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The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
America is divided, and it always has been. We're going back to the moment when that split turned into war. This is Uncivil: Gimlet Media's new history podcast, hosted by journalists Jack Hitt and Chenjerai Kumanyika. We ransack the official version of the Civil War, and take on the history you grew up with. We bring you untold stories about covert operations, corruption, resistance, mutiny, counterfeiting, antebellum drones, and so much more. And we connect these forgotten struggles to the ...
 
Join Lorcan Collins for a weekly podcast about Ireland's revolutionary history. Concentrating on the Easter Rising of 1916, The War of Independence 1919-21 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23. The show will also feature episodes on all aspects of revolutionary Irish history from 1798 to the Hunger Strikes of the 1980's. Revolutionary Ireland Podcast will feature guest historians and activists.
 
These are...not optimistic times for most Americans. Across the world, the dangers of climate change and the terror of creeping authoritarianism present an increasing danger to all of us. After covering this degeneration for four years, Robert Evans went looking for hope. He found it in the unlikeliest of places: Northeast Syria, in a region known as Rojava that’s become host to a feminist, anti-authoritarian revolution. When you’ve heard about these folks in the mainstream media, they’re us ...
 
Welcome to Bone Throwers Theater! We are a RPG actual play podcast. We play both long-term campaigns and one-shot sessions. Our current main campaign is called Elements of War. It uses the OpenD6 Adventure System from West End Games. It is set in a world built using the game, Microscope. The characters are a citizens of a police state and choose to battle the tensions of various "revolutionary" factions. Join us every Monday for new episodes of Elements of War. On Thursdays, look out for one ...
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary—Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed and others—discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Plus interviews with artists, thinkers, and newsmakers who challenge our preconceptions about the world we live in.
 
More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
RESCUE RADIO "Because There Is A War For Your Soul"Nothing boring or too political or super spiritual. Just probably some of the most revolutionary and useful information you will find on radio.It’s time to talk straight about the war between God and Satan that is going on in our souls. And though the battle is the Lord’s and has already been won, the Enemy still seems to have a lot to say that has left too many of us doubtful and confused about what is going on and what can be done about it ...
 
Fraunces Tavern Museum’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the American Revolutionary era through public education. This mission is fulfilled through the interpretation and preservation of the Museum's collections, landmarked buildings and varied public programs that serve the community. You can stand in the room where General Washington said farewell to his officers and explore seven additional galleries that focus on America's War for Independence and the preservation of ...
 
Looking for hard-hitting analysis on the growing crisis? Searching for a revolutionary anarchist, anti-fascist, and autonomous anti-capitalist alternative to the far-Right and the neo-liberal center? Looking to learn more about grassroots revolt and social movements across North America? Every week It’s Going Down produces three audio programs: IGDshow: Features interviews and discussions produced for the Pacifica Radio Network. These 58min radio ready shows are broadcast Fridays, 12pm-1pm P ...
 
Kristen R. Ghodsee reads and discusses 47 selections from the works of Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952), a socialist women's activist who had radical ideas about the intersections of socialism and women's emancipation. Born into aristocratic privilege, the Russian Kollontai was initially a member of the Mensheviks before she joined Lenin and the Bolsheviks and became an important revolutionary figure during the 1917 Russian Revolution. Kollontai was a socialist theorist of women’s emancipatio ...
 
Plucky eight year old Anne Nelson, living in Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod, is determined to bring the Revolutionary War to an end so that she can be reunited with her soldier father. Will she succeed in carrying an important message from Boston to Newburyport, warning the American troops to be prepared, or will she be caught by the English ships patrolling the harbor? (summary by wildemoose)
 
NOTE: The MP3 files used by this podcast appear to be missing. They may have been removed permanently from their source location. Revolting People is a BBC Radio 4 situation comedy set in colonial Baltimore, Maryland, just before the American Revolutionary War. The series is written by the Briton Andy Hamilton and the American Jay Tarses, with Tarses playing a sour shopkeeper named Samuel Oliphant and Hamilton playing a cheerfully corrupt, one-legged, one-eyed, one-armed, one-eared one-nostr ...
 
