It Was Said is a limited documentary podcast series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling author-historian Jon Meacham, and created, directed and produced by Peabody-nominated C13Originals Studios in association with HISTORY Channel, this series takes you through 10 speeches for the inaugural season. Meacham offers expert insight and analysis into their origins, the orator, the context of the times they were given, why they are still relevant today, and the importance of never forgetting them. Each episode of this documentary podcast series also brings together some of the top historians, authors and journalists relevant to each respective speech and figure.

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Ep 10: John F. Kennedy, A Summons To Service 2020-10-28
Ep 9: John Lewis, We Want Our Freedom Now 2020-10-21
Ep 8: Hillary Clinton, Women’s Rights Are Human Rights 2020-10-14
Ep 7: Barbara Jordan, Your Keynote Speaker 2020-10-07
Ep 6: Edward R. Murrow Fights for Free Press 2020-09-30
Ep 5: Ronald Reagan’s Farewell Address 2020-09-23
Ep 4: Meghan McCain, and Her Father’s America 2020-09-16
Ep 3: President Obama's Charleston Sermon 2020-09-09
Ep 2: RFK, A Eulogy for King 2020-09-02
Ep 1: MLK Jr., The Last Speech 2020-09-02
Ep 0: Welcome to It Was Said, with Jon Meacham 2020-08-11

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