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It’s 1990. The Berlin Wall just fell. The Soviet Union is on the verge of collapse. And the soundtrack to the revolution is one of the best selling songs of all time, the metal ballad “Wind of Change,” by the Scorpions.Decades later, journalist Patrick Radden Keefe heard a rumor: the song wasn’t written by the Scorpions. It was written by the CIA. This is his journey to find the truth.Wind of Change is an Original Series from Pineapple Street Studios, Crooked Media and Spotify.
 
Radio GDR. Life in the former East Germany holds an ongoing fascination for a lot of people. Join us as we learn more about the former East Germany. Radio German Democratic Republic is a podcast designed to educate and inform on the life and times of East Germany. Radio GDR is hosted by Anke Holst who grew up in the GDR and Shane Whaley, a Brit, who has had a lifelong fascination with East Germany.
 
Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
November 9, 2019, is the 30th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down, freeing East Germany from communism, and marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union. But when did the Cold War start? Why does it matter 30 years later? Find out in this ten-part series, transport back in time, feel what it was like to live through the end of the Cold War, and understand why that struggle was a battle for civilization itself. Bill Whittle narrates this compelling series about t ...
 
Monday, November 9, 2009, is the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, an event that changed history. Many of our students were not even born when the Wall fell, and yet they have grown up in a world that was shaped by the political, social, geographic, and cultural significance of that event. To commemorate this important day in history, several members of the UW Oshkosh faculty have organized a series of presentations and exhibitions to explore the impact of the Wall and new wor ...
 
Throughout time and across the globe, from the Stone Age to the Digital Age, people have been having weird, wonderful, and downright absurd relationships. Real life spouses Diana and Eli are here to cover them all in a podcast that’s part history, part comedy, and all ridiculous. Hook up with some of the wildest and most interesting romantic partners to ever fall in love!
 
Bestselling author Ken Follett discusses Edge of Eternity, the thrilling conclusion to his Century Trilogy, a saga of five intertwined families — American, German, Russian, English and Welsh — who loved, hated, fought and lived large through the 20th century and its social, political and economic turmoil. Ken Follett talks about the Trilogy and the dramatic events that bring it to a close, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the tension of the Cold War and the struggle for civil rights in ...
 
Bestselling author Ken Follett discusses Edge of Eternity, the thrilling conclusion to his Century Trilogy, a saga of five intertwined families — American, German, Russian, English and Welsh — who loved, hated, fought and lived large through the 20th century and its social, political and economic turmoil. Ken Follett talks about the Trilogy and the dramatic events that bring it to a close, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the tension of the Cold War and the struggle for civil rights in ...
 
World’s Greatest Love Stories is a podcast that celebrates the most compelling, inspiring, memorable real-life love stories from yesterday and today. Each episode embarks on the historical and romantic journey of one couple, unveiling the events and unique circumstances that bring them together and that create an unforgettable story. By combining intimate details with the most defining moments of each relationship, the series examines what it takes to cultivate meaningful love while giving u ...
 
Half-Asked is a weekly podcast, listen in as we talk about Pittsburghese, Tics, the Mayans and pretty much anything else we think is informative or interesting, please note that while we like to think that we know what we are talking about, we clearly don’t. Nothing that we say or write should be taken as facts, we get our info from the internet. We do use adult humor and topics that are not suitable for children, anyone who acts like children or are easily offended. You have been warned. Su ...
 
Reaganism is dedicated to exploring where the Reagan Movement lives today, hosted by the Director of the Ronald Reagan Institute, Roger Zakheim. The show has two goals: understand the foundations of the political philosophy that powered the Reagan Revolution; and host discussions about contemporary issues through the lens of Reagan. The podcast looks at the continuing impact of #40's principles and beliefs on our leaders as they address the complex problems of today and tomorrow.
 
