38 minutes

The Battle of Gettysburg

Stonewall
51 minutes

Stonewall

Amelia Earhart
52 minutes

Amelia Earhart

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