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Tim Minchin - Australia Day & learning history

Dan and Tim Minchin discuss the value of argument, history, and how approaches to history are changing in Australia at the moment. For more exclusive history interviews & documentaries, subscribe ...

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Dan talks to the editor of the Times Literary Supplement, Stig Abell about what ideas and institutions govern Britain, and how they have developed. For more exclusive history documentaries and interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

How Britain Really Works - Stig Abell

In an emergency episode of the podcast, Dan talks to James Barr about the role of Jerusalem in the Israel-Palestine conflict. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Jerusalem & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

A very special episode for the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters raid. Dan talks to Paul Beaver, Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP, and Wing Commander John Butcher, from today's 617 squadron. For more exclusive documentaries & interviews, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Dambusters special - Paul Beaver, Gavin Williamson & Wing Commander John Butcher

David Lammy, whose urgent question to Amber Rudd in the House of Commons provoked an international response, talks to Dan about how British history is colonial history, and what histories currently aren't told in our national story. For more exclusive interviews & documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt Tapley

Windrush, Empire & the Legacy of Slavery - David Lammy

Dan talks to Chris West about his new history of the Eurovision song contest, and the political history that surrounds it. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TVProducer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Spitfires & Eurovision - Chris West

Dan meets Eve Warton, a 95-year old who worked as a Wren in the Second World War. She discusses what happened to her, the good and the bad, including the sexual harassment she suffered. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TVProducer: Natt Tapley

Life as a woman in WWII - Eve Warton

Dan talks to Simon Mayo about his new historical novel, Mad Blood Stirring, set in Dartmouth prison at Christmas 1814. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Simon Mayo

Dan talks to Sarah Churchwell, whose new book - Behold, America! - discusses the history of the phrases "the American Dream" and "America First", and what they mean in Trump's America. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Trump, America First & the American Dream

We're always shocked when we see child soldiers in the news. Dan talks to Emma Butcher who has investigated the history of child soldiery, and sheds new light on this phenomenon. For more exclusive history interviews & documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TVProducer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis

Child Soldiers - Emma Butcher

The crisis in the Home Office about the treatment of citizens who arrived on the Windrush and their families has consumed British politics this week. Here, Dan talks to Alex Von Tunzelmann about empires, immigration, and how the current situation arose. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV.Producer: Natt Tapley

The Empire Windrush

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