Tagged: Popular History


Remembering the Cuban Missile Crisis: A UCL Workshop

Earlier this month I attended a history workshop at UCL on memories of the Cuban Missile Crisis. For thirteen precarious days in October 1962 the world was a hair’s breadth away from nuclear war, and subsequent memories of the event have shaped the way in which nuclear issues are discussed...


Hardcore History with Dan Carlin

Dan Carlin’s sheer enthusiasm for history is infectious in his podcast, Hardcore History. Rather than trying to convince his viewers that the subject matter is important or interesting, he cleverly asks, why wouldn’t this be interesting to you? I recently discovered his podcasts during my daily commute. Most days, I...