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History Teachers Talking is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to providing you with an entertaining way to learn about history from your friendly neighborhood history teachers. Every weekend, Thomas Reszka and Peter Zablocki will talk to you about random history, pop culture, politics, and education in a way that sounds like you are sitting in the classroom having a fun discussion with your favorite teacher. The conversation is always very straightforward, light-hearted, and easy to follow.

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Jimmy Carter served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. Yet, ironically, it is everything but those years that make him famous. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bad? Cruel? Weird? Ruthless? Violent? Yep, yep, yep, yep, and yep. Join us as we discuss Rome's worst Emperors! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In celebration of Women's History Month, join us as we discuss some of the famous firsts in women's history! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Submarines played a significant military role for the first time during the First World War and then again in the Second World War, but their history and legacy extend past way that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
"Forrest Gump," directed by Robert Zemeckis and released in 1994, is known for cleverly integrating its titular character into various historical events and cultural phenomena. Join us as we discuss these historical and cultural events in the context of Forrest's story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Never underestimate humanity’s ability to turn the mad or the mundane into a competitive sport. Join us as we discuss some of history's (and modern times') crazy sports! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Boston Massacre was a deadly riot that occurred on March 5, 1770, on King Street in Boston. But was there more to it than just that? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Political turmoil, religious conflicts, and tragic personal circumstances marked Mary Queen of Scots' life. Here is the story! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Unit 731 was a Japanese research program during World War II that conducted horrific experiments such as infecting subjects with plague, giving subjects frostbite, and cutting people apart while alive and unsedated  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This song covers the 1989 Billy Joel smash, which hit #1. The lyrics are updated to reflect the 1990s to the current day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Japan's Emperor Hirohito presided over the invasion of China, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and eventually, the Japanese surrender to the Allies. So, what role did he actually play in any of these events? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Talking about Patton

Talking about Patton

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Here is the story of the life and death of George S. Patton Jr., one of the ablest and most controversial U.S. commanders in World War II. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In the 1980s and '90s, malls dominated American social life. Today, there are dead and dying malls scattered across the country. Here is the story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Democrat or Republican, or perhaps a Whig or a Federalist? Join us as we discuss the history and evolution of America's Political Parties. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The event that Americans commonly call the "first Thanksgiving" was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in November 1621. Here is that story and more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Join us as we discuss some of the most infamous political assassinations in history whose effects stretched long after the individuals's brutal end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Burr Conspiracy was a plot conceived in 1804 by then already infamous (for killing Alexander Hamilton) Vice President Arron Burr to carve out and lead a new, independent country in the Southwestern United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Ottoman Empire was once among the biggest military and economic powers in the world. So what happened? And why does it matter? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Here is the story of the rise and the gruesome fall of Leon Trotsky, one of the early leaders of the Russian Revolution. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The infamous Salem witch trials began during the spring of 1692, after a group of young girls in Salem Village, Massachusetts, claimed to be possessed by the devil and accused several local women of witchcraft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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