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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 history of Berlin music in the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s is well documented. Punk, new wave, acid house; the fall of the Berlin wall and the stellar rise of techno. By the end of the millennium, more than a million people raved at the infamous Love Parade events every year. Dance music had arrived. But then what happened? Who are the people and what are the sounds that shaped the Berlin we know today? To celebrate 20 years of Red Bull Music Academy, Berlin Zwanzig – “Berlin Twenty” in English ...
 
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 ...
 
On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
We’re a site that creates a variety of exclusive modern international and American history content! We create free history audio podcasts as part of History in 28-minutes, a magazine called History is Now, and books as part of Required History. Our works explain some of history's most important events concisely and quickly.
 
In collaboration with radio producers and broadcasters from the US and Germany, The Big Pond is home to 50 podcasts produced by the Goethe-Institut over the next year, all of which are available for free on www.goethe.de/bigpond and via iTunes and Spotify. With features on topics such as music, sports, history, religion, language, and society, a multifaceted portrait of life in Germany and the US is conveyed.
 
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.
 
Our "90 in 90 Essay Project Academic Studies" on subjects such as the Federalist Papers, the Constitution; the Amendments; the Classics that Inspired the Constitution, the Executive Branch, the country’s past 57 presidential elections, the Supreme Court, the Congress and the states have resulted in 1047 essays contributed by 175 constitutional scholars, historians and elected officials. This corresponding Podcast features the reading of the daily essay during our 90 Day Study. Essays are ava ...
 
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 ...
 
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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It’s hard to remember what normal life feels like, but for the first time since the start of the pandemic, there are reasons to be optimistic about when we might return to it. It looks increasingly likely that by the New Year at least one highly-effective Covid vaccine will be available. Despite this promising news, any new vaccines will be ratione…
 
BerlinBrigade.com Podcast #112 The BerlinBrigade.com Podcast - Happy Holidays 2020 music in this episode: "Carol of the bells" by digicoustical 2016 - Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) Jingle Bells (Calm) by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3943-jingle-bells-calm- License: http://creativecommon…
 
Sue Boyd has been the head of Australian diplomatic missions in Fiji, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Bangladesh. She also had postings at the United Nations in New York and in the former East Germany. Sue was posted to East Germany in 1976 and tells of her work, friendships, and life as a single woman in the diplomatic community of 1970s East Berlin. She r…
 
The Chancellor’s spending review this week has thrown up competing moral visions for Britain’s place in a post-Covid, post-Brexit world. On the one hand, there will be a boost in defence spending on drones and cyberwarfare; on the other, speculation about the UK’s foreign aid commitment has prompted ex-prime ministers, charities and religious leade…
 
Today we speak with Ian Ballantyne, the author of “Hunter Killers”, also known as “Undersea Warriors” in the United States. Hunter Killers’ tells the incredible, true inside story of the Royal Navy’s Cold War beneath the waves. Buy the book and support the podcast here https://amzn.to/3jalire We talk about the forgotten role Royal Navy submarines p…
 
Today we speak with Richard Crowder, the author of “Détente – the chance to end the Cold War”. Help support the podcast buy the book here UK listeners https://amzn.to/34yNeB2 US listeners https://amzn.to/3kHU3pO Between 1968 and 1975, there was a subtle thawing of relations between East and West, for which Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev coined the n…
 
Donald Trump is refusing to concede the US election, making unsubstantiated claims of electoral fraud and planning rallies across the country to build support for the legal fights ahead. The ‘leader of the free world’ is having a wobble and it is a testing time for democracy. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to unify a country that has become …
 
At the beginning of the 1990s it seemed as if the world was taking a new turn toward peace. Germany was reunited, Nelson Mandela was released from prison and an historic peace deal was reached between the Israelis and Palestinians. The Middle East Peace Agreement, signed in 1993 on the lawn of U.S. White House, was the first major step toward endin…
 
The deadliest shooting spree in Canada’s modern history left us with far more questions than answers. Join Sarah Ritchie, a reporter for Global News in Halifax, as she tries to unravel how something like this could happen there. Sarah will take you through every hour, as it unfolded and together you’ll try and piece together what happened, what cou…
 
Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of The Cambridge Spies, brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign Office, MI5 and MI6, gain…
 
The Prime Minister said the second lockdown in England was necessary to avoid the "medical and moral disaster" of the NHS being overwhelmed. In starker terms: many people will die if nothing is done, and not just of Covid-19. Depending on one’s perspective, the government’s strategy has either been too concerned, or not concerned enough, with the a…
 
At 2 a.m. on 10 March 1983, 12 year old Carmen Bugan was home alone after her father had left for Bucharest. That afternoon, Carmen returned from school to find secret police in her living room. Her father’s protest against the regime had changed her life for ever. This is her story. This is one of the most powerful stories I have recorded so far. …
 
In this second episode with Don Snedeker we talk to him about his time after his tour of Vietnam when he served in West Germany. From 1974 to 1986 Don served in a number of roles but most noticeably he was assigned to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Fulda, one of the locations where it was assumed that Warsaw Pact units would attack through. H…
 
By November, 1 million young people in the UK will be unemployed, according to a report out this week from the newly-launched Alliance for Full Employment. It has the backing of the former Prime Minister and Chancellor Gordon Brown, who warned of a “lost Covid generation” of young people with no prospects and nothing to do. The cost, he says, is mo…
 
Ride along with 25 year veteran Crime Reporter Nancy Hixt, from Global News, on her award winning podcast Crime Beat as she takes you through some of Canada’s most high-profile criminal cases. Real People, Real Crimes, Real Journalism. Each episode takes you deep inside cases she has worked to give you detail you didn't hear on the news. Season 3 i…
 
Today we’re speaking with Barry Mullen who was a Navigator on the legendary Royal Air Force bomber, the Vulcan. Barry served during the 1970s and candidly shares his experiences. He tells us about his time at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus during the Turkish invasion as well as detail of his mission scenarios, both conventional and nuclear, escape and evas…
 
A damning report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse describes a culture of deference in the Church of England which meant that perpetrators were allowed to hide and, when exposed, were often given more support than their victims. This was a scandal in which the “moral authority of clergy was widely perceived as beyond reproach”. Thi…
 
On this episode of History of the 90s we look back at the complicated legacy of Vanilla Ice who was the first rapper to have a number one song on the Billboard music charts. His album To the Extreme, featuring Ice Ice Baby, sold 12 million copies and earned him an American Music Award for best new pop/rock artist in 1991. But Ice’s rising star quic…
 
In this bonus episode, we talk again with Paul Grant, author of "Coercion" the fourth book about the Schultz family who live in Berlin. His books are set at the end of the Second World War and the start of the Cold War. Coercion is set in 1962 against the backdrop of the Berlin Wall while it is still barbed wire and a fragile wall. Escape attempts …
 
This is the first of two episodes we have following Don Snedeker’s experiences through the Cold War. In this episode, we hear about his time in Vietnam and the book he has written entitled "The Blackhorse in Vietnam: The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam and Cambodia, 1966–1972”. Don was born in Brooklyn New York but followed his Father’s po…
 
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