© 2021 Garret McCorkle All Rights Reserved
Garret McCorkle presents
No Country for History
A podcast that looks at lesser-known moments in US history and explores why these events are obscured all while discussing their importance to today.
September 10, 2021
Wilmington 1898: The Coup and Insurrection
We're used to Americans committing coups on foreign soil but what about Americans committing coups on American soil? Today, we'll learn about a coup committed against a mixed-race government near the turn of the century. With the attack on the US capitol in January of 2021, it's important to study this event.
August 13, 2021
The Lost Cause Myth
Today, we'll talk about the Lost Cause myth. Arguably the biggest insult to history in the United States.
July 30, 2021
Hell on the Wabash: The Destruction of America's First Army
Today we'll talk about the destruction of the United States Army at the hands of the Northwest Indian Confederacy. The event took place in 1791, during the infancy of the United States and we can learn a lot from studying it. I hope you enjoy!
July 16, 2021
Die Like a Man! : Denmark Vesey and America's Largest Planned Slave Revolt
Today we'll talk about Denmark Vesey, a man born enslaved who won a lottery and bought his freedom with his prize money before organizing over 9,000 enslaved people in South Carolina to revolt against slavery.
July 2, 2021
Bricks, Bottles, Bullets, and Bombs: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Equality in the South
Today we'll get a quick rundown on what this show's about and how it'll generally run before talking about Anne Braden, a Louisville civil rights activist.
✋ Yay! You have heard it all