Thinking is hard, but necessary. Our goal is to have our listeners look a little deeper into their daily lives and surrounds. To not just accept things as "this is just the way things are" but rather to become curious of "how did 'things' become this way". Look Beyond Face Value is a podcast that dives beyond the surface, exploring the origins, motivations, and stories of historical and more recent events.Why do we celebrate St. Patrick's Day? What are "Hemingways Cats"? Who was Helen Keller ...
 
Host, Christine Kozachuk, is a real-life Coal Miner’s daughter. She suffered a life of poverty, giving birth to her first child at age 13 and two more by the time she was 18 with an abusive husband. Christine courageously walked out with her 3 children, and transformed her life with a new husband and a 6-figure business. Her show, “Women Who Triumph” includes stories from extraordinary women like Christine, who survived unthinkable circumstances to become unstoppable.
 
When you think about Brits Abroad, you probably have some clear ideas about who they are. Pensioners soaking up the sun in Spain is probably top of that list. What if I told you that 79% of the British population living in the EU-27 are of working age and below? Or that Britain has one of the highest emigration rates in the world? This is a podcast all about what Brexit means to and for British citizens living in the EU27. Hosted by Dr Michaela Benson, it focuses on Brexit as it takes place ...
 
Death Techno is a bi-weekly mix show ran by Jack! Who? serving up Exclusive Techno sets from around the world from hand picked underground DJ talent to established artists. Please check out our site http://deathtechno.com for more info... We are premiere on soe.fm in Germany then available for streaming and download shortly after via SoundCloud that now has over 4,900 Followers. Some guests featured so far are... Alex Dolby, Erphun, Hefty, Heron, Joachim Spieth, L.A.W, Mike Wall, Miss Sunshi ...
 
Plus Eins recordings launched in february 2011 and quickly established itself as one of the brightest new stars within Berlin’s glittering galaxy of electronic music labels, producers and DJs. Founded and owned by Jens Fuchs and Tim Hrymon, the label boasts a sound that is simultaneously familiar and innovative. Rooted in the classic structures of techno and minimal, Plus Eins recordings has harnessed the triple threat approach: its records reference vintage dancefloor minimalism, engage wit ...
 
Who Is Mr Turner? Deejay, Audio Editor, Remixer & Ghost-Producer https://linktr.ee/petkoturner Also Known As: E-ROC, Electric Rock, Boscida Und Farcher, Ricardo, Luciano, Bob Gold, Ralf Hitter, Thomas Brucker, Cornelia Drexler, Peter Panner, Momist, Diskomiks, Kockica, Petko, DJ Petko, Petko Turner, Mr. Turner, ... and many more 2021 Audi Dome, BMW World, Corleone, Eklektik, Park Cafe, Bahnwärter Thiel, FM4, BBC, Disco Bizarre Beach... hopefully more to come 2020 Nov - Dec: Audio Editor 3sat ...
 
So my friends... Its been four years since my first yeaarmix that started off the Love Locked Podcast in which I have tried to bring you The Best new releases of Electronic Dance music. each and every month. You can Download or listen to Love Locked with JD Love 48 Yearmix 2012 now at the links below. There are so many great tunes that get missed out of yearmixes by the bigger DJ's and it just becomes about promoting tunes on their label.. and then everyone just copies that and not actually ...
 
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# On June 12, 1987, then President Ronald Reagan gave his famous address at the Berlin Wall which represented the divide between East and West Germany. Reagan urged Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the wall to unify Germany and create opportunity. What was your big takeaway from the address? Let Blaise know and subscribe wherever …
 
This episode features a Ronald Reagan Institute and the Hoover Institution sponsored discussion celebrating President Reagan’s 1987 Berlin Wall speech, in which he famously called for Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall.” The panel conversation will reflect on the speech 34 years later and discuss its continuing relev…
 
Thanks to Tim Mohr for taking time to speak with John Paul Kleiner (GDR Objectified blog) and Prof. Ed Larkey (University of Maryland - Baltimore County) about his book Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Tim's book is well worth a read and you don't have to be into punk music to enjoy it. Thats a wrap for …
 
