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The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join me for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew, from pop culture to politics, Hollywood to history… The Way I Heard It is a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.

DISCLAIMER: Each episode of The Way I Heard It is a true story about a real person, place, or thing. With respect to the facts, I try to be as accurate as possible. However, the Internet is full of conflicting accounts, and it’s entirely possible you might hear me say something about a person or an event that contradicts something you heard or read elsewhere. If so, feel free to bring any discrepancy to my attention. Just remember – I’m not wrong. It’s just the way I heard it…

Nov 28, 2023

The Washington Examiner columnist and reporter discusses why Lincoln’s Gettysburg address holds up 160 years later, why she’s building a room to hold miniature trains, the “dust up” in the Middle East, our current age of disruption, and why people are searching for something bigger than themselves. Then, by...

Nov 22, 2023

Tongue twisters, laundry mishaps, Betty the book-club-lady, the Klausmeyer I-told-you-so protocol, steel drums, bad videography, hot cross buns, cannibal hamsters, camping in July, rogue waves, and just a touch of Thanksgiving—It’s coffee with mom.

Nov 21, 2023

The six-time New York Times best-selling author and prolific FNC host drops by to discuss what made President Theodore Roosevelt and civil rights pioneer Booker T. Washington so great and the role Mike played in Brian writing his newest book Teddy and Booker T.
Discussed in this episode: 
Up From Slavery by Booker T....

Nov 14, 2023

60 years after that horrible day in November when our 35th president was gunned down in Dallas, one of only two secret service agents from that detail still alive today gives his reflections and first-hand account and explains the difference between facts and theories.
Clint Hill is joined by his wife and co-author...

Nov 9, 2023

It was late at night and she was pregnant, but Merry still had to go to work. And we're all glad she did.