American History Tellers
American History Tellers

American History Tellers

Wondery

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The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life - the words you speak, the ideas you share - can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind American Scandal, Tides of History, American Innovations and more.

New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.

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Introducing: How I Built This with Guy Raz
SEP 12, 2022
Introducing: How I Built This with Guy Raz
When Guy Raz interviews business leaders from the world’s biggest companies on How I Built This, he’s looking for more than anecdotes of success.  Guy has spoken with the founders of some of the world’s best-known companies about their journey to where they are today. His goal is to inspire you with their stories, to provide you with a roadmap to learn how to think differently and to approach challenges like they’re opportunities, just like an entrepreneur. In 2016, Fawn Weaver became fixated on a newspaper article telling the little-known story of Nearest Green, a formerly enslaved man who taught Jack Daniel—yes, that Jack Daniel—how to make Tennessee whiskey. After diving deeper into the story, Fawn and her husband Keith purchased the 300-acre Tennessee farm where Nearest had taught Jack to distill; and Fawn decided the best way to honor Nearest was with a bottle of the best Tennessee whiskey she could make. With no background in distilling, she threw herself into the insular world of spirit-making, and today, Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey is one of the top-awarded whiskeys in the U.S.   Follow “How I Built This with Guy Raz” on Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. You can listen one week early on Amazon Music or early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery Plus in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery app: wondery.fm/HIBT-AHT See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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