Audibly Speaking: Listening to History

Audibly Speaking: Listening to History


Latest Episodes

Constitution Day 2021 presentation at South Georgia State College:
September 13, 2021

This podcast is South Georgia State College’s contribution to the commemoration of Constitution Day in 2021. In deference to the pandemic there will be no face to face presentation, but this (socially

“The Adventures of the Dying Detective,” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
August 21, 2021

In this short story by Doyle,  Holmes is near death from an exotic tropical disease?  Or is he?  It seems that he has met his match in the form of a new Moriarty.    Or has he?  You will have to liste

Actor in the News: Amanda Mehl
August 20, 2021

Amanda Mehl, actor and co-founder of the Public Citizen Theater (PCT) in Portland, Oregon, is our special guest today on AudiblySpeaking.  She has acted in several productions for the PCT since 2016,

Music Guest: Rebecca DuMaine
August 06, 2021

On this special episode of the podcast, I speak with Rebecca DuMaine, an exciting jazz singer with the Dave Miller Trio, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. We talk about the musical genre in which s

“The Crooked Man,” A Sherlock Holmes Tale
July 24, 2021

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Crooked Man” appeared in 1893 and subsequently in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. It was one of the 19 most popular stories in Doyle’s catalog of favorite Holmes tales. S

About White Privilege
July 13, 2021

What is this thing…called “white privilege?” Where does it come from and what is it all about?

Coming Soon: “The Adventures of the Crooked Man”
July 12, 2021

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote “The Adventures of the Crooked Man” in 1892. It turned out to rank 15th on his list of 19 favorite short stories. My audio narration of the story will appear soon here on

FDR Fireside Chat, December 9, 1941
July 07, 2021

In this classic Fireside Chat, FDR rallies the Nation two days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. One of his finest Fireside Chats, Roosevelt cleverly ties the mission to retaliate against Jap

Review: “King Richard,” by Michael Dobbs
June 23, 2021

Rick Reiman reviews “King Richard,” Michael Dobbs’s just-published micro-history of a selected phase of the Watergate scandal, now approaching its Fiftieth anniversary.