Our Episodes

Season 1 – Epsiode 07: The Election And Downfall Of Jerome Cavanagh

In this episode of The Detroit History Podcast, we unravel the election and downfall of Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanagh and how he was one of the first mayors to...

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Season 1 - Epsiode 07: The Election And Downfall Of Jerome Cavanagh
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Season 1 – Episode 06: They Bleed The Same As I Do, The Detroit Red Wings In The 1950s

It was one of the city’s darkest moments and the panic would shortly spread across the country. Michigan Governor William Comstock closed Detroit’s banks on Valentine’s Day, 1933. Henry...

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Season 1 - Episode 06: They Bleed The Same As I Do, The Detroit Red Wings In The 1950s
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Season 1 – Episode 05: Detroit Crashes, The Motor City During The Great Depression

It was one of the city’s darkest moments and the panic would shortly spread across the country. Michigan Governor William Comstock closed Detroit’s banks on Valentine’s Day, 1933. Henry...

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Season 1 - Episode 05: Detroit Crashes, The Motor City During The Great Depression
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Season 1 – Episode 04: Scratch Glass and Turn Blue: The Making of The Ghoul

This job no longer exists: the television horror movie host. They were local celebrities, and pillars of local pop culture. Here in Detroit, we had Sir Graves Ghastly and...

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Season 1 - Episode 04: Scratch Glass and Turn Blue: The Making of The Ghoul
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Season 1 – Episode 03: It’s Just The Kind Of Thing Detroit Could Do

This edition of the Detroit History Podcast tells the story of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s amazing leap in the 1920s, from B-list band to Carnegie Hall in 10 years. Conductor...

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Season 1 - Episode 03: It's Just The Kind Of Thing Detroit Could Do
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Season 1 – Episode 02: “You Have Me Mixed Up With a Stool Pigeon, Sir”

In this episode of The Detroit History Podcast, we hear a rare recording of a confrontation between Coleman A. Young and a congressional committee in 1952. Many people pleaded...

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Season 1 - Episode 02: "You Have Me Mixed Up With a Stool Pigeon, Sir"
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Season 1 – Episode 01: When The Beatles Came to Detroit

The Beatles appeared twice in Detroit, once in 1964 and again in 1966, both times at Olympia Stadium. We’ll listen to the screams when the Fab Four took the...

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Season 1 - Episode 01: When The Beatles Came to Detroit
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