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History is, indeed, a story. With his unique voice and engaging delivery, historian and veteran storyteller Fred Kiger will help the compelling stories of the American Civil War come alive in each and every episode. Filled with momentous issues and repercussions that still resonate with us today, this series will feature events and people from that period and will strive to make you feel as if you were there.
 
Welcome to the War Studies podcast. We bring you world-leading research from the School of Security Studies at King’s College London, the largest community of scholars in the world dedicated to the study of all aspects of security, defence and international relations. We aim to explore the complex realm of conflict and uncover the challenges at the heart of navigating world affairs and diplomatic relations, because we believe the study of war is fundamental to understanding the world we live ...
 
Held in the last year of the national commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial, leading historians offer fresh perspectives on the turbulent conclusion of the conflict. Speakers discuss prominent political and military leaders, Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, and other episodes that helped bring peace but also foreshadowed a troubled reunion for the nation.
 
Directors Anthony and Joe Russo and actor Sebastian Stan discuss Marvel Studios highly anticipated Captain America: Civil War. The story unfolds as the Avengers fracture into two camps, one led by Steve Rogers' desire to remain free and the other by Tony Stark, as he takes the surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability. Hosted by Chris Hewitt at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.
 
During the sesquicentennial of the Civil War (spring 2011 through spring 2015), the Organization of American Historians is committed to bringing the best current thinking on this complex era to a wide audience. In keeping with our mission to promote excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of all American history, we aim to explore the war from its beginnings through its aftermath, especially mindful of the needs of history teachers and students, the challenges faced by publ ...
 
The Civil War was the most important even in American history. That's because it decided what kind of nation America would be and whether or not the promise of universal liberty would be fulfilled. And what decided the outcome of the Civil War was its battles. Hosted by history professors James Early and Scott Rank, this podcast explores the ten most important battles in the Civil War. It features every major conflict, from the initial shots fired at the Battle of First Bull Run to the end o ...
 
Hosted by Antonio Elmaleh, the author of the acclaimed novel The Ones They Left Behind, “Uncovering the Civil War” brings to life interesting, little-known, or even unknown, facts about the Civil War, and how people, places, and events during the Civil War impact our lives today. "Uncovering the Civil War” is especially created for anyone interested in American history, the Civil War/Reconstruction, educators, and students. Our goal is to get a “Wow! I never knew that! They didn’t teach us t ...
 
This is a place for dialogue about 'Christians vs Pharisees: Choosing sides and how to fight for them in the Mormon Civil War' and other collaborations like 'The Loyal Opposition' where Peter Bleakley has teamed up with Nemo the Mormon. At current rates of decline in active membership the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will functionally cease to exist in Europe, most of the rest of the world and several regions of the USA in the next 10-15 years, so radical reforms need to happe ...
 
This podcast was developed as part of an elementary-level Clark County School District Teaching American History Grant. The three-year grant will fund six modules per year with each module focusing on a different era of American history and a different pedagogical theme. This podcast focuses on the the Civil War Era and Digital Storytelling. Participants in the grant are third, fourth, and fifth grade teachers in Clark County (the greater Las Vegas area), Nevada. Teaching scholars include Dr ...
 
With the election of the anti-slavery Republican candidate for President, Abraham Lincoln, the Southern states decided they had to take drastic action in order to protect their own interests. On December 20, 1860, a secession convention met in South Carolina and adopted an Ordinance of Secession from the Union. Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas quickly followed suit. These states sent delegates to Montgomery, Alabama and on February 8, 1861 adopted a provisional co ...
 
Published in 1866, Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War is a collection of poems about the Civil War by Herman Melville. Many of the poems are inspired by second- and third-hand accounts from print news sources (especially the Rebellion Record) and from family and friends. A handful of trips Melville took before, during, and after the war provide additional angles of vision into the battles, the personalities, and the moods of war. In an opening note, Melville describes his project not so mu ...
 
🎥 +🍻 Does the world need another movie podcast? No – it needs this one, dammit! A couple of Okies & their buddy in the bayou host in-depth discussions about the latest films, pit seminal classics against one another, and catch up the cinematic staples they’ve somehow overlooked. PLUS! beer + movie pairings, recommendations, and a whole lot more!
 
How can we prevent a country from returning to civil war? When and how should external parties intervene in serious conflicts? This album looks at the decade of violence and destruction that occurred in Sierra Leone in the 1990's. Now that peace has finally come about through the efforts of the international community, it's time to debate whether the root causes of war have been adequately addressed, and what lessons can be learned. 50% of Sierra Leoneans are under 15 and unskilled. Lack of ...
 
