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Mississippi was the last state to actively fly the confederate battle flag within the canton of it’s own state flag. For many years, state-funded universities and some cities around the state refused to put up the flag. In 2001 a motion was put to popular vote, but in the end nothing was changed. As the issue became more urgent, with white supremacists flying not only the Confederate and the Nazi flags, but also Mississippi’s state flag, a group of Mississippians began creating a podcast to ...
 
On the record – off the clock. Veteran Atlanta political reporter Denis O’Hayer hosts a conversation between strategists from the right and the left. Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson and Republican strategist Brian Robinson bring their personalities and passion to the table for an informed, respectful and lively discussion. They spar, they delve into topics others avoid, and they give credit where it’s due. It’s all steered by Denis O’Hayer, who has covered Georgia politics for close to ...
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary—Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Betsy Reed and others—discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Plus interviews with artists, thinkers, and newsmakers who challenge our preconceptions about the world we live in.
 
Have you ever spent hours looking for something you simply lost? How about a hundred years? How about looking for a missing airplane? Or a vanished civilization? Every other Monday, Gone searches for everything lost. From D. B. Cooper to the Holy Grail, the Etruscan language to early Russian cosmonauts; if it disappeared, we’re looking. After all, just because something is gone, doesn’t mean it can’t be found. Gone is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
 
For months after three white men chased Ahmaud Arbery to his death, Georgia of 2020 looked disconcertingly like Georgia of 1950. This is the story of the long arc of injustice in the American South -- and of the persistence that brought worldwide attention to coastal Georgia. Prior seasons tell the story of Isaiah Nixon, who was killed for voting in 1948 (season one), and A.C. Hall, who police shot in the back in 1962 because they mistakenly thought he was a thief (season two). Hosted by Han ...
 
Richard L. Cornwell, a Nashville preacher, is stunned when he hears a deathbed confession from one of his parishioners. The man tells Cornwell an amazing story that reveals the location of the lost gold of the Confederate State of America. But the gold is only the beginning. Buried along with it are two priceless Greek statues that will unite ancient Greece and the lost Southern aristocracy. This will be a dangerous mission. Fortunately, Cornwell knows one dependable man who is always ready ...
 
Sarah Morgan Dawson was a young woman of 20 living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when she began this diary. The American Civil War was raging. Though at first the conflict seemed far away, it would eventually be brought home to her in very personal terms. Her family's loyalties were divided. Sarah's father, though he disapproved of secession, declared for the South when Louisiana left the Union. Her eldest brother, who became the family patriarch when his father died in 1861, was for the Union, ...
 
ATTENTION: "In the Now - Q&A with Carla and Crew" is on a hiatus as Carla heals an ailment which prevents her from being able to do the radio show. Thank you all for your love and support, and we hope to be with you again soon!Carla has been channeling for L/L Research since 1974, including those of Ra and Q'uo. Every week Carla and Crew will be answering spiritually oriented questions on-air, drawing upon information from the past 40+ years of channeled sources and a lifetime of spiritual s ...
 
The CPG Podcast brings the latest features, news and in-depth interviews from the world of professional golf, PGAs and PGA Professionals. The CPG is an association of 32 National PGAs with a collective membership in excess of 12,550 golf professionals and is committed to the advancement of golf, golfers and the golf profession across Europe. The Confederation is also a partner in Ryder Cup Europe as the sole member of the Ryder Cup European Development Trust, and is widely acknowledged as a ...
 
Consider Our Knowledge is your award-winning home for the best NPR parody that we know of- where the news is fake, and the jokes are real. If you enjoy All Things Considered, This American Life, Fresh Air or any other public radio program, then you’ll appreciate it when we use our satirical skills to parody them. Join host Conor Bentley for a new episode every week, as he leads the best looking news team in public radio. www.considerourknowledge.com
 
Henry Wirz (November 25, 1823 – November 10, 1865) was the only Confederate soldier tried after the end of the American Civi War. He was tried, convicted, and executed, not for being a Confederate soldier, but for conspiracy and murder relating to his command of Camp Sumter, the infamous Confederate prisoner-of-war prison at Andersonville, Georgia. Wirz encouraged and commanded barbaric and murderous policies and actions in the prison. This Librivox recording is excerpts from the 850 page su ...
 
