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William Jennings Bryan – American Progressive

This first episode in our podcast, The Losers, tells the story of William Jennings Bryan. Bryan is what you would get if you combined...
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The Losers – Podcast Series

The Losers tells the story of people lost to the pages of popular American history. They once presented the country with a vision of...
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The History of AIDS

Growing up in a small town in the Bible Belt presented a different perspective of the AIDS and HIV crisis of the 1980s and...
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Eradicating Disease

Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and Pandemics – Podcast Series – Part 7 We take for granted the giant leap humanity took over the course of...
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Timeline of the World Health Organization

This timeline of the World Health Organization and its history helps shine a light on the organization's purpose and achievements. I referenced this timeline...

Polio – The American Plague

Polio is an ancient disease but in the 20th-century, few plagues better captured the American spirit than polio did. Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks,...

The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918

The Great Influenza, Spanish Flu, of 1918 Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and Pandemics – Podcast Series - Part 5 It is called the Spanish...
Living and Dying Before Medical Science

Living and Dying Before Medical Science (Part 1)

This is a two-part episode in the series and it discusses living and dying before medical science came of age in human history. Plagued:...
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The Black Death – Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and...

The Black Death Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and Pandemics Podcast Series - Part 2 The Black Death spread across the eastern hemisphere in the...
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Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and Pandemics

If you are curious about the history of disease and where today's coronavirus pandemic fits into that story then you will not want to miss this series!