Nov. 17, 2022

The Partition of India – Part 5: A Crisis Made Flesh

The “chief sufferers” of Partition, according to Mohandas Gandhi, were women. As the subcontinent descended into chaos, women of …

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Oct. 26, 2022

The Partition of India – Part 4: Unholy Rush

As Partition finally becomes reality in August 1947, the new boundary sparks a mass migration in the Punjab and Bengal. Atrocity …

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Sept. 15, 2022

The Partition of India – Part 3: A Tryst With Destiny

It’s 1947. After many long years of struggle, India is about to gain its independence from the British Empire. But freedom will c…

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Aug. 3, 2022

The Partition of India – Part 2: Two Blind Eyes

As the British Raj crumbles, old animosities begin to stir in the subcontinent’s communities. Mohandas Gandhi and Jawaharlal Neh…

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July 4, 2022

The Partition of India – Part 1: End of Empire

In the summer of 1947, the British Raj relinquished its hold over the Indian subcontinent. In its wake, two new nations were crea…

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May 22, 2022

Human Error: The Destruction of KAL Flight 007

On September 1st, 1983, a South Korean commercial airliner inexplicably drifted 200 miles off course into restricted Soviet airsp…

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April 6, 2022

The Stock Market Crash of 1929 – Part 3: The Music Stops

After weeks of uncertainty and fear, the Great Crash finally arrives on October 24th, 1929. While America’s financial infrastruct…

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Feb. 26, 2022

History Daily (Special Featured Podcast): “The Start of the Cuban Rev…

In this special featured episode of History Daily, host Lindsay Graham gives an atmospheric retelling of the events of December 2…

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Feb. 23, 2022

The Stock Market Crash of 1929 – Part 2: Age of Illusion

As economic disaster looms in the Fall of ‘29, the American public is blissfully unaware, entranced by stratospheric share prices…

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Jan. 14, 2022

The Stock Market Crash of 1929 – Part 1: To The Moon!

One of the worst financial disasters in history unfolded on Wall Street in late October of 1929. Within a week, 30 billion dollar…

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Dec. 13, 2021

Gore: The Brutal History of Bullfighting

Some revere it as an art form, others revile it as a blood sport, but no matter where you stand, few traditions stir up strong em…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Ghosts in the Mountains: The Mujahideen Civil War (Part 4)

It’s 1992. The 40th Army is long gone and the Soviet Union has collapsed, but war still rages across Afghanistan. As the Afghan c…

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Sept. 20, 2021

Ghosts in the Mountains: The Soviet-Afghan War – Part 3

As the CIA wages a covert proxy war against the Soviet 40th Army, the Mujahideen are showered with billions of dollars and cuttin…

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Aug. 23, 2021

Ghosts in the Mountains: The Soviet-Afghan War – Part 2

The Soviet 40th Army invaded Afghanistan in the closing days of 1979. They would not leave for another nine years. Exhausted and …

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July 27, 2021

Ghosts in the Mountains: The Soviet-Afghan War – Part 1

When Soviet Russia invaded Afghanistan in December of 1979, few could have imagined what a seismic impact it would have on the mo…

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June 18, 2021

Curse of the Koh-I-Noor Diamond

The infamous Koh-I-Noor diamond currently sits in the Tower of London among the crown jewels of the British monarchy, but its blo…

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May 12, 2021

Kill Yamamoto: The Mission to Avenge Pearl Harbor - Part 2

After the Battle of Midway, the Japanese Navy is in tatters and Yamamoto’s hopes of a quick victory against the Unites States hav…

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April 16, 2021

Kill Yamamoto: The Mission To Avenge Pearl Harbor - Part 1

In 1941, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto was the most hated man in America. As the architect of Japan’s December 7th surprise attack on …

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March 8, 2021

Prophet's Dilemma: The Sunni Shia Split Part 3

Civil war has torn the Caliphate apart. In 656 AD, Aisha marches with an army at her back. Ali, newly crowned as Caliph, has no c…

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Feb. 2, 2021

Prophet's Dilemma: The Sunni Shia Split Part 2

The Prophet is dead. In 632 AD, the armies of Islam explode out of Arabia, led by a series of aggressive new Caliphs. The Prophet…

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Jan. 10, 2021

Prophet's Dilemma: The Sunni Shia Split Part 1

When the Prophet Muhammed died in 632 AD, it triggered a succession crisis amongst his followers. After the dust settled, two div…

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Nov. 27, 2020

The Kitchen Cartel: Pure Food & Drug Act 1906

Fake coffee. Rotten meat. Poison milk. This is the story of a few good men and their bitter fight to make America’s food supply s…

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Oct. 26, 2020

The Third Temple: Yom Kippur War Part 2

Tank battles, Cold War politics, and nuclear alerts. This is the epic conclusion of a two-part series on the Yom Kippur War. On O…

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Oct. 3, 2020

The Third Temple: Yom Kippur War Part 1

The Yom Kippur War of 1973 has been described as the greatest military intelligence failure since Pearl Harbor. This is the story…

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