American History Hit

American History Hit

History Hit

Join Don Wildman twice a week for your hit of American history, as he explores the past to help us understand the United States of today.


We’ll hear how codebreakers uncovered secret Japanese plans for the Battle of Midway, visit Chief Powhatan as he prepares for war with the British, see Walt Disney accuse his former colleagues of being communists, and uncover the dark history that lies beneath Central Park.  


From pre-colonial America to independence, slavery to civil rights, the gold rush to the space race, join Don as he speaks to leading experts to delve into America’s past.


New episodes every Monday and Thursday.


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  • No. of episodes: 178
  • Latest episode: 2024-05-27
  • History

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Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of American History Hit?

There are 178 episodes avaiable of American History Hit.

What is American History Hit about?

We have categorized American History Hit as:

  • History

Where can you listen to American History Hit?

American History Hit is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did American History Hit start?

The first episode of American History Hit that we have available was released 23 August 2022.

Who creates the podcast American History Hit?

American History Hit is produced and created by History Hit.