American Hysteria explores the moral panics, conspiracy theories, urban legends, and fantastical thinking that shape our culture and why we end up fearing and believing in the unreal. Using sociology, psychology, biology, and a whole lot of research, poet-turned-podcaster Chelsey Weber-Smith charts their own journey from fantastical thinker to flexible skeptic, while detailing the sometimes hilarious, sometimes horrifying stories of American freak-outs from the Puritans to the present, and t ...
 
The South… What is it? Movies, books, songs, myths and legends have tried to explain this part of the United States. SouthBound, a new podcast series from WFAE, talks to people who were born and raised in the South. Hosted by journalist Tommy Tomlinson, SouthBound features conversations with notable Southerners from all walks of life – from artists and athletes to preachers and politicians.
 
Burn the Boats is a podcast about big decisions. Decisions like Alexander the Great made when he landed his troops on the shores of Persia and ordered his men to burn their boats. Host Ken Harbaugh interviews political leaders, influencers, and other history makers about the choices we confront when failure is not an option.
 
With the election of the anti-slavery Republican candidate for President, Abraham Lincoln, the Southern states decided they had to take drastic action in order to protect their own interests. On December 20, 1860, a secession convention met in South Carolina and adopted an Ordinance of Secession from the Union. Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas quickly followed suit. These states sent delegates to Montgomery, Alabama and on February 8, 1861 adopted a provisional co ...
 
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The Bastrop County Commissioners Court has authorized County Judge Paul Pape to formally ask the city of Bastrop to consider a possible relocation of the county’s two Confederate monuments — currently located on the grounds of the county courthouse — to Mayfest Park. The authorization came during Tuesday’s Commissioners Court meeting, though it doe…
 
On the campaign and as president, Donald Trump has worked hard to resurrect the George Wallace strand of U.S. politics: He has consistently used racist and bigoted language to accompany his policy onslaughts. In part three of American Mythology, we examine the ways Trump has used racialized fear-mongering and incitement in both word and deed; from …
 
With the British Army in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress moves to Lancaster, Pa, and then to York. There, they have to fight off defeatism while many delegates, including President John Hancock, return home. The Congress does finally finish its proposed Articles of Confederation, which it sends to the state for ratification. News of the vict…
 
As the Trudeau government makes vague claims of “transitioning to a green economy” or “moving towards clean energy,” Albertans and Saskatchewanians are left wondering whether they will ever be treated fairly or have equal representation inside Canadian confederation. So, what is the future of Confederation? On September 24th, True North’s Candice M…
 
In his denial of science, Donald Trump has guided the U.S. far past the tipping point of mitigating the unfolding existential threat of the climate crisis. Under both Democratic and Republican administrations over decades, U.S. climate policy has fallen far short of the urgent action scientists have demanded. In crucial ways, Donald Trump has been …
 
An interview with author James Kirby Martin who recently wrote about the Saratoga Campaign in the new book The 10 Key Campaigns of the America Revolution. Visit my site at https://blog.AmRevPodcast.com for a transcript of our discussion, as well as pictures, maps, and links to more books by James Kirby Martin. Contact me via email at mtroy.history@…
 
Lula's Pub is a downtown Wilmington bar beloved for its underground aesthetic, its low-key atmosphere and its ghost story, which tells of a former slave killed on the property who now greets guests in mirrors or dark corners. Venture down a dark, cramped hallway and into this subterranean hideaway that's lit with string lights and neon signs. It's …
 
It’s about to get just a little bit easier to get the sweet, sticky, orange-tinted confections from Round Rock Donuts that are loved throughout Central Texas -- and probably one of the things displaced office workers miss most about leaving their house each day. The shop is planning to open its second location near the intersection of East Whitesto…
 
