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Each week, SpyCast will feature ex-spies, intelligence officers, and authors talking about the world of international intelligence and espionage. SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Andrew Hammond (https://www.spymuseum.org/press/press-archive/2020-press-releases/spy-museum-names-andrew-hammon/) , the museum's Historian & Curator: @spyhistorian (https://twitter.com/spyhistorian) ). Follow us on Twitter @INTLSpyCast (https://twitter.com/INTLSpyCast) . The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. is ...
 
The tides of American history lead through the streets of New York City — from the huddled masses on Ellis Island to the sleazy theaters of 1970s Times Square. The elevated railroad to the Underground Railroad. Hamilton to Hammerstein! Greg and Tom explore more than 400 years of action-packed stories, featuring both classic and forgotten figures who have shaped the world.
 
BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities. There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histo ...
 
The Professional Military Education (PME) podcast is where great books on war and history are analyzed and discussed with the author. Through in depth conversations, the PME podcast seeks to promote great books that will interest serious military thinkers. For people that might be interested in military topics and history, the PME podcast will get you hooked on this awesome field of study. Through in depth reading and serious scholarship, the PME podcast is proud to bring a great history sho ...
 
History That Doesn’t Suck is a bi-weekly podcast, delivering a legit, seriously researched, hard-hitting survey of American history through entertaining stories. To keep up with History That Doesn’t Suck news, check us out on Facebook and Instagram: @Historythatdoesntsuck; on Twitter: @HTDSpod; or online at htdspodcast.com. Support the podcast at patreon.com/historythatdoesntsuck.
 
Learn Chinese using podcasts! Each week, we are publishing new episodes for intermediate learners of Mandarin Chinese. We will be talking about Chinese culture, history, as well as everything going on in China. If you already know some Chinese, and are looking for resources to take your Mandarin Chinese to the next level, then TeaTime Chinese podcast is for you. 听播客,学中文。每周,我们都会发布适合中级学习者的播客节目。我们会聊中国文化,历史,以及中国的最新资讯。如果你已经会一些中文,并且在寻找学习材料,想让自己的中文“更上一层楼”,那么TeaTime Chinese播客一定适合你。 For more informat ...
 
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
There is a difference in business culture between Asia and the West. Much of the startup related literature are western dominated and there is a vacuum for Asian business strategies related discussions in English. On each episode of CHATS, Old Chang will pick a topic which will interest English speaking founders and professionals by seeking out relevant lessons from Chinese history.
 
Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University’s second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy. This series of lectures, published as “China and the Chinese”, was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship there. The lectures were not intended for the specialist, more to urge a wider and more systematic stu ...
 
Rereading the Stone is a weekly discussion of historical Chinese literature and philosophy, currently focusing on the Qing dynastic Classic novel Dream of the Red Chamber (Hong lou meng 紅樓夢) also known as Story of the Stone (Shitou ji 石頭記). Rereading the Stone emphasizes dynamic, self-referential, and psychoanalytical approaches to conceptualizing literature, philosophy, art, aesthetics, and history.
 
Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
Coney Island Stories is a podcast produced from oral histories in the Coney Island History Project archive. We record interviews in English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish and other languages with people who have lived or worked in Coney Island and adjacent neighborhoods or have a special connection to these places. Founded in 2004, the History Project is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that aims to increase awareness of Coney Island's legendary and colorful past and to encourage apprecia ...
 
The Munk Debates podcast is an extension of the main stage events - in subject, speaker selection, tone and format. It will introduce the iconic brand - and its engaging debates about significant issues of our time. Audiences will hear strong and passionate arguments from both sides of an issue so they will have enough information to make up their own minds about where they stand.
 
For over 5000 years of documented history, people have been using the cannabis plant as medicine. From ancient Chinese medical journals to the modern day dispensaries, cannabis and its many medical uses have found their way to every continent on Earth. Today, as the prohibition against this plant is slowly being lifted around the world and our technological capacity grows exponentially, we finally have the opportunity to discover what this plant is truly capable of.
 
