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Most accounts of the collapse of Richard Nixon’s presidency begin with Watergate — the now iconic tale of a bungled break-in and the misbegotten cover-up that followed. But what led to Watergate? How — and more puzzlingly, why — did one of the shrewdest, most gifted political figures of his time become embroiled in so manifestly lunatic an enterprise in the first place? Intrigued by that question, writer/journalist Kurt Andersen takes a deep dive into the vast archives at the Nixon Library a ...
 
We are two friends who relate virtually everything to movies, television and pop culture. We like to make each other laugh, and generally everyone who is in the room generally has a good time. The only theme is humour (we're Canadian, so we spell it this way), movies and throwing each other obscure pop-culture references. We try to be intelligent in our idiocy. The goal is to create an oasis of absurdity - life is already too serious, so we won't be. But we are capable of it...
 
Get the biggest scoops and best storytelling on television from 60 Minutes - on your schedule. Now you can listen to the show in its entirety every week. 60 Minutes is the most successful broadcast in television history with more than 80 Emmys under its belt. 60 Minutes is also the only show to obtain interviews with every American president from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
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 ...
 
In 1971, a young, incorrigible mischief-maker named Dennis Mitchell became the newest neighbor of President Richard M. Nixon. The Mitchell boy, nicknamed Dennis "The Menace" by the President's staff, pushes and pesters Nixon relentlessly and, eventually, his shenanigans come to influence all matter of White House affairs right up to its incredible downfall in this astonishing 1990 radio documentary that has been "unearthed" after decades of obscurity.
 
With her unique style of hosting, Ilana Levine gives her listeners up close and personal access to today's biggest stars from Broadway, Film and Television. Her intimate and revealing conversations with Tony Award, Academy Award, Grammy Award and Emmy Award winners gives listeners the feeling they are part of a conversation between old friends. Guests include Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick, Isabelle Huppert, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ben Platt, Uma Thurman, Matt Bomer, Aasif Mandvi, Octavia S ...
 
Rock Under Fire is a rock and roll podcast dissecting and discussing seven decades of rock in all its beautiful, wondrous, and despicable glory. Once upon a time, rock and roll music was the center of pop culture. Is rock really dead as some suggest? Or is it in a period of stagnancy existing on the fringe? What is its place in the 21st Century? These questions are the constant underlying theme to a different rock-related subject for each bi-weekly episode. Join hosts Mike Derrico, Patrick I ...
 
Historians Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook are interrogating the past, attempting to de-tangle the present for their new podcast "The Rest Is History" They question the nature of Greatness, why the West no longer has civil wars and whether Richard Nixon was more like Caligula or Claudius. They're distilling the entirety of human history, or, as much as they can fit into about thirty minutes.
 
Get the biggest scoops and best storytelling on television from 60 Minutes - on your schedule. Now you can listen to the show in its entirety every week. 60 Minutes is the most successful broadcast in television history with more than 80 Emmys under its belt. 60 Minutes is also the only show to obtain interviews with every American president from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.
 
"Bridging the Political Gap" originally was an 11 episode series on how to bridge the political divide our nation now faces. Based on lessons learned from the World War 2 Generation of leaders who created the American century. Leaders who made conscious decisions to look for the good in the people they worked with, to find common ground, put the country first, change with the times as needed and not question the motives of the folks they disagreed with. It was a philosophy of Governing that ...
 
Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin takes listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers. Alec sidesteps the predictable by going inside the dressing rooms, apartments, and offices of people we want to understand better: Ira Glass, Lena Dunham, David Letterman, Barbara Streisand, Tom Yorke, Chris Rock and others. Hear what happens when an inveterate guest becomes a host.
 
New episodes every other Wednesday. Co-hosted by Carrie Nixon, Esq. & Rebecca E. Gwilt, Esq. Key topics center around healthcare law, policy, innovation, startups & digital health. Carrie Nixon and Rebecca Gwilt are partners at Nixon Gwilt Law, a healthcare innovation law firm exclusively serving Providers, Digital Health Companies, and Life Science Businesses seeking to transform the way we receive and experience healthcare. Find out more at NixonGwiltLaw.com.
 
Four incompetent FBI agents vent during their weekly meeting in a secure room. Improvised by Jesse Chimes, Sean Paul Ellis (NOX, SATURDAY MOURNING CARTOONS), Isabel Galbraith (GALBRAITH & MISHORY), and Jamal Newman (Washington Improv Theater feature ensemble LENA DUNHAM, NIXON, www.jamalnewman.com).This podcast features the song “The last sipper and a ring” by Subhashish Panigrahi, copyright 2018.
 
