Dan Snow's History Hit

History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.



Adam Frankel on How Holocaust Trauma Still Haunts His Hamily 80 Years Later

Adam Frankel worked in the Obama white house as a speech writer. His grandparents were holocaust survivors from eastern Europe.

His mother had profound mental health problems and he discovered that his father was not his father. in an effort to understand the roots of this he learned about what his grandparents had suffered and met with the world's leading experts on inherited trauma, how their experiences are continuing to impact their descendants today.

We also talked what it was like working for Obama

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