In this podcast, Matthew Rothwell, author of Transpacific Revolutionaries: The Chinese Revolution in Latin America, explores the global history of ideas related to rebellion and revolution. The main focus of this podcast for the near future will be on the history of the Chinese Revolution, going all the way back to its roots in the initial Chinese reactions to British imperialism during the Opium War of 1839-1842, and then following the development of the revolution and many of the ideas tha ...
 
Most true crime covers the past hundred years of recorded history. We cover the rest of it. From murderous knights and pirate kings to ancient Chinese forensic investigators and the Renaissance's literal fashion police, our episodic podcast dives deep into the historical characters and events that make up some of the greatest crimes the world has ever seen — and certainly not found in your textbooks. For more information visit https://www.highcrimesandhistory.com/
 
"Talking Language" is a show hosted by Robert Aiudi and Rachel Zirkle. Robert, aka "The Language Chef," is a polyglot who speaks over ten languages fluently. Rachel, is an amateur linguist and loves to pick Robert's brain. They met in New York City over ten years ago and over the years have had lengthy discussions and debates about all things language, usually while enjoying some wine. Join the conversation and listen in as these two friends, Robert and Rachel, discuss the origin of the Chin ...
 
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In this shortest CHP episode since 2011, we conclude the series that explored the lives of eunuchs in Chinese history. This time around we wind things down with eunuchs during the time of the Last Emperor Puyi in the course of his residency in the Forbidden City, Tianjin and Manchukuo. Then we look briefly at the life of the Last Eunuch Sun Yaoting…
 
With the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882 the United States for the first and only time in its immigration history had restricted immigrants specifically based on their race. Its passage resulted from decades of protest over the growing presence of Chinese laborers in the country. This is the story of the enforcement of Chinese Exclusio…
 
3 Things Founders need to look out when they try and persuade professionals to join their mission 短期利益的保障 (His ability to Secure their short term financial interests) 长期利益的想象 (To maintain the foreseeability/visibility of the long term pay out interests) 成就感的可期待 (The possibility of attaining personal achievement)…
 
Nature and history intertwine in all five boroughs -- from The Bronx River to the shores of Staten Island -- in this special episode about New York City's many botanical gardens. A botanical garden is more than just a pretty place; it's a collection of plant life for the purposes of preservation, education and study. But in an urban environment lik…
 
Photo:The Emberá are a riverine people, historically building their houses along the banks of rivers. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: Into Panama's Darién Gap with the Emberá People and the Great Migration. @Michael_Yon. https://www.kpbs.org/news/2021/apr/06/the-mapmaker-whos-saving-lives-in-panamas-pandemic/…
 
Photo: The Emberá, also known in the historical literature as the Chocó or Katío Indians, are an indigenous people of Panama and Colombia. In the Emberá language, the word ẽberá can be used to mean person, man, or indigenous person, depending on the context. Here: A map of the Darién isthmus, 1699. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Bat…
 
Photo: Casablanca Conference, January 14-24, 1943. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill in garden of the presidential villa at Casablanca during the Casablanca conference. U.S. Navy photograp. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Joe Biden is not FDR class. @ConradMBlack @NRO https://www.nat…
 
Photo: Costumes and characters, etc. Family group, Ramallah . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Abbas: "Looking for excuses to avoid an election." Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 https://news.yahoo.com/abbas-weighs-delay-palestinian-parliamentary-143949791.htmlBy John Batchelor
 
Photo: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump at the G20 . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "Putin is facing a lot of problems at home." @AnnaBorsh @WashInstitute Anna Borshchevskaya is a senior fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on Russia's policy toward the Middle East. In addition, she is a contributor to Oxford An…
 
Photo: Fighting on the Golan Heights - The Central Intelligence Agency . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Iran-controlled militia camped on the Golan. Serit Zehavi, ALMA. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) Sarit Zehavi is the CEO and founder of Alma – a nonprofit and an independent resea…
 
Photo: The Sultan of Morocco on his way to worship in the Kutubia mosque in his capital at Fez. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #JerusalemReport: Expanding levels of Iranian activity in Morocco. @IlanBerman American Foreign Policy Council Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 Ilan Berman is Senior Vice President …
 
