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The Monday American: A History Podcast

30 EpisodesProduced by Andrew Gehrt | American History PodcasterWebsite

American history, one story at a time. Every episode tells the story of the people and the events that matter in America's past. As history is learned, it becomes apparent that hindsight isn't always 20/20; context matters. Listen to the American History podcast that never removes the story from His… read more

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The Great Depression: The Dustbowl of Despair

March 16th, 2019


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The Korean War (Part II): A Brand New War

September 12th, 2018


Part II highlights the dichotomous type of war that the Korean War seemed to become once the Chinese Army threw their hat into the ring. It not only changed the war, it was an action that had rippling effects of change …

The Korean War (Part I): The Forgotten War and Forgotten Lesson

August 29th, 2018


The Korean War is known, ironically so, for being America's forgotten war. It was a war that sparked America's involvement in southeast Asia for next …

The Battle of the Bulge: Hitler's Final Attack

August 17th, 2018


This episode tells the story of the Battle of the Bulge, one of the worst battles in American history. This battle took place in late December of …

Cowboys and Indians: America's Westward Expansion.

July 16th, 2018


Cowboys and Indians

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With Bruce Carlson, Host of "My History Can Beat Up Your Politics"

June 29th, 2018


Interview with Bruce Carlson: Host of "My History Can Beat up Your Politics"

We are joined by Bruce Carlson who hosts the podcast called "My History …

The Vietnam War (Part V): America’s Costly Lesson

June 13th, 2018

The Vietnam War (Part V): America's Costly Lesson.

The fifth episode picks up right where part four left off. Nixon takes the reigns of Presidential burden and responsibility from the hands of Lyndon Baines Johnson. The …

The Vietnam War (Part IV): Tet Unravels the West.

May 16th, 2018


The Vietnam War (Part IV): Tet Unravels the West.

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The Vietnam War (Part III): Limited War, Without Limits.

April 25th, 2018

The Vietnam War (Part III): Limited War, Without Limits.

Part III of the series takes an in-depth dive into the man largely credited for the escalation, continuation and cover-ups regarding the Vietnam War: Lyndon …

Special Episode | Congressman William Timmons (SC House District 4)

April 24th, 2018

Special Episode: Interview with William Timmons

Although this podcast is not an interview format show (usually), I had the chance to sit down with a …

The Vietnam War (Part II): Know Thyself, Know Thy Enemy.

April 5th, 2018


The Vietnam War Series presented by The Monday American Podcast


 Thank you for listening and downloading Part II of the series covering the Vietnam War. If you're interested in finding out the sources used and cited …

The Vietnam War (Part I): The Dominos Begin to Fall

March 22nd, 2018


 The Vietnam War (Part I)

 The analogy of Domino's falling is admittedly a lazy subtitle on our part. That said, even though it rings as a loud cliché it is easily the most appropriate way to describe the entire …

The American Civil War (Part V): A Nation Born of Blood

February 22nd, 2018


The American Civil War (Part V)

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The American Civil War (Part IV): The Reality of War

February 2nd, 2018


In Part IV of the American Civil War the nation reels from the cost of the conflict. The Battle of Antietam takes its toll as the nation's bloodiest …

The American Civil War (Part III): A House Divided

January 19th, 2018

The American Civil War (Part III) A House Divided Welcome to Part III of The Monday American series on the American Civil War; the story of America's …

The American Civil War (Part II): The road to war

January 5th, 2018


The American Civil War

The Road To War (Part II)

  John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry   On November 2nd of 1859 John Brown made a bold claim …

The American Civil War (Part I): Our Darkest Day

December 18th, 2017



 The American Civil War

Our Darkest Day (Part One) 

This is part one of the American Civil War series. We dive into the story behind the most …

Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt: America's Bull Moose

December 7th, 2017


American Made: Theodore Roosevelt   We've been working hard to introduce to you a new ongoing series titled: American Made. It will feature a character from American History that embodies the classic American ideals we …

The Miracle over Miami: Eastern Airlines Flight 855

November 3rd, 2017


Eastern Airlines Flight 855: The Miracle over Miami.

 This is the story of how a commercial jetliner was able to avoid utter disaster over the ocean and safely land in Miami, all 172 passengers and crew along with it. 

The American Revolution (Part III)

October 5th, 2017


The American Revolution (Part III)

The third and final part of the American Revolution series wraps up everything discussed so far. This episode …

The American Revolution (Part II)

October 4th, 2017


The American Revolution (Part II) The Second of three parts devoted to the American Revolution. We go through the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Second …

The American Revolution (Part I)

October 3rd, 2017


In the first of three episodes comprising a series devoted to The American Revolution, we discuss how we got to the point of all out war against the …

World War Two (Part III): A War Against Evil

July 4th, 2017


You're about to listen to the third and final part of a three part series covering World War II. If you'd like to get the full …

World War II (Part II): Into the Jaws of Death

June 6th, 2017


From D-Day all the way up to the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes; this episode covers individual stories of the men who fought and died in France …

World War II (Part I): The Foundation for Destruction

May 31st, 2017


Every event in history has a story behind it. This is the story of the world going to war for the second time in just twenty years.

Works Cited

 Sledge, E. B. With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa. New York: …

The origin story of American Intelligence Communities: Secrets Secrets, Are No Fun

April 10th, 2017


This episode focuses on the history of agencies like the CIA and FBI, how they got their start and their power, and what they did with it. We discuss the implications that came along with the growth of power; both good …

John Fitzgerald Kennedy: The Watchmen on the Wall.

April 6th, 2017


The Kennedy administration had an atmosphere worthy of the nickname "Camelot". We dive into the Kennedy era starting at World War II and going through to his death. We discuss the implications that the JFK assassination …

If at First You Don't Succeed...

April 1st, 2017


This episode is a very brief intro about the show and what it was created for. We also dive a bit into the foundation of the country and the one document that is tied to the life of the country and freedom itself. Don't …

A Preview of The Monday American

February 1st, 2017


A Preview of the Show

Just what is this show about anyway? After nearly a year of broadcasting through the online media of podcasts, I have decided …

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