Audios de Historia y humanidades

Anti-government Violence in America

Leah Sottile joins me today to talk all about domestic terrorism and anti-government groups in the USA. In...

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The Doolittle Raid

Today, we're talking about one of the great stories of American military history; The Doolittle Raid. In 1942 after...

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Lockdown Learning: The 19th Century Medical Revolution

The 19th century saw the world in the grip of the industrial revolution, a firepower revolution on the battlefield...

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The War Widow: Women of World War Two

Today's episode is from our brilliant sibling podcast, The World Wars. Author, presenter and human right advocate...

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The Gulf War: 30 Years On

On this day thirty years ago a ceasefire was declared bringing ground operations in the first Gulf War to an end. An...

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Queens of Jerusalem

In today's episode of the podcast, I am joined by Katherine Pangonis a historian specialising in the medieval world...

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French Resistance Heroine Heading to the Oscars

Joining me on the podcast today are Alice Doyard and Anthony Giacchino to discuss their film Colette: The french...

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The fall of Kwame Nkrumah BBC
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The fall of Kwame Nkrumah

The Ghanaian president, Kwame Nkrumah, was one of Africa's most famous independence leaders. But in 1966, while he...

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The WW2 airman from Sierra Leone BBC
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The WW2 airman from Sierra Leone

Johnny Smythe was one of very few West Africans to fly with Britain's air force during WW2. Recruited in Sierra Leone...

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11km down: The world's deepest dive BBC
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11km down: The world's deepest dive

Don Walsh was the first to go to the very bottom of the deepest part of the ocean in 1960 in a specially designed...

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Refugee Island BBC
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Refugee Island

In 2001, boats carrying hundreds of, mainly Afghan, refugees arrived on the tiny Pacific island of Nauru. This...

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Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central's story starts with one of the wealthiest names in U.S. history, but it also is in many ways the story...

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STEVE KOSAREFF - Satin Pumps

 It was the midcentury murder that fascinated a nation and kept it glued for two years to radio, television and...

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217-Mabinogion: Bringing Home the Bacon

We’re back in the Mabinogion, where we’ll learn about the perils of bacon - and it’s not the...

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Women of the Wild West, Revisited

Calamity Jane, Belle Starr, and Annie Chambers were contemporaries of our previous subjects, the Harvey Girls and...

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Vikings in North America

Gordon Campbell reveals how the Vikings made epic voyages of discovery across the Atlantic a millennium ago ...

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367 – Move, or You Will Be Moved Part 2

Swegn Godwinson was exiled….again. Only this time... For a full transcript, go to...

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French Resistance Heroine Heading to the Oscars

Joining me on the podcast today are Alice Doyard and Anthony Giacchino to discuss their film Colette: The french...

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Lao Tzu - 2nd March 2021

"Your own positive future begins in this moment. All you have is right now. Every goal is possible from here."...

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Working in small vs large organisations

Do you prefer working in a small or a large organisation, and why? We once heard that large organisations have more...

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Brexit History Showdown with Robert Tombs

Five years after the announcement of the Brexit referendum I am joined on the podcast by Robert Tombs, author of The...

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Drugs in the Vietnam War BBC
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Drugs in the Vietnam War

During the Vietnam war, US commanders grew increasingly concerned about the widespread use of drugs by US troops in...

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Isadora Duncan, Part 1

Duncan, often called the mother of modern dance, had an unconventional upbringing, and a VERY unconventional life....

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Savage - Stephen Sacchi

SAVAGE, A Journey through the Opioid Epidemic is a wild, wild ride of how one gifted young person, from a good home,...

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216-Baba Yaga: Which Witch?

Two stories from Russia. On the first, we catch up with the famous witch, Baba Yaga, as we follow yet another young...

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Episode 145: A Sea Change for Europe

The period of European exploration and discovery began in the 1400s as part of an effort to find new trading routes...

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Ella Fitzgerald, Revisited (and a request)

From a rough start on the streets of Harlem, to the Apollo stage, smokey clubs, years on the road and in...

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LIAM 522 – Transform Mess Into Magic

It’s easy to look a the pain, loss, suffering, and hardships in life and call it a mess. The hardest thing we...

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Road To Strange - UFO's, Aliens & High Strangeness

Tonight, my special guest is Michael Brein returning to discuss his book The Road To Strange: UFO's, Aliens and High...

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Presenting: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Art of Public Speaking (from Cautionary Tales)

Season six of Revisionist History is coming later this spring. But meanwhile, season two of Pushkin’s great...

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