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Professor Buzzkill History Podcast
Professor Buzzkill History Podcast
Joe Coohill

Professor Buzzkill is an exciting podcast that explores history myths in an illuminating, entertaining, and humorous way.

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Juneteenth and the End of Slavery in the US: What’s in a Date? 2024 Encore

"Juneteenth" (June 19th) is now widely regarded as marking the end of slavery in the United States. Professor Buzzkill examines... more

18 Jun 2024 · 15 minutes
Loving Day: 2024 Encore

It’s June 12th! Loving Day! Loving Day is being celebrated worldwide. You might think that Loving Day is Valentine’s Day,... more

12 Jun 2024 · 9 minutes
Heather Haley: Historian for the US Navy

Heather Haley, a civilian historian for the United States Navy, enlightens us about the work of a historian outside traditional... more

11 Jun 2024 · 32 minutes
Coming Out Republican: a History of the Gay Right

Dr. Neil Young helps us understand how and why gay Republicans regularly faced condemnation from both the LGBTQ+ community and... more

04 Jun 2024 · 33 minutes
Malcolm Browne and the Self Immolation of Thích Quảng Đức

Ray Boomhower joins us to discuss how the most unlikely of war correspondents, Malcolm W. Browne, became the only Western... more

28 May 2024 · 34 minutes
Churchill’s Wartime Speeches: the Untold Story

Professor Richard Toye explains the background and context of Winston Churchill's famous World War II speeches, from how they were... more

21 May 2024 · 29 minutes
Was the Wild West as Wild as the Myths Say?

“The Wild West,” is one of the strongest conceptions in American history. But “where” was the west? How “wild” was... more

14 May 2024 · 33 minutes
The Myth of Colorblind Christians

Dr. Jesse Curtis shows us how white evangelicals in the 20th century US grew their own institutions and created an... more

07 May 2024 · 32 minutes
Americans Bailing Out the French

Donald Trump talks about Americans being "suckers" to their allies. Is Uncle Sam really "Uncle Sucker"? Did the United States... more

30 Apr 2024 · 41 minutes
British Dandies: Engendering Scandal and Fashioning a Nation

Well-dressed men have played a distinctive part in the cultural and political life of Britain over several centuries. But unlike... more

23 Apr 2024 · 36 minutes
Professor Buzzkill History Podcast
Juneteenth and the End of Slavery in the US: What’s in a Date? 2024 Encore
Professor Buzzkill History Podcast