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Ben Franklin’s World is a podcast about early American history. It is a show for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world. Each episode features a conversation with an historian who helps us shed light on important people and events in early American history.
 
Naked skydivers. Jeopardy champions. Rodeo clowns. Suzi Quatro. Professional mascots. Competitive eaters. Astronauts. Cherry Vanilla. Renaissance fair kings. Benjamin Franklin. Olympic Curlers. Mandalorians. Gay erotica writers. Mermaids. Fruit cake tossers. Martha Wash. Dolphin Lovers. Hair collectors. Strippers. And satanists. We've talked to them all. On Why? every week we talk with another guest leading a fascinating life.
 
As a teenager, Benjamin Franklin apprenticed with his brother James at the shop where The New-England Courant was printed. Since James would not publish any of Benjamin's works, fifteen-year-old Benjamin sent letters to The New England Courant under the pseudonym Silence Dogood. A total of fourteen letters were sent, one each fortnight, between April and December of 1722. (Introduction by Darcy Smittenaar)
 
Before he was Benjamin Franklin, inventor and statesman, he was just Ben, a boy in Colonial Boston with an adventurous spirit, a curious mind...and a penchant for getting into trouble. Meet our most endearing founding father at fourteen; a charming rebel years away from discovering the ageless sayings and brilliant inventions that made him famous. When Ben and his friends stumble upon a mysterious letter leading to a legendary treasure, he'll have to use his wits and bravery to outsmart the ...
 
"Ben Franklin for President" is a Podcast by G.Robin Smith (produced by Ehren Ziegler of www.InYourEarShakespeare.com) featuring the life, times, thoughts and ideals (and failings) of our greatest Founding Grandfather - Benjamin Franklin. G.Robin Smith portrays Benjamin Franklin in a first-person presentation "Benjamin Franklin LIVE! & On Tour" www.Ben-Franklin.org for information. All thoughts, views and mistakes are the responsibility of the Franklin Scholar and Speaker, G.Robin Smith. (c) ...
 
The “Junto”is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy. Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes. The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind. We bring our unique perspectives ...
 
Inventor, author, printer, scientist, politician, diplomat—all these terms do not even begin to fully describe the amazing and multitalented, Benjamin Franklin who was of course also one of the Founding Fathers of America. At the age of 75, in 1771 he began work on what he called his Memoirs. He was still working on it when he died in 1790 and it was published posthumously, entitled An Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. The book had a complicated and controversial publication history. Stran ...
 
Volume 1 of a ten volume collection of amusing tales, observations and anecdotes by America's greatest wordsmiths. This work includes selections by such household favorites as Mark Twain, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Benjamin Franklin and Washington Irving. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
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 ...
 
Indirect Democracy is a political process in which the PEOPLE control the government through elected political officials. This is also called a republic. This podcast is a progressive, hopefully humorous (I see you judging me) and creative take on the news, commentary and look at the history that shape our republic....in an attempt to indirectly affect our democracy.
 
I have created this podcast to provide you with book summaries, audiobooks, and success principles from the world's best books, authors, and leaders! 🙏🏼😀 In order to not lose out on these book summaries, please support my work: https://anchor.fm/umar-iqbal/support Or on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/join/lifeislearning/signup?ru=%2Fjoin%2Flifeislearning%2Fcheckout%3Frid%3D0%26 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/umar-iqbal/support
 
A charming collection of 14 short American history plays for the very young - ranging from Christopher Columbus to George Washington to Susan B Anthony. (Summary by Maria Therese)Cast:Narrator; First Maid of Honor; Second Woman: AvailleNarrator; Queen Isabella; Pocohantus: CaprishaPageColumbus; First Merchant; Blount; Squanto; Robert E. Lee: Tom CausbyWise Man; Captain Newport; King; Court; People; Richard Henry Lee; Californians; Auctioneer; Union Soldier: Libby GohnLuis; John Smith; Willia ...
 