The Hiss-Chambers case gripped the nation in 1948 and still provokes controversy. Take a deep factual dive into the story of two brilliant, fascinating men, sensational Congressional hearings, spy documents hidden in a dumbwaiter shaft and a pumpkin, the trial of the century, and the launch of Richard Nixon’s career.
 
Formed in 1934 as a platform for the discussion and debate of important business, government and social issues. It is known internationally as a top speaking forum for prominent business, academic, and government officials, who address members and their guests at the Club's 35 meeting season. With more than 3,500 members, the DEC is a forum for vital issues. The DEC claims to have hosted every U.S. President since Richard Nixon and is ranked among the top speaking platforms in the world. The ...
 
Who reminds you of Donald Trump more? John F. Kennedy or Richard Nixon? Keep that thought to yourself for a second as I remind you that JFK and Nixon ran against each other in 1960. A member of a popular two-term administration ran against a phenom running without permission. The race saw a revolutionary use of new media. The side that lost tells anyone who will listen that nefarious outside help tipped the election. This is the story of 1960 and if we'd known more about it we'd have been le ...
 
The Community Safety Podcast has been created by Jim Nixon from Birmingham in the United Kingdom. Community Safety is the use of skills, knowledge and techniques, to prevent and reduce crime, disorder and fear of crime and develop safer communities in which to live, work and visit. Community Safety affects us all in society, it's all our responsibility to improve communities. Some of the main issues affecting communities in today’s society is violence, knife crime, mental health, alcohol abu ...
 
Part Twilight Zone but wholly unique, Victoria's Lift is an ongoing audio drama featuring a mysterious girl who guides visitors to their transformations. A dark place whose original luster is now lost to time, the unlikely, old Victorian building sits overlooked by most on the edge of Pittsburgh. Originally built as a luxury residence for some of the city’s most well to do residents, it now serves a different purpose. Within its dilapidated walls sits Victoria's Lift. Step inside and ride it ...
 
An Australian history and pop culture podcast hosted by Jessica Adie and Maddie Nixon. Two best mates take turns each week to research a topic that ~shaped the nation​~.​ The Harold Holt memorial swimming pool, the cultural impact of Kath & Kim, The Emu War, Cathy Freeman and Expo 88 are just the tip of this hot and sweaty iceberg. Laugh, learn and dismantle the often baffling, truly fascinating, land down under.
 
From Shadows at the Door Publishing comes a chilling new podcast, bringing to life a collection of macabre tales and spirited debate. Drawing on the haunted landscapes of classic folk horror, the podcast lifts the veil on some of your favourite ghost stories, and presents new fables throughout a series of macabre audio dramas. Shadows at the Door: The Podcast artfully showcases the unsettling, the unearthly, and the uncanny, with new tellings of beloved ghost stories, and spectral yarns crea ...
 
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Photo: Craig Whitehead on Unsplash The backdrop of this case is American Communism — infatuation with it and disillusionment with it. Communism predicted a violent upheaval that would produce a better life. In actual practice, it produced only drab, poverty-stricken dictatorships that killed and starved millions. Around 1935, the American Communist…
 
On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Nixon and Trump,” Preet answers listener questions about the investigation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s alleged sexual harassment, Cuomo’s potential role in spreading false rumors that Preet is running for New York governor, and the indictment of Trump ally Thomas Barrack. Then, Preet interviews Kurt Andersen,…
 
Becoming Iconic With Kris Whitehead In this week's episode, my guest Kris Whitehead and I discuss winning, success and what it takes to become iconic. Kris believes that we don't need more accountability groups. We need more WARRIORS in the fight. We need LEADERS who are willing to come together for a common cause... other than filling their bellie…
 
Author and former Washington Post journalist Michael Dobbs talks about his new book King Richard, which charts 100 pivotal days as the Watergate scandal gained a grip on Richard Nixon’s presidency, eventually leading to his infamous downfall. (Ad) Michael Dobbs is the author of King Richard: Nixon and Watergate, an American Tragedy (Scribe, 2021) B…
 
On August 8, 1974, President Nixon addressed the country to announce his resignation as President of the United States. In his address he concludes that it is evident he no longer has a strong enough political base in Congress to justify continuing his efforts to carry out his term. He acknowledges that the interests of the nation should come befor…
 
When Kurt Andersen started working on his new podcast, Nixon at War, he thought he knew a lot about Richard Nixon’s presidency, especially the bookend events of his 1968 campaign and his 1973 resignation. Devastating events with far-reaching consequences but unrelated - or so he thought. The surprising connections between the two are at the heart o…
 
