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Amend: The Fight for America

Take a deep dive into the remaking of the American Constitution and the 14th amendment created in...

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The Apollo Program with Kevin Fong

Getting to the moon was no easy feat, no matter how confident Kennedy may have sounded in his...

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Pre-historic Britain in Seven Burials with Alice Roberts

How much can a burial really tell us about our ancient past? Professor Alice Roberts is today's...

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A Scandalous Duchess

Elizabeth Chudleigh, Duchess of Kingston was a duchess who attracted scandal, a duchess who...

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Roman Prisoners of War

We know all about the battles of the Roman Empire: the opposing sides, their weapons and...

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The Sinking of the Lusitania

On 7th May 1915, the ocean liner RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat off the coast of...

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Life at Bletchley Park with Betty Webb

Betty Webb was heavily involved with the work going on at Bletchley Park. While she was not part...

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Greatest Heist in History: The Crown Jewels and Thomas Blood

On the 9th May 1671, Thomas Blood led his co-conspirators in a daring bid to steal the Crown...

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How Amsterdam became the cannabis smoking capital of Europe BBC
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How Amsterdam became the cannabis smoking capital of Europe

How Amsterdam became the home of cannabis coffee shops .The Mellow Yellow Café set a pattern in...

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The IRA hunger strikes BBC
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The IRA hunger strikes

In 1981 the British government was faced with prisoners dying on hunger strike in a jail in...

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Ursula Le Guin BBC
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Ursula Le Guin

The American writer, Ursula Le Guin, was one of the most influential authors of the second half...

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The Great Wine Fraud BBC
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The Great Wine Fraud

In the early 2000s, Rudy Kurniawan was a newcomer to the hedonistic world of wine auctions in the...

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She's Too Pretty to Burn- Wendy Heard

The summer is winding down in San Diego. Veronica is bored, caustically charismatic, and...

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Medieval Ethiopia’s diplomatic missions

Verena Krebs reveals what diplomatic missions sent by the Christian leaders of Ethiopia can tell...

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Episode 180: Tracks

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. A note on notes: We’d much...

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The IRA hunger strikes

The IRA hunger strikes of 1981 – Max Pearson hears from Suzanne Breen of the Belfast...

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Life at Bletchley Park with Betty Webb

Betty Webb was heavily involved with the work going on at Bletchley Park. While she was not part...

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The Moral Case Against David Attenborough - TDO 240 | Don Watkins & Razi

Today on The Daily Objective, Don Watkins & Razi make the moral case against David...

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Books & Battlefields: The Somme

Something slightly different this week: we look at the village of Bazentin-le-Petit on the Somme...

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Buddha - 8th & 9th May 2021

"Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good." Welcome to...

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S02 #01 - The Freedom to be tomorrow what we are not today - Part One - A beginning

The full text of this podcast can be found in the transcript of this edition or at the following...

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Chernobyl: Memories of a Survivor

On April 26th 1986 reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded sending a vast plume of...

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Fighting for Castro at the Bay of Pigs BBC
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Fighting for Castro at the Bay of Pigs

On April 17 1961 a group of Cuban exiles launched an invasion of communist-ruled Cuba in a...

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Teresa de Cartagena

Teresa de Cartagena was a woman who was deaf, chronically ill, and from a Converso family. In...

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V.S. Holmes - Heretics

Hot-tempered Dr. Nel Bently is not cut out to save the world. After her last project ended in...

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Episode 147: A Rude and Rusty Language

The European Renaissance provided a transition to the early modern era by looking back to the...

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222A-Norse Legends: The Land of the Ice and Snow

We’re back in the nine worlds of Norse myth where two Viking blood brothers are looking for...

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A Message from the chaotic House of Wood

Where is Maya Angelou Part 2? Likely in a landfill. Let me explain. \r\n

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LIAM 526 – Set Yourself Up for Victory

It’s time to set yourself up for Victory! So much of what we think and do puts us at a...

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Presenting: The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell

Season 5 of Revisionist History included four episodes on the rise of air power during the Second...

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Killer Triggers w/ Homicide Hunter Lt. Joe Kenda

My special guest tonight is Lt. Joe Kenda who starred in Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda, an...

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