Audibly Speaking: Listening to History

Audibly Speaking: Listening to History


Latest Episodes

Sherlock Holmes Explains the “JFK Assignment”
June 18, 2021

In this “tongue in cheek” audio narration, Dr. Reiman portrays Sherlock Holmes as he would have sounded had he lived in 2021, and had he agreed to help my students understand their big assignment of this summer semester. Of course,

Sherlock Holmes in “Silver Blaze”
June 14, 2021

“Silver Blaze,” written by Conan Doyle in 1888, was one of his most popular short stories. Listen here and enjoy!

First Fireside Chat, The Banking Crisis, March 1933
May 17, 2021

Roosevelt’s first “fireside chat,” delivered just days after being sworn in as president, was one of his finest.  The entire banking system had collapsed prior to the speech. His task was to reassure Americans that their deposits were safe.