Uncivil

Uncivil

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A new history podcast from Gimlet Media, where we go back to the time our divisions led to war. We ransack America’s past, and bring you stories left out of the official history. Hosted by Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika.
Paper
Dec 6 • 26 min
A small shopkeeper in Philadelphia unwittingly stumbles into a con that helps take down the Confederacy.
Song
Nov 15 • 31 min
We dig deep into the anthem of the Confederacy, and learn that almost everything we thought we knew about it… was wrong.
Spin
Nov 8 • 31 min
From the cemetery to the big screen, a 150 year old push to rewrite American history.
Soldiers
Nov 1 • 26 min
A woman discovers a secret that the government long tried to keep hidden: a secret about who exactly fought in the Civil War.
Takedown
Oct 18 • 38 min
We sat down with Nikole Hannah-Jones of the New York Times Magazine, Al Letson of Reveal, and Christy Coleman of the American Civil War Museum to talk about how they take down Civil War myths.For more Uncivil, visit our website: uncivil.show
Deed
Oct 11 • 33 min
A 19th century promise, and a 21st century betrayal. The past and present of 40 acres and a mule. For more Uncivil, visit our website: uncivil.show
Raid
Oct 4 • 29 min
A group of ex-farmers, a terrorist from Kansas, and a schoolteacher attempt the greatest covert operation of the Civil War.
Give Us a Call
Sep 20 • 1 min
We want to hear from you! Do you have a family story from the Civil War? A myth you’ve seen on social media you want busted? Let us know! Call 347-395-5078 and leave us a voicemail with your name, story, and the best way to reach you.
Coming Soon
Aug 24 • 2 min
America is divided, and it always has been. We’re going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media’s new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of…