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Following a Peabody nomination and two Webby nominations for Best General Series and Best Documentary Podcast for Season One: The College Admission Scandal, Season Two of Gangster Capitalism has the NRA is in the crosshairs. This season we dissect how the past year has rocked the country’s most powerful special interest organization like none other. Internal power struggles have exposed the group’s questionable, and possibly illegal practices which now threaten the nearly 150-year old nonpro ...
 
On Theology in the Raw, Preston takes a fresh look at what the Bible really says, as he challenges opinions and traditions--yes, even his own. Homosexuality, sex, porn, drinking, immigration, racial tensions, violence, ISIS, Trump, guns, patriotism, you name it. If it's of interest, you can expect Preston to address it. Think of it as theology for the rest of us. If you have any questions you'd like him to address on the show, email them to chris@prestonsprinkle.com. Hate mail and tirades wi ...
 
The Irish Revolution was a module taught by renowned historian Professor Michael Laffan in the School of History and Archives, UCD from the mid-1970's until his retirement in 2010. The course covers a tumultuous period in Irish history and examines the interaction of different groups (in particular unionists, moderate and radical nationalists, and the British), the causes and impact of events (such as the Home Rule Crisis, the Easter Rising, and the Treaty), and patterns of continuity and di ...
 
Voiced as an e-book, this podcast is a series of heart-felt letters addressed to Michelle Obama. In the letters, I discuss my past; from my rise out of poverty and abuse to the hallowed halls of academia and beyond. Along the way, I make history and encounter a number of celebrities. Join me on adventures that promise to be both heartbreaking and hilarious. Oh! Don't forget to check out, "Ep. Afterthoughts."
 
A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, rig ...
 
Ex-British Paratrooper and history fanatic Bruce Crompton is on a mission and he believes the amazing deeds of forgotten war heroes can help him. Due to the ongoing pandemic, museums all around the world are in danger of closing. If that happens the history contained within them will be lost from the public forever. In this series, inspired by unique museum items and personal artefacts, Bruce narrates incredible tales from the Second World War. He hopes that by telling these true stories, re ...
 
Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business ...
 
Podcasts from the Universities in Revolution and State Formation Conference, which took place on June 5-6, 2015 in UCD Newman House. The conference brought together a diverse cross-section of international scholars to discuss the Irish university experience of revolution as an important case study in the context of European and global settings. This project was funded by an Irish Research Council New Foundations Award and by University College Dublin Decade of Centenaries Award. Podcasting w ...
 
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
A podcast for those fighting on the frontlines of faith. Inspired by Servant of God Emil Kapaun, heroic Catholic Priest and Medal of Honor Army Chaplain, we offer encouragement for your pursuit of virtue by connecting you with people all over the world who are living the Gospel in simple yet extraordinary ways. The battle for souls rages around us; we're here to offer you inspiration and strength. Never heard of Father Kapaun? Check out our website to learn more about this future saint! Prod ...
 
Each week, Foreign Policy’s editor in chief, Jonathan Tepperman, will recommend one podcast from around the world, interview the host, and play an excerpt. This curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom. FP Playlist replaces our flagship p ...
 
Before political correctness, it was a bachelor's paradise! Bachelor's Paradise is a radio play (AKA podcast) about the misadventures of college freshman Robert Turner and his inappropriate best friend, Cornelius Crane, XVI. It's the 1950s. The Cold War rages on. Like Henry David Thoreau, Robert is living in a cabin in the woods in the middle of a harsh New England winter. His sex-crazed pal Cornelius is responsible for his situation. Will these spritely young lads possess the skills require ...
 
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TREVOR AND BEN GIVE YOU AN HOUR'S WORTH OF FAN-FILL QUESTION RANGING FROM QUARTERBACK TALK TO WHEN YOU SHOULD PUT WATER ON A TOOTHBRUSH Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesBy Locked On Podcast Network, Trevor Sikkema, Benjamin Solak
 
On Spelman College Week: Black Union widows had trouble claiming benefits after the Civil War. Brandi Brimmer, associate professor in the department of history, discusses their post-war battle. I am a historian of slavery and emancipation interested in how Black people assert themselves in legal systems and within government agencies. My first book…
 
Photo: Kamchatka peninsula, northernmost region of the First Island Chain. The first island chain refers to the first chain of major archipelagos out from the East Asian continental mainland coast. Principally composed of the Kuril Islands, Japanese Archipelago, Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan (Formosa), the northern Philippines, and Borneo; from the Kamcha…
 
Photo: As time wore on it became more and more evident that the ship was doomed by Frank Hurley. (The Endurance trapped in pack ice.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 4/4: Last Man Off: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas Kindle Edition.by Matt Lewis…
 
Photo: Resident (fish-eating) killer whales: The curved dorsal fins are typical of resident females. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 3/4: Last Man Off: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas Kindle Edition.by Matt Lewis (Author) Format: Kindle Edition …
 
Photo: Penguins on the beach and the remains of the wreck of The Gratitude, Nuggets Beach, Macquarie Island, 1911 (or possibly 1913), when Frank Hurley returned to Macquarie Island], taken on from Australian Antarctic Expedition http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2/4: Last Ma…
 
Photo: Painting of James Weddell's second expedition, depicting the brig Jane and the cutter Beaufoy. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1/4: Last Man Off: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas Kindle Edition.by Matt Lewis (Author) Format: Kindle Edition…
 
Photo: Storming of Chapultepec http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 4/4: A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico Kindle Edition.by Amy S. Greenberg (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Wicked-War-Lincoln-Invasion-Mexico-ebook/dp…
 
Photo: A replica of the first "Bear Flag" now at El Presidio de Sonoma, or Sonoma Barracks http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 3/4: A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico Kindle Edition.by Amy S. Greenberg (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https:…
 
Photo: The ex-slave and prominent anti-slavery advocate Frederick Douglass opposed the Mexican–American War. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2/4: A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico Kindle Edition.by Amy S. Greenberg (Author) Format: Kin…
 
Photo: Sarah A. Bowman "The Great Western," depicted as the Heroine of Fort Brown. At her death, she was buried with full military honors. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1/4: A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico Kindle Edition.by Amy S. …
 
Image: The pious Mr. All-Bone, taking leave of his directors previous to his departure for Europe. Cartoon about the Panic of 1857 satirizing the dubious overseas departure of the Bank of Pennsylvania president Thomas Allibone preceding the failure of the financial institution in the fall of 1857. Allibone claimed he departed for Europe for health …
 
Image: A widely-distributed WaMu bumper sticker The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History,by Kirsten Grind During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, bruta…
 
2/4 The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History,by Kirsten Grind Image: Bank-Oh’s ghost. Another satire on the Panic of 1837, again condemning Van Buren's continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies as the source of the crisis. Clay shows the president haunted by the ghost of Comme…
 
Image: The WaMu Tower (center right) in downtown Seattle was WaMu's corporate headquarters from 1988 until 2006, when the company moved into the new WaMu Center (center left). These buildings have since been renamed; WaMu Tower is now known as 1201 Third Avenue and WaMu Center is now known as Russell Investments Center. The Lost Bank: The Story of …
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 4/4: Fighting for MacArthur: The Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines Kindle Edition. by John Gordon (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fighting-MacArthu…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 3/4: Fighting for MacArthur: The Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines Kindle Edition. by John Gordon (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fighting-MacArthu…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2/4: Fighting for MacArthur: The Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines Kindle Edition. by John Gordon (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fighting-MacArthu…
 
Photo: General Douglas MacArthur, left, congratulates Captain Villamor of the Philippine Air Force, after awarding him the Distinguished Service Cross, December 22, 1941. Captain Villamor was one of the small group of flyers who did heroic service in the Battle of Bataan http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Pa…
 
Image: Alaska in winter. NASA Goddard Photo and Video 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness, by Brian Murphy "A riveting . . . saga of survival against formidable odds" (Washington Post) about one man who survived a World War II plane crash in Alaska's harsh Yukon territory.” Shortly…
 
Image: Alaska covered by snow in the winter. 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness, by Brian Murphy "A riveting . . . saga of survival against formidable odds" (Washington Post) about one man who survived a World War II plane crash in Alaska's harsh Yukon territory.” Shortly before C…
 
Image: Alaska: Snowy Rolling Tundra Hills 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness, by Brian Murphy "A riveting . . . saga of survival against formidable odds" (Washington Post) about one man who survived a World War II plane crash in Alaska's harsh Yukon territory.” Shortly before Chri…
 
Image: A B24A Liberator aircraft damaged on the aerodrome in the Japanese air-raid on the town on 3rd March 1942. 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness, by Brian Murphy "A riveting . . . saga of survival against formidable odds" (Washington Post) about one man who survived a World Wa…
 
Biden SLAMMED By Democrats And Republicans Over New Migrant Crisis That May Be The WORST Ever Seen. Biden is not only locking kids in cages but he is releasing COVID sick illegal immigrants into Texas. Democrats are furious over is his reopening of the migrant facility in Florida though typically its only the far left or progressives who seem to ca…
 
Kazuo Ishigruo’s eighth novel, “Klara and the Sun,” is his first since he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. It’s narrated by Klara, an Artificial Friend — a humanoid machine who acts as a companion for a 14-year-old child. Radhika Jones, the editor of Vanity Fair, talks about the novel and where it fits into Ishiguro’s august body of work…
 
The news just keeps getting worse for New York's governor, with state officials saying they feared for their jobs if they did not participate in a cover-up of COVID death data and a powerful and credible interview with a woman whom he allegedly harassed. And what's this: Connecticut opening up? Is its Democratic governor a Neanderthal in Joe Biden'…
 
The Sheriff visits with The Investigator to discuss a wide range of topics including his groundbreaking efforts to reduce the recidivism rate in the county he represents. He also shares his stories about running his campaign for Sheriff. Interesting show!By Jim Leach and Steve Bowers
 
Photo: Abraham Lincoln, in memoriam http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2/2: Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream---And How We Can Do It AgainKindle Edition.by Rich Lowry (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Lincoln-Un…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. [Boy's Clubs in front of Lincoln National Monument, Illinois making the scout's honor sign and presenting a wreath.] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1/2: Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dr…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1928 Baseball http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Milwaukee Brewers add Jackie Bradley Jr to the swift Lorenzo Cain and the long-ball hitter Christian Yelich. Host.By John Batchelor
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Bronze bull http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2/2: David's Sling: A History of Democracy in Ten Works of Art 1st Edition, Kindle Edition.by Victoria C. Gardner Coates (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/produ…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1686. Standbeeld van Apollo http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1/2: David's Sling: A History of Democracy in Ten Works of Art 1st Edition, Kindle Edition.by Victoria C. Gardner Coates (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amaz…
 
Welcome to Gamepinions Episode 60: Breath of the Wild 2 is MIA And That’s Okay. In this episode we talk how I am okay with Breath of the Wild 2 being missing in action, as it quells some of my underlying concerns with the game. Nintendo did a great job with the original game, so they deserve the benefit of the doubt, and credit for taking their tim…
 
Trevor and Ben continue their reports and final evaluations for the 2021 class with the off-ball linebacker group; a class that looks very deep in talent on Day 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesBy Locked On Podcast Network, Trevor Sikkema, Benjamin Solak
 
Photo: Mother Goose http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Self-parody Cancel Culture vs Treasured Dr. Seuss. @SebGorka https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2021/03/04/dr-seuss-books-sales-spike-after-some-banned-racist-imagery/6917679002/…
 
Photo: Gauleiters at Adolf Hitler's headquarters http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 8/12: 1932: The Rise of Hitler and FDR--Two Tales of Politics, Betrayal, and Unlikely Destiny Kindle Edition.by David Pietrusza (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/1932-FDR-…
 
Photo: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fala and Ruthie Bie at Hill Top Cottage in Hyde Park, N.Y. The better of two extant photos of FDR in a wheel chair.. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 7/12: 1932: The Rise of Hitler and FDR--Two Tales of Politics, Betrayal, and Unlikely Destiny …
 
Photo: Schickelgruber http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 6/12: 1932: The Rise of Hitler and FDR--Two Tales of Politics, Betrayal, and Unlikely Destiny Kindle Edition.by David Pietrusza (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/1932-FDR-Two-Politics-Betrayal-Unlik…
 
Photo: President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Langley Field on July 29, 1940. View of President Roosevelt in a car inside a NACA hangar, two unidentified men stand behind the car, and the wing of a plane is visible in the background. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 5/12: …
 
Image: Pruning in New Hampshire Conrad Black, @ConradMBlack, publisher, littérateur, biographer, commentator; the National Post; in re: Donald Trump’s revelatory speech at CPAC over the weekend: Best political speech I’ve heard since Reagan in 1994. Ninety minutes, nothing [offensive], stuck to his point, hit heard, made the case that there were re…
 
Photo: After an oil spill http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Suspect Iran for the environmental war crime on Israel's beaches. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres https://www.timesofisrael.com/as-biden-weighs-human-rights-and-security-in-mideast-some-see-peril-for-israel/ https://…
 
Image: Debt crisis. "A man is sitting in a chair leaning his elbow on the table. In the top center an image of a star and a number of ships on the water." Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy, @Mercatus; Mercatus Center, in re: Striking that Democrats want to give so much money to states even thought many have a great deal of cash on hand, For Democrats,…
 
Image: Cannibal Tom (80 years old), the last relic of Fiji cannibalism -- Fiji Islands Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; @HooverInst; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re: Hoover Institution, a distinguished think-tank on the Stanford campus. Three of its Fellows have been accused of being propagandists; this was rejected by a study group…
 
Image: A real insurrectionist: Emiliano Zapata. Here: Emiliano Zapata, posing in Cuernavaca in 1911, with a rifle and sword, and a ceremonial sash across his chest. (Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico City. Archivo Fotográfico Díaz, Delgado y García). Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; @HooverInst; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re: J…
 
Photo: Scene in a desert oasis of Al-Gowf, Arabia http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Biden breach with MBS pushes the Kingdom toward the PRC. @Jschanzer @FDD Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/02/politics/kfile-biden-officials-slammed-trump-action-…
 
Photo: An AH-N Cobra from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA)-67 prepares to launch off the flight line on Asad Air Base, Iraq on March 5, 2007. HMLA-67 is deployed as a part of MNF-W in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Anbar province of Iraq to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of la…
 
Photo: A political frenzy (Een politieke kluch) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The ICC smear of Israel is meritless and groundless.Tamar Kaplan Tourgeman, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres TAMAR KAPLAN TOURGEMAN is the Principal Deputy to t…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1980. Interior of a shopping mall in Virginia Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Photograph taken in the 1980s. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Cred…
 
Photo: Tribute Money http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Janet Yellen pandemic relief bill is payback to the Blue States for electing Joe Biden. @MonicaCrowley https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/biden-yellen-back-fast-senate-stimulus-action-to-boost-economy/ar-BB1e4JS…
 
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