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Fireside With The Underboss - "NYE 1968, Carmine Gets Shot In The Head In My Car"

Our Thing with Sammy The Bull - January 20, 2022 13:30 - 11 minutes ★★★★★ - 3.2K ratings
Sammy and his friend Carmine take their girls out on New Year's Eve for a night full of fun and celebration. Unfortunately, things take a turn when Carmine mysteriously disappears. The next day Sammy is informed that Carmine's body had been found.

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#307 Unit 7 - Romanticism

Lyndeurozone Euro Simplified - January 20, 2022 12:00 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 173 ratings
In this episode we look at the artistic, literary and musical movement known as Romanticism and look at how it ties in closely with liberalism and nationalism. Lyndeurozone.com Patreon If you use this podcast regularly would you please consider supporting us on Patreon for as little as a d...

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Elizabeth I with Dr. Tracy Borman

Tudors Dynasty Podcast - January 20, 2022 11:30 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 355 ratings
On this Ask the Expert Steph chats with the wonderful Dr. Tracy Borman and answers YOUR questions on Elizabeth I. So many of your questions were answered again, and I cannot wait for you to hear the answers. Find *NEW* Tudors Dynasty merchandise HERE   Credits: Hosted by: Steph Stohrer - Twit...

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The first bicycle-sharing scheme

Witness History - January 20, 2022 10:43 - 9 minutes ★★★★★ - 773 ratings
In the mid-1960s a Dutch engineer called Luud Schimmelpennink came up with a scheme to share bikes, and cut pollution. He collected about ten old bicycles, painted them white and left them at different points around Amsterdam. The first scheme didn't last, but it was hugely influential and became...

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The Gold Standard

In Our Time - January 20, 2022 10:15 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 3.9K ratings
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the system that flourished from 1870 when gold became dominant and more widely available, following gold rushes in California and Australia. Banknotes could be exchanged for gold at central banks, the coins in circulation could be gold (as with the sovereign in th...

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The Gold Standard

In Our Time: History - January 20, 2022 10:15 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the system that flourished from 1870 when gold became dominant and more widely available, following gold rushes in California and Australia. Banknotes could be exchanged for gold at central banks, the coins in circulation could be gold (as with the sovereign in th...

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261: Journey With The Dead | The Grave Talks Preview

Dark Side Of... | True Crime & Dark History - January 20, 2022 10:00 - 13 minutes ★★★★★ - 364 ratings
It all started in her family home as a little girl. A shadow figure darting past her long enough to let her know she was not alone. This is how it all started for Mary Thomas and her journey to understand the paranormal. Throughout her life, she would be visited by deceased loved ones, hear voic...

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Health + Wellness: Miriam Lee

Womanica - January 20, 2022 10:00 - 5 minutes ★★★★ - 707 ratings
Miriam Lee (1926-2009) was one of the pioneering acupuncturists in America, responsible for acupuncture being legalized in California. History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we couldn’t help wondering... where were all the ladies at? Why were s...

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288: HHS Presents: Eerie Encounters Ep 1 Fire Department Stories

Hillbilly Horror Stories - January 20, 2022 09:56 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 3.2K ratings
Intro by Diane Student from History Goes Bump podcast

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Martin Luther King Day

Witness History - January 20, 2022 09:00 - 14 minutes ★★★★★ - 773 ratings
This week Americans have been observing the Martin Luther King Jr Day national holiday, which marks the birthday of the late civil rights leader. The campaign to have Dr King formally recognized in the US was led by his widow, Coretta Scott King. President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into la...

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Wondery Presents Against The Odds: Disaster at Sea

British Scandal - January 20, 2022 09:00 - 7 minutes ★★★★★ - 779 ratings
Imagine you're on a war ship in the final days of World War Two. The conflict is winding down, and you're excited to get back home soon. But then, disaster strikes. Your ship is struck by enemy torpedoes. And within minutes, you're floating in the ocean, fighting for survival. From Wond...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Witness History - January 20, 2022 09:00 - 14 minutes ★★★★★ - 773 ratings
This week Americans have been observing the Martin Luther King Jr Day national holiday, which marks the birthday of the late civil rights leader. The campaign to have Dr King formally recognized in the US was led by his widow, Coretta Scott King. The holiday was finally signed into law in 1983. F...

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144: Dragons of Ancient Asia

History Made Beautiful - January 20, 2022 08:37 - 16 minutes
Kinryuzan Sensoji Temple, located in Asakusa, Tokyo is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan. Dedicated to Kannon Bosatsu, the Bodhisattva of compassion, the temple is one of the most widely visited spiritual sites in the world with over 30 million annual visitors. Kinryuzan means the ‘Gol...

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Are Cities Humanity’s Greatest Invention or an Incubator of Disease, Crime, and Horrific Exploitation?

History Unplugged Podcast - January 20, 2022 08:35 - 56 minutes ★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
During the two hundred millennia of humanity’s existence, nothing has shaped us more profoundly than the city. From their very beginnings, cities created such a flourishing of human endeavor—new professions, new forms of art, worship and trade—that they kick-started civilization. Guiding us throu...

