Best 1950s podcasts we could find (Updated December 2017)
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Letter from America by Alistair Cooke: The Early Years (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)
 
The assassination of JFK through to Vietnam and America’s shame at the My Lai massacre. Alistair Cooke's fascinating social, cultural and political history of American life.
 
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This I Believe: 1950s Podcast
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From The Bob Edwards Show on Sirius XM satellite radio, a weekly selection of archival essays from Edward R. Murrow’s This I Believe series of the 1950s.
 
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Letter from America by Alistair Cooke: The Early Years (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)
 
The assassination of JFK through to Vietnam and America’s shame at the My Lai massacre. Alistair Cooke's fascinating social, cultural and political history of American life.
 
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Letter from America by Alistair Cooke: The Early Years (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)
 
The assassination of JFK through to Vietnam and America’s shame at the My Lai massacre. Alistair Cooke's fascinating social, cultural and political history of American life.
 
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This I Believe
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Essays as read on public radio
 
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Theater of Thrills
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Spooky Old Time Radio shows, inspired by "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" and featuring great audio Drama like "Suspense".
 
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Intoxica Radio w/Howie Pyro
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Howie Pyro plays the weird stuff......50's and 60's rock and roll, psycho surf, garage, rockabilly, hillbilly horrors, voodoo r & b, insane instrumentals, religious nuts, teenage hell music, vintage global garbage, peppered with bizarre old movie ads & radio clips & general echo-fied screaming...
 
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Juke In The Back
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Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock n’ roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.
 
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WKZ Vintage Comedy
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Classic shows from the Golden Age of Radio.
 
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Intoxica Radio w/Howie Pyro
Monthly
 
Howie Pyro plays the weird stuff......50's and 60's rock and roll, psycho surf, garage, rockabilly, hillbilly horrors, voodoo r & b, insane instrumentals, religious nuts, teenage hell music, vintage global garbage, peppered with bizarre old movie ads & radio clips & general echo-fied screaming...
 
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This Day in Jack Benny
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A podcast of the greatest Old Time Radio ever, The Jack Benny Program! Starring Jack Benny with Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Rochester, Dennis Day, and Don Wilson. The Jack Benny Show AKA The Jello Program AKA The Lucky Strike Program aired from the 1930's right through to the 1950's. Each week your host, John Henderson, brings an episode from that week 60-80 years ago. It's old, yet still as funny as ever. An OTR podcast.
 
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We Are Not Alone
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1950s Sci-Fi Comedy Podcast
 
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The Old Time Radio Show
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The Old Time Radio Show is not old at all. Each show still entertains as it did in the 1930s - 1950s. Go back each week to the early days of radio and enjoy this greatest entertainment in the world that always leaves you wanting more.
 
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Big Band Serenade
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Big Band Serenade takes you back to the bigband era with shows of the best from the 1920s-1950s. A time when music was a part of the fabric of the American society. The radio made this music assessable to everyone. Relive each week the best Swing,Blues, Jazz, and those great singers from the golden age of music and radio. oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Art and Visual Culture: Medieval to Modern - for iPod/iPhone
 
Have you ever wondered about the visual remains of past centuries that still survive in our cities and countryside today? Are you baffled by modern art? This collection provides you with insights into different aspects of art and visual culture between the Middle Ages and the present day. You will discover the wonders of medieval stained glass and learn how East meets West in a Byzantine icon. You will be introduced to the splendours of Baroque architecture and be taken on a tour of a specta ...
 
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The Vintage Group Harmony Show
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The Vintage Group Harmony Show is presents the history,the people, and stories behind the ever popular oldies on the Radio Memories Network LLC. Sponsored by oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Decades of Horror The Classic Era
 
The Gruesome Magazine podcast about classic horror and sci-fi films from 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
 
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Juke In The Back » Podcast Feed
 
Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock and roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.If you wanted to hear rhythm & blues during the 1950s, you couldn’t get it from the juke box in the front. No, no! In order to hear that glorious, down and dirty R&B, you had to go to the low-lit, spit-shined “Juke In The Back.” These songs are the building blocks of rock n’ roll. These are the records that inspir ...
 
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Classic Hollywood MTC Podcasts
 
A selection of tales about the careers and lives of Classic Hollywood Movie Stars and other ad hoc subjects of the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's.
 
