Shining City Audio and Audacy’s Cadence13 present “Reflections of History,” a history podcast hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham. In daily, bite-sized episodes, Meacham shares pivotal moments that occurred on that date in history and how they continue to shape the world.
“Reflections of History’s” first episode dropped on April 4, marking the anniversary of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), created on April 4, 1949. New episodes are available Monday-Friday and run less than 10 minutes long so far.
Upcoming episodes will cover the birth of Francis Ford Coppola, the beginning of the Battle of Shiloh, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth staging at the Globe, LBJ’s signing of the 1968 Civil Rights Act, Paul Revere’s ride, the polio vaccine’s approval, Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball, the birth of Queen Elizabeth II, and the sinking of the Titanic.
In regards to this new podcast, Meacham said, “As we live through tumultuous world events, I’m glad to have the opportunity to reflect on the past and offer an accessible daily history lesson that I hope will engage and inform listeners.” He is the Co-Executive Producer of Shining City Audio and is “honored to be working with the C13Originals team to bring this series to life.”
“To be able to hear a daily history lesson from Jon Meacham is something very special, period,” said Chris Corcoran, Chief Content Officer and Founding Partner, Cadence13 and Co-Executive Producer, Shining City Audio. “We’re incredibly proud of the continued expansion of the Shining City Audio slate, and creating these impactful projects with Jon.”
Meacham’s additional podcasts include the 2021 Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series “It Was Said,” “It Was Said: Sports with Doc Rivers,” “Hope Through History,” and “Fate of Fact.”
Tune in weekdays for new, daily episodes of “Reflections in History.”