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LGBTQ+ History: With the team from the Logbooks Podcast

Tash Walker and Adam Zmith join me to talk about the Logbooks Podcast, a history of LGBTQ+ life in the UK....

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Treason in America

Constitutional law and legal history scholar Carlton Larson talked to Dan during Christmas about treason in the...

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Lockdown Learning: The Tudors

We're very pleased to bring you this special 'Lockdown Learning' episode of the podcast, featuring the brilliant Dr...

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Toxis: A History of Nerve Agents

In 2018, the British city of Salisbury crashed into newspaper headlines worldwide when former Russian military...

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Impeaching the President

He's made history. Donald Trump has become the only President in US history to be impeached not once but twice. Three...

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The Second Reich

On 18 January 1871 as the Siege of Paris raged a couple of miles away King Wilhelm I of Prussia was proclaimed...

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Indonesian Cave Art: A Dramatic New Discovery

It’s a paradox for the ages, breaking news about people who lived and died thousands of years ago. This...

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Marissa Roth, Photojournalist

Marissa Roth, Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, joins me on the podcast to talk about her pictures of the 1992...

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Cornelia Sorabji: India's first woman lawyer BBC
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Cornelia Sorabji: India's first woman lawyer

Cornelia Sorabji was the first woman lawyer working in India. She helped women living in purdah or seclusion in the...

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Landing on Titan BBC
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Landing on Titan

The story of the remarkable mission to land on Titan, one of the moons of Saturn. The large mysterious moon has a...

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Hitler's beer hall putsch BBC
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Hitler's beer hall putsch

Adolf Hitler made his first attempt to overthrow democracy in Germany in Munich in 1923. It started at a beer hall...

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The Turner Diaries - America's manual of hatred BBC
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The Turner Diaries - America's manual of hatred

Following the assault on the US Capitol earlier this month, Amazon banned The Turner Diaries, a racist novel blamed...

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John Dalton’s Anomalous Color Vision

John Dalton is far more famous for his work in atomic theory. But he wrote one of the first thorough descriptions of...

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Paul raffert - down the lane

Down the Lane takes the reader on an eye-opening look at the parts of Niagara Falls they don't tell you about in...

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Episode 144: A Murder of Crows and Princes

In the second half of the 1400s, there is written evidence of word play and new word formations within English. These...

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211-Aeneid: Troy Story

The Aeneid, by Virgil, is one of the great world epics. Inspired by, and modeled after, the Odyssey, it's the story...

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10th Birthday Love Letter

Ten years ago, we met (literally MET!) to record our first episode. It's been a journey, and we thought as a...

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When The Darkness Follows

My special guest tonight is Shane Sirois who is a paranormal investigator and says that he has a 100% success rate of...

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Searching for freedom after the Holocaust

Rosie Whitehouse tells the story of a group of Holocaust survivors who sailed to Palestine in 1946, in defiance of...

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19th January 1920: Foundation of the American Civil Liberties Union

The organization now boasts more than 1.2 million members and continues to provide legal support where individual...

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Goose Green: A Veteran Remembers

John Geddes joined the Parachute Regiment as a teenager in the late 1970s. Within a couple of years he was plunged...

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When Spain's parliament was stormed BBC
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When Spain's parliament was stormed

In February 1981 armed Civil Guards tried to take control of the Spanish parliament. For 18 hours they held 350...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: O. Henry and Rudolph

On today's episode, Tracy and Holly discuss their levels of familiarity with O. Henry and have a food digression....

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Paul begg - jack the ripper interviews #1

Hugely respected, extensively quoted and widely regarded as the 'bible' of Ripper studies, The Complete Jack the...

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210-Russian Legends: Dragons, Dragons Everywhere

The story of Dobrynya the dragon slayer from Russian folklore is the tale of a young man finding his heroic destiny,...

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Mrs. Claus

Let's shine the spotlight on Mrs. Claus, she's not the one-dimensional support character most imagine.

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LIAM 519 – Hold Them In The Light

You cannot remain in the light while holding someone else in darkness. You cannot feel inner peace, joy, and love...

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Hauntings in Japan

My special guest tonight is Thomas Bauerle who's here to discuss his book about hauntings in Japan. Buy the book....

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Episode 173: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

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

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