Giants of History

Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly biographical podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories and most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Our goals are to entertain our listeners, as well as provide inspiration through education.

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Fascinating Figures | Incredible Events | The Greatest Stories Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories and most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Our goals are to entertain our listeners, as well as provide inspiration through education. E: gohistorypodcast@gmail.com W: www.gohistorypodcast.com T: @gohistorypodcst
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-10-25 19:45
last episode published
2019-10-25 00:49
publication frequency
18.12 days
Contributors
JT Fusco | www.gohistorypodcast.com author  
JT Fusco owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
88
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Categories
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25.10.2019

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape Part 9 | Freedom

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this ninth episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we follow Churchill as he wins back his freedom after escaping from prison, only to find himself in the middle of the South Africa...
30.09.2019

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape Part 8 | Now or Never

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eighth episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we follow Churchill during the immediate lead up to, and the execution of his bold plan to escape. We hope you enjoy! For exclusi...
27.07.2019

Patreon Preview | Alexander Hamilton: A Knock at the Door

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this "Patreon Preview", we give you a sneak peek at the episode that explores the first major sex scandal in American history which starred front and center, the first U.S. Secretary of...
22.07.2019

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape Part 7 | In Captivity

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this seventh episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we explore Churchill’s arrival at his prison in Pretoria, South Africa, his day to day life as a prisoner of war, and the format...
7.05.2019

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape Part 6 | Prisoner

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this sixth episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we explore Churchill’s first few days as a prisoner of war, and his early plans for escape. We hope you enjoy! For exclusive acces...
29.03.2019

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape Part 5 | Chaos & Carnage

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fifth episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we explore the Boer’s trap of the British reconnaissance train, its aftermath, and Churchill’s reaction to it. This is a wild one....
7.03.2019

Patreon Preview: Ronald Reagan | 77 | Pulled from the Jaws of Death

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this “Patreon Preview” episode, we tell the story of the events that put Ronald Reagan’s name on the front page of a newspaper for the first time in his life.  He was seventeen.  We h...
6.03.2019

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape | Part 4

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fourth episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we explore the reconnaissance mission that Churchill joins aboard an armored train in eastern South Africa, which is scheduled to...
6.03.2019

Giants of History | Goals for 2019

This episode explores the continuing evolution of this show and what I’m hoping to accomplish with the podcast in 2019.  It also addresses the frequency with which this show gets published and touches on a new podcast I’m hoping to produce. To support...
19.02.2019

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape | Part 3

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this third episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we explore Churchill's arrival in South Africa for the Boer War, his race from Cape Town to Natal, and his arrival at Estcourt w...
27.12.2018

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape | Part 2

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is the second in a short series that covers one of the greatest escape stories in modern history…and the hero of this story is none other, than Winston Churchill. We hope ...
8.12.2018

Patreon Preview | Vincent van Gogh: Bloody Sunday

Welcome all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is a preview of the work I'm publishing for supporters of the podcast via Patreon.  To become a supporter, and get instant access to thirteen all new, extra episodes of Giants of H...
30.11.2018

Winston Churchill: The Great Escape | Part 1

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is the first in a short series that covers one of the greatest escape stories in modern history…and the hero of this story is none other, than Winston Churchill. We hope you ...
3.10.2018

Giants of History Special | Vladimir Putin: The Ring

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is a “Giants of History Special” in which we explore a much more recent story than we have in the past.  And while it may sound like pure fiction, it is 100% true.  We hope ...
9.09.2018

Patreon Preview | Napoleon Bonaparte: The Tomb

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is a preview of the work I’m publishing on the show’s Patreon page.  The full length episode is available to monthly supporters of Giants of History.  To become a supporter,...
5.09.2018

Cleopatra: The Assassination of Julius Caesar | Sic Semper Tyrannis

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this thirteenth and final episode in part one of our series on Cleopatra, we explore in great detail the assassination of Julius Caesar, as well as the impact his death had on Cleop...
30.07.2018

Cleopatra: Daggers & Dinner | The Soothesayer

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this twelfth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we continue to explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar, including the many bad omens that appeared as th...
19.07.2018

Patreon Preview | Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Steel Soul

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this “Patreon Preview” we get a sneak peek at the latest episode published for supporters of the podcast on Patreon… “FDR: Steel Soul” To become a supporter of the podcast and get...
20.06.2018

Cleopatra: The Crown | The Conspiracy

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eleventh episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar and some of the conspirators who spearheaded the charge.  We...
15.05.2018

Cleopatra: The Reunion | A Gathering Storm

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this tenth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra and Caesar’s reunion in Rome as well as cover some of the events that occur while Cleopatra is in the city.  We h...
8.05.2018

Cleopatra: Journey to the Eternal City

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this ninth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s long journey from Egypt to Rome, and the lead up to her reunion with Julius Caesar.  We hope you enjoy! All n...
6.03.2018

Cleopatra: Celebrations | The Golden Heir

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eighth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the cruise Cleopatra and Caesar take up the Nile after the War for Alexandria ends, the birth of their baby Caesarion, and...
7.02.2018

Cleopatra: The War for Alexandria

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this seventh episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the War for Alexandria and the impact the war has on the relationship between Cleopatra and Caesar.  We hope you enjoy! ...
11.01.2018

