November 23, 2021

EP. 132 — Revolutionary History with Mike Duncan

No periods in history are more fascinating than those moments when the status quo is overthrown and everything changes. This week, podcaster and author Mike Duncan is on the show to discuss why revolutions happen and what unfolds in their aftermath. You can check out his book, Hero Of Two Worlds, at


Speaker 1 [00:00:22] Hello everyone, welcome to Factually. I’m Adam Conover. Thank you so much for joining me once again, it’s a joy to have you listen to this podcast. It’s a joy to make this podcast. I’m thrilled to be here. I hope you’re going to have a great Thanksgiving tomorrow, if you celebrate it in the United States. If you celebrate it in Canada, I think you’ve probably already celebrated it because it gets a little colder there earlier; so you have your harvest festival earlier. If you were lucky enough to travel to Canada and then back to the United States, you got to have two Thanksgivings. I did that one year. It was incredible, the best year of my life. I get to celebrate my favorite holiday twice. It is my favorite holiday, despite the horrible history of Thanksgiving, which I’ve covered extensively on television. But you know what? I still like stuffing, goddammit, and I’m not going to stop eating it just because I know t

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