Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Pritzer Military Library Podcasts

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Name: Leighton Shell

Podcast Creation Date: December 29th, 2005

Podcast Description: The Pritzker Military Library, located in Chicago, Illinois, has extensive collections in military history and military fiction, especially those works that illustrate the role of the citizen-soldier. The mission of the library is to build awareness of the importance of the military in our society by facilitating public debate and discussion on the impact of military issues. The Library has an extensive programming schedule. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public. All programs are available as a live webcast and are also archived for later viewing at This master feed will provide all available PML programs including Medal of Honor, Front & Center, Tonight At series.
Category: Military History

# of Episodes: 105
Episode Frequency: Weekly (sometimes two a week)

# of Subscribers: 51,554

Notable Achievements: 19 Medal of Honor Recipients interviewed to date, Hal Moore and Joe Galloway (We Were Soldiers), Jim Lovell (Apollo 13)
Other Information: All our programs are available to watch as streaming video on our website

Friday, August 17, 2007

Music History Podcast

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Name: Nicolas Caporale
Founded: August 9th, 2007
Podcast Description: Bringing you concise and easy-to-listen-to clips of people, places and events throughout Music History. Intended for musicians and non-musicians alike.
Category: Music History

# of Episodes: 10
Subscribers: 180
Downloads: 1900
Episode Frequency: one or two a week
Popular Episodes: History of the Violin

Monday, July 30, 2007

12 Byzantine Rulers - The History of the Byzantine Empire

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Name: Lars Brownworth
Founded: June 2005
Podcast Description: This history of the Byzantine Empire is a lecture series written and presented by Mr. Lars Brownworth who teaches history at The Stony Brook School in Long Island, New York. He has traveled extensively from the furthest reaches of the Byzantine Empire all the way to its heart at Constantinople. Join him for an engaging look at the history of the Byzantine Empire through the eyes of 12 of its greatest rulers.
Category: Byzantine (Later Roman Empire)

# of Episodes: 14
Episode Frequency: Monthly
Popular Episodes: Introduction, Justinian

# of Subscribers: ~100,000
# of Downloads: ~2,000,000
Notable Achievements: Profiled in New York Times, Wired, and NPR

Thursday, July 26, 2007

World at War Podcast

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Your Name:Dave Chatterson
Founded: March 25th, 2006
Podcast Description: This is a show of 1940"s radio dramas about events that happened during World War 2.
Category: World War Two radio dramas

# of Episodes:10
# of Subscribers: 1,541
# of Downloads:16,958

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

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Name: Dan Carlin
Founded: July 27, 2006
Podcast Description: "What happens when talk radio tackles history? Politically independent history buff Dan Carlin takes history out of the classroom and discusses it the way most radio talk shows discuss politics. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Hitler? What if the British had won the Revolutionary War? What are the top-10 most important battles ever? Its a great show for those who love to discuss history around the water cooler."
Category: General

# of Episodes: 14
Episode Frequency: Monthly (apx.)
Popular Episodes: #13 "Bubonic Nukes"

# of Subscribers: 26,910
# of Downloads: 425,000
Notable Achievements: Ranked 11th in iTunes Podcasts

History Podcast

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Name: Jason Watts
Founded: June 5, 2005
Podcast Description: History Podcast is a podcast devoted to learning about historical figures, events and places. Listeners are invited to suggest topics via email for future episodes.
Category: General

# of Episodes: 92
Episode Frequency: Monthly
Popular Episodes: 65 Mongol Invasion, 37 Sealand, 92 Jamestown
# of Subscribers: ~15,000
# of Downloads: 1.1 Million
Sponsors: None

British History 101

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Name: Michael Anthony
Founded: July 2006
Podcast Description: British History 101 offers looks into the past of Great Britain, covering topics both well-known and more obscure, and also examines popular British holidays and important celebrations.
Category: British history

# of Episodes: 24
Episode Frequency: Weekly/Bi-monthly
Popular Episodes: The Battle of Hastings, Winston Churchill, the Battle of Trafalgar, The Queen's Yeoman
# of Subscribers: Approx. 17,000
# of Downloads: 100,000+
Sponsors:, other history podcasts

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Baseball History Podcast

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Name: Bob Wright
Founded:March 2006
Podcast Description: Featuring This Week in Baseball History, baseball dictionary and a tour of baseball cities
Category: Baseball

# of Episodes:130+
Episode Frequency: 2 per week during baseball season, 1 per week off season
Popular Episodes: Ricky Henderson, Sandy Koufax, Roberto Clemente

# of Subscribers: 2000+
# of Downloads:200,000
Sponsors: I'm not looking for sponsors but I'm willing to help other podcasters find sponsors

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Military History Podcast

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Name: George Hageman

Founded: September 2005
Podcast Description: Bringing you the strangest anecdotes, innovative technology, and most significant events of military history.
Category: Military History

# of Episodes: ~90
Episode Frequency: weekly
Popular Episodes: Roman Fighting Tactics, Alexander the Great, Military Medicine, Sniper Warfare

# of Subscribers: ~22,000
# of Downloads: ~1,400,000
Sponsors: Armchair General Magazine
Notable Achievements: Ranked 69th in iTunes Podcasts

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

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