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November 9, 2019, is the 30th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down, freeing East Germany from communism, and marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union. But when did the Cold War start? Why does it matter 30 years later? Find out in this ten-part series, transport back in time, feel what it was like to live through the end of the Cold War, and understand why that struggle was a battle for civilization itself. Bill Whittle narrates this compelling series about t ...
 
The History of the Cold War Podcast will cover the Cold War from the period of roughly 1945 to 1991 and the fall of the Soviet Union in bi-monthly instalments on the first and fifteenth. This Podcast will examine the Cold War from a number of different perspectives including political, diplomatic, cultural, ideological etc. This series is intended to be a grand narrative of the conflict exploring it from its early origins to its final moments and its effects on the world today. Please join u ...
 
"It is for LIBERTY that CHRIST has set us FREE." - Galatians 5:1 Join me, Slavic, your host from the former Soviet Union, as we reintroduce the concept of TRUE LIBERTY back to America, and the world. Because there are some fates that are worse than death. If you feel led to support this show and the mission to spread the good news of Jesus Christ and to free America and the rest of humanity from Satan's spiritual, mental, emotional, psychological and physical slavery of the New World Order, ...
 
Parklife is a podcast about the people that make the parks we visit what they are. The first series visits a busy suburban park in Hanoi, Vietnam. It has been used as a dump, outlived a name change to honour Vladimir Lenin and survived a major redevelopment scam. We follow the characters that tread its leafy paths. Dancers and young lovers, gamblers and prostitutes reveal their lives in an evolving one-party state.
 
Hello and welcome to andallthat.co.uk’s new podcast series: Meet the Historians. Over the course of this first series I will be talking to a number of historians who have written about the Soviet Union and finding out a bit more about their historical methods and approaches. I will also be exploring their interpretations of key topics such as: Stalin’s wartime leadership; the effectiveness of Khrushchev’s de-Stalinisation programme; and the reasons for the breakup of the USSR. The series wil ...
 
In an alternate history of the Cold War, the Soviet Union wins the Space Race and American astronauts never land on the Moon. Told through radio news broadcasts in 1968 and 1969, The Soyuz Files takes you from the skyscrapers of Manhattan to the spires of the Kremlin. Join investigative journalist Jack Schechter as he gets swept up in the intrigue of two rocket scientists, a Soviet diplomat, and the lies that hold everything together. Presented by The West, an LA-based multimedia storytellin ...
 
Cosmopod is the official podcast of Cosmonaut Magazine, a project dedicated to expanding the project of scientific socialism in the 21st Century. In our feed we have a combination of podcast episodes and audio articles from our website.
 
It’s 1990. The Berlin Wall just fell. The Soviet Union is on the verge of collapse. And the soundtrack to the revolution is one of the best selling songs of all time, the metal ballad “Wind of Change,” by the Scorpions. Decades later, journalist Patrick Radden Keefe heard a rumor: the song wasn’t written by the Scorpions. It was written by the CIA. This is his journey to find the truth. Wind of Change is an Original Series from Pineapple Street Studios, Crooked Media and Spotify.
 
The "Speaking to the Soviets" series focuses on Radio Liberty, an extraordinary United States-funded radio station that punched through the Iron Curtain to broadcast to listeners across the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Each episode in this six-part podcast mini-series focuses on a key event in the history of the Soviet Union, as described and discussed by Radio Liberty: from the death of Stalin through to the development of the space race, the emergence of détente and the signing of the ...
 
Major areas of focus include regional security, domestic politics, economic development, trade and transit, defense technology, and energy, among others. CSIS also analyzes the political and economic relationships between the states of the former Soviet Union and other critical geopolitical actors, including the United States, the European Union, and the states of Northeast Asia, South Asia, and the Greater Middle East. This work is anchored by the Russia and Eurasia Program and supplemented ...
 
During the height of the cold war when Ronald Regan called the Soviet Union the evil empire, Bill Nowicki was in the Navy. He was a nuclear-trained electrician's mate aboard the Los Angeles class fast attack submarine, the USS Minneapolis / St. Paul (SSN 708) with 100 highly trained shipmates. These are the memories of those difficult (and sometimes hilarious) times told by the men who depended on one another for their lives.
 
The Second Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians, often referred to as Second Thessalonians and written 2 Thessalonians, is a book from the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The traditional view is that the second epistle to the Thessalonians was probably written from Corinth not many months after the first. Apparently the first letter was misunderstood, especially regarding the second advent of Christ. The Thessalonians had embraced the idea that Paul had taught that "the day of Christ wa ...
 
