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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 ...
 
The History of the Cold War Podcast will cover the Cold War from the period of roughly 1945 to 1991 and the fall of the Soviet Union in bi-monthly instalments on the first and fifteenth. This Podcast will examine the Cold War from a number of different perspectives including political, diplomatic, cultural, ideological etc. This series is intended to be a grand narrative of the conflict exploring it from its early origins to its final moments and its effects on the world today. Please join u ...
 
Did you know that Europeans used to believe that sheep grew from Mongolian trees? Have you heard about the misbegotten discovery of a new form of water in the 1960s that set off a cold war arms race? Ever seen the gleaming Las Vegas hotel that accidentally shoots heat rays at poolside guests? The Constant is an audio history of getting things wrong. From ancient science to contemporary blunders, we take you on journeys of misadventure and misapprehension, filling your brain with juicy nugget ...
 
Brainwashed investigates the CIA’s covert mind control experiments – from the Cold War and MKULTRA to the so-called War on Terror. It’s the story of how a renowned psychiatrist used his unwitting patients as human guinea pigs at a Montreal hospital, and the ripple effects on survivors, their families, and thousands of other people around the world. It also examines the cultural impact — how the CIA brought LSD to America and inadvertently created counterculture influencers such as author Ken ...
 
We're Back on https://www.spreaker.com/show/cold-war-radio Cold War Radio is an effort to ensure this period in our history is not forgotten or rewritten. The show provides analysis of current events as well as reflections into the post WWII decades. Your Host Hutch Bailie Jr. mans the Northeast Command deep down in the Bunker, Our newest member Sal hails from western Pennsylvania, Friday it's Co host Jack from Virginia. Rocky has your back in the chatroom and Mona is our Communications Dire ...
 
From alleyway gangsters to cold war spies to eccentric entrepreneurs, Australian history is full of colourful but forgotten characters. Host Jen Kelly talks with experts, historians and yarn spinners to uncover the untold stories of some of our most interesting and offbeat ancestors. Produced by Jonty Burton and Elouise Tynan.
 
Mongol Invasions, Napoleonic Wars, Diadochi Wars, Rome and the Cold War. 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? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our world. Hosted by David Schroder for Kings and Generals.
 
Coming in from the Cold explores forgotten—or never-remembered—national security policy initiatives, incidents and events during the Cold War. In each episode Cold War Historian Bill Rosenau, sits down with experts on a wide range of topics to discuss these events and how they are relevant to today’s challenges. The views expressed here are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views of CNA or any of its sponsors.
 
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 ...
 
“The Secret Struggle for Cold War Dominance” podcast takes listeners on a tour of the Cold War’s most secretive battlefields. It details the various ways spies, intelligence agencies, military and security services on both sides of the Iron Curtain “played” the Cold War and it finds that the conflict was very much a global and, at times, a very “hot” Cold War. Thanks to recently declassified documents, we reveal that not every alliance was sacred, that military assistance was an ‘export comm ...
 
Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
 
From Napoleonic battles to Cold War confrontations, the Normandy landings to 9/11, this podcast opens up fascinating new perspectives on how wars have shaped and changed our modern world. Each week, twice a week, war historian, writer, and broadcaster, James Rogers, teams up with fellow historians, veterans, and experts to reveal astonishing new histories of inspirational leadership, breakthrough technologies, and era defining battles. Together they highlight the stark realities and conseque ...
 
The Virginia History Podcast covers the rich history that has made the Commonwealth what it is today. Events covered during this podcast will include - Colonial Era American War for Independence Pre-Civil War Civil War Reconstruction Early Modern Virginia During the World's Wars Cold War Virginia Contemporary Virginia Along the way, I will blog, mostly small notes, resources, and pictures to supplement the history at www.vahistorypodcast.com
 
An actual play D&D podcast based in San Diego with local actors as the Player Characters. Join them along with Devin James Wade, the Dungeon Master, as they traverse through a fantasy world undergoing an industrial revolution. New technology is widespread, a cold war ensues, family bonds are tested and some players (probably) die! But, there's really no way to know that without listening. We definitely (again probably) have something here that you'll enjoy, so check us out! I love you. (Not ...
 