Conversations at the Washington Library is the premier podcast about George Washington and his Early American world. Join host Jim Ambuske each week as he talks with scholars, digital humanists, librarians, and other guests about Washington's era and the way we tell stories about the past. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mountvernon/support
 
Each episode we interview a journalist about a longform or investigative piece that they’ve written. We cover how the journalist came up with the story idea, how much pre-reporting they did before they pitched it, what the pitch looked like, and then how they went about writing and reporting the story. The podcast is meant to serve as a resource for students, and journalists who’d like to learn more about their craft.
 
Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.
 
When Nicolaus Copernicus discovered the Earth wasn’t the center of the Universe, everything changed. When Isaac Newton figured out the law of gravity from a falling apple, everything changed. When Benjamin Franklin harvested electricity from lightening and Thomas Edison made the first commercial light bulb, everything changed. Today, when quantum physicists realize our physical universe isn’t real, that it’s just a hologram, everything … wait! Nothing’s changed - yet. "Butterflies Are Free T ...
 
SIMON SIM'S: Depuis 1996, Simon Sim's officie comme Dj/Producteur de House Music, En 2004, il signe ses 1er maxis vinyls Chez Antoine Clamaran (PoolEmusic) En parallèle il prend plusieurs résidences dans les clubs de sa région et en France,Navigant entre Paris / Auxerre / Dijon. Fort de sa notoriété grandissante, Simon Sim's est invité à mixer sur à la "Street Parade " de Zurich qui accueille 1 millions de personnes et 70 Dj's internationaux, sur le char du Matrixx Booking En 2007, il s'inst ...
 
The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released leading up to up to Election Day 2016, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. New special episodes in the countdown to the 2020 presidential election highlight other stories from U.S. presidential history that can help illuminate our current momen ...
 
In writing this ponderous tome, the author's desire has been to describe the eminent characters and remarkable events of our annals, in such a form and style, that the YOUNG might make acquaintance with them of their own accord. For this purpose, while ostensibly relating the adventures of a Chair, he has endeavored to keep a distinct and unbroken thread of authentic history. The Chair is made to pass from one to another of those personages, of whom he thought it most desirable for the young ...
 
Unlikely. Unscripted. Unabashed. "Talk Time with Reid Moriarty" is a series of 7-minute interviews with people Reid finds interesting, and you might too! Don’t let his autism diagnosis fool you. Reid is a charismatic, innate emcee whose direct, comedic style strikes a chord of human interest. Tune in to more than 70 podcasts with the likes of Temple Grandin, Murray of Sesame Street, and Andy Grammer who said "yes" to an unlikely conversation.
 
The Amazing People Club® was founded in 2006 by psychologist and management leader Dr Charles Margerison. We are an international digitally-based publishing company. Hachette Book Group (HBG), a leading trade publisher based in New York and a division of Hachette Livre, distribute our products. See www.amazingpeopleclub.com. We publish inspirational books and audio titles about some of the world’s most amazing people. Dr Margerison has visited the cities and towns where people like Leonardo ...
 
Welcome to The Past, The Promise, The Presidency, Season One: Race and the American Legacy! This season explores one of the most pressing issues in all of American history—the country’s troubled and difficult history of race relations. This podcast focuses on the history of the nation’s most powerful office, the President of the United States, and its complex relationship with race. Race and the American Legacy tell the full story of our country’s past, and its promise, and what the future m ...
 
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Dark Windows Podcast Ep. 130: This week we start a 2 part series on one of the most notorious hitmen in the Boston Mafia, Joseph Barboza. He was an interesting guy who also happened to be a violent, sadistic, brutal murderer. His nickname the Animal came from one of two incidents that we will explain in the show and either one is true is pretty gna…
 
A Passage in the life of St Augustine. Long pored Saint Austin o'er the sacred page, And doubt and darkness overspread his mind; On God's mysterious being thought the Sage, The Triple Person in one Godhead joined. The more he thought, the harder did he find To solve the various doubts which fast arose; And as a ship, caught by imperious wind, Tosse…
 
One Hundred Lyrics XXXVIIIWill not men remember usIn the days to come hereafter,--Thy warm-coloured loving beauty And my love for thee?Thou, the hyacinth that grows 5By a quiet-running river;I, the watery reflection And the broken gleam.One Hundred Lyrics XXXIXI grow weary of the foreign cities,The sea travel and the stranger peoples.Even the clear…
 
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