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Night Owls
Monthly
 
The surreal, supernatural, and shlocky old film fun.
 
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Minister Bob's Recordings
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Archival Audio from a Prodigious Career
 
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Radio Bastet - Vintage Belly Dance Music
 
Podcasting "old-school" belly dance vinyl from the 1950's through the 1980's!
 
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Paul Harvey Podcast
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The Paul Harvey Podcast features rebroadcasts from his News and Comment and Rest of the Story radio shows from the early 1950s through 2008. He blended news reporting along with an expression of his personal values: love of God and America, Midwestern roots, heart-warming tales of average Americans, family values, and optimism for the future of America. Mr. Harvey was a broadcaster for more than half a century on the ABC News Network with a weekly audience of more than 24 million. He was rec ...
 
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Early TV
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Join us as we go back to the early and innocent days of live TV and relive those great shows that will never lose their appeal. Classic TV Shows from the 1950s-1960s.
 
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Rockabilly DJ
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The hottest in Rockabilly, Rhythm & Blues, Hillbilly and 1950s style Rock'n'Roll presented by The Rockabilly DJ, Bill Smoker. A weekly podcast available for free download in MP3 formatBroadcasting from the world-famous studio under the stairs in Croydon, south London. This show is also broadcast twice weekly on http://www.rockabilly-radio.net
 
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Bachelor's Paradise
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Relief for your radio imagination.
 
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Never Kissed A Bear
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Jazz, exotica, esoterica, experimental and electronica for early evenings and dim lighting.
 
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Doo Wop Den
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My name is Big "D" and I host a syndicated radio show called the Doo Wop Vault. I play rare 1950's early 60's Doo Wop, R&B vocal groups and Acappella. Enjoy the program archives.
 
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Test Pattern
Weekly
 
In the days before syndicated stations and 24 hour programming, television stations often showed old monster movies hosted by local on-air talent. It is in this spirit that “Test Pattern” is made – a little bit spooky, a little bit silly, but always informative! Jacob and Tab have a new topic each week, with a focus on the macabre offerings shown on television starting in the mid 1950s, favorite creature features, and B-movies (with occasional forays into the outer realms of horror).
 
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The Dieselpunk Podcast - The Voice of Dieselpunk!
 
The Dieselpunk Podcast is the Voice of Dieselpunk! Celebrating the retro futurism of the 1920s through the 1950s!
 
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Western Movies
Monthly
 
Westerns Movies Channel will take you back to those great western movies from the 1930s-1950s. The wild west will come alive with those heroes that always fought evil and rescued the damsel in distress.
 
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The Big Broadcast
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The old-time radio era, sometimes referred to as the Golden Age of Radio, refers to a period of radio programming in the United States lasting from the proliferation of radio broadcasting in the early 1920s until the 1950s, when television superseded radio as the medium of choice for scripted programming and radio shifted to playing popular music.
 
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Western TV Shows
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Great shows from TV's earliest days with Westerns that rode across the screen with adventure and heroes from the 1950s on.
 
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This Past Life NYC
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What began as a month living technologically in the 1950s in New York City evolved into webseries and now weekly podcast. In its third year, This Past Life NYC's Adventure to Civility is back exploring vintage radio advertisements, mid-century ideals, retro lifestyle challenges and interviews with long-standing mom-and-pop shops, storytellers and Makers in America. Created in the form of an old-fashioned radio broadcast and capturing a more polite life, I am pleased to bring to you this inca ...
 
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Crime City!
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Thrills! Chills! A serialized monthly detective show, performed LIVE in the style of a 1950s radio drama!Support our show and earn fun rewards at https://www.patreon.com/crimecity
 
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Swamp Jacuzzi
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A new radio show hosted by DJ Biggie Boutte' from the swamps of South Louisiana. Playing old, new, and obscure cuts from the 1950's to current. Mainly focusing on 60's garage-punk, psychedelic, traditional country, skiffle, with some rockabilly, surf, and Cajun thrown in as well. A big gumbo of kick ass music. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
 
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Perry Mason
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Perry Mason is a fictional defense attorney who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner. This long running radio drama had several actors who played the famous lawyer starting with Bartlett Robinson and then followed by Santos Ortega, Donald Briggs, and finally John Larkin who played the famous attorney after 1947. The radio portrayal of Perry Mason is a far more involved lawyer then the one who became famous on TV, the radio version would rather swap gunshots with e ...
 
