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History Unplugged Podcast

with Scott Rank

Introducing: It Was Said Season 2

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It Was Said, the 2021 Webby Award winner for Best Podcast
Series, returns with a new season to look back on some of the most powerful,
impactful, and timeless speeches in history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer
Prize winner and bestselling author-historian Jon Meacham, this documentary
podcast series takes you through another season of ten generation-defining
speeches. Meacham, along with top historians, authors and journalists, offers
expert insight and analysis into the origins, the orator, and the context of the
times each speech was given, and they reflect on why it’s important to never
forget them.
September 28, 2022
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Scott Rank is the host of the History Unplugged Podcast and a PhD in history who specialized in the Ottoman Empire and modern Turkey. Before going down the academic route he worked as a journalist in Istanbul. He has written 12 history books on topics ranging from lost Bronze Age civilizations to the Age of Discovery. Some of his books include The Age of Illumination: Science, Technology, and Reason in the Middle Ages and History’s 9 Most Insane Rulers.. Learn more about him by going to
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