It’s 1945. Hitler is defeated. America is looking to outsmart a new enemy, the Soviet Union. To advance in rocketry, aviation, and chemical weapons, America recruits scientists and engineers who fueled the war machine of another nation...Nazi Germany. Inspired by the true story behind the Emmy-eligible drama series "Hunters" from Amazon Studios, starring Al Pacino and Logan Lerman, PAPERCLIP explores how Operation Paperclip – the recruitment of Nazi Germany’s most brilliant and, in many case ...
 
The Flying Saucers are Real is a book that investigates numerous encounters between USAF fighters, personnel, and other aircraft, and UFOs between 1947 and 1950. Keyhoe contended that the Air Force was actively investigating these cases of close encounter, with a policy of concealing their existence from the public until 1949. He stated that this policy was then replaced by one of cautious, progressive revelation. Keyhoe further stated that Earth had been visited by extraterrestrials for two ...
 
Julia Bendis was born in the Former Soviet Union and moved to the US at the age of thirteen with her parents and younger brother. The women in her family have always done three major things in their lives: feed everyone, match and help everyone around them! Both her mother and grandmother have always dabbled in matchmaking, and continue to count numerous weddings and babies as a result. Julia's first match was when she was in high school, and she hasn’t stopped since. Matchmaking has literal ...
 
Henry Beam Piper’s book “Five Sci-Fi Short Stories“ is a collection of: The Answer, Temple Trouble, Flight From Tomorrow, Police Operation and Graveyard of Dreams. “The Answer” is about two nuclear scientists who have successfully made a very powerful weapon and are planning to drop it from space on un-expecting earthlings. The story is set in 1984, many years after a supposed nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union had ended. The stories "Temple Trouble" and "Police Operation" deal ...
 
We are high school teachers who want to uncover the main facts and arguments of topics taught in the history class. Our aim is to connect with passionate and knowledgeable people to enrich and extend the learning experience. We are based in Pretoria, South Africa and teach at a private school. Please post comments and questions on twitter @WilliamHPalk or @C_duPlessis or email us at williamhpalk78@gmail.com. If you have enjoyed listening, please consider buying us a coffee. Just click on the ...
 
If you've ever wondered whether spiders get depressed, or what happens when you put a gun in a refrigerator, or what Presidents of the United States do after their terms end, this podcast will relieve you of the effort of having to look it up yourself.
 
This is a podcast about the day-to-day experiences of people who live in societies far less free than ours. Hearing their stories may just give us a little perspective about what we have here at home and what we could stand to lose if we take our democracy for granted. When I Lived There is hosted by Jen Miller and produced by Daniel Miller. Follow us on Twitter at @whenilivedthere.
 
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We’ve got an exciting episode of Off the Tracks, former Purdue great Rapheal Davis joined the podcast to talk all things basketball. We get into the nitty gritty of this year’s current team including some behind the scene anecdotes and observations from what’s been a crazy off-season. He also tells us about the young players reaction to their first…
 
Conspiracy theories prove to be popular and widely-spread. As a rule, we do not tend to take them seriously, but it would be wrong to suggest that audiences are not intrigued by them. What can conspiracy theories communicate about those who engage with them and about those who are this way or the other implicated? With Conspiracy Culture: Post-Sovi…
 
The so-called “smartest guy in the room”, per the New York Times, is testifying that hundreds of thousands of votes for Donald Trump were stolen and given to Joe Biden! This happened in all the so-called “swing states”. So… why is there no criminal investigation into this electoral malfeasance? These state legislatures CAN NOT certify fraudulent el…
 
In this episode, we examine the origin and structure of racism in America. How did racism develop in America and the west and what did it look like in the early Cold War. We examine how the development of slavery led to anti-black racism in the United States and how scientific thought about race changed America's perception on race relations over t…
 
Alex and Rudy welcome historian Cliff Conner for a discussion of his recent book The Tragedy of American Science: From Truman to Trump published by Haymarket Books. They discuss how this tragedy is a tragedy of capitalist science which is seen across the capitalist world, the role of science as an unchallengeable source of authority and how that is…
 
We look back at the fight for disability rights in the UK and India in the 1990s, plus the remarkable life of Helen Keller as told by her great niece, how a Rwandan Paralympic volleyball team made history, and the invention of the iconic disability vehicle, the Invacar. And we speak to Colin Barnes, Emeritus Professor of Disability Studies at Leeds…
 
We’re looking at “Colonel Homer” this week, the one that introduces country and western singer Lurleen Lumpkin. Along the way we’ll visit Googolplex cinemas, the Beer ‘n Brawl, and Big Shirtless Ron. For the history we’re covering what happened in Iraq after the Gulf War, culminating in the destruction of the Al Atheer nuclear complex. If you enjoy…
 