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Smarter Science of Slim, SANE Solution » The Calorie Myth and Your Smarter Science of Slim with Jonathan Bailor
 
What if everything you thought you knew about weight loss was wrong? When it comes to most things in life, we welcome research and progress. From the convenience of our smartphones to the technology in our hospitals, scientific advancement allows us to live better. So why are we still following weight-loss advice from the 1950s? Why haven’t we ever questioned the “calories in/calories out” model at the foundation of every diet and fitness plan—a formula that, not coincidentally, has accompan ...
 
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The Comedic Genius of Martin and Lewis
 
In the late 1940s and early 1950s Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis created some of the most irresistible hilarity in the history of entertainment. Now you can enjoy the best of the Martin and Lewis Show, which aired on NBC Radio from 1949 through 1953. Listen in, and find out what all the fuss was about! Your ears will never be the same.
 
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X minus one
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X Minus One was a science fiction radio series on NBC that aired April 1955 through January 1958. The show featured stories written by some of the big names in 1950's science fiction like Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, and Issac Asimov. X Minus One followed another great science fiction series called Dimension X that was broadcast in 1950-51. Some of the X-1 shows were rebroadcasts of Dimension X. X Minus One holds the record for the longest running science fiction radio series ever produced ...
 
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This I Believe - Rhode Island
Weekly
 
Modeled on the popular 1950s radio series of the same name hosted by Edward R. Murrow, This I Believe - Rhode Island, hosted by Frederic Reamer, is an effort to share the many stories of people of Rhode Island... the personal experiences that have helped form the opinions of your neighbors.
 
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Doo Wop Forever
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Bring back memories of the 1950s. Every show will give you 30 minutes of memories of those wonderful days of Doo Wop.
 
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Speakeasy; Retro Radio Theater
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Each episode the Speakeasy cast brings back to life and recreates classic radio dramas from the 1940's and 1950's.
 
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John Finnemore's Double Acts
Daily
 
Each episode is a self-contained story, with its own cast. They range from hot-desking office workers attempting to conduct a romance at the rate of four minutes a day to a band of explorers beginning to wonder if they'll ever reach Australia's Great Inland Sea.Others feature characters ranging from a charming burglar to a charmless bath saleswoman; from the worst teacher of English Conversation in contemporary Germany to the best imaginer of tigers in 1950s Britain. As John says, "if there' ...
 
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I Was A Communist For The FBI
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I Was A Communist For The FBI was a show that came from the anti-Communist hysteria at a peak in the 1950s, and by the end of 1952 I Was a Communist was scheduled on more than 600 stations. The show was based on the book by Matt Cvetic and purportedly told of his adventures as an undercover operative who joined the Communist Party to spy from within for the FBI. Many of the stories contained double-edged conflicts: Cvetic constantly looked for information, walking a tightrope among suspiciou ...
 
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SPERDVAC Radio Theater
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The history of radio is fascinating. Old Time Radio tells the story of the American culture, the music, the comedy, the drama, the mystery,the horror all from the archives of our radio vault from the 1930s - 1950s.
 
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The Dieselpunk Podcast - The Voice of Dieselpunk!
 
The Dieselpunk Podcast is the Voice of Dieselpunk! Celebrating the retro futurism of the 1920s through the 1950s!
 
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DOO WOP VAULT
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Welcome to the Doo Wop Vault. We are the home for rare 1950's early 60's Doo wop, R&B vocal groups, Rock & Rockabilly. It'll have you Rockin & Boppin, check it out.
 
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OSD-Obsessive Sneaker Disorder
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If you're new to the world of sneakers, then this is the talk show that you're going to want to listen to and be a part of. Sneakers have been popular since the 1950s, but gained unprecedented popularity in the '80s and '90s due to aerobics, tennis and a basketball player simply known as MJ.OSD will give you the history of sneakers and why there are people around the globe that obsess about sneakers and are part of a culture that is so diverse and vibrant.Visit us online at http://OSDlive.co ...
 
