Best historical london podcasts we could find (Updated September 2017)
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German Historical Institute London Podcast
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Lectures, discussions and events at or organised by the German Historical Institute London
 
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Talks and Lectures
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A wide range of recorded lectures and talks from events at our palaces.
 
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Discover London Enhanced Podcast
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In this series of podcasts, discover the history of London - its museums, attractions and places of interest. For more information, visit www.visitlondon.com
 
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Discover London Podcast
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In this series of podcasts, discover the history of London - its museums, attractions and places of interest. For more information, visit www.visitlondon.com
 
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Rick Steves London Audio Tours
 
Rick Steves London Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of London's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves London guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at www.ricksteves.com.
 
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Rick Steves London
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Rick Steves London is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around London, and audio tours of many of London's most notable museums and historic sites. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves London will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. Al ...
 
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LSE City Tours - The South Bank
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LSE's City Tours provide an excellent introduction to London and the sights and sounds of two distinct areas of the city. Each stop on the tour highlights a particular place of interest: blending historical documents, archive footage and up-to-date information to provide a tour of interest for both visitors and residents of London. Stopping off at Tate Modern, the Globe Theatre, London Bridge, the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral, this tour explores the sights and sounds centred aroun ...
 
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Yesterday's Chip Paper
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Fortnightly(ish) podcast delving into incredible, macabre and bizarre stories from historic newspapers. Violet and Jim are two amateur researchers based on opposite sides of the Atlantic, Violet in London and Jim in New York, and every couple of weeks or so they get together via the magic power of the internet to discuss the stories, poems and letters to the editor that they’ve found in the archives. Whether it’s global headline-making stories completely forgotten today or unusual reporting ...
 
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LSE City Tours - Theatreland
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LSE's City Tours provide an excellent introduction to London and the sights and sounds of two distinct areas of the city. Each stop on the tour highlights a particular place of interest: blending historical documents, archive footage and up-to-date information to provide a tour of interest for both visitors and residents of London. Beginning at the Waterloo Bridge, this tour guides you through the maze of streets that is London's West End, taking you down Drury Lane and Shaftsbury Avenue, pa ...
 
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Mary Beard: Meet the Author
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Author and Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge Mary Beard and award-winning comedian Tony Law discuss her latest book. Laughter in Ancient Rome explores one of the most intriguing of historical subjects. Drawing on a wide range of Roman writing, it tracks down the humour of the ancient Romans themselves, from the hilarious, to the momentous, to the surprising. Hosted at the Apple Store, Regent Street in London.
 
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The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells
 
One dark and stormy night, a stranger arrives in West Sussex at a village inn. He is heavily clad in an overcoat and his face is wrapped in bandages. He takes a room at the inn, but refuses to socialize with anyone. He stays cooped up in his room all day and night, working with strange chemicals and apparatus. Suddenly, strange events begin to happen in the village. Mysterious burglaries and fires break out, culminating in a destructive rampage across the peaceful countryside. The stranger i ...
 
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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
 
Its immortal opening lines, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." set the stage for a sweeping narrative that combines drama, glory, honor, history, romance, brutality, sacrifice and resurrection. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is one of the most widely read and famous works of historical fiction in the English language. Dickens had recently launched his magazine All the Year Round in 1859. In the same year, he began featuring A Tale of Two Cities in 31 weekly ins ...
 
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War of the Worlds (version 2), The by WELLS, H. G.
 
War of the Worlds by Herbert George Wells (H.G. Wells) was published in 1898 at a time when he wrote a series of novels related to a number of historical events of the time. The most important of these was the unification and militarization of Germany. The story, written in a semi-documentary style, is told in the first person by an unnamed observer. It tells of the events which happen mostly in London and the county of Surrey, England, when a number of vessels manned by aliens are fired fro ...
 
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Steam Heritage London
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London is a great place for seeing historic steam technology in working order. We’ll explore what there is to visit and make it as accessible as possible.
 
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Not Shakespeare: Elizabethan and Jacobean Popular Theatre
 
This series of six lectures introduces six plays from the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. Once popular and now little-known, they can tell us a lot about what their first audiences enjoyed, aspired to and worried about - from immigrants in early modern London to the role of women in the household, from what religious changes might mean for attitudes to the dead to fantasies of easy money and social elevation.Each lecture outlines the play so there is no assumption you have already read it, ...
 
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Songs From The Howling Sea
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Songs From The Howling Sea is a podcast that presents short historical tales taken from the life of London. Each episode's story is accompanied with a song inspired by the tale, written and performed by the author R.M Anderson.
 
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Stand-up and Walk
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Welcome to the Stand-up and Walk series. The premise is simple: for each podcast we get a different comedian to lead us around their favourite part of London. There is no set format, with each comedian able to put their own twist on the concept. Expect historical inaccuracies, ridiculous dares and outrageous behaviour as we ramble across London.
 
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Our Old Nursery Rhymes by Alfred Moffat
 
If you love and cherish old English nursery rhymes and have fond memories of your early childhood years, Our Old Nursery Rhymes by Alfred Moffat published in 1911 is indeed the little book for you! Or as a parent, if you'd like your own children to share the magic, this book provides them all. One of the most appealing aspects of this charming book is that the rhymes are all set to music and if you're musically inclined, you can certainly keep yourself and your children entertained by playin ...
 
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The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
 
A poor young boy from the slums of London watches a royal procession pass, with the youthful Prince of Wales riding at its head. He ventures too close and is caught and beaten by the Prince's guards. However, the young royal stops them and invites the vagrant to the palace. Here the two boys sup alone and are stunned to discover that they bear a startling resemblance to each other. The Prince is Edward, long awaited heir of the monarch, Henry VIII, while the vagrant is Tom Canty, the son of ...
 