Much has been written about the South African Border war which is also known as the Namibian War of Independence. While the fighting was ostensibly about Namibia, most of the significant battles were fought inside Namibia’s northern neighbour, Angola. South Africa’s 23 year border war has been almost forgotten as the Cold War ebbed away and bygones were swept under the political carpet. South African politicians, particularly the ANC and the National Party, decided during negotiations to end ...
 
Welcome to Admiralty Blues, an actual-play podcast of Beam Saber (by Austin Ramsay) - a Forged in the Dark sci-fi game with mechs! Many battles waged on the planet Sirvon’s supercontinent have been fought with these giant machines, and the ongoing cold war has heated up again as unknown forces have wiped out the Admiralty’s communication network: the belligerent Vanguard pirates and the vengeful once-empire of Lorne have found their time to strike! Tasked with fixing the network is Mercury S ...
 
The podcast interviews experts and authors in the field of intelligence studies, (Cold War) history, and international politics. From US spymasters to James Bond, we explore the secret world of intelligence and covert action, trying to make it accessible and to bring it to light. Started as British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award 2017 Project, now just for the fun.
 
A modern history podcast inspired by the lyrics of Billy Joel. Billy didn’t just write an unforgettable smash-hit with ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’, he also created the most fascinating, random and original history of the post-war world. Each episode, a new lyric and a fresh subject, all presented by Katie Puckrik and Tom Fordyce. It's politics, rock 'n' roll, sport, space, television, the Cold War, explored and explained by historians, eyewitnesses, and mega-fans. Billy started it. We're goin ...
 
A modern U.S. history podcast about the events that spanned the Baby Boomer generation’s lifespan & that are still relevant to people today, especially to Millennials. Unlike some history podcasts, this podcast follows the national story in a chronological manner, starting in 1946. Most episodes are around a half-hour to 45 minutes in length. Each episode covers one year, possibly going all the way up to the present. You can e-mail the show here, we would love your feedback!: boomertomillenn ...
 
The Dropshot is a twice-weekly Call of Duty podcast hosted by two young men who are deeply passionate about the franchise's multiplayer meta-game. They're currently very focused on Black Ops Cold War and Warzone and play them religiously. Through years of playing Call of Duty on PC, Razinon and Tanner have developed a level of insight - and strong opinions - that they are happy to share with the world via The Dropshot. The podcast is streamed at twitch.tv/razinon - make sure to follow to cat ...
 
Politics is one of the only practical disciplines where none of the main concepts have clear, coherent definitions. We define ourselves with terms like "left” and "right" and we believe in things like "democracy," “markets,” "capitalism" and "socialism" even though we don’t really know what any of these words actually mean. This series aims to make sense out of the political muddle that we've inherited from media, academia, and from decades of cold war propaganda, so that we can figure what ...
 
This podcast series is a journey through history, one guided by the lyrics of Billy Joel’s song “We Didn’t Start the Fire". Join us for an educational and fun exploration of the events, people, and inventions that helped to shape the modern world during the Cold War. These roughly half-hour episodes place a microscope on each of Billy Joel’s lyrics, discovering the rich detail that helps breathe life into the past. Narrated by Robin Harrison, each episode also features interviews with guest ...
 
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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…
 
In 1961, UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld's plane was shot down as he flew over the Congo. Dag Hammarskjöld was called ‘the greatest statesman of our century’ by John F. Kennedy, but he was found dead with an Ace of Spades mysteriously placed on his body. In this episode, Dan was joined by award-winning investigative journalist, Ravi Somaiya, …
 
The first US troops to engage the North Koreans was “Task Force Smith” at the Battle of Osan. They were sent in there by MacArthur to deliver “an arrogant display of strength.” It was a complete disaster. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player or something. HOW TO LISTEN If you are seeing this message, it me…
 