Books 1 and 2. Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil is a book written in 1651 by Thomas Hobbes. The book concerns the structure of society (as represented figuratively by the frontispiece, showing the state giant made up of individuals). In the book, Hobbes argues for a social contract and rule by a sovereign. Influenced by the English Civil War, Hobbes wrote that chaos or civil war – situations identified with a state of nature and the famou ...
 
Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell felt a duty “to help save the Nation;” but, as with many other young men, his Patriotism was tinged with bravura: “the idea of staying at home and turning over senseless clods on the farm with the cannon thundering so close at hand . . . was simply intolerable.” Stillwell volunteered for the 61st Illinois Infantry in January 1861. His youthful enthusiasm ...
 
Don Trumbull: former air carrier owner, civilian defense specialist and founder of the Safe State Project presents the unknown story that many of our politicians are eager to reveal in 2021. If you think “we the people” are in a trap, it’s worse than we know, and it’ll take a miracle to get us out, this podcast is for you. What if there was a special threat, a special defense and our only salvation hiding under the surface? What if an EMP attack is now the preferred war strategy of our enemi ...
 
America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the ...
 
The period in French history from 1562-1598 is known as the French Wars of Religion, in which the country was torn by civil war and struggles for power between Catholics and Protestants. This podcast seeks to follow the conflict from its origins in the reigns of King Francis I and King Henry II, to its conclusion with the Edict of Nantes.
 
Fate of Fact is a presentation of Shining City Audio, a C13Originals and Jon Meacham studio. Throughout the course of five episodes in season one of this audio documentary, Pulitzer-Prize winning and best-selling historian, Jon Meacham and esteemed guests, will explore the question of how fear conquered truth, the history and origins of the strong grip misinformation and disinformation have on our politics, and how we got here today. Meacham will trace the roots of America’s prevailing cultu ...
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Exponential with Amanda Lang explores the worlds of business, technology, sociology and art, delving into how they intertwine with each other. Lang has been covering business news in North America for 20 years, beginning her journalism career at The Globe and Mail and then the National Post, before moving into television with ROBTV, CNN and BNN.
 
In this podiobook: On June 25th, 1876, General George Custer died at the Little Big Horn.Why did Custer rush into battle against the largest agglomeration of Indians ever seen in the West, without waiting for support from other cavalry contingents which were on their way to the scene?To answer that, you need to know what happened on June 27th."Glorious," a podcast novel by Aram Schefrin, tells Custer's story from after the Civil War through the date of his massacre, in the voice of Captain F ...
 
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Back in June I was joined by author writing Professor co founder editor and chief of emerging civil war Chris Mackowski. Chris is the author of a fantastic book called Grant's last battle the story behind the personal memoirs of Ulysses s Grant. which is part of the emerging civil war series. I can't recommend this book enough if you haven't read o…
 
In this next BONUS episode of the EarthRights Podcast about post-war peace processes, Mel is in conversation with Paola (Colombian national living in the UK) and Mary (PhD student researching the impact of the armed conflict and drug policy in Colombia). In view of the very recent uprisings and protests going on in Colombia and Europe, Paola and Ma…
 
Why are sealed retro video games so expensive? Are HomePods dying? What are we watching? Is the latest Steven Greer "documentary" any good? All these questions will be answered this week. Links: Pat the NES Punk on Twitter Be careful: Apple’s latest software update is bricking some HomePods The Cosmic Hoax: An Exposé - YouTube Daniel Sheehan - DANN…
 
The Monster Study. SF Guys in a fight. How do they handle themselves? Pursuing Jiu Jitsu. Compete? Or not? My boss was caught scamming customers. Communications in the apocalypse. Managing life when you have an unexpected addition to the family. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/jocko-podcast/exclusive-content…
 
Tokyo used to be presented as the ultimate hyper-modern city. But after years of economic recession the Tokyo of today has another side. A site of alienation and loneliness, anxiety about conformity and identity, it is a place where self-professed 'geeks' (or 'otaku'), mostly single middle-aged men, congregate in districts like Akibahara to pursue …
 
Topics Discussed: U.S. State Sterilization Boards Margaret Sanger’s World Population Conference Was Hitler Pro-Life? Why the American Birth Control League & IG Farben changed their names Eugen Fischer, Harry Laughlin, & Lothrop Stoddard Josef Mengele: The SS doctor at Auschwitz who became an abortionist Links Mentioned: Duckworth Pushes For Paid Le…
 
Who can you trust? That's the question posed in Rashōmon. In today's programme Rana Mitter's guests David Peace, Natasha Pulley, Yuna Tasaka and Jasper Sharp look at both the book and the film.Ryūnosuke Akutagawa's short story 'In a Grove', published in 1922, became the basis for the 1950 film from Akira Kurosawa 'Rashōmon', one of the first Japane…
 
