2 Cent History
By Marc Edelheit
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History Podcast focusing on events from Modern to Ancient times. The objective is to bring history alive through the people who lived and shaped major events.
||CleanMarc Edelheit - Telling a Story||Go behind the scenes as Marc Edelheit is interviewed by Podcasting Passion. Learn about how the story is told and the 2Centhistory Podcast is developed.||12/12/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanInterview: Captain Bob 'Punchy' Powell 352nd Fighter Group||Captain Bob "Punchy Powell. Punchy was a member of the 352nd Fighter Group during the Second World War. He flew the P-47, P51 and is one of the few Americans to have flown the Spitfire and as a result is a member of the Spitfire...||2/5/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean2Cent Books #2||The second episode a new series of brief shows on books that I found fascinating and worth sharing. In this episode I discuss 2 of my favorite books. Many of the subjects I might have done a show on. Go to the website to share your own 2Cents...||1/15/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean2Cent Books #1||This is a new series of brief shows on books that I found fascinating and worth sharing. Many of the subjects I might have done a show on. Go to the website to share your own 2Cents and books you’ve enjoyed!||12/20/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAn Uncommon Hanging||This show reviews and examines an unusual hanging during the Revolutionary War. The hanging occurred amid a burned and smoldering city.||12/20/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanBattle of Britain: Fighter Pilot||Part 1 of a 4 Part Series focusing on the Battle of Britain. In Fighter Pilot we look into the dawn of the modern fighter aircraft, how technology changed aerial warfare and more importantly what it took to be a fighter pilot during the Battle...||11/24/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 Part 2 Conclusion Shot Heard Round the World||Shot Heard Round the World||8/14/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 Part 1: Shot Heard Round the World||Episode 5: Part 1 of a Series focusing on the start of the American Revolution on April 19th, 1775. In this episode, Colonel Smith’s Expedition begins their fateful return march. Militias from around the region converge on Smith. The...||6/20/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 Part 2: Shot Heard Round the World||Episode 4: Part 2 of a Series focusing on the start of the American Revolution on April 19th, 1775. In this episode, Colonel Smith’s Expedition finally arrives in Concord 11 hours after the operation began, the search of Concord takes...||4/10/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 Part 1: Shot Heard Round the World||Episode 4: Part 1 of a Series focusing on the start of the American Revolution on April 19th, 1775. In this episode, Paul Revere is freed, Hancock and Adams flee, Colonel Smith and Major Pitcairn continue their advance on Concord and on the way...||2/28/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 Shot Heard Round the World||2 Cent History||12/23/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 Shot Heard Round the World||2 Cent History||11/23/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 Shot Heard Round the World||SHRW 1||11/12/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
Quite Immersive, Engaging, and Well-Researched
After listening through his Shot Heard Round the World series, I can safely say this man put his heart and soul into this podcast. I found his narrations very well composed and compelling. He employs a great deal of pathos with a narrative that equals the quality of a written script, but never sounds as if he simply reads from a script.
He built that series from quite a lot more research than most other podcasters, or even some academic lectures, would use. He actually traveled to libraries to read original documents in order to get an idea of how the people involved really thought and felt. I felt that aspect particularly fascinating. Then he offers suggestions for further reading, not just on a major topic in each episode, but in specific elements discussed.
I have found only a very few podcasts and university lectures that I have found of great and everlasting value, and this is one. I truly hope he continues with this. I cannot imagine how much time, effort, and cost such a series requires, but it must be quite taxing. I highly recommend this podcast to people who are fascinated by history and who have a desire to really gain some sense of what it was like to stand there in some place and time, as a great event unfolds around you. It's very difficult to find a lecturer or podcaster who can provide that.
Really amazing and detailed. I loved it. Keep up the great work.
Well Researched and Beautifully Presented
Great stuff Marc! I love the attention to detail and your thoughtful take on certain aspects of the events. I for one really enjoy hearing your 2 cents.
Keep them coming!