The Human Side Of History Podcast

About The Podcast

The Human Side of History explores how the unfiltered, intimate perspectives of yesterday resonate and inform us today. Hosted by Gil Troy, the show combines historical texts and interviews with historians, politicians, and other experts in various fields. Join us as we engage in insightful discussions and reveal the intricate connections between history and our world today.


About Gil Troy. American presidential historian and a popular commentator on politics and other issues, Gil is a Distinguished Scholar of North American History at McGill University. He is the author of nine books, and the editor of two. He wrote a column for The Daily Beast on forgotten history, putting current events in historical perspective, and he is a columnist for The Jerusalem Post. You can learn more about Gil Troy and his work at



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