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Bridge to Nowhere
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Oral histories recorded and curated by local volunteers. The Bridge to Nowhere project aims to share the story of Burgess Park in Southwark - from its unusual creation out of the urban landscape in the 1950s to its continued development today.
 
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Dinner with Racers
 
If you’re a lover of Porsche machinery, you probably know the name Alwin Springer. If you don’t, you should. Alwin is probably the biggest name in Porsche’s rise to dominance in North American sportscar racing. Working for Vasek Polak, the man who responsible for growing the U.S. market for Porsche throughout the 1950’s and ’60’s, Alwin went on ...…
 
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Dinner with Racers
 
If you’re a lover of Porsche machinery, you probably know the name Alwin Springer. If you don’t, you should. Alwin is probably the biggest name in Porsche’s rise to dominance in North American sportscar racing. Working for Vasek Polak, the man who responsible for growing the U.S. market for Porsche throughout the 1950’s and ’60’s, Alwin went on ...…
 
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Amerikan Rambler with Colin Woodward
 
Erin Devlin is a professor of History and American Studies at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. She has written a book Remember Little Rock (University of Massachusetts Press, 2017), about racial integration in Arkansas's capital from the 1950s onward. As she discusses with Colin, the story of Little Rock integration was one ...…
 
It’s a joy and honor to bring this final episode of Season Two, Episode #34, with my own mother Fran Lieberman and her dear friend Sandy Klasky, who are celebrating their book club’s 50th anniversary. I couldn’t think of a more special way to close this season then reflecting with two women, who are mothers and grandmothers, on the lessons of t ...…
 
Thousands died as a thick polluted fog engulfed London in 1952. People with respiratory and cardiovascular conditions were most at risk. The smog was a combination of pollution from millions of coal home fires and freezing fog. Unusual atmospheric conditions trapped the pall over the city for four days. The civil disaster changed Britain. Two y ...…
 
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Windows Insider Podcast
 
Over the next two episodes, the Windows Insider podcast explores all things mixed reality. In part 1, we chat with the Hololens team about design elements in Windows Mixed Reality and how developers can get started creating immersive experiences. We also hear how virtual reality enhances social life and creates community with people from all ov ...…
 
The United States is a low-tax country. This is not a widely accepted point, granted. The share of Americans who say that their taxes are too high is at roughly 50 percent, a fifteen-year peak. Moreover, Republicans have sold their tax bill as an essential tax cut for America’s income-starved, tax-strangled families and businesses, promising to ...…
 
Best of JBS.(Photo:Middle class 1958 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class by Fred Siegel. PART 2 of 2. This short book rewrites the history of modern American liberalism. It ...…
 
Best of JBS.(Photo:Middle class in the 1979 oil embargo )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class by Fred Siegel. PART 1 of 2. This short book rewrites the history of modern Amer ...…
 
In the mid-1930’s, George Gershwin acquired the rights to the play Porgy by DuBose Heyward, based on his own novel of 1925. Gershwin’s great American opera, Porgy and Bess debuted in 1935 with lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward.For some period of time, the themes of domestic violence, drug addiction, and gambling led many in both the whi ...…
 
The 1950s were a very productive decade for Thelonious Monk, perhaps his most productive as a composer. During the fifties his reputation and impact grew tremendously. His influence on other pianists can be seen in the work of Elmo Hope and Herbie Nichols, among others. Although neither had the longevity or enjoyed the popularity that Monk did, ...…
 
Because it acted as a safe harbor for the New Orleans diaspora of the teens and twenties, Chicago played a key role in early jazz. By the 1950s, much of jazz was understood in the dialog between cool jazz and hard bop, aka West Coast and East Coast, with Los Angeles and New York playing inordinately important roles. But the Chicago scene was as ...…
 
Every field has its seasons, its rituals, its traditions, its myths. Information technology, too, has stories that it tells at certain times of the year. In that spirit, we offer a myth from the ancient of days, which is to say the 1950s. Anna-the-intern narrates this year’s presentation of “Songs of Comfort and Joy,” As she notes, it is not re ...…
 
Scotto and Uncle John conclude their Science Fiction Double Feature with another classic sci-fi film from the 1950s. A film that was marred by studio interference and, in some ways, mired in its own time, but was still far ahead of its time in many others. This week on Zombie Take-Out, from 1956, Forbidden Planet. Did studio interference ruin t ...…
 