Voting in election 2020 is open in Texas, and Austin businesses are offering deals to encourage participation. You can bring your voting sticker to either one of Home Slice Pizza's locations and get a free slice at the window. Joe's Bakery is offering 10 percent off orders through Oct. 30, and Lick Honest Ice Creams is offering 20 percent off a sma…
 
The Bastrop City Council approved last week more than $337,000 in community support service agreements to help boost tourism in the city. During the council meeting, four resolutions were approved that awarded community support service agreements to the Bastrop County Historical Society, Bastrop Opera House, Lost Pines Art Center and YMCA of Austin…
 
Hays County officials on Tuesday enacted a burn ban for the area amid warmer, drier weather conditions brought on by an ongoing La Niña. The burn ban was discussed earlier on Tuesday at the Hays County Commissioner’s meeting. All outdoor burning is prohibited in the county during the burn ban, including the use of burn barrels with lids, officials …
 
The Travis County sheriff’s office is searching for a vehicle that struck and injured an on-duty deputy Tuesday morning in northwestern Travis County, officials said. The vehicle is described as a silver Lexus E-S-350, and the Texas license plate number is possibly MNP-4774. The vehicle, which might have front-end damage, was last seen heading west…
 
A man was shot by Hays County law enforcement officials Monday night after a highway chase near Buda, the Hays County sheriff’s office said. The deputy, at around 5:15 p.m., attempted to stop a driver who was weaving in and out of traffic on northbound Interstate 35 in Kyle. County deputies and Buda police officers were able to stop the vehicle jus…
 
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is one of 11 state attorneys general joining the U.S. Justice Department in its lawsuit Tuesday against Google, accusing the company of abusing its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. In a written statement Tuesday, Paxton said Google’s business strategies have “disr…
 
National Democratic super PAC Forward Majority announced Tuesday it will double its spending in Texas after initially planning to spend $6.2 million in 18 Texas House races. In a news release, Forward Majority said it plans to spend more than $12 million in Texas to expand TV, digital and mail ads across the 18 state House districts, mostly in the …
 
A former city of Austin employee is accused of abusing his authority by hiring three of his roommates to positions that reported to him. Former Austin Code Department financial manager Franklin Fejarang is also accused of attempting to hire the brother of a romantic interest before terminating the agreement when the relationship ended. The findings…
 
Fort Hood officials on Tuesday said the family of U.S. Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen received word this week that the Army classified the soldier’s death as “in the line of duty.” Army officials spoke with the Guillen family of Houston on Wednesday, saying the new classification would allow them to receive Army benefits on behalf of the 20-year-old who…
 
Continuing an impressive display of turnout this election season, at least 28,000 Travis County voters had cast ballots in person as of 5 p.m. Tuesday in early voting, according to the Travis County clerk’s office. Officials also reported that nearly 32,000 people had voted early in person on Monday. The county was poised to collect more than 30,00…
 
National Weather Service forecasters last week said their winter outlook for the nation favors warmer, drier conditions across the southern tier of the U.S. thanks in part to an ongoing La Niña. The combination of cooler Pacific Ocean temperatures translates into changes in the jet stream, a river of air that can fend off or deliver cold air masses…
 
Alastair has 25+ years of experience within the golf industry fulfilling a variety of roles including General Manager, Director of Golf, Head Professional and freelance coach. Based upon his studies at the University of Birmingham and consumer insight research from Syngenta, Alastair designed a nationally acclaimed female participation and coaching…
 
Donald Trump has run the White House like his family business with one primary aim: to enrich his brand, his family and his cronies. In part six of American Mythology, we examine how Trump and the GOP — at times with help from the Democrats — have opened the gates to the federal feeding trough for corporate greed and unaccountability. Throughout th…
 
Parcast Network is spinning a web of new shows and special programming to celebrate our favorite season. Follow us into the darkest depths of history, mystery, and the human mind — starting with this episode of Crime Countdown! Hosts Ash and Alaina are ranking the top 10 haunted crime scenes, including an Irish castle with a deadly trap door and th…
 
North Carolina is again home to the most expensive U.S. Senate race in the nation's history. During this 2020 election cycle, billions of dollars will flow through the somewhat mysterious apparatus of campaign finance. On this episode of the WUNC Politics Podcast, Jeff Tiberii speaks about the financial landscape with Anna Beavon Gravely of the NC …
 
Beloved Austin video store Vulcan Video closed in April and a question remained: What would happen to its vast library of movies? On Friday, cinephiles got an answer when the Alamo Drafthouse announced that the Alamo's South Lamar Boulevard location will be the new home for Vulcan Video's movie library. It will be the newest location of the Austin-…
 
Westlake High School has suspended all football activities for one week to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The school reported four cases involving “staff and students” on Sunday. School officials confirmed the students are football players. The Westlake-Bowie [BOO-wee] football game, scheduled for Friday, has been shifted to Thursday, Nov. 12, a…
 
Austin-area auto sales still aren’t back to where they were before the coronavirus pandemic struck, but they started to show signs of life in September. Dealers sold more than 11,000 new vehicles in the Austin metro area last month, according to Freeman Auto Report. The total is still down 11.5 % from the nearly 13,000 vehicles sold in September 20…
 
Eating Apart Together, the city of Austin’s meal and resource delivery program developed in response to COVID-19, says it has served more than 500,000 meals to people experiencing homelessness. The program was developed in response to food shortages experienced during the initial stay-at-home order. Individuals and organizations interested in helpi…
 
Pflugerville’s 22nd elementary school will be named Jessica Carpenter Elementary following a unanimous board vote on Oct. 15. The school will honor Jessica Carpenter, a former teacher who dedicated more than 16 years of teaching to the school district. The district received a total of 613 name recommendations and 117 were for Carpenter. Her husband…
 
Every election cycle, campaign signs are defaced with graffiti, torn down or cut. But this year, the Travis County Democratic Party has reported incidents involving glue and barbed wire, while their Republican counterparts are reporting graffiti that doesn’t seem to have a political bent. Sign vandalism during an election is a normal occurrence. Ca…
 
Two years after he lost his North Texas congressional seat, Pete Sessions’ comeback could be close at hand. The longtime Republican U.S. House member, who was born in Waco, is now reclaiming his Central Texas roots in the 17th Congressional District, which ranges from North Austin to Bryan-College Station to Waco and includes Texas A&M and Baylor u…
 
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Texas does not have to give voters a chance to correct mail-in ballots that were rejected for signature problems. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the state’s signature-matching process does not place a severe burden on voting rights, even if Texas voters are not notified that their ballots were r…
 
Travis County residents looking for a quick way to travel into downtown Austin can once again utilize the MetroRail Downtown station after more than a year of renovations. Capital Metro, the Austin-area’s public transit authority, on Monday unveiled the first platform for the newly revamped commuter rail station, which sits next to the Austin Conve…
 
The Travis County sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a juvenile who found after reports of gunfire at the Villas Tech Ridge apartment complex near Pflugerville (FLOO-gher-vihl) early Sunday. Deputies said that per office policy, the victim's identity will not be released because he is a juvenile. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy …
 
Austin and the University of Texas will soon have the largest center for research and education on stuttering. On Monday, UT announced a $20 million legacy grant given to the Moody College of Communication to establish the Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and Research. The grant will be paid over 10 years and is from the family found…
 
With less than two weeks of early voting to go, Central Texas counties are on track to record their largest early voter turnout in recent memory. Williamson County is leading the way, with ballots from nearly a third of its registered voters already accounted for. With 16.9 million voters registered statewide, more than 4 million Texas, or about 24…
 
Adam Young is a World-renowned golf coach, known for his best-selling book - 'The Practice Manual'. Adam specialises in skill-development for golfers by applying the body of scientific research on motor learning - with a reputation for being able to take the complex information and make it simple, digestible and easily applicable to all levels of g…
 
While all eyes remain on the presidential election in November, Donald Trump has already secured a multi-generational victory with his radical reshaping of the judicial branch of government. In part five of “American Mythology,” we look at how the Trump administration has outsourced hundreds of federal judicial appointments to the right-wing Federa…
 
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