In this episode, we examine the life of Nikita Khrushchev and his rise from poverty to become the leader of the Soviet Union.For pictures for this episode and more go to our website at: www.historyofthecoldwarpodcast.com/Want to skip the ads and get right to the content, become a patreon subscriber here:www.patreon.com/coldwarpodcast…
 
George Noory and author Giles Milton discuss how the Cold War began as the United States and Soviet Union battled for control of Berlin following the end of World War II, and the military struggles that continued for more than 40 years. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Tanner and I are back again with another Warzone roundtable, and this time, we've veered from our usual modus operandi and took some community suggestions into account by including some more average/typical players to the group to act as ambassadors. We think this went exceedingly well, and once again thanks to each and every one of you for joining…
 
George Noory and author Lon Strickler explore his research into reports of the Chicago Phantom, a strange winged humanoid creature seen flying around Chicago, as well as Mothman in West Virginia and his own sighting of a Bigfoot-type creature in the woods. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Hosted and narrated by John Stamos, The Grand Scheme: Snatching Sinatra is a complicated, nuanced story of one imperfect man trying to redeem himself by pulling off the perfect crime. Did you ever feel like everything’s broken, and it’s your job to fix it? That’s how Barry Keenan was feeling back in 1963. He was broke, unemployed, hooked on booze a…
 
Ohio versus Michigan! It's a familiar rivalry. But this week, it's not a football game: it's a war, fought over the city of Toledo. Get 10% off your first month of online counseling by visiting: http://betterhelp.com/theconstant Listen to Follow Friday! Visit our Patreon here. BUY OUR MERCH, YOU FILTHY ANIMALS! Music by: Epidemic Sound…
 
Here there, friend. Howsabouta quick description to put your thoughts at ease. Why such a chill vibe? Well, it's one of those talk-y episodes about the "Call to Adventure," and "Lore dumping." You know, some quality nerdy shizz. BUT! (oh yeah, there's a but, baby.) A strange twist of events unfolds towards the end revealing additional great trouble…
 
After the death of the Ilkhan Arghun in 1291 at the end of our last episode, the Ilkhanid throne came to Arghun’s brother, Geikhatu, the governor of Anatolia. Geikhatu’s ascension set off one of the most unstable periods in the Ilkhanate’s history so far, which would ultimately culminate in the rise of perhaps the most significant ruler of the Ilkh…
 
In this episode, David E. Hoffman goes into detail on the long-running espionage of Russian radar scientist, Adolf Tolkachev. Tolkachev was so determined to bring down the USSR that he approached the CIA in Moscow himself and risked his life to bring the US hundreds of secret documents that would prove invaluable. Connect with Spycraft 101: IG: @sp…
 
He’s a material boy living in a material world - this week we’re chatting philosopher George Santayana with Dr Matthew Flamm! Are philosophers just mansplainers in ivory towers? What is the meaning of life according to ol’ George? And most importantly, what is the Fire philosophy? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
This is episode 22 and we’re looking at the end of Operation Savannah which was winding down by early January 1976. We have dealt with various Battle Groups setup by the South Africans as they sought to secure southern Angola – including Foxbat and last week, Orange which had experienced a major battle south of Quibala. A fourth battle group called…
 
Ben Trump (US Army) joins the Infectious Historians for a wide-ranging conversation. He begins with his public health work before Covid and his path to the US Army. Ben then outlines the Covid pandemic through his experience of working on several related projects, already since January/February 2020. Some of these included how Covid might spread in…
 
This week a year’s worth of rain fell in just three days in China’s Henan province, flooding roads and public transport systems, killing dozens and displacing thousands. Floods are common in China’s rainy season, but this event is being linked to the climate crisis. China is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world – and many of its mos…
 
‘One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind’: in July 1969 the United States successfully landed on the moon. It was part of a race into space which continues to this week and Jeff Bezos’ short voyage. But how was the American space race aided by Nazi Scientists and their barbaric experiments? Eric Lichtblau has returned to Warfare to tak…
 
In this episode, Tanner and I go a bit off-script to cover some breaking news regarding the alleged "frat-boy" like culture over at Activision. We start with some announcements, including The Dropshot Invitational #3 tournament rules, before getting into some other topics like the OTs 9 in Warzone, Twitch streamers cheating for money in tournaments…
 