IMDB Rating: 7.0/10 Genre: Drama / Romance Size: 656.75 MB Runtime: 1hr 36 min It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Cay Rivers, an open and self-assured lesbian, and the ranchowner's d ...…
 
Throughout history, humans have employed falcons as lethal hunters of other animals. Now those raptors are being sent after drones. It turns out that many of the skills feathered predators use to find a tasty lunch can be applied to the developing field of drone defense. A U.S. Air Force-funded study by zoology researchers at Oxford University ...…
 
China will spend 22 billion yuan (US$3.3 billion) on two prototype molten salt nuclear reactors. Two molten salt nuclear reactors will be built in the Gobi Desert in northern China. * Molten salt reactors can produce one thousandth of the radioactive waste of existing nuclear reactors because of deep burn. More complete conversion of the nuclea ...…
 
In 1943 a young British officer, Norman Lewis, entered a war-torn Naples with the American Fifth Army. Lewis began writing in his notepad everything that happened to him during his one-year stay observing the complex social cauldron of a city that contrived every day the most incredible ways of fighting to survive. These notes turned into the m ...…
 
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On the Road Podcast with Denis Gessing
 
All the joy, anticipation and excitement of the season is sucked out by one unfortunate accident, causing a 1950's Dad to shut down the whole thing. From the authors collection of stories about growing up a baby boomer.
 
New York homicide levels at their lowest since the 1950s but we're hearing of more neighbourhood crime in New Zealand.
 
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Ignite 2 Impact Podcast - Raise up and Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders
 
William F. Pickard, PhD, is CEO and chairman for multiple enterprises, including VITEC L.L.C., Global Automotive Alliance L.L.C., Grupo Antolin-Wayne, ARD Logistics, L.L.C., and Commonwealth Regal Industries. He is also the owner of several McDonald’s franchises and a co-owner of five black-owned newspapers. Dr. Pickard is also CEO of Bearwood ...…
 
We talk about games we’ve been playing this week: Pocket Camp, The Fractured But Whole, Switch Uno, and more. This week’s fun fact is about an unsolved incident from the 1950s. Just like last week, here’s our survey: http://survey.podtrac.com/start-survey.aspx?pubid=dTq1EKI06vB1&ver=standard The survey takes about 5-10 minutes, and make sure yo ...…
 
Jazz, Just The Way We Like it is a weekly podcast series discussing and playing those jazz classic songs of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
 
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Why Watch That Radio
 
Thursday, 11/2: S.W.A.T. (s1, 1, total?, 10p, CBS) Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson, a Los Angeles S.W.A.T. lieutenant, is assigned to lead a highly skilled unit in the community where he grew up. Torn between loyalty to the streets, where the cops are sometimes the enemy, and allegiance to his brothers in blue, he strategically straddles the two world ...…
 
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AC (Alex Cardinale) Network
 
It's time to find out about some more of these tragic mass shootings. America has been under fire for many years even dating back to the 1950's and 1960's. When I say under fire I'm not talking about real fires, I'm talking about mass shootings. Believe it or not there is at least four memorable mass shootings per each decade. The more people w ...…
 
The long awaited cleanup of a Superfund site in South Asheville will start in earnest this month. The site of a former CTS plant on Mills Gap Road contains a chemical common at Superfund sites according to Craig Zeller of the Environmental Protection Agency. That chemical is abbreviated TCE, and it was a common ‘de-greaser’ used in the 1950’s. ...…
 
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Why Watch That Radio
 
In Theaters December 1, 2017 Wonder Wheel Four peoples’ lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becom ...…
 
The FSAI has repealed a law from the 1950's which banned domestic animals (cats and dogs) from restaurants and cafés- at owners descretion.Are you happy with the news?
 
