Latest History Podcast Episodes

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217: In Depth: Hollywood Fringe Fest, Disability Film Awards

What The Hal? - May 26, 2024 18:54 - 22 minutes ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
Lois Neville and Ellen Boudreau Den Herder, co-directors of the Hollywood Fringe Fest, give us a preview of the festival that features some of the less mainstream performance artists. Then, hear from actor and comedian Nic Novicki, the founder of the Disability Film Challenge, which is back for ...

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Premium Episode 67 - José Vigoa pt. 2, or, the World is Yours

Programmed to Chill - May 26, 2024 18:45 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 183 ratings
[originally published on Patreon Aug 16, 2023] I discuss how José Vigoa became a drug kingpin in Las Vegas. I get into some of the particulars on why he ran a very unique, specialized operation, and the anomalous way in which he got busted. Then, the heist spree begins, culminating with the Man...

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Memorial Day

Bagseed Chronicles - May 26, 2024 17:00 - 8 minutes
Have a Memorial Day

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The Living One - Week 11: Cut to the Heart

Awake Us Now - May 26, 2024 16:00 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
In the last several decades, there has been a pendulum swing. No longer are the majority of Christian, non-Christian, agnostic and atheist theologians and historians viewing the story of Jesus as Biblical theology that was developed gradually over time. Most are now in agreement on 7 key points ...

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Supplemental: This Week in YouTube May 26

Renaissance English History Podcast: A Show About the Tudors - May 26, 2024 14:33 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 401 ratings
It's another This Week in YouTube where we highlight some recent content from my YouTube channel. This week: The Forbidden Love of Anne Vavasour and Sir Henry Lee, Eclipses in the Medieval Sky.. Make sure you're subscribed at https://www.youtube.com/@hteysko so you don't miss all the content we p...

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59- Andragoras

After Alexander - May 26, 2024 11:00 - 8 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Seleucus is beginning to head out eastwards again- somewhere we haven't been for a long time. Let's familiarise ourselves with Andragoras, governor of Parthia, and the Parsi who we last discussed in episode 42... Sources for this episode: Bevan, E. R. (1902), The House of Seleucus (Vol. I). Lo...

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RTG? 094: Most Valuable Guy-mate

Remember That Guy? - May 26, 2024 10:30 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 1 rating
The masks are coming off this time as true feelings are revealed when Hosts James and Diaz get a little help from Very Special Guest Xavier with the three of them gathering to discuss Mascot Guys. First Diaz rallies the crew around an angelic figure (16:04); then James delivers a message about ...

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Harvey Haddix Almost Perfect

This Day in Baseball - The Daily Rewind - May 26, 2024 10:00 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 16 ratings
Today we explore May 26th and May 27th when Harvey Haddix pitches 12 brilliant innings only to lose it in the 13th.  What future famous owner was at the game? Bud Selig.  The music is brought to you by, The Baseball Project. https://music.apple.com/us/album/vol-1-frozen-ropes-and-dying-quails...

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Temujin (an Origin Story)

Tales of History and Imagination - May 26, 2024 09:32 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
This week, we take a magic carpet ride into the wilds of the Central Asian Steppe - timeframe? the mid 12th Century. Today we’re taking a (rather hagiographic) look at the early life of a young man named Temujin…                  Sources Include:  Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern Worl...

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Michael Horton’s New Book on the Origins of “Spiritual but Not Religious”

White Horse Inn - May 26, 2024 09:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 2K ratings
Caleb Wait, Sola Media’s Director of Content, interviews Michael Horton on his new book, “Shaman and Sage: The Roots of “Spiritual but Not Religious” in Antiquity. Many preachers today appeal to headlines that announce a surge in spirituality as if this news offers the church encouragement. We t...

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Episode 91: The Cecile Combettes Affair

Crime Most French - May 26, 2024 08:00 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 11 ratings
Episode 91: The Cecile Combettes Affair On the 16th April 1847, the body of a young woman, Cecile Combettes, is found against a wall in the cemetery joining a monastery in Toulouse. Visit our website, http://crimemostfrench.com, for more information, https://crimemostfrench.com/2024/05/26/epis...

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Iris Moon, "Melancholy Wedgwood" (MIT Press, 2024)

New Books in Economic and Business History - May 26, 2024 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
Melancholy Wedgwood (MIT Press, 2024) is an experimental biography of the ceramics entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood that reveals the tenuous relationship of eighteenth-century England to late-capitalist modernity. It traces the multiple strands in the life of the ceramic entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood ...

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Pamela Prickett and Stefan Timmermans, "The Unclaimed: Abandonment and Hope in the City of Angels" (Crown, 2024)

New Books in the American West - May 26, 2024 08:00 - 39 minutes ★★★★ - 13 ratings
For centuries, people who died destitute or alone were buried in potters’ fields—a Dickensian end that even the most hard-pressed families tried to avoid. Today, more and more relatives are abandoning their dead, leaving it to local governments to dispose of the bodies. Up to 150,000 Americans no...

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Lamia Karim, "Castoffs of Capital: Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh" (U Minnesota Press, 2022)

New Books in Women's History - May 26, 2024 08:00 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 7 ratings
Castoffs of Capital: Work and Love among Garment Workers in Bangladesh (U Minnesota Press, 2022) examines how female garment workers experience their work and personal lives within the stranglehold of global capital. Drawing on fieldwork in Bangladesh, anthropologist Lamia Karim focuses attention...

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Episode 172 - The Republic of Potchefstroom, Potgieter treks into Bapedi country and Mswati faces rebellion

History of South Africa podcast - May 26, 2024 07:14 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 66 ratings
This is episode 172 and we’re galloping back to cover the effect of the Boers 33 Articles, approved by the Volksraad on April 9th 1844, and thus installing the little Republic of Potchefstroom. Some of the articles and the fledgling laws and rules were going to crop up throughout the history of...