Season 3 of "Bridging the Political Gap " takes us through the most controversial period in our history other than the Civil War. In this season we will cover the two most controversial an arguably most consequential Presidencies in the entire history of our nation. The Administrations of Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon. Here is a preview of wh…
 
Historian and author Michael Dobbs reconstructs how the scandal gradually engulfed more administration officials, with operatives turning on each other — and eventually the president. We'll talk about what led to Nixon's downfall and why there are more tapes of Nixon than of any other president. Dobbs' book is 'King Richard.' Also, TV critic David …
 
In celebration of Pride Month we present an all new production of one of our favorite stories from Season One. When a man struggles to come to terms with his true self, Victoria does her best to help him find his way. But, will his fear of how others perceive him prevent him from facing the truth and being who he is? Written by Mark Nixon Cast (in …
 
Meg Foster discusses the bandits that lived outside the law in Australia’s bush – from Ned Kelly to surprising lesser-known figures Meg Foster discusses the bandits that lived outside the law in Australia’s bush, unpicking myth from reality in the stories of criminals who became folk heroes and national icons. She looks at the infamous bushranger N…
 
Described by The New York Times as a “one-of-a-kind performer who combines the sass of a classic blues mama with the skill of a Broadway star,” Lillias White is world-renowned for her glorious voice and extraordinary ability to communicate the heart of a song. Her performance in Cy Coleman’s Broadway musical, The Life, won her the TONY® AWARD for B…
 
With the Games underway in Tokyo, Tom and Dominic look back to the Ancient Olympics. They discuss the heroic but incredibly violent stories of the Greek superstars of 2500 years ago, and why the Games were bad news for women, animals and cheats. Plus, Tom reveals how his cricketing woes were compounded by an Ancient Greek poet. A Goalhanger Films &…
 
On this week's "60 Minutes," Sharyn Alfonsi reports on how Curtis Flowers, tried six times for the same crime, was saved from death row. Bill Whitaker introduces us to the nine members of the Wright family, who are professional saddle bronc riders who rank among the best in the world. Five years after Prince?s death, his estate released songs from …
 
Find Audio on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/24bit/ And on ALL Podcast platforms you may be using. Follow Us on Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/24bitTech/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/24bit_tech Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/24bit_tech/ Follow our blogs: https://androidkenya.com - Emmanuel Chenze http://techtrendske.co.ke - Nixon…
 
If President Lyndon B. Johnson has a real claim to greatness it is for his work to pass the Voter's Rights Act of 1965. It was the act that guaranteed every citizen in this country the right to vote. It came after a horrifying Sunday in the Alabama town of Selma. It was there that a contingent of Alabama State Troopers attacked a group of protester…
 
A cartoon seagull and a catchy tune that changed a generation. Slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen and slap on a hat as Jess looks into the Cancer Council’s classic advertising campaign. Follow us on INSTAGRAM & TWITTER @australianarama SOURCES: SunSmart, Cancer Council Victoria, Cancer Council Australia, Cancer Council ACT, The Australian Media Hal…
 
As the world’s best athletes congregate in Tokyo for the 29th Summer Games, David Goldblatt answers your questions on the history of the Olympics How violent were the ancient Greek Olympics? How did the Nazis react to Jessie Owens’ incredible performance in Munich, 1936? And what ranks as the greatest achievement in the history of the Games? David …
 
Dr Freya Gowrley reveals how Georgian satirists used images of fatness to comment on the anxieties of the age From Britain's heaviest man who became a much-loved celebrity, to rotund imperialists mocked in humorous prints, Dr Freya Gowrley reveals how Georgian satirists used images of fatness to comment on the anxieties of the age. See acast.com/pr…
 
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson talks about directing the new film 'Summer of Soul,' documenting the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. It features performances by Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Mahalia Jackson and more, and reflects on the cultural and political changes of the time. We'll also talk about big changes in Questlove's life. Jazz critic Kevin Whit…
 
Hugh Grant has been nominated for an Emmy for his role in the HBO miniseries 'The Undoing,' in which he played an adulterous doctor suspected of murder. Grant got his start in romcoms, but lately he's been getting darker roles. "It's alarming how many pretty unpleasant narcissists I've played or been offered in the last six or seven years. But It's…
 
Michael Burleigh discusses his book Day of the Assassins: A History of Political Murder, which considers what we can learn from looking at assassinations as a category of political violence. He also talks about some of the key assassinations through history, from Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln to the mysterious 1986 killing of the Swedish prime …
 
