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History That Doesn't Suck
History That Doesn't Suck
Prof. Greg Jackson

HTDS is a bi-weekly podcast, delivering a legit, seriously researched, hard-hitting survey of American history through entertaining stories. To keep up with... more

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150: The Great War’s Aftermath: Coming Home, The Spanish Flu, & The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

“I keep wondering if the Unknown Soldier is one of my men.” This is the story of the United States coping... more

26 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
11 (Second Edition): Southern (Dis)comfort & Global Conflict in 1779

“I reject your proposals … and shall defend myself to the last extremity.” This Is the story of the Revolution’s new... more

12 Feb 2024 · 1 hour,
10 (Second Edition): Duels, the Trials of Valley Forge, & the Battle of Monmouth

“Stand fast, my boys, and receive your enemy!” This is the story of a miserable winter at Valley Forge (1777-78), a... more

29 Jan 2024 · 57 minutes
9 (Second Edition): 1777—The Battle of Princeton, the Saratoga Campaign, & the Battles of Brandywine & Germantown

“If old England is not by this lesson taught humility, then she is an obstinate old slut, bent upon her... more

15 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
149: WWI Epilogue

The Episode to end all … World War I episodes. Professor Jackson sits down with Kelsi Dynes to talk through... more

01 Jan 2024 · 50 minutes
First Christmas Special (Second Edition)! “George Wishes Some Hessians a Merry F’ing Christmas”

“These are the times that try men’s souls.” This is the story of a Christmas Miracle at Trenton, New Jersey. George Washington’s... more

18 Dec 2023 · 32 minutes
148: Tales of Christmas from World War I (A Truce, Plum Pudding, and Love)

“The circumstances under which we are spending this particular Christmas are unusual.” This is the story of the Christmases of World... more

04 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
147: Peacemaking in Paris: The Treaty of Versailles

“A Peace which cannot be defended in the name of justice before the whole world would continually call forth fresh... more

20 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
146: The Armistice of November 11, 1918

“The German delegation has come to receive the proposals of the Allied Powers looking to an armistice.” This is the story... more

06 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
145: Halloween Special 2023: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

“If I can but reach that bridge,” thought Ichabod, “I am safe.” This is the story of schoolmaster Ichabod Crane and... more

23 Oct 2023 · 49 minutes
History That Doesn't Suck
150: The Great War’s Aftermath: Coming Home, The Spanish Flu, & The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
History That Doesn't Suck