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The Dawn of History in China

Tides of History - January 20, 2022 08:01 - 41 minutes ★★★★★ - 5.4K ratings
China’s written history goes back more than 3,000 years, stretching deep into the Bronze Age. But just how far back does it go, and how reliable are those first legendary texts when discussing a world that had already been lost for centuries? They speak of powerful kings and capital cit...

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George Lucas: Creating a Hollywood Empire | Biographer Brian Jay Jones Explores the Life of George Lucas | 5

Business Movers - January 20, 2022 08:01 - 46 minutes ★★★★★ - 867 ratings
Biographer Brian Jay Jones, author of George Lucas: A Life, explores the iconic filmmaker’s life and legacy. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers Support us by supporting our spo...

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Ep - 99 Tolkien's Nordic Influences with Ruth Tolkien

Nordic Mythology Podcast - January 20, 2022 07:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 140 ratings
This week we are so excited to have Mathias and Daniel sitting down with Ruth Tolkien, great granddaughter of the Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien, and all around amazing human being! In addition to talking about Ruth's many cool hobbies, other topics of discussion will include Tolkien's Nor...

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JAN 19. First air raid on Britain

Hot Tea && History - January 20, 2022 06:14 - 1 minute
Exploring what fun historical event took place on this day

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JAN 18. MLB owners approve interleague play

Hot Tea && History - January 20, 2022 06:08 - 2 minutes
Exploring what fun historical event took place on this day

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STP73 - The Apollo Crews That Never Happened

Space and Things - January 20, 2022 06:00 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
This week, Emily and Dave have a go at rewriting history and coming up with Apollo crews that never happened. Maybe they could have? Maybe they should have? Maybe they shouldn't have!! If you have a crew choice which you think we might like, for better or for worse, please get in touch. Full sh...

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Kate Mosse: The Art of Writing Historical Fiction

Not Just the Tudors - January 20, 2022 06:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 303 ratings
Kate Mosse is the multimillion-selling author of the Languedoc Trilogy - Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel. With her new novel The City of Tears, the second in her series The Burning Chambers, just out in paperback, she tells the story of a family’s fight to stay together and survive against the ...

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Salem Witch Trials, Rebecca Nurse, and The Boston Trip

Microphone Therapy - January 20, 2022 05:43 - 2 hours
Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the United States. The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693....

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Nixon's 1960 Southern Strategy

Professor Buzzkill History Podcast - January 20, 2022 05:30 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 144 ratings
Historian Timothy Galsworthy explains the details and complications of the famous Republican "Southern Strategy" in the election of 1960. He tells us how this strategy was developed much earlier than most people realize, and how Nixon had to use a tense balancing act to woo southern voters who t...

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Episode 387 - Brace Belden (TrueAnon Podcast, @PissPigGranddad, Warkrime, Wild Thing)

Turned Out A Punk - January 20, 2022 05:25 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 788 ratings
BRACE BELDEN has been many things: a podcaster, a writer, a shit disturber, a florist, a union organizer, a volunteer People’s Protection Units’ soldier; but throughout it all he remained a punk rocker. Join Damian as he sits down & finally catches up with Brace. They discuss growing up in punk ...

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Episode 233 - The Phillies Shake Their Ashburn

This Week In Baseball History - January 20, 2022 05:10 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 190 ratings
Mays. Mantle. Snider. The 1950s were so awash in great center fielders, it's become fashionable to overlook Richie Ashburn, who was stuck on a bunch of bad teams despite being a truly deserving Hall of Famer. Sixty-two years ago this week, he was shipped from one cellar dweller to another when t...

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The Way We Dream

Throughline - January 20, 2022 05:01 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 12.5K ratings
Our dreams can haunt us: literally. Recurring dreams about failing tests or running late are a common occurrence, but what are we to make of them? And are there hidden meanings in our dreams? Paleolithic hunter-gatherers may have painted their dreams onto caves, Julius Caesar's wife envisioned hi...

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091 - The Great Mosque of Djenné

Wonders of the World - January 20, 2022 05:00 - 32 minutes ★★★★★ - 268 ratings
The best example of Sahelian mud-brick architecture, the great mosque seems like a sandcastle rising from the Niger Inland Delta in Mali. Originally built in the early days of the Mali Empire, the mosque also connects with the Songhai, Africa's largest and strongest empire, whose collapse came...

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Cecil Rhodes: the man behind the row about controversial statues

Evil Genius with Russell Kane - January 20, 2022 05:00 - 37 minutes ★★★★ - 194 ratings
Johnny Cochrane, Thanyia Moore and Olga Koch knock down the man behind the big statues controversy currently raging - should statues of evil geniuses from history stay up?

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Tim Smiths Winter Lecture Series- Modern Commercialization in Gettysburg- January 16 2022

Addressing Gettysburg Podcast - January 20, 2022 05:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 198 ratings
This lecture is brought to you without commercial interruption by 270 of the best people in the world: our Patrons! Help us bring Gettysburg to you by becoming a Patron. Click here.  Tim Smith continues with the subject of commercialization in Gettysburg, this time focusing on the 20th Century. 

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1/19/22 11pm Tuned to Yesterday

Tuned to Yesterday - January 20, 2022 05:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 27 ratings
Science Fiction: X Minus One “Tunnel Under the World” 3/14/56 NBC, Exploring Tomorrow “The Convict” 12/11/57 MBS.