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CWTR is a weekly, hour long, intenet-based talk radio show hosted by Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University. Each week, Gerry interviews leading historians, authors, enthusiasts, etc. on all things Civil War related.
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Are you ready for a First Person account of a Civil War battle? Union and Confederate Soldiers and Officers wrote in journals and published books during and after the war. Join Bill Coghlan every week as he retells what these men saw and did on the battlefield.
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It Could Happen Here

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It Could Happen Here started as an exploration of the possibility of a new civil war. Now a daily show, it's evolved into a chronicle of collapse as it happens, and an exploration of how we might build a better future. Every day Robert Evans, Garrison Davis, Mia Wong, James Stout and Shereen Lani Younes take you on a jaunty walk through the burning ruins of the old world and towards a better one that lays just on the horizon.
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For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in show where you can ask our resident historian (Scott Rank, PhD) absolutely anything (What was it like to be a Turkish sultan with four wives and twelve concubines? If you were sent back in time, how would you kill Hitler?). Second, it features lon ...
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Battlecast is the world’s foremost podcast about war and it’s sociopolitical impact. Each month Dr. Luke Wolf works to bring you an unfiltered understanding of the most important battles and wars of mankind’s history. The official motto of the show: “not left, not right: above,” provides a fresh look at the conventional understandings found in history books. So pull up a chair, grab a beer, and join the conversation.
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The world’s most popular history podcast, with Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook. Join The Rest Is History Club (www.restishistorypod.com) for ad-free listening to the full archive, weekly bonus episodes, live streamed shows and access to an exclusive chatroom community. Here are some of our favourite episodes to get you started: WATERGATE/NIXON apple.co/3JrVl5h ALEXANDER THE GREAT apple.co/3Q4FaNk HARDCORE HISTORY'S DAN CARLIN apple.co/3vqkGa3 PUTIN & RUSSIA apple.co/3zMtLfX
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The 17th Century War of the Three Kingdoms was a momentous period in our history, and one which is very overshadowed. I've been fascinated with it since the age of 10. CavalierCast is dedicated to bringing you informative podcasts covering anything and everything civil war related!
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Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
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From the Norman Invasion to the War of Independence, the Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through the most fascinating stories in Ireland's past. Whether it’s the siege of Dublin in 1171 or gun battles in the 1920s, the podcast vividly recreates a sense of time and place. Each episode is meticulously researched creating character driven narratives that are engaging and accessible for all. Since the first episode was released back in 2010, the podcast has covered scores of fascin ...
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History is, indeed, a story. With his unique voice and engaging delivery, historian and veteran storyteller Fred Kiger will help the compelling stories of the American Civil War come alive in each and every episode. Filled with momentous issues and repercussions that still resonate with us today, this series will feature events and people from that period and will strive to make you feel as if you were there.
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"History Rage" is a weekly podcast that invites renowned historians to passionately debunk the most pervasive myths and misconceptions about major historical events and figures. Each episode features a historian "raging" about a historical "fact" they wish everyone would just stop believing. From the Victorian era's obsession with sex to the strategies behind Blitzkrieg in World War II, the podcast delves into the real stories behind the legends. With a focus on topics all history from Roman ...
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The Antietam and Beyond Podcast

Tom McMillan and John Banks

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Authors John Banks and Tom McMillan dive deep into the Battle of Antietam — September 17, 1862, the bloodiest day in American history — as well as into the 1862 Maryland Campaign and other Civil War topics. Join these longtime journalists, who, along with their guests, share stories, knowledge and much more about the battle and the most compelling period in American history. The podcast is sponsored by Civil War Trails, which since 1994 has connected visitors with small towns and big stories ...
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A Marine Corps infantry veteran reading regimental histories written by the soldiers who fought in the American Civil War. Relive the tales they weave on their marches across Antietam, Gettysburg and more! The Podcast covers these Histories and author interviews, soldier poetry and more related content on the War Of The Rebellion YouTube channel.
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Making Peace Visible

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In the news media, war gets more headlines than peace, conflict more airtime than reconciliation. And in our polarized world, reporting on conflict in a way that frames conflicts as us vs. them, good vs. evil often serves to dig us in deeper. On Making Peace Visible, we speak with journalists and peacebuilders who help us understand the human side of conflicts and peace efforts around the world. From international negotiations in Colombia to gang violence disruptors in Chicago, to women advo ...
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Set shortly after the events of the award-winning podcast The Leviathan Chronicles, The Rapscallion Agency continues the adventures of its two youngest characters, Lisette Mainsabiles and Paul Lee (aka Cluracan) who moved to Paris and use their unique skills to start a business, navigate young love, and lovingly care for a cybernetic rat. After converting a bakery van into their mobile hi-tech headquarters, Lisette and Cluaracan explore Paris by calling upon old acquaintances to help them fi ...
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Fighting On Film - The War Movie Podcast. Join hosts Robbie McGuire (of RM Military History) and Matthew Moss (of Historical Firearms & The Armourer’s Bench) as they uncover forgotten gems and diamonds in the rough! Check out our website www.fightingonfilm.comFind us on twitter @FightingOnFilm Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fighting-on-film. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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War has played a key role in the history of the United States from the nation’s founding right down to the present. Wars made the U. S. independent, kept it together, increased its size, and established it as a global superpower. Understanding America’s wars is essential for understanding American history. In the Key Battles of American History, host James Early discusses American history through the lens of the most important battles of America’s wars. James is an Adjunct Professor of Histo ...
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Ken Harbaugh tells the stories of service members who have distinguished themselves through an act of valor. These stories from the Civil War to present day include recipients who were originally overlooked for the medal as well as those who were celebrated at the time.This podcast is made in partnership with The National Medal of Honor Museum.
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From long-lost Viking ships to kings buried in unexpected places; from murders and power politics, to myths, religion, the lives of ordinary people: Gone Medieval is History Hit’s podcast dedicated to the middle ages, in Europe and far beyond.
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Help (Action) Needed: a dnd podcast

Sean Harty, Julie Perez, Kate Pizarczyk-Johnson, Dan Johnson

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Help (Action) Needed tells the story of three adventures navigating the changing world around them. Join us for a story focused, rules lite, campaign about humainty, struggle, and change set 60 years after the Withering War, a civil war that divided the country of Aeyolith. In modern day an enduring peace is upheld by Church and Crown, but not everyone is happy under the new system. Episodes Bi-weekly on Mondays!
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Real Dictators is the award-winning podcast that explores the hidden lives of history's tyrants. Hosted by Paul McGann, with contributions from eyewitnesses and expert historians. New episodes available one week early for Noiser+ subscribers. You'll also get ad-free listening and exclusive content. To find out more about Noiser+, head to noiser.com/subscriptions. For advertising enquiries, email info@adelicious.fm Production: Joel Duddell, Miriam Baines, Tom Pink, George Tapp, Dorry Macaulay ...
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A conversational approach to interpreting history. Hosts Patrick and Matt aim to connect you to some of your favorite stories from the past as well as ones you might not have ever heard before! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, & YouTube at @TheHistoryThingsPodcast
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The TV series "Shogun" brings Japanese history to life, but who was the first Shogun? In this series of podcasts, Sean Bermingham explores the rise to power of Yoritomo Minamoto, the first military leader of Japan. We'll follow Yoritomo's life and adventures as a young man as he leads his Genji clan to victory against the odds in the greatest samurai civil war in Japan's history, and eventually claims the title as Japan's First Shogun. Written and presented by Sean Bermingham. Music by EdRec ...
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Myanmar's civil war has taken a critical turn in recent weeks following a series of defeats for the military junta that reclaimed power in 2021. The exiled civilian government, deposed in that coup, says victory for their resistance is coming soon. But there are fears of a violent struggle as the military attempts to regain lost ground. Special cor…
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Ask who was the Parliamentary general who created and commanded the all-conquering New Model Army during the civil wars and the most likely answer will be “Oliver Cromwell”. But in fact, it was Sir Thomas Fairfax – known to his enemies as “Black Tom” – who emerged as the most successful military commander of the ... Read more…
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Dating from 1467-1603, the Sengoku or ‘Warring States’ period is known as the bloodiest in Japan’s history; an era of continuous social upheaval and civil war which transformed the country. Shogun-led authority was shattered and 150 years of murder and betrayal followed as fearsome warlords ruled local territories with unflinching ruthlessness. In …
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Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell felt a duty "to help save the Nation;" but, as with many other young men, his Patriotism was tinged with bravura: "the idea of staying at home and turning over senseless clods on the farm with the cannon thunde…
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At the Battle of First Manassas, also known as First Bull Run, CPT William W. Goldsborough and the 1st Maryland meet PVT Bicknell and the 5th Maine on the battlefield at Chinn Ridge late in the afternoon of 21 July 1861. Sources used for this episode: Goldsborough, William W. The Maryland Line in the Confederate States Army. Baltimore: Kelly, Piet …
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As we inch towards the end Rebels Season 2, some things are becoming clearer and clearer. First, Ezra's whole animal empathy thing is going to keep happening. Second, we're definitely going to get some 'different rebel cells have different goals' stories as the series continues. And third... they are definitely, absolutely going to try to redeem Ka…
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Joining Nathan and B.R this week is Matt Czarnowsky, film and TV armorer and prop master, with a resume spanning A24's Civil War, Bad Boys, Tomorrow War, AMC's The Walking Dead, multiple Marvel films and much more! The lads cover what the day job of a film armorer's life is like, how nepotism and complacency lead to the Alec Baldwin 'Rust' movie ne…
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The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House with (Chris Mackowski) In this episode of American Civil War & UK History podcast, Daz was joined by author, historian, & Co-Founder of Emerging Civil War, Chris Mackowski, to discuss The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. This battle took place in May 1864 and was the second battle in a series of engagements…
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All of this week's episodes of It Could Happen Here put together in one large file. You can now listen to all Cool Zone Media shows, 100% ad-free through the Cooler Zone Media subscription, available exclusively on Apple Podcasts. So, open your Apple Podcasts app, search for “Cooler Zone Media” and subscribe today! http://apple.co/coolerzone See om…
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In our news wrap Friday, the U.N.'s top court ordered Israel to stop military operations in Rafah but did not require a full cease-fire, an American missionary couple was killed by gang members in Haiti, more than 100 people in Papua New Guinea are feared dead after a massive landslide and Defense Secretary Austin is undergoing a medical procedure …
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In a historic first, the NCAA and the nation's Power Five conferences reached a deal to pay their athletes. The general terms of a settlement will see the NCAA pay nearly $2.8 billion in damages over 10 years to nearly 14,000 players. It also creates a new system that allows schools to use up to $21 million a year to pay student-athletes. Geoff Ben…
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A bill that would restrict access to abortion pills has been signed into law in Louisiana. The law reclassifies the drugs as a controlled substance, grouping them with Xanax and Valium. Possession without a prescription from a specially licensed doctor could be punishable by 5 years in prison. Amna Nawaz discussed more with Dr. Jennifer Avegno, dir…
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New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including Nikki Haley's announcement she's backing Donald Trump, how voters may react to the verdict in Trump's criminal trial and President Biden's attempt to appeal to Black and Hispanic voters as polls sho…
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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of the summer travel season and that means a lot of driving and flying. When discussing greenhouse gas emissions, the focus is usually on cars and trucks since they generate the most. But the aviation sector is under pressure to reduce its carbon footprint. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien looks at ef…
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A historic bicentennial anniversary is upon us. The humble pint is now 200 years old. That staple measurement of bar life was first introduced in 1824 to placate British drinkers who claimed taverns were cheating them of precious ale. Now those public houses are facing a crisis: what happens when the public no longer heads to the pub? Special corre…
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We are increasingly aware of the number of people who secretly suffer from depression. Many sufferers are reluctant to seek help because they fear that others will assume they are weak or lazy. If depressed people discover that most of their peers feel sympathy rather than contempt for them, will they be empowered to seek help? Egon Tripodi and his…
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In Episode 14 of "The Antietam And Beyond Podcast," author/historian Steve Stotelmyer — an Antietam battlefield guide and "Wise guy" — talks with co-hosts John Banks and Tom McMillan about the legend of Daniel Wise's well (or was it a cistern?) at Fox's Gap, Robert E. Lee's serious injuries during the Maryland Campaign, unheralded battles in wester…
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Ukraine is desperately trying to hold off a new Russian offensive that threatens its second-largest city. U.S. officials tell the NewsHour that the administration is debating whether to lift a restriction on the use of American weapons to target Russian weapons in Russia. Nick Schifrin discussed that with former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William T…
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In our news wrap Thursday, President Biden plans to designate Kenya as a major non-NATO ally, Senate Democrats launched an investigation into Donald Trump's reported offer to roll back environmental policies in exchange for $1 billion in campaign donations and Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill today that would re-classify two abortion-inducing medi…
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The Department of Justice wants the courts to break up Ticketmaster parent company Live Nation, the biggest concert promoter in the U.S. The company has faced intense scrutiny over prices and tickets selling out and reappearing on resale sites. More than two dozen states and the District of Columbia joined the lawsuit. California Attorney General R…
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The Supreme Court struck down a challenge to a congressional map in South Carolina that civil rights groups argued was a racial gerrymander. In a 6-3 decision, the conservative majority delivered a win to Republicans who said they used politics, not race, as the key factor when drawing the district bounds. Geoff Bennett discussed the decision with …
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The New York Times reports that an "Appeal to Heaven" flag, which has origins dating to the Revolutionary War but is now associated with Christian nationalism and efforts to overturn President Biden's election win, was seen flying outside Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's New Jersey beach home last year. White House Correspondent Laura Barrón-Ló…
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College presidents were grilled again by the House Education Committee. The committee has held a series of hearings about antisemitism and protests, often focusing on private Ivy League schools. The focus has shifted to include public universities and the same tensions and allegations played out during a tense hearing. Ali Rogin reports. PBS NewsHo…
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For many people, the humble goldfish is their first pet. Swimming in a tank in your house, it's hard to imagine it's much of a threat. But released into the Great Lakes, this iconic fish can imperil the fragile ecosystem of the largest freshwater system in the world. Christopher Booker has the story. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.o…
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In its early days, "Black Twitter'' became a driving force in defining pop culture, creating trending hashtags, unforgettable memes and sparking social justice movements. A Hulu docuseries looks at its history, impact and legacy. Amna Nawaz discussed "Black Twitter: A People's History" with director Prentice Penny. It's part of our arts and culture…
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LSD has been banned in the United States for decades and became a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance in 1970, but it has experienced a resurgence among Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to overcome mental roadblocks and psychiatrists running tests to use it as a treatment for addiction, PTSD, and other mental illnesses. But what few know is that LSD has it…
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The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical book written by Plato sometime after 385 BC. On one level the book deals with the genealogy, nature and purpose of love, on another level the book deals with the topic of knowledge, specifically how does one know what one knows. The topic of love is taken up in the form of a group of speec…
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The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical book written by Plato sometime after 385 BC. On one level the book deals with the genealogy, nature and purpose of love, on another level the book deals with the topic of knowledge, specifically how does one know what one knows. The topic of love is taken up in the form of a group of speec…
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Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell felt a duty "to help save the Nation;" but, as with many other young men, his Patriotism was tinged with bravura: "the idea of staying at home and turning over senseless clods on the farm with the cannon thunde…
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Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell felt a duty "to help save the Nation;" but, as with many other young men, his Patriotism was tinged with bravura: "the idea of staying at home and turning over senseless clods on the farm with the cannon thunde…
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Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell felt a duty "to help save the Nation;" but, as with many other young men, his Patriotism was tinged with bravura: "the idea of staying at home and turning over senseless clods on the farm with the cannon thunde…
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Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell felt a duty "to help save the Nation;" but, as with many other young men, his Patriotism was tinged with bravura: "the idea of staying at home and turning over senseless clods on the farm with the cannon thunde…
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Mia talks with Caleb, Theo, and Finn, three members of the new Seminary Coop Booksellers Union about how they turned a campus bookstore into the only unionized bookstore in Chicago. Follow @semcoopbooksellersunion on Instagram Follow @semcoopunion on Twitter See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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What happened between the moment that George A. Custer dispatched a trumpeter with his famous final plea for back-up, and the gruesome discovery of his forces at the Little Bighorn? Certainly, the morning of the 26th of June 1876 found the overwhelmed Major Reno and what remained of his men, along with Captain Benteen, gathered atop a hill, bloody,…
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Search efforts continue in Iowa where a devastating tornado tore through a small city and led to multiple deaths. It was part of a series of twisters hitting the state on Monday. The most powerful tornado cut through the heart of Greenfield, a small community about 50 miles southwest of Des Moines. Geoff Bennett reports. PBS NewsHour is supported b…
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In our news wrap Wednesday, Norway, Ireland and Spain declared that they will formally recognize a Palestinian state, the families of 19 victims of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, are suing nearly 100 state police officers for the botched response, the Biden administration is canceling another round of student loans and Nikki Haley says she'l…
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In Congress, the top Democrats on two committees are asking the Department of Justice to launch a sweeping investigation of big oil corporations. They allege that the companies have deceived the public for decades about their complicity in climate change and willingness to address it. Lisa Desjardins discussed more with Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin…
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This week on the campaign trail, Donald Trump suggested he was open to restricting birth control or allowing states to do so. He later walked it back on Truth Social, saying he will "never advocate imposing restrictions on birth control." President Biden and Trump are proposing vastly different visions for reproductive rights and healthcare. White …
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Violent crime has been on a downward trend across the country since the pandemic-era spike. But today, several cities are reporting a new rise in violent crimes involving youth. In many of these cases, police say social media played a central role. Stephanie Sy reports on the challenges of addressing teen violence. PBS NewsHour is supported by - ht…
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The family of an American psychotherapist detained in Syria says the U.S. government has informed them he has died in custody. Majd Kamalmaz was one of a half dozen Americans believed held by Bashar al-Assad's regime, some of whom have allegedly suffered torture, or have even been murdered. Nick Schifrin spoke with two of Kamalmaz's daughters, Ulaa…
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More than 60 years after he was selected but ultimately passed over to become this country's first Black astronaut, Ed Dwight finally made it to space. He flew aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket as it skimmed space on a roughly ten-minute flight. Geoff Bennett sat down with Dwight to discuss his long journey. PBS NewsHour is supported by - htt…
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She's a novelist turned naturalist. New York Times best-selling author Amy Tan has turned her intense gaze to the world of birds and shared her private drawings and musings in a new book. Jeffrey Brown joined Tan at her Northern California home to discuss "The Backyard Bird Chronicles" for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is suppor…
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