Penny describes a sacred state of living with pain, and Attar schools Harry on what colors mean in Autumn. · Penthessily Renwick performed by Theo Leigh · Harry Arlington performed by Laureta Sela · Ganymede Feron performed by Felix Quist · Attar Reubens performed by Orion Richardson · Narration by Alex Shaw Make your decision by Dan Phillipson of …
 
Today on the Show: Are the progressives winning or losing in congress? Root’s Action Founder, Norm Solomon, has a whole bunch to say on that. And Pedro Castillo, a socialist- marxist president elected in Peru;\. We ask, what are the implications for the region and the US: and we’ll hear about the history of US medaling and subversion in Cuba…
 
0:00:00 - Opening 0:06:00 - Mike Glover, Army Infantryman and Special Forces Soldier. 3:29:10 - Final thoughts. 3:34:07 - How to stay on THE PATH. 3:50:31 - Closing Gratitude. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/jocko-podcast/exclusive-contentPar Jocko DEFCOR Network
 
The concept of joining Austria and Germany was not a new idea though, and certainly not one that originated in Nazi Germany. It was instead something that was quite popular at various points in the past, and during this episode we will look at the roots of Pan-Germanism as a movement in the months and years immediately following the end of the Firs…
 
Today on the Show: An update on Haiti since the recent assassination of its president, Jovenal Moise. We'll have deep background on the assassination, more on who was actuallyresponsible, the motives of the assassins, and what happens next for the dirt poor but proud people of Haiti Is real self-determination in the cards…
 
A spinster dominated by her mother in Now Voyager (1942), a strong-willed Southern belle in Jezebel (1938) which won her an Academy award for best actress, a Broadway star in All About Eve (1950): just some of the 100 film roles played Bette Davis during a career which ran from the 1930s to the late 1980s. As the British Film Institute puts on a se…
 
Climate Change is expected to continue disrupting food production and consumption. Over recent years pressures have intensified on everyone, from those growing food and selling it, to those paying for and eating it. Researchers are considering how we can best ensure our food supplies are sustainable and secure into the future. We look at the possib…
 
Today on the show: An "Israeli based NSO group targets 50,000 cell phone numbers in 50 Countries, including heads of state, cabinet ministers, diplomats, security officials, and more. Meanwhile the U.S. formally accuses China of a massive cyberattack on Microsoft, based on less than flimsy evidence. And a 91 year old Japanese American survivor of t…
 
Music from Orkney thunderstorms, dog walks in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park that have inspired a set of tiles, essays about the seasons from a diverse collection of writers: Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough's guests, composer Erland Cooper, writer Anita Roy, artist Alison Milner and Dr Pippa Marland, compare notes on the way they filter countryside expe…
 
President Lincoln and General Grant formed one of the most successful president-general partnerships in American history, winning the Civil War and defeating the Confederacy. But before that partnership could turn to the challenge of reconstruction, Lincoln was assassinated, leaving the nation in the incapable hands of Andrew Johnson. Four years la…
 
In this episode we talk about what we will be talking about. Website: http://www.historyofthesecondworldwar.com Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/historyofhegreatwar Apple Podcast Subscription: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/channel/history-of-the-world-wars/id6442476986?ls=1&at=1010l36mt&ct=01 Twitter: @WorldWar2Pod Facebook: historyofthesecondworldw…
 
Professor Maurice Jackson talked about the philosophy of W.E.B. Du Bois, an influential African-American sociologist, author, and civil rights activist in late-19th and early 20th centuries. He described Du Bois' early life, his role as an educator, and his relationship with other activists of the time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap…
 
Today on the show: We present an encore broadcast on Colombia on the emerging pro-democracy movement and the violent government crackdown in response. Also, we present an encore broadcast of our interview on deep background on the situation in Cuba and the failure of the US media reporting it. Later in the show, my segment, The biggz beat returns w…
 
Written, edited and directed by Alexander Shaw Harry meets Ganny and Attar and the cogs start rolling. Then Penny reveals Luminia. · Penthessily Renwick performed by Theo Leigh · Harry Arlington performed by Laureta Sela · Ganymede Feron performed by Felix Quist · Attar Reubens performed by Orion Richardson · Narration by Alex Shaw Make your decisi…
 
Worldly guest co-host Jen Kirby talks to Michael Bustamante, professor of Latin American history at Florida International University and the author of Cuban Memory Wars: Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile (2021), about Cuba’s recent protests, the largest in decades. They discuss the origins of the current crisis and what it means for th…
 
