Apocalypse Now And Then: A History of End-Times

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Summary: [FULL EPISODE] In this episode, the History Guys look at past predictions of the end of the world. From a failed 1840s prophecy that lead people to jump from trees, to the doomsday devices of the 1960s - we've got all the historical knowledge you'll need to survive the end of time. For more on the history of apocalyptic thinking in America, visit our website: backstoryradio.org/apocalypse-now-then-a-history-of-end-times-2/ Listen to individual episode segments here: soundcloud.com/backstory/sets/apocalypse-now-and-then-a