SIMON & SCHUSTER TO LAUNCH "HISTORY IN FIVE" VIDEO SERIES
Simon & Schuster announced the launch of “History in Five,” a web video series featuring journalists and historians published by Simon & Schuster presenting five essential facts everyone should know about the people and events that changed history.
The series premiers today with “Five Things You Should Know about Ronald Regan and Tip O’Neill,” hosted by Chris Matthews, host of “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and author of Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked. Additional episodes will feature Michael Sheldon on Winston Churchill, Jeffrey Frank on Eisenhower and Nixon, and Ted Steinberg on New York’s unique ecological history, among others.
Simon & Schuster has a tremendous legacy of publishing the most esteemed biographers and historians” said Richard Rhorer, Associate Publisher of Simon & Schuster. ”With ‘History in Five,’ we are building a digital platform where a community of history buffs can gather regularly to engage with these writers as they share the stories of our collective past.”
The “History in Five” episodes will be available for streaming and download as podcasts on iTunes, and for viewing on a branded YouTube channel, both of which will offer subscription options for dedicated viewers who would like to receive notifications as each new episode is released.
For more on “History in Five,” please visit www.historyinfive.com, and subscribe on iTunes (itunes.com/historyinfive), YouTube (www.youtube.com/historyinfive), and Facebook (www.facebook.com/HistoryInFive).
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