Photo: Ruins from A History of the Irish Nation, etc. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow McCotter: "As an Irishman, John, I have never been part of the British Empire." @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/09/end-woke-corporate-extortion/…
 
Photo: New Supreme Court Nominee faces "firing squad." Washington, D.C., Jan. 15, 1938 Shortly after his nomination to the Supreme Court bench was announced today by President Roosevelt, U.S. Solicitor General Stanley F. Reed faces this huge battery of cameras—both sounds and still—at his office in the Justice Department, 1/18/38 . The New John Bat…
 
Photo: Cowboy hero: mural in Sheridan, Wyoming, showing a subject often depicted in the Cowboy State, including on its license plates, of a cowboy aboard a bucking bronco. The movie Shane took place in Wyoming. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Is the GOP waiting for another Shane? @VDHanson @HooverInst https://www.amazon…
 
Photo: Anti Patriotic Federation of Ci-devant Aristocrats / Convened by Discord greeted by Ambition, Hipocrisy and Personal Interest &c.. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Biden:"Talk loudly and carry a switch @VDHanson @HooverInst https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/14/how-to-start-a-war/…
 
Photo: The British Royal Family, 1914-1918. Queen Mary and Queen Alexandra turn to smile for the camera as they look at the work on display during the private view of an exhibition of naval photographs, 21 July 1918. The exhibition is being held at Princes Gallery, Piccadilly. In the background, Princess Mary and King George V (wearing a top hat) c…
 
Photo: National Security Council in the Cabinet Room of the White House; 1974. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Who leaked NSC North Korea detail December 2017? @VictoriaCoates Center for Security Policy. https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/apr/20/colin-kahls-loose-lips-sink-ships/…
 
Traditional broadcasters, daily newspapers, and monthly magazines are struggling to stay afloat as more people turn to non-traditional sources for their news. The likes of Medium, Substack, Twitter, and a seemingly endless series of small independent websites, are building new audiences by offering up news and information tailored to their users’ s…
 
In 1969, Chicago was home to one of history’s most high-profile trials. Known as the Trial of the Chicago 8 — and sometimes the Trial of the Chicago 7 — the trial pitted anti-war protesters against the federal government. Eight men were accused of conspiring to incite a riot during protests that took place in Chicago during the Democratic National …
 
Photo: Martian sunset, Spirit rover, 2005. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #HotelMars: Bill Nelson is not a NASA risk-taker. Rand Simberg. Dave Livingston SpaceShow.com https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/bill-nelson-backs-nasa-e2-80-99s-moon-plans-climate-change-work-in-confirmation-hearing/ar-BB1fUqcJ…
 
Photo: Parliament of India. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow NGO Freedom House demotes India & What is to be done? Sadanand @Dhume @AEI https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-india-still-a-democracy-the-answer-isnt-so-clear-11618525073?mkt_tok=NDc1LVBCUS05NzEAAAF8iTCioxaLTTaYnlmUb8YXeHTLqNxjLtf3or9OHObjlR1W9dcmPjc3x4hjz7ZRiu9P9…
 
Photo: Kashgar road scene, 1870s. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Uyghurs are watching Washington. Nury Turkel. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Nury Turkel, co-founder of the Uyghur Human Rights Project and a commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, on this: https…
 
Photo: DNA helix. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow PRC DNA thieves target the 2022 Winter Olympics. @CleoPaskal @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Cleo Paskal, non-resident senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. https://nypost.com/2021/04/18/athletes-have-good-reason-to-beware-xi-jinpings-w…
 
Photo: A 10-inch-long ceramic model of the Sierra Nevada Corporation, or SNC, Dream Chaser spacecraft is prepared for high-speed wind tunnel tests at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. The tests measure how much heat the winged vehicle would experience during ascent and re-entry through the atmosphere, including the spacecraft's lower- …
 
Photo: Privae photo, Schoharie Co. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Trump banners displayed, Populism waits for a hero. Salena Zito @DCExaminer Salenazito.com https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/trump-didnt-form-a-populist-coalition-he-was-the-result-of-one…
 