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Hard Boiled Adventure A Day Podcast - May 26, 2024 07:00 ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Tired of the everyday grind? Ever dream of a life of adventure? Want to get away from it all? We offer you The Hard Boiled Podcast.

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ARP313 Crawford Expedition

American Revolution Podcast - May 26, 2024 07:00 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 278 ratings
In the spring of 1782, Colonel William Crawford leads an army of Pennsylvania Militia into Ohio Territory to destroy Indian villages. Blog https://blog.AmRevPodcast.com includes a complete transcript, as well as pictures, and links related to this week's episode. Book Recommendation of the Week: ...

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History, London trolley buses, diesel engines, trams, trains...

Ray’s Rants Life in the 1950s 1960s 1970s Great Britain girls England family UK work school British music night clubs pubs fashion pirate radio Caroline English holidays television - May 26, 2024 07:00 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 1 rating
History, whether global or personal, can be either boring or fascinating. In this episode, I discuss the mistakes we've made in our personal histories and whether we've learned from them. I also talk about the history of London trolley buses, trams, diesel engines, trains, the pipeline from the ...

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Cold War Minute 365 - May 26 by David G. Guerra, MBA

Cold War Minute - 365 - May 26, 2024 05:00 ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
COLD WAR MINUTE 365: 05.26 Listen here: Cold War Minute 365. Enjoy!

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127: The Walk to Canossa

Fortune's Wheel: A Podcast History of the Late Middle Ages - May 26, 2024 04:01 - 53 minutes
The title of this episode is actually an old German phrase. To take a walk to Canossa means to humble oneself to the point of even begging for forgiveness. In American parlance, we say “eating crow.” Where did this come from, this phrase about humbling oneself? Listen and find out. If there was ...

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127: The Walk to Canossa

Fortune's Wheel: A Podcast History of the Late Middle Ages - May 26, 2024 04:01 - 53 minutes ★★★★ - 3 ratings
The title of this episode is actually an old German phrase. To take a walk to Canossa means to humble oneself to the point of even begging for forgiveness. In American parlance, we say “eating crow.” Where did this come from, this phrase about humbling oneself? Listen and find out. If there was ...

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258 - Puranas - Shilavati and Anasuya

Stories From India - May 26, 2024 04:00 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 25 ratings
A story about a devoted wife, Shilavati, who stopped the entire world to protect her husband from Rishi Mandavya’s terrible curse. Can Anasuya save the world? Transcript and show notes: https://sfipodcast.com/puranas-shilavati-and-anasuya-ep-258/  Music: https://www.purple-planet.com #sfipodca...

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Charles Lachman: Codename Nemo aka U-505

Preble Hall - May 26, 2024 04:00 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 77 ratings
Dr. Stephen Phillips interviews author Charles Lachman to discuss his book, Codename Nemo: The Hunt for a Nazi U-Boat and the Elusive Enigma Machine, which tells the story of the U.S. Navy's capture of the German U-boat, U-505 on June 4, 1944.

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85: Surrender at Sphacteria

Casting Through Ancient Greece - May 26, 2024 02:30 - 43 minutes
The Athenian expedition to Sicily was an unexpected chapter in the Peloponnesian War, characterized by strategic missteps and unforeseen outcomes. As the Athenian fleet set out to aid their allies in Sicily against Syracuse, they found themselves caught in the whirlwind of war that stretched acr...

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Teacher Burnout: 20 Ways to Go the Distance

History Files - May 26, 2024 02:22 - 21 minutes
The following episode is crowdsourced advice for dealing with perhaps the biggest issue in the teaching profession. Teacher burnout is something all educators experience; the difference is in how you can respond. Thankyou to the teachers that submitted ideas and advice.

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Joe Rogan Podcast Terrence Howard Breakdown

Investigate Earth Conspiracy Podcast - May 26, 2024 02:08 - 2 hours ★★★ - 118 ratings
In this episode, we take an in-depth look at Terrence Howard's fascinating appearance on the Joe Rogan Podcast. Is Terrence a mad genius or just misunderstood? Interestingly, many of the concepts he discusses align with the topics we've explored on our podcast for years. Joining us is our special...

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26th May 1647: Alse Young becomes the first person to be executed for witchcraft in America at Windsor, Connecticut

HistoryPod - May 26, 2024 02:05 ★★★★ - 234 ratings
Alse Young was executed for witchcraft in Hartford on 26th May ...

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With R' Daniel Glatstein discussing Lag BaOmer

Seforimchatter - May 26, 2024 02:00 - 51 minutes
Questions, comments, feedback? Send us a message. #278 > We discussed the history of Lag BaOmer, how it became a "Yom Tov", whetehr Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai's Yahrtzeit is actualy on Lag BaOmer, those who visited Meron, mistake about Rav Ovadiah Bertinoro and bonfires, the Chasam Sofer's opinio...

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American Heritage 2024-05-25

American Heritage - May 26, 2024 01:56 - 25 minutes
American Heritage podcast, weekly. Aftersight is a media organization that serves individuals with barriers to print. This podcast is produced by Aftersight under the Chafee Amendment to the Copyright Act which states that authorized nonprofit organizations whose primary mission is to provide cop...

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Dragnet -- Benny Trounsel Narcotics

Vintage Radio - May 26, 2024 01:14 - 29 minutes ★★★★ - 39 ratings
Dragnet was an American radio series that aired from 1949 to 1957. The program enacted the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The series covered crimes ranging from check fraud and petty theft to more sensational topics like murder and drug a...