This speech was given March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, and is credited with having singlehandedly convinced the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution delivering the Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War. In attendance were Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Reportedly, the crowd, upon hearing the speech, jumped up and shouted, “To Arms! To Arms!”(Summary from Wikipedia)
 
In this podcast, Matthew Rothwell, author of Transpacific Revolutionaries: The Chinese Revolution in Latin America, explores the global history of ideas related to rebellion and revolution. The main focus of this podcast for the near future will be on the history of the Chinese Revolution, going all the way back to its roots in the initial Chinese reactions to British imperialism during the Opium War of 1839-1842, and then following the development of the revolution and many of the ideas tha ...
 
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story by Washington Irving contained in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., written while he was living in Birmingham, England, and first published in 1820. It was based on a German folktale set in the Dutch culture of Post-Revolutionary War in New York State. With Irving's companion piece "Rip Van Winkle", it is among the earliest examples of American fiction still read today. (Summary by Wikipedia)
 
Treasure Outfitters is a video blog or vlog chronicling the adventures of real life treasure hunters. We will explore America's rich history. Emphasis will be placed on the southern states and the Civil War. Research and metal detectors will assist us on this journey. Our goal is to preserve the past one artifact at a time. All episodes of The Treasure Hunters were filmed on private property with landowner's permission. The digital device used is a Sony Cyber-shot digital camera.
 
Valley Forge National Historical Park commemorates more than the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation -- it honors the ability of citizens and their leaders to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times. Check our website at www.nps.gov/vafo for transcripts of the podcasts and don't forget to look for our two other podcasts titled "Nature and Science" and "The View From the Forge"
 
The Huntington’s early American historical collections are important resources for the study of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods, the drafting of the Constitution, and the Civil War. Among the holdings are hundreds of autograph letters written by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, as well as the manuscript of Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography. The Huntington can also claim the largest collection of autograph manuscripts of Abraham Lincoln west of Illinois. In conferences, seminars ...
 
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In this lecture, recorded June 30, 2020, Libby McNamee discusses her historical fiction book Susanna’s Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War. McNamee discusses her research into Susanna Bolling, the 16-year-old girl who made a heroic midnight ride to save General Lafayette from capture, paving the way for the Battle of Yorktown.…
 
In the early 1800s, the United States was growing rapidly, seeking land and resources for its expanding population. But the growth threatened Native American communities throughout the East. In the southern Appalachia region, the Cherokee Nation held millions of acres of prime farmland and forests, managed by a centuries-old tradition and a thrivin…
 
Musical historian Rex Rideout discusses the individual songs, composers and performers that helped tame the American West. From the first American explorers heading into the unknown, such as Lewis and Clark and Zebulon Pike, music was an important component to maintaining high spirits and morale. Rex emphasizes the songs of the Civil War and cowboy…
 
The post This Is America #127: Up in Flames appeared first on It's Going Down. Welcome, to This Is America, October 27th, 2020. On today’s episode, we speak with someone involved in the recent strike at the University of Michigan, where grad students demanded a safe return back to school in the face of COVID-19 pandemic and to demand a defunding of…
 
Hey Uncivil listeners! We want to share a new show we think you’ll love, made by one of our producers. Resistance is a show about refusing to accept things as they are. Stories from the front lines of the movement for Black lives, told by the generation fighting for change. In this first episode, 22-year-old Chi Ossé goes out to protest and the tra…
 
If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of experience and pleasant bedside manner, Fata was everything you could want in a doctor. But he was not who he appeared to be. From W…
 
Emily Brand responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about the Regency era Historian and author Emily Brand responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about Britain in the Regency era, from the lavish spending and reputation of the Prince Regent himself to how much we can really learn from Jane Austen. See acast.com/…
 
Washington's Continentals suffer a lack of food, clothing and shelter as it struggles to get through the winter at Valley Forge. At the same time, it must contest a British move into Darby in search of forage. Captain "light horse Harry" Lee distinguishes himself during this time. Americans also capture a British ship on the Delaware river. Washing…
 
We discuss Max Weber's definitions of power, domination, discipline, and authority, including rational-legal authority, traditional authority, and charismatic authority. ►Support us!: https://www.patreon.com/revolutionandideology►Subscribe: http://revolutionandideology.com/youtube►Twitter: https://twitter.com/RevAndIdeology►Facebook: https://www.fa…
 