Emily, John and David discuss the Delta variant and the vaccination decline, the bipartisan infrastructure plan living another day, and the pandemic Olympics. Here are some notes and references from this week’s show: David Leonhardt for The New York Times: “Why Aren’t the Vaccines Approved?” Matthew Yglesias for Slow Boring: “Let's Get More People …
 
Bernie Sanders recently spoke with our John Nichols about the importance of doing big things in politics--and now Senate Democrats have agreed on a $3.5 trillion budget proposal that would dramatically expand Medicare, provide for paid family leave, subsidize child care, make community college free, and fund some meaningful climate crisis initiativ…
 
In the late 1800s, European fascination with the culture of ancient Greece, and a growing interest in physical education and fitness, led to the idea of resurrecting the Olympic Games of antiquity. A French nobleman named Pierre de Coubertin took up the cause, and under his leadership, the first international Olympiad took place in Athens in 1896. …
 
In the aftermath of World War 2, the United States was the only country to possess the most powerful weapon ever developed, the atomic bomb. US intelligence estimated that it would take the Soviet nuclear programme at least another 10 years to catch up. However, much to the surprise of the Americans, the Soviets detonated their first atomic bomb in…
 
In 1988, Gaddafi takes his terror to the skies, bringing down a passenger flight over Lockerbie, Scotland. The Boeing 747 - en route from Frankfurt to New York, via London - is destroyed with 270 fatalities. Gaddafi has reached a new level of villainy. Staffers at the Pentagon team up with Hollywood executives to shore up public opinion against the…
 
In this episode we welcome Dr Dafith Townley. Dr Towley is a lecturer in the Department of history at the University of Reading. He is an expert in intelligence and cyber security. In the episode, we discuss his latest book:The Year of Intelligence in the United States: public opinion, national security, and the 1975 Church Committee (https://www.p…
 
Interview with Arnold Schroeder of Fight Like an Animal, a wonderful and endessly fascinating show that looks through 20 years of experience of hardcore climate activism, at why left political movements are so weak and ineffective and how to change that, and which covers everything from history, to political psychology, to anthropology, psychiatry,…
 
George Noory and John Truman Wolfe discuss the possibility of an all digital currency system, it's affect on the banking industry and the government using digital currency to track our individual spending habits. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comBy Coast to Coast AM
 
Tanner and I were forced to deviate from our original episode we had planned for 150, but nonetheless engage in some excellent dialog regarding Season 4 Reloaded in Warzone, Cold War, and Zombies, and a myriad of other topics.00:00:00 - Intro00:00:33 - Acknowledgments & announcements00:03:03 - Brief first impressions of Season 4 Reloaded00:23:56 - …
 
After the long reign of Abaqa Il-Khan, as covered in our previous episode, the Ilkhanate entered it’s somewhat messy “middle period.” These are the years between the death of Abaqa, in 1282, and the ascension of Ghazan in 1295. In these 13 years, four men came to the Ilkhanid throne: Teguder Ahmad, Arghun, Geikhatu and Baidu. Their reigns, if we be…
 
In this episode, Jack Barsky tells of his time working against the US as a KGB spy. From dangerous situations and being followed by the FBI to the lie he told to 'retire' from the KGB, hear about Jack's work firsthand. His daughter, Chelsea, shares a unique perspective on what it's like to be a 'spy kid' in the real world. Chelsea's documentary: ht…
 
This man was glitz, show, and absolute musical talent. He influenced Elvis, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga. We all know his name, but who was Liberace? Music journalist Jo Kendall helps Tom and Katie dig into the life of the man who was loved by millions but who, behind the chunky rings, charm, applause and piano trills, had a secret that he took with …
 
Greetings, Comrades! This week, we return to the tank series once again, and we look at the…well…REALLY WEIRD ONE’S. With very little information to go about, I coulnd’t make an episode on each of them individually, so this is what you get. Enjoy! Oh, and visit our homepage Theeasternborder.lv for pics! Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/…
 
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