Sue Boyd has been the head of Australian diplomatic missions in Fiji, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Bangladesh. She also had postings at the United Nations in New York and in the former East Germany. Sue was posted to East Germany in 1976 and tells of her work, friendships, and life as a single woman in the diplomatic community of 1970s East Berlin. She r…
 
The is a growing mountain of evidence of voter fraud in Pennsylvania and George alone. This was a coordinated corrupt the vote effort executive in key Democrat controlled cities in key swing states. Forget these phony re-counts. We need re-votes in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Arizona.…
 
This year marks the 900th anniversary of the worst maritime disaster suffered by the English Crown and, arguably, by England. The sinking of the White Ship – a vessel carrying the English king Henry I’s sole heir – on 25 November 1120, was a disaster from which anarchy would follow. Join Charles Spencer, author of The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy …
 
The Trump legal team is a group of patriots attempting to right a huge and potentially devastating anti-constitutional wrong. There is a mountain of evidence of election malfeasance in the key swing states but the mainstream media refuses to do it job! The media/democrat cabal is attempting a massive cover-up of the latest rendition of the greatest…
 
Sirimavo Bandaranaike was elected prime minster of Sri Lanka, or Ceylon as it was known then, in 1960 following the assassination of her husband, Solomon Bandaranaike and became the first female prime minister in the world. We hear from Dr Asanga Welikala about her legacy. Plus the first Arab leader to visit Israel, the former hostage taken captive…
 
Join the Cosmonaut Ecocrew as they discuss Andreas Malm’s piercing 2016 text Fossil Capital and attempt to dispel the myriad of myths that have been erected around the energetic transition to coal. The fateful intertwining in mid-19th century British cotton districts of capital and fossil fuels is examined in the context of class struggle, the asce…
 
Today we speak with Ian Ballantyne, the author of “Hunter Killers”, also known as “Undersea Warriors” in the United States. Hunter Killers’ tells the incredible, true inside story of the Royal Navy’s Cold War beneath the waves. Buy the book and support the podcast here https://amzn.to/3jalire We talk about the forgotten role Royal Navy submarines p…
 
Tonight, Purdue plays at Minnesota in search for their first win at TCF Stadium. Can Purdue win or will Minnesota continue their winning streak against Purdue? Casey talks with Blake Ruane of The Daily Gopher prior to tonight's match up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy SB Nation
 
War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) analyzes the shaping of the commemorative space in the three post-Soviet countries that used to share commemorative practices and memorial space in general. For the reader outside of the Soviet space, “war,” which is mentioned in the title of the book, will most likely not evo…
 
Mongolia is sometimes seen as one of the few examples of a successful youth-led revolution, where a 1990 movement forced the Soviet-appointed Politburo to resign. In Young Mongols: Forging Democracy in the Wild, Wild East (Penguin Random House SEA: 2020), Aubrey Menard profiles many of today’s young activists in Mongolia, in a wide array of differe…
 
The Historical Atlas of Hasidism (Princeton UP, 2018) is the first cartographic reference book on one of the modern era’s most vibrant and important mystical movements. Featuring seventy-four large-format maps and a wealth of illustrations, charts, and tables, this one-of-a-kind atlas charts Hasidism’s emergence and expansion; its dynasties, courts…
 
There is evidence of massive and coordinated voter fraud in key “swing states” compliments of the Hugo Chavez/Democrat party/Dominion rigged software conspiracy. But, even more important than getting this evidence before judges (maybe the Supreme Court) is for these state legislatures to PAY ATTENTION! Even if Governor Wolf of Pennsylvania “certifi…
 
Quebec has had a unique place in Canada: it is the location of the first successful European settlements, it is the largest province by area, and it is the only province whose official language is French. The Québecois have developed their own identity since the days the province was a French colony. Following transfer of sovereignty to the British…
 
In our latest podcast, Casey talked with Bobby Riddell, aka Bobby Buckets, about his new role as the new color commentator for Purdue Basketball. He will be joining Rob Blackman on the radio call, who is becoming the full-time play-by-play announcer after Larry Clisby's retirement. Riddell talks about what to expect this season, both from Purdue an…
 
Vadim Shneyder's new book, Russia's Capitalist Realism: Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Chekhov (Northwestern, 2020) examines how the literary tradition that produced the great works of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Anton Chekhov responded to the dangers and possibilities posed by Russia's industrial revolution. During Russia's first tumultuous tran…
 
