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It Was Said

It Was Said is a limited documentary podcast series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling author-historian Jon Meacham, and created, directed and produced by Peabody-nominated C13Originals Studios in association with HISTORY, this series will take you through 10 speeches for the inaugural season. Meacham will offer expert insight and analysis into their origins, the orator, the context of the times they were given, why they are still relevant today, and the importance of never forgetting them. Each episode of this documentary podcast series will also bring together some of the top historians, authors and journalists relevant to each respective speech and figure.

John F. Kennedy, A Summons To Service

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  • 100 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 31:29

Ep 10: On a bright and snowy morning a young president summons a nation and a generation to the work of history with his enduring inaugural address. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ep 10: John F. Kennedy, A Summons To Service

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  • 560 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 33:55

On a bright and snowy morning a young president summons a nation and a generation to the work of history with his enduring inaugural address. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ep 9: John Lewis, We Want Our Freedom Now

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  • 360 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 38:39

A twenty three year old John Lewis, speaking at the March On Washington, calls a nation to moral account. He didn’t want to be patient, he said. He wanted freedom now.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

John Lewis, We Want Our Freedom Now

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  • 83 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 36:27

Ep 9: A twenty three year old John Lewis, speaking at the March On Washington, calls a nation to moral account. He didn’t want to be patient, he said. He wanted freedom now.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Hillary Clinton, Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

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  • 85 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 24:18

Ep 8: In the tradition of Eleanor Roosevelt, Hillary Rodham Clinton travels to Beijing to argue that women’s rights are human rights, setting new global priorities.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ep 8: Hillary Clinton, Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

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  • 410 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 27:20

In the tradition of Eleanor Roosevelt, Hillary Rodham Clinton travels to Beijing to argue that women’s rights are human rights, setting new global priorities.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices