Revisionist History

Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.

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episode 14: Revisionist History Presents: The Pushkin Industries Holiday Variety Show

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 2019-12-02  37m

episode 13: Revisionist History Presents: The Happiness Lab

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 2019-10-01  41m

episode 12: Malcolm Gladwell on Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations

Malcolm Gladwell speaks with Oprah Winfrey about his new book Talking to Strangers.


 2019-09-19  39m

episode 11: The Queen of Cuba

On February 24, 1996, Cuban fighter jets shot down two small planes operated by Brothers to the Rescue, an organization in Florida that tried to spot refugees fleeing Cuba in boats.


 2019-08-29  1h2m

episode 10: The Obscure Virus Club

Throughout the 1970s, a biologist named Howard Temin became convinced that something wasn’t right in science’s understanding of viruses.


 2019-08-22  39m

episode 9: Chutzpah vs. Chutzpah

You thought that there was only one kind of chutzpah. Wrong. There’s two


 2019-08-15  41m

episode 8: In a Metal Mood

Two seasons after its investigation of the decline of McDonalds french fries, Revisionist History returns to fast-food’s high-tech test kitchens.


 2019-08-08  42m

episode 7: Descend into the Particular

An unarmed man is shot to death by police. How does the Jesuitical idea of “disordered attachments” help us make sense of what happened?


 2019-08-01  44m

episode 6: Dr. Rock’s Taxonomy

John Rock was the co-inventor of the birth control pill — and a committed Catholic. He wanted his church to approve of his invention.


 2019-07-25  40m