In this episode, we provide clarification and explanation around our upcoming series of episodes for the Civil Rights MovementFor pictures for this episode and more go to our website at: www.historyofthecoldwarpodcast.com/Want to skip the ads and get right to the content, become a patreon subscriber here:www.patreon.com/coldwarpodcast…
 
In 1985 a group of anonymous female artists in New York began dressing up with gorilla masks on their heads and putting up fly-posters around the city's museums and galleries. We hear from two of the original Guerrilla Girls, who launched a campaign to demand greater representation for women and minorities in the art world. Also on the programme, t…
 
It’s Episode 54, and the prognosis is bleak for Santa’s Little Helper in “Dog Of Death”, broadcast on 12 March 1992, but looking better for South Africa after their Apartheid referendum, which came five days later. Along the way we’ll get Covid tested, visit some dogs with evil owners, marvel at a song that lasts 22 hours and explore the dark histo…
 
Today we speak with Richard Crowder, the author of “Détente – the chance to end the Cold War”. Help support the podcast buy the book here UK listeners https://amzn.to/34yNeB2 US listeners https://amzn.to/3kHU3pO Between 1968 and 1975, there was a subtle thawing of relations between East and West, for which Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev coined the n…
 
In the Wars of the Roses, Margaret is remembered as a warrior queen, the ‘she-wolf of France’. But the means by which she operated in the period of Lancastrian exile from 1461-71 – her unceasing diplomatic efforts in Europe and campaign of resistance in northern England – have tended to be sidelined in histories of this apparently national conflict…
 
The United States Presidential Election of 2020 has been the biggest POLITICAL CRIME of the 21st Century! On the night of the election, it was looking quite good for incumbent president Donald Trump, as he was picking up massive win after win in most of the states, including the 6-8 key battleground states. But as soon as 8PM rolled around, and the…
 
As if 2020 couldn't get any crazier, this Saturday's game between Purdue and Northwestern will determine who will control the B1G West this season. As both teams prepare for this pivotal game, Casey talks with Eli Karp of Inside NU to discuss this week's marquee matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Julius Margolin was a Polish Jew caught between the twin 1939 invasions of Poland by Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. He spent the years 1940-1945 in Soviet labor camps, finally returning to his family in Palestine, in 1946. In her book Journey Into the Land of the Zeks and Back (Oxford UP, 2020), Israeli scholar Stefani Hoffman has provided the Eng…
 
Ronald Suny’s recent biography of the young Stalin, Stalin: Passage to Revolution (Princeton UP, 2020) covers “Soso” Jughashvili’s life up to the 1917 Revolution. Suny provides a wealth of detail as to the young Stalin’s life, and he embeds that life story in the broader story of Bolshevism. The Stalin that emerges from Suny’s portrait was skilled …
 
An army of lovers seems like something from ancient myth but the story of the Sacred Band of Thebes is based on reality. This elite fighting force of the Theban army played a crucial role in ending Spartan hegemony in the 4th century BC. To find out more Dr Fern Riddell speaks to Professor of Ancient History at the University of Warwick James David…
 
Imagine the irony of a vaccine for the Wuhan coronavirus being released right around the time the electors for President must be certified – December 14. The Trump path to victory must clear-out this fraud and re-establish Article II, section 1 of the constitution. We all must join the fight against these radicals using “force” of one variety or an…
 
Rudy and Annie join the two co-chairs of Philly Socialists, Mara and Janaya, for what starts as a conversation on the issues women and non-men comrades face when organizing, and ends up being a discussion of Philly Socialists' base-building activities and their philosophy on the party. The episode starts off with a discussion of the experiences in …
 
Today we are joined by author Yves Engler to discuss the not-so-benign role of Canada on the world stage. He challenges the widely held view that Canada is a "peace-keeping country" and shows that from the mining sector to backing coups in foreign countries, Canada does its best to protect its own corporate interests abroad at the expense of democr…
 
In this episode Colin and I look at the causes of World War I. We first discuss the components of the historical narrative and then move on to that very famous spark of the war: the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. We look at some of the long term causes of the war as well, including nationalism, militarism, imperialism and alliances (the MAIN cau…
 
In 1995, the Israeli prime minister, Yitzhak Rabin, was murdered at a peace rally in Tel Aviv. We hear how his death scuppered hopes of peace in the Middle East. Plus, the racism endured by children born to black American soldiers and German mothers after World War Two, the rebuilding of Dresden's most famous church, and nude theatre in London and …
 
Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of The Cambridge Spies, brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign Office, MI5 and MI6, gain…
 
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