The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
On the Shoulders of Giants
Feb 14 • 39 min
We explore three stories of protest in sports that are often overlooked but essential to understanding the current debate: Jack Johnson, Wilma Rudolph, and Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.
Four Days in August
Feb 7 • 37 min
This week we look back at four days in August 1953, when the CIA orchestrated a coup of Iran’s elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh.
Jan 30 • 2 min
NPR’s new history podcast hosted by Ramtin Arablouei and Rund Abdelfatah. New episodes every Thursday starting February 7th.
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