Cleopatra: The Tide Turns | Prelude to War

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this sixth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the immediate aftermath of the first meeting between Cleopatra and Julius Caesar and the events that their union that evening...
29.12.2017

BCE vs. BC | Show Update

Welcome to the last show of 2017 for Giants of History!  In this mini episode/show update, we discuss the difference between the time designations BCE/CE and BC/AD.  We also provide a brief update on what's to come in 2018.  We hope you enjoy!
27.12.2017

Cleopatra: Julius Caesar | A Severed Head

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fifth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we take some time to explore the history of Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great, as it's their rivalry, and subsequent civil war, which w...
5.12.2017

Cleopatra: Queen of Egypt | Gods Against Her

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fourth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s first three years as Pharaoh of Egypt and the power struggle that rages between her and her younger brother and ...
13.11.2017

Cleopatra: Face to Face with Caesar | A Formidable Mind

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this third episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the famous first meeting of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar, as well as the places and experiences that forged her formidable int...
25.10.2017

Cleopatra: First Impressions | Family & Filicide

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In the second episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s family and aspects of her early childhood.  We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to ...
3.10.2017

Cleopatra: Path to the Throne | The Reckoning with Rome

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In the first episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the historical path of Cleopatra’s ascension to the throne of Egypt, as well as the world into which she would ultimately be b...
18.09.2017

Cleopatra: The Final Pharaoh | Series Introduction

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this introductory episode to our new series on Cleopatra, we explore some of the misunderstandings and lesser known facts about the legendary queen and her reign.  We hope you enjoy! ...
15.09.2017

Show Update | New Series Announcement

Show update and new series announcement - September 2017
10.07.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: Death of the King

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this ninth and final episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore in detail the final hours and assassination of King.  This episode of Giants of History was brought t...
25.06.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: His Last Night Alive | Victory

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eighth episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore the events that took place on the last night King ever spent alive.  We also discuss the passage of one of the ...
18.06.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: Sex Tapes & Civil Rights

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this seventh episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore some of the more controversial parts of King’s personal life, as well as the rising action toward what would u...
24.05.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: Marching Forward | Bloody Birmingham

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this sixth episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore some of the key events in the march toward the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and King’s involvement in each, includin...
2.05.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: The Dragonslayer

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fifth episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore the history of segregation and the singular event which launched King’s fame and gave him the platform to fight ...
11.04.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: Rise of the MC | The PhD

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fourth episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore King’s decision to ultimately pursue the ministry, his ordination, and the end of his formal education which co...
3.04.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: Cat& a Dude | Murder in Georgia

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this third episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore King’s early experiences in college both academically and socially.  Then, two events take place in July of 1946...
12.03.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: The Curtain | An Epiphany

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this second episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore a handful of stories from his youth that he himself considered seminal events and critical to who he later beca...
24.02.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: In the Blood

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this first episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we examine one of the more poignant stories of his life, as well as explore his lineage and the roots from which his gifts ...
21.02.2017

Martin Luther King Jr: The Speech | Series Intro Show

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this intro show to our exploration of Martin Luther King Jr., we discuss details of his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, as well as briefly cover some of the more poignant events that ...
17.01.2017

John D. Rockefeller: The Cleveland Massacre

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fifth and final episode of our John D. Rockefeller series, we explore the rise of Standard Oil from a single refinery operation to one of the largest companies in the history of ...
6.01.2017

John D. Rockefeller: Black Gold | Bold Move

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fourth episode of a now five part series, we explore the big pivot Rockefeller makes into the oil refining business.  And amidst a number of competitors in the market, Rockefelle...
21.12.2016

John D. Rockefeller: Servant to Master

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this third episode of a now four part series, we explore Rockefeller’s first three years as a bookkeeper in the business world…a time which he would later refer to as his “apprentices...
6.12.2016

John D. Rockefeller: Job Day | Beat the Streets (Part 2 of 3)

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In the second episode of a three part series, we explore the ups and downs in the life of the young John D. Rockefeller… and it would be one of these down times that would serve as the c...
30.11.2016

John D. Rockefeller: Birth of a Capitalist (Part 1 of 3)

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this first episode of a three part series, we explore the rough and humble beginnings of America’s most legendary capitalist, John D. Rockefeller.  His early years are anything but ty...
21.10.2016

Abraham Lincoln: Work Tooth& Nail | A Letter

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this supplemental episode, we explore a letter that Abraham Lincoln wrote to his stepbrother when he was thirty-nine years old.  This letter once again puts on display Lincoln’s attit...
21.10.2016

Abraham Lincoln: Lincoln's Famous Failures | The Power of Perseverance

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this episode, we explore one of the greatest Presidents in United States history Abraham Lincoln.  Lincoln’s life is a study in the power of perseverance, and nowhere is that power be...
6.10.2016

Adolf Hitler: The Death of Evil | The Final Hours of the Fuhrer (Sneak Peek Preview)

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this episode, you’ll hear a preview of our first ever donation show titled “Adolf Hitler: The Death of Evil | The Final Hours of the Fuhrer” – The full show is fifty minutes long and ...