TWIH 22: The Jonestown Massacre

November 15, 2017

On this week’s episode, Kevin talks about the Jonestown Massacre of November 18, 1978.  Cult leader Jim Jones took his congregation from San Francisco to the jungles of Guyana when the San Francisco Chronicle published […]


TWIH 21: Guy Fawkes And The Gunpowder Plot

November 8, 2017

On this week’s show Remember, Remember the 5th of November, that’s right!! Its Guy Fawkes and the gunpowder plot.  The story vaguely behind the movie V for Vendetta, and apparently a day the English celebrate […]


TWIH 20: The Assassination Of Indira Gandhi

November 1, 2017

This week Kevin tells us about the Assasination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by two of her bodyguards, inspired by a military attack on the holiest Sikh temple, and resulting in violence against Sikhs […]


TWIH 19: The Battle Of Trafalgar

October 18, 2017

On this week’s episode, Benedict tells us about the battle of Trafalgar (October 21, 1805).  The battle of Trafalgar was a major naval engagement won by the British under the lead of lord Nelson against […]


TWIH 17: Erwin Rommel And Operation Valkyrie

October 4, 2017

On this week’s episode of This Week in News: Benedict walks us through Erwin Rommel’s last few days, when he is called back to Berlin and forced to commit suicide for his supposed involvement in […]


TWIH 16: The Little Rock 9

September 27, 2017

This week’s episode of This Week in History With Kevin And Benedict is about the Little Rock 9, Nine African American students who were the first to attend Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas. […]


TWIH 15: Hamilton’s Duel With Burr

September 20, 2017

Now before we get the angry Tweets, we know Hamilton and Burr’s duel didn’t happen on this week in history, but Benedict is off on a vacation in Somalia pirating container ships, so we thought […]


TWIH 14: The Sabra And Shatilla Massacre

September 13, 2017

On this week’s episode, Kevin walks us through the Sabra and Shatila massacre of September 16-18 1982.  Israel’s future Prime minister Ariel Sharon, as the then Minister of Defense allowed Lebanese militia groups to massacre […]


TWIH 13: The Entire History Of Modern Portugal

September 10, 2017

On this week’s episode, Benedict forget’s that the show is based on talking about a specific event that happened on history in this very week, and takes us on a tour of Portuguese fascism tenuously […]