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History's Most is a podcast that delves into interesting, under-reported and controversial topics in history and applies superlatives to them. We deep dive headfirst into a variety of topics, from history's most guilty man, to the most disastrous voyage, to complicated wars and confusing politicians.

 

Mar 29, 2021

Today, we are joined by Professor, Historian, and Author Jay Lockenour to discuss a man we talked about all the way back in Episode 1 of History's Most: Erich Ludendorff.

We discuss his post-war life, including his mental breakdown (and whether it should be considered relevant), close association (and then...


Mar 20, 2021

We'd like to invite all History's Most listeners to the Spring 2021 Intelligent Speech Conference on the 24th of April at 10 AM EST/3 PM BST! Hear Alex and many other fantastic content creators talk about fascinating stories from history, all revolving around the theme of 'escape'.

Early bird ticket prices are $20 until...


Mar 15, 2021

In this episode, we are joined by Jack Arscott, PhD student at the Institute of Modern Languages Research in London, to discuss Weimar journalism, literary culture, patriotism, and many other topics that made up part of Weimar Germany's culture at large.

From the story of Die Weltb├╝hne, a magazine which published...


Mar 1, 2021

Today, we're joined by Professor and Author George Vascik to discuss the infamous stab-in-the-back myth, a conspiracy theory born out of the loss of World War I, and one that would become entrenched in many aspects of Weimar Germany's culture and politics.

From its quick spread in the early days of the Republic, to...