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In a riff on President Trump's campaign slogan, on Tuesday Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that America "was never that great," and the backlash from Republicans was swift. Listeners talk about whether or not they agree with the governor and why.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the evolution and role of Circadian Rhythms, the so-called body clock that influences an organism's daily cycle of physical, behavioural and mental changes. The rhythms are generated within organisms and also in response to external stimuli, mainly light and darkness. They are found throughout the living world, from bacteria to plants, fungi to animals and, in humans, are noticed most clearly in sleep patterns. With Russell Foster Professor of Circadia...more
When we think of the Middle Ages, the first thing that comes to mind is usually knights in shining armor. Chivalry - the ideal of behavior that guided knights - was a major force in medieval life. Honor and piety, bravery and reputation: these were core values for the secular elite. We explore what they actually meant to medieval people.You are directly supporting this show when you support our sponsors!Simplisafe - Try SimpliSafe risk-free by visiting SimpliSafe.com/TIDESBoll & Branch - Get...more
A new protection racket is in town and they threaten that if Blackie exposes them, they’ll accuse Mary of killing a man in her car while driving upstate. Original Air Date: August 27, 1947... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
In the spring/summer of 1862 - Stonewall Jackson lead an audacious and stunning campaign that propelled him to military fame in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. In this episode, we'll cover that entire campaign!
Robert Yang is a game designer from New York, a lot of his games focus on gay sex in pretty full on ways. So full on, he’s been constantly banned from the Steam online game store and Twitch, the livestreaming game platform. Nat also checks out his game 'Ruck Me', a game about AFL and homosexuality.
In November, 1849, Dr. George Parkman, Boston businessman and Harvard Medical School benefactor, disappeared. While many believed he might have been done in by an Irish immigrant, the discovery of his dismembered body in a privy eventually led investigators to a Harvard faculty teacher, John Webster. Paul Collins, English professor at Portland State University and author of Blood and Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard, relays this story of debt, greed and rage at one of America'...more
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To mark the anniversary of the Indian Partition we have selected this moving and insightful podcast from the archives. Listen as Dan speaks to Anita Rani on the phone about her family's account of the Indian Partition. For more exclusive interviews and documentaries subscribe to HistoryHit.TV!Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Felix Maynard
The Bhagavad Gita is one of the foundational texts of Hinduism and probably the one most familiar and popular in the West. The moral problem that motivates the text – is it right to kill members of one’s extended family if they are on the other side in a war?...
Not only do we have listener stories, we have the tale of Tim the Yowie Man! This episode features big cat stories, Mirror Boys, and elementary school blood magic. Then we switch to an interview with Tim, chatting about how he became a cryptonaturalist, his first encounter with the Yowie, and his love for finding mystery in the world. Help us learn more about you at spiritspodcast.com/survey! Guest Tim the Yowie Man is a cryptonaturalist, travel writer, and environmentalist. You can follow him...more
Wang Anshi's heady, glorious dream at last comes crashing into the cold, mechanical reality of imperial bureaucracy, to everyone's chagrin.
In 1993, Bill and Hillary Clinton moved into the White House on a swell of optimism. In less than a year, the new administration was mired in a sea of scandals: Travelgate, Filegate, Nannygate, and, most consequentially, Whitewater. What went wrong?Slate Plus members get a bonus episode of Slow Burn every week. Find out more at slate.com/slowburn.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History recorded live at Ligonier’s 2018 National Conference, Dr. Stephen Nichols asks Dr. Kevin DeYoung to share what five books he would want on a deserted island. Read the transcript.
Remember our interview with Bryce Carlson rowing across the North Atlantic? He’s about to break the record for days it took to cross. Let’s advance the story that we were with him spelling him on the oars the whole time. Let’s put out a news release and start national TV show interviews before he’s even done and can deny our claims in person. The other day my wife comes into Folk School when I’m not here, gets a coffee and puts it on my tab. Problem is, I don&rsquo...more
"He was part of the extension of slavery that made the Civil War inevitable, and that led to almost 800,000 deaths." — Clay S. Jenkinson This week President Thomas Jefferson speaks about the political mistakes he made. Find this episode, along with recommended reading, on the blog. Support the show by joining the 1776 Club or by donating to the Thomas Jefferson Hour, Inc. You can learn more about our Cultural Tours & Retreats with Clay S. Jenkinson at jeffersonhour.com/tours. Thomas Jefferson is...more
It contained a much desired promise - from beyond the grave.
SPY Historian Vince Houghton sat down with former SPY Historian Mark Stout to discuss all things American Intelligence in WWI.
In 1969 photo journalist Moneta Sleet became the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. He won for the black and white image of Coretta Scott King the widow of Martin Luther King taken at the funeral of the murdered civil rights leader. Farhana Haider has been speaking to Moneta Sleet's son Gregory Sleet about his father's remarkable career capturing many of the images that defined the struggle for racial equality in America. Photo: Moneta Sleet's Pulitzer Prize winni...more