Alexandre Desplat has been writing music for films since the late 1980s, but his invasion of Hollywood began in 2003 with Girl with a Pearl Earring, which introduced his hypnotic, Gallic, and flute-friendly style. Since then, the French composer—a skilled flute-player himself, obsessed with film music since he was a young boy—has become one of ...…
 
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Ripped Without Running
 
Whats Up Everybody... I am back from Thanksgiving and it was great!! Today I Talk about My Trip to the Gym, and we dive into how our Nation Got: Cursed, Fat, And Sick by basically one guy's crazy idea in the 1950's... Ancel Keys
 
Dolores Gomez Dolores Gomez, Brisbane’s librarian for 27 years, has had an intense contact with local history. As a long-time resident, she experienced a good portion of Brisbane’s history first hand. As the librarian, she had crucial documental access. These two facts provided the necessary background to undertake the project of a book on Bris ...…
 
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Yoga & Beyond | The Yoga and Movement Science Podcast
 
How can Buteyko breathing help with asthma? Research shows 6-30% of asthma sufferers use breathing methods to alleviate their asthma symptoms in the UK. Catherine and I discuss a paper from the Complementary Therapies in Medicine journal about Buteyko breathing and asthma. Buteyko breathing technique (BBT) is a method that is used in some pract ...…
 
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Yoga & Beyond | The Yoga and Movement Science Podcast
 
How can Buteyko breathing help with asthma? Research shows 6-30% of asthma sufferers use breathing methods to alleviate their asthma symptoms in the UK. Catherine and I discuss a paper from the Complementary Therapies in Medicine journal about Buteyko breathing and asthma. Buteyko breathing technique (BBT) is a method that is used in some pract ...…
 
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The Tom Barnard Show
 
The Germans lost a lot of money on the whole WW2 reparations thing, but their pickelhaube sales have stayed strong for generations. It's hard to say who's made more money: the entire nation of Germany since the 1950s or any major celebrity since their last movie.
 
I Can't Sleep (Aired April 30, 1952) Warner Brothers released a film based on these accounts entitled "I Was A Communist For The FBI", starring with Frank Lovejoy as Cvetic. In 1952, in the midst of the Red scare of the 1950's, the Frederick W. Ziv Company produced the syndicated radio series with the same title as the movie. It was produced wi ...…
 
Catherine Bundy holding a photo of her with husband Thomas, who perished out on the Rappahannock River while oystering in December 1953. (Credit: Pamela D’Angelo) It’s wild oyster season around the Chesapeake Bay. In Virginia’s Northern Neck, at Belle Isle State Park, a new exhibit slated to open early next year will feature stories from people ...…
 
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OPTIMIZE with Brian Johnson | More Wisdom in Less Time
 
Although I’m not a huge fan of some of the drawbacks of animal testing, this study is astonishing and worth knowing about. Get this: In the 1950s, a Harvard-trained researcher based out of Johns Hopkins named Curt Richter ran some fascinating experiments. He wanted to see how long rats could swim in two different conditions. In the first condit ...…
 
When plastic made its foray into daily life in the 1950s, it was billed as the liberation to an existence constrained by household drudgery. Plates could be tossed instead of washed; coffee could be chugged on the go and then chucked into a rubbish bin; and frozen TV dinners could be stripped of their plastic wrap and popped in the oven at a mo ...…
 
A Hungarian student believes communism will give his country great opportunities in the 1950's. His father disagrees.
 
(Nov 17, 2017) Seagle Music Colony in Schroon Lake invited its first African American student in the 1950s. But he had to live in a tiny room off the laundry. He visits for the first time in 60 years. David Sommerstein hosts.
 
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For Food's Sake
 
This year for Thanksgiving, Americans will consume 46 million turkeys. Factory farming has never been more 'efficient'. This same year, the US has consumed 9 billion chickens. Worldwide, we managed to eat 50 billion. How does this system function? What makes it so effective and profitable? It all comes down to one word: genetics. Since the 1950 ...…
 
Transcript: Well, welcome to Gender, Sexuality, and the Gospel. We don't have a lot of time, so what I'm going to do is, your notes that you have, I don't know exactly ... I think I know what's in your notes. I don't know if everything's in there that I have or not, but that ... actually, I'll grab one over here. Thank you. The material that yo ...…
 
Jazz, Just The Way We Like it is a weekly podcast series discussing and playing those jazz classic songs of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
 
On this episode, Meghan Griffin (Judging Book Covers & Fableulous Retelling podcasts) joins me to discuss 2007's St. Trinians. Based on a series of cartoons by Ronald Searle, and the films of the 1950s, St. Trinians centers around a girl's boarding school where the students rule the school. The film stars Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, and, of co ...…
 
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