Elena Woodacre delivers a lecture on the portrayal of historical queens in cinema and television, from Mary Queen of Scots to The Spanish Princess In a lecture she delivered at BBC History Magazine’s 2019 Winchester History Weekend event, Elena Woodacre explores the ways that queens from the early modern era have been portrayed in cinema and televi…
 
Dr. Arthur Mehrhoff explains how German traditions and customs have added to American life. He details the domestic issues and conflicts that were going on in Germany that led to a widespread migration to the United States. He discusses the impact of the Revolution of 1848 in Germany and the expectations of the “48ers” that came to America. Mehrhof…
 
Be Woke Presents Black History in Two Minutes (or so) Marcus Garvey was born in Jamaica and experienced the impacts of colonization at the hands of the British. As a result, he developed a passion for improving race relations and launched a Black Nationalism movement that would seek to elevate black people throughout the world. In 1914, Garvey crea…
 
EPISODE 343 In the 14th annual Bowery Boys Halloween podcast, we celebrate some classic strange and supernatural terrors written by the most famous horror writers in New York City history. Since 2020 is already a year full of absurd twists and frights, we thought we'd celebrate the season in a slightly different way. Don't worry! Tom and Greg are d…
 
In his denial of science, Donald Trump has guided the U.S. far past the tipping point of mitigating the unfolding existential threat of the climate crisis. Under both Democratic and Republican administrations over decades, U.S. climate policy has fallen far short of the urgent action scientists have demanded. In crucial ways, Donald Trump has been …
 
An interview with author James Kirby Martin who recently wrote about the Saratoga Campaign in the new book The 10 Key Campaigns of the America Revolution. Visit my site at https://blog.AmRevPodcast.com for a transcript of our discussion, as well as pictures, maps, and links to more books by James Kirby Martin. Contact me via email at mtroy.history@…
 
The post “Expose the Contradiction”: William C Anderson on Anarchism, Mutual Aid, and What Comes Next appeared first on It's Going Down. On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we spoke with William C Anderson, who alongside Zoé Samudzi, is the co-author of As Black As Resistance, published by AK Press. We discuss the major themes of the bo…
 
The tension between maintaining the united front and mobilizing the peasants for revolution finds expression in a crucial debate over strategy at the end of 1926. Further reading: C. Martin Wilbur and Julie Lien-ying How, Missionaries of Revolution: Soviet Advisers and Nationalist China, 1920-1927 Tony Saich, The Rise to Power of the Chinese Commun…
 
Our heroes after a 3 day drunken binge caused by some sort of magic the party has ended up in the Lock & Key Prison island in Raven’s Claw and no closer to claiming the Dragon Ember’s gold. Inside, they encounter a strongly built jail and host of other inmates ,played by fan characters, all eager to escape.…
 
Our heroes find themselves in a great challenge created by Gnomish King Bellemon of Wraygar against Raven’s Claw, Soulst and Queensland to complete their claim upon the incredible prize, The gold horde of the Dragon Ember. Meanwhile Governor Raven & King Thowen have an interesting conversation.
 
Stella Dadzie uncovers the experiences and resistance activities of enslaved women in the West Indies Historian and activist Stella Dadzie talks about her new book, A Kick in the Belly: Women, Slavery and Resistance, which uncovers the experiences of enslaved women in the West Indies, and reveals the inventive ways they resisted their oppressors Se…
 
Donald Trump has run the White House like his family business with one primary aim: to enrich his brand, his family and his cronies. In part six of American Mythology, we examine how Trump and the GOP — at times with help from the Democrats — have opened the gates to the federal feeding trough for corporate greed and unaccountability. Throughout th…
 
After the War of Independence, the new American government created the Supreme Court to be have the final word on disputes that the states couldn’t settle. But at first, the Court was anything but Supreme. For nearly a decade, Congress and the President held the real power. In practice the Supreme Court was weak, ineffectual and disorganized – a po…
 
Here's a quick commentary on our play session of Lasers & Feelings. We talk about the mechanics of the games system and what tweaks we would explore to give more room to all aspects of the game. We also make comparisons to other one-shots we have run, such as Fiasco, Inspectres, and Star Wars. All said and done, we enjoyed it, and hope you did as w…
 
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