In spite of the city’s efforts to get all New Yorkers vaccinated, more than 40% of New Yorkers are yet to be inoculated. NY1’s Zack Fink, Courtney Gross and Juan Manuel Benitez discuss the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases and weigh in on de Blasio’s decision to require all public health care workers to either get the shot or get tested every week. T…
 
Journalist Ron Brownstein says Republican-controlled state legislatures are taking a sharp right turn, in a conscious backlash against unified Democratic control of Congress. These states are not only passing voting rights restrictions, they're passing a torrent of other conservative bills that reflect the cultural and racial priorities of Trump's …
 
Statues: Parliament Square In the final part of their epic trilogy, Tom and Dominic arrive at Parliament Square to explore the statues of world leaders including Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi. A Goalhanger Films & Left Peg Media production Produced by Jack Davenport Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: @TheRestHistory @holland_…
 
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson is coming out of the pandemic a changed man. The co-founder of the Roots and the music director for 'The Tonight Show' did something he never thought he'd do — he bought a farm in upstate New York. "I thought chaos was the only way that I could exist. But now I embrace quiet and I can hear myself think." Now he's venturin…
 
Few relationships in the history of our country were as important as the one between President Lyndon Johnson and his Attorney General Robert Kennedy, and fewer still, were as bad. The two men could not stand one another and it was like that from the start. In 1960, Bobby Kennedy had tried to get Lyndon Johnson to back out of his acceptance of the …
 
In this special presentation of Paradoxes & Possibilities, as the Game of Rassilon team continue their high seas adventure, written by game co-creator Sophie Iles! We’ve launched a Patreon! Support the show and receive access to exclusive content at patreon.com/rassilonpod Editing and Sound Design: David King. Recorded remotely. Stay safe, everyone…
 
Alex Renton discusses his new book, Blood Legacy, which offers an unflinching account of his ancestors’ involvement in the slave trade. He also considers how best to deal with this unwanted inheritance, and how the long-lasting impact of slavery still affects the world today. (Ad) Alex Renton is the author of Blood Legacy: Reckoning With a Family’s…
 
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Joyce break down the new DOJ guidance that limits when prosecutors can secretly obtain reporters’ phone and email records. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss the inspector general report that criticizes the FBI for failing to pursue sex-abuse charges against former USA gymnastics tea…
 
For more than 300 years, the piano has captivated audiences, while composers have pushed the instrument’s boundaries. Susan Tomes, author of The Piano: A History in 100 Pieces, discusses some of the most impressive pieces of piano music ever written, and shares the stories of the composers who penned them. (Ad) Susan Tomes is the author of The Pian…
 
It’s summer, and every other week, members of the Here’s The Thing staff are selecting favorite interviews from the archives. This week, we revisit Alec’s interviews with two award-winning, dynamic actresses who happen to have a lot in common, Julianne Moore and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Alec and Julianne Moore worked together on Still Alice (Julianne won…
 
Tom and Dominic continue their tour of London’s statues, arriving in Whitehall. War leaders, useless royals and courtesans all feature. A Goalhanger Films & Left Peg Media production Produced by Jack Davenport Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: @TheRestHistory @holland_tom @dcsandbrook Email: restishistorypod@gmail.com See acast.com/privacy for pri…
 
Memoirist Akash Kapur was raised in an intentional community in India, then moved to the U.S. at age 16. He's seen the idealism of people trying to remake human society and renounce materialism. He's also seen how idealism and spirituality can turn into zealotry--and how individuals can become victims of their own search for perfection. Kapur write…
 
Listen in on our conversation on the Finance Act of 2021. President Uhuru Kenyatta recently assented to the Bill bringing about an increase in Excise Duty on Mobile Telephone Services and on Loan services. In this episode, we discuss the changes in excise duty and how that will affect you. Find Audio on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/24bit/ And on ALL P…
 
As statues of controversial historical figures continue to hit the headlines, Alex von Tunzelmann – author of Fallen Idols: Twelve Statues that Made History – looks at some of the most illuminating examples from across the centuries. She explores why the debate has proven so divisive, and gives her take on what should happen to controversial statue…
 
With the publication of the Pentagon Papers in June ’71, the demons that Richard Nixon has wrestled throughout his presidency – indeed, through much of his public life – begin to gain the upper hand. “The strain of office, and the belligerency of his enemies,” Nixon biographer Jack Farrell says, “have begun to unsettle the president, dispelling the…
 
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