Turkish rock singer, song writer and tv host (b. 2 January 1943, Istanbul - d. 1 February 1999). His mother Rikkat Uyanık was a famous Turkish singer in the 40s. Living in Paris during the 60s, he started a band Les Mistigris. Considered one of the most influential pop artists of Turkey. Founder member of the band Kurtalan Ekspres. Barış Manço died…
 
The French Forces in Berlin were the units of the French Armed Forces stationed from 1945 until the end of the Cold War-era in West Berlin according to the agreements of the Yalta Conference and Potsdam Conference. The troops were the French counterparts to the United States' Berlin Brigade and the United Kingdom's Berlin Infantry Brigade in the ci…
 
Little is known about this royal couple (a lot can go missing in 3400 years). But this Pharoah and his Queen ruled Ancient Egypt for decades, and brought about a golden age of culture! Queen Tiye was so integral to their glory that she changed the very concept of what an Egyptian Queen could be. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.ihear…
 
Clementine and Winston were both tired of courting dreary snobs and gossipy debutantes. When they met by chance, it was love at first sight, but little did they know how much their union would change the world. Find out how love literally saved the day and helped defeat the Nazis in WW2! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcast…
 
A special Moth Radio Hour with stories originating from our annual "Love Hurts" StorySLAM. Love lost, love found, unwanted spotlights and the family we choose. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: A…
 
Gov. Scott Walker, President of the Young America’s Foundation and former Governor of Wisconsin, joins Reaganism to discuss Ronald Reagan’s optimism, free speech on college campuses, patriotic education, the Constitution, Wisconsin politics, and the 2022 Beijing Olympics. YAF's The Long Game: https://leads.yaf.org/longgame/ Walker's op-ed in The Wa…
 
We continue Drea Hahn’s story with her family’s escape to Austria and the realities of being a refugee. In 1986, under the pretext of a “ski trip” to Yugoslavia Drea’s family escaped to Austria. We hear about the sadness of being unable to tell anyone they were leaving and how her relatives were summoned to the police station to be detained for que…
 
Sid Vicious, the notorious bassist for the Sex Pistols, was a nasty, violent, drug addict... and a summer peach compared to his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen. In less than two years, these spitfire punks met, fell in love, tore the UK to pieces, terrorized New York City, and died. They left behind a punk rock legacy, and a baffling murder mystery that'…
 
Ahoy me hearties! Prepare yerselves for a voyage full of swashbuckling adventure, daring escapes, and ruthless gay pirates! Robert Culliford was one of the most dastardly pirate captains on the high seas, and he did it all with his best mate (figurative and literal), Jon Swann. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.co…
 
A girl at summer camp tries to keep up with her sophisticated fellow campers, a writer loses a treasured pair of pants, a young man accused of stealing ends up living out of his car, and a writer lands in Moscow on the eve of a revolution. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay A…
 
Drea Hahn was born in Czechoslovakia in 1980 in Teplice. Her mother was a secretary and her father was an engineer but refused to join the communist party and this was a source of tension in Drea’s family. She was partly raised by her grandparents and her grandmother shared stories about growing up in “the Protectorate”, the name given to the area …
 
Suleiman The Magnificent was the Ottoman Empire's greatest Sultan. But one girl rose from harem slave to a wife who reigned by his side, and helped him to usher in a golden age of art and culture. Together they defied tradition, shocked a nation, and changed the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
The Trial of the Century! In 1906, Harry K. Thaw shot and killed his wife's abuser, the renowned architect Stanford White. But this was no dutiful act of chivalry. Evelyn was trapped between two dangerous men, each destructive in their own way. How did America's Original Top Model get entwined in such a treacherous triad? All the excitement, myster…
 