Photo: German with Russian hand grenades The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Nord Stream 2: Is Berlin leaning toward Moscow? @PaulR_Gregory @HooverInst https://thehill.com/opinion/international/549137-did-biden-blink-on-russia-limited-sanctions-and-no-summitBy John Batchelor
 
Photo: "The red specter of revolution." Cartoon showing robed Supreme Court justices John Marshall Harlan and Edward Douglass White lifting up armed man "anarchy." . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: SCOTUS reads the headlines. John Yoo, @HooverInst @AEI https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/democrats-court-packing-radical…
 
Photo: Supreme Court of the United States, 1911. file_downloadDOWNLOAD crop_originalORDER PRINT description Summary . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: SCOTUS reads the headlines. John Yoo, @HooverInst @AEI https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/democrats-court-packing-radical-institution-john-yoo https://www.msn.com/en-us/…
 
Photo: Appeasement: Eight-frame comic strip. Spareribs comes up with a scheme to appease an African king. He dresses Gravy up in a bearskin he has stolen from the palace. Spareribs pretends that he has acquired a dancing bear, which pleases the king. He tells Spareribs to put Gravy in the cage with other bears, but Gravy resists. Spareribs pulls so…
 
Photo: Logo, Haidilao restaurant. Logos are public domain. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Why does the PRC spy on Vancouver diners? Charles Burton @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Charles Burton, senior fellow at the Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, https://…
 
The first part of our deep-dive into the poetry showcased in Chapter 18 celebrating Yuanchun’s visit home. In this part we consider all of the contributions except those in Baoyu’s name. Specific interpretations are offered and critiqued, while general theoretical concerns previously addressed reemerge. How do these poems reflect the personalities …
 
A packed episode with Thor, Odin, mythological dwarves, sword arms, and Valhalla, all ending up with a beautiful double wedding...which ends somehow worse than the last time we visited a giant wedding on this podcast. We're finishing up the saga of Egil and Asmund. The creature this time is little mucus boy, and if you're a villain, you don't want …
 
Photo: Alabama Guardsmen and Romanian military medical professionals take photos and converse with Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Mark Wilson in Birmingham, Ala., May 29, 2020. Wilson provided valuable insight for measures concerning the return from lockdowns and quarantines to routine daily life. (U.S. Army Photo by SGT Samuel Hartley). The N…
 
Photo: Line at a gas station in Maryland, June 15, 1979. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Inflation: "Are we going to replay the 1970s?" John Cochrane @HooverInst https://johnhcochrane.blogspot.com/2021/04/inflation-levels.html?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=95d8be8570-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_05_04_36_COPY_…
 
Photo: Silver didrachma from Crete depicting Talos, an ancient mythical automaton with artificial intelligence. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Pentagon shows growing confidence with AI. @FroseDC @WJLA. https://govmatters.tv/former-deputy-secretary-of-defense-says-artificial-intelligence-momentum-is-building/…
 
Photo: Good bye Autocracy: words and music by Flora Leaverton Belford ; arranged by Minnie Webb Castle. For voice and piano.. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "Democracy" is the new tool for good old-fashioned autocracy. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs https://hir.harvard.edu/populism-and-peru-how-a-dangerous-i…
 
Photo: Postage Stamp Depicting Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip 1953 . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "I'm not a silly woman!" said Elizabeth to Philip during lockdown. "I'm the Queen!" Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs https://inworldtrend.com/queen-and-prince-philip-bickered-sweetly-throughout-lockdown-re…
 
Photo: Munition Works . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Economical Putin uses the same team to poison expat enemies that he uses to blow up Czech arms manufacturers. @JosephSternberg https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/salisbury-novichok-suspects-behind-fatal-blast-at-czech-weapons-depot-r7f7db7zw…
 
Photo: Well-clad bureaucrats make unhelpful decisions. Here: OEEC Favors Continuation of European Payments Union The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The EU fails even at vaccine nationalism. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/troubled-covid-19-vaccine-rollout-in-europe-nears-possible-turning-point-116…
 
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