Topics Discussed: Getting back to the pro-life movement’s grass roots origins Why it’s so important to control the politics in your local community Republican candidate for Arizona State Senate is an abortionist?!?! The realities of GOP leadership Abortionists know better than anybody the humanity of the unborn Links Mentioned: Video: Olivia Murray…
 
Billions of dollars are spent every year on pacifying conflict zones by international organisations and NGOs. However, the past five years have seen the worst refugee crisis in the world since World War II, and conflicts continue to erupt despite unabated these massive peacekeeping missions. So why is the aid industry failing to deliver lasting pea…
 
A "cubist" story - with a plot and timeline broken up and repetitive descriptions of objects, like a painting by Picasso, is one way in which the French nouveau romain of the 1960s has been described. Alain Robbe Grillet (1922 – 2008) was one of the main figures associated with this literary movement. He was also a member of the High Committee for …
 
With extreme weather events expected to become more frequent in the future, are there any lessons we can learn from the past? Environmental historians have been looking at droughts, floods and hurricanes - and, considering the impact they had on communities and how they responded. Des Fitzgerald asks Georgina Endfield and Jean Stubbs how both local…
 
Let's not beat around the bush: We have three episodes today, but one of them towers over the others. It's great to see our favorite Separatist general in "Grievous Intrigue" and it's fun to meet a new, Columbo-esque Jedi elder in "Lightsaber Lost," but over a year ago, it was "The Deserter" that confirmed just how fun doing a Clone Wars podcast mi…
 
In today's BONUS episode, of the EarthRights Podcast Mel and Pippa talk to Ovida about Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict and the problems with peace processes. In this episode, we start by defining what peace processes are and exploring the difficulties that can occur when other nations intervene with internal conflicts. Ovi gives a detailed explanation …
 
Lisa Mullen is joined by Imani Jacqueline Brown of Forensic Architecture, whose exhibition for the Manchester International Festival explores the links between power and the air we breathe; journalist James Nestor, whose best selling book traces his search for medical answers to his sleeping and breathing problems; jazz saxophonist and MC Soweto Ki…
 
Today on the Show: A extended report from Columbia on the emerging pro-democracy movement and the violent government crackdown in response. We’ll feature a special report on the international commission of verification in Colombia. And also, determined to stay, Palestinian youth fight for their village. We talk about a powerful new book about the o…
 
Today on the Show: More arrests in Haiti surrounding the investigation of last week’s bold assassination of Haiti's renegade President, Jovenal Moise. Also What’s driving recent protests in Cuba? We’ll feature an in-depth interview with longtime pro-Cuba activists for an alternative perspective on the situation.…
 
Ulysses S. Grant's reputation has been through a lot. While he was still alive, he was very nearly our first three-term president; after he died, the Myth of the Lost Cause repainted him as a drunk and corrupt butcher; in the past 30 years, he's started to become a Civil Rights Icon as historians gave him a long overdue second look. Join me as I in…
 
Emory University professor Felix Harcourt teaches a class on how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America culture. He begins in the late 1940s and describes how public opinion about extraterrestrials changed over the course of the 20th century, often paralleling societal anxieties. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch…
 
While most countries are attempting to reduce their carbon footprint, Canada has a unique problem. A big and regionally important industry generates a LOT of carbon and the oil and gas sector is on the hot seat. Our challenge is making a pivot that is the equivalent to changing jet engines on a plane…mid flight! Amanda Lang talks to Tom Rand (is a …
 
Today on our show, the US and the so-called Core Group of concerned nations has effectively taken control of Haiti in the aftermath of the assassination of president Jovenel Moise and an internal coup within the corrupt PHTK ruling party. They have chosen ultra-right Prime Minister, Claude Joseph, who has long held ties to the US intelligence commu…
 
Festivals are a key part of our culture and economy, but traditionally they’ve had a big ecological footprint. Festivals attendees have long been heavy consumers of resources from travel to food and disposable plastic. But, researchers are turning their attention to assessing the environmental impacts of major sport and cultural events – and making…
 
Avoid over-correcting. Smash through plateaus. Having trouble staying on THE PATH. Jiu Jitsu for Law Enforcement. Surfing. Should teens be wanting to join up? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/jocko-podcast/exclusive-contentPar Jocko DEFCOR Network
 
Frequent Worldly guest cohost Jen Kirby talks Turkey with NBA player and activist Enes Kanter. Kanter was born in Switzerland to Turkish parents and raised in Turkey, but his criticism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's ongoing human rights crackdown has made Kanter persona non grata in that country. They discuss how President Joe Biden ha…
 
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