Ben Brown is the writer of A Splinter of Ice, a play that portrays the meeting in Moscow in 1987 of one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century, Graham Greene and his old MI6 boss, Kim Philby, one of Britain's most notorious spies... and a traitor. Graham Greene never divulged any details of the meeting and Ben’s play imagines what might have…
 
A special Moth Radio Hour in celebration of PRIDE! Stories of first kisses, drag queens, and coming out -- to others and to oneself. This episode is hosted by Moth storyteller Alistair Bane. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Alistair Bane Storytellers: Meg Ferrill, Bisi Alimi, Bethany C…
 
# On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed Juneteenth as the twelth federal holiday. Hear the full ceremony and reaction to such a historic and important important. What stood out to you? Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.
 
# Blaise looks back at the week of June 3. We hear about the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 between the Chinese government and its people. Audio is courtesy of the BBC, who reported at least 10,000 people died because of the protests. What stood out to you? Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.…
 
Welcome to The BerlinBrigade.com Podcast Episode #122 The Cold War from the Perspective of those that were actually there 110 miles behind the Iron Curtain, the Veterans of the Berlin Brigade (Freedom's Outpost). Thank you for downloading and listening to the BerlinBrigade.com Podcast. Vielen Dank, dass Sie den BerlinBrigade.com Podcast heruntergel…
 
Welcome to The BerlinBrigade.com Podcast Episode #121 The Cold War from the Perspective of those that were actually there 110 miles behind the Iron Curtain, the Veterans of the Berlin Brigade (Freedom's Outpost). Thank you for downloading and listening to the BerlinBrigade.com Podcast. Vielen Dank, dass Sie den BerlinBrigade.com Podcast heruntergel…
 
We return to the 2nd part of Tom Favia’s story with the US Military Liaison Mission which the Soviet Union permitted to operate in East Germany, ostensibly for monitoring and furthering better relationships between the Soviet and Western occupation forces. The British & French also had missions as did the Soviets in West Germany. Part 1 is here htt…
 
Many women tried to find a spark with inventor Nikola Tesla, but no one had a voltage high enough to distract him from his work. Today, the Master of Lightning might identify as asexual and aromantic. But after decades of hardship and alternating currents of fortune and poverty, one little bird found the right frequency to complete his circuit. We …
 
Ellen and William Craft were in love and wanted to start a family - but it was 1848, they lived in Georgia, and they were enslaved, with very little chance of escape. But one day, William cooked up a plan so crazy, it just might work, sending them on an action-packed "leap to liberty!" Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastne…
 
In this hour, a man fights street noise with poetry; a mother of three journeys to find true north; and a book lover faces danger in the Soviet Union. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Meg Bowles Storytellers: Aaron Naparsteck, Ann Danie…
 
Cesar Chavez is famous the world over for being a relentless labor leader and civil rights activist who spent a lifetime fighting for the rights of farmworkers and their families. For decades, he worked to get this disenfranchised group higher wages, safer working conditions, and a better life in general. But he doesn’t undertake this monumental cr…
 
Ethel Rosenberg is a controversial figure and generates polarising views varying from an innocent mother caught up in Cold War hysteria to a willing and ruthless accomplice to her husband’s Cold War espionage betraying secrets to the Soviets. Anne Sebba’s new book “Ethel Rosenberg – A Cold War tragedy” (“An American tragedy” in the US) provides a m…
 
Martha Beck would kill for love. And when she met Raymond Fernandez, she did. Together, they would run scams on lonely women through Lonely Hearts matchmaking ads, robbing them of jewelry, cars, thousands of dollars - and sometimes their lives. When the killers went to trial, it was the story of the century! Learn more about your ad-choices at http…
 
How did America's most troubled playboy drug addict become one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes? It took a lot more than a snap to blip out his rotten past. Fortunately he met a brilliant producer who gave him one last shot at a career and another chance at love. If Team Downey hadn't fallen for each other, entertainment might be very different today. L…
 
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