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This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.


1001 Heroes has delivered 5 million episode listens worldwide since our first episode (Gremlins) in 2015. 168 reviews at Apple 4.5/5.




Mar 29, 2015

"The First American Road Trip"- In 1903 there were only 150 miles of paved roads in America. The new fangled automobiles were considered by most to be a passing fad. On May 19th of that year, at a gentleman's club in San Francisco, a Vermont doctor named Horatio Nelson Jackson, believing that cars were the future of America, accepted a $50 bet that he could drive from California to Albany. Jackson, his mechanic Seawall Crocker, and a pit bull named Bud were to earn their places in the pages of history with America's First Road Trip.