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Adnan Rashid
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Ustadh Adnan Rashid is active in dawah and has visited over 30 countries for this purpose. Adnan Rashid has attained a number of ijazas in hadith from reputable hadith authorities. His chains of hadith go back to the Prophet (sllallahu alaihy wa salaam)… via Shah Waliullah Dehlawi as well as Imam Shawkaani. He attained his BA with honors in history from Birkbeck College, University of London. He is currently pursuing postgraduate studies in history at the same university. He has appeared on ...
 
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The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emma Orczy
 
The Scarlet Pimpernel narrates the story of a rich English baronet who rescues French aristocrats facing the guillotine. He also taunted his enemies after each rescue by leaving behind a card that has a small flower on it – the scarlet pimpernel. It is a brilliant adventure story set at the time of the French Revolution. The plot is fantastic and rarely lets the readers pause for breath as it oscillates between London society and the dark night in Coastal France. The story follows a beautifu ...
 
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Toussaint L’Ouverture: A Biography and Autobiography by BEARD, John Relly
 
François-Dominique Toussaint L’Ouverture (1743-1803) rose to fame in 1791 during the Haitian struggle for independence. In this revolt, he led thousands of slaves on the island of Hispañola to fight against the colonial European powers of France, Spain and England. The former slaves ultimately established the independent state of Haiti and expelled the Europeans. L’Ouverture eventually became the governor and Commander-In-Chief of Haiti before recognizing and submitting to French rule in 180 ...
 
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The Last Kingdom: Meet the Cast
 
Alexander Dreymon, Rune Temte and David Dawson discuss the hit historical drama series The Last Kingdom. It’s the story of an orphaned son of a Saxon nobleman, kidnapped and raised by Vikings, set against the backdrop of conflict between invading Danes and the early kingdoms of England. Hosted by Chris Hewitt at the Apple Store, Covent Garden in London.
 
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Yesterday's Chip Paper
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Fortnightly(ish) podcast delving into incredible, macabre and bizarre stories from historic newspapers.Violet and Jim are two amateur researchers based on opposite sides of the Atlantic, Violet in London and Jim in New York, and every couple of weeks or so they get together via the magic power of the internet to discuss the stories, poems and letters to the editor that they’ve found in the archives. Whether it’s global headline-making stories completely forgotten today or unusual reporting o ...
 
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Prince and the Pauper, The by TWAIN, Mark
 
The Prince and the Pauper (1882) represents Mark Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. The book, set in 1547, tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court, London, and Prince Edward son of Henry VIII of England. Due to a series of circumstances, the boys accidentally replace each other, and much of the humor in the book originates in the two boys' inability to function in the world that is so fa ...
 
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Friendship of Christ, The by BENSON, Robert Hugh
 
Robert Hugh Benson, who was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge, was ordained an Anglican priest in 1895 by his father, the Archbishop of Canterbury. Eight years later, after weighty consideration, Robert Benson converted to Roman Catholicism. In 1904 he was ordained a Roman Catholic priest and took up residence in Cambridge, where he ministered to Roman Catholic students as their unofficial chaplain. In 1911, he was made a monsignor. Despite the brevity of his earthly li ...
 
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Reconciliation of Races and Religions, The by CHEYNE, Thomas Kelly
 
“The primary aim of this work is twofold,” writes Thomas K. Cheyne. “It would fain contribute to the cause of universal peace, and promote the better understanding of the various religions which really are but one religion. The union of religions must necessarily precede the union of races, which at present is so lamentably incomplete…. I have endeavoured to study the various races and religions on their best side, and not to fetter myself to any individual teacher or party, for ‘out of His ...
 
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AmazingPeopleClub's Podcast
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The Amazing People Club® was founded in 2006 by psychologist and management leader Dr Charles Margerison. We are an international digitally-based publishing company. Hachette Book Group (HBG), a leading trade publisher based in New York and a division of Hachette Livre, distribute our products. See www.amazingpeopleclub.com. We publish inspirational books and audio titles about some of the world’s most amazing people. Dr Margerison has visited the cities and towns where people like Leonardo ...
 
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Our second reader for September was Anna Smith Spark. She lives in London, UK. She loves grimdark and epic fantasy and historical military fiction. Anna has a BA in Classics, an MA in history and a PhD in English Literature. She has previously been published in the Fortean Times and the poetry website www.greatworks.org. Previous jobs include p ...…
 
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.comAPEX PROMOTES THOMAS TO SERVICE DIRECTORApex Lifts, which serves the London area, has promoted Steve Thomas from service contract manager to service director. In this role, Thomas manages contracts and oversees the ...…
 
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Type1Radio shows
 
oin us for our 6th birthday show ! What a lot has happened since we started broadcasting and we continue to bring you a Type1 perspective on it all. Sheila from Frome Stop War will pop into the Lounge to tell us about the upcoming Media On Trial event next month in London. In the 2nd hour we are joined by our good friend Freeman Fly who drops i ...…
 
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Lifestyle Overnight with David Prior
 
Glen Street Theatre is proud to announce the program for the inaugural Cabaret in the Glen, the first cabaret festival on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and North Shore. Over five days and nights, and across two live stages, Glen Street Theatre will transform into a glorious feast of entertainment, theatre, music, art and conversation. From film to ...…
 
Michael Goldfarb is a journalist, author and broadcaster who for over thirty years has written the first rough draft of history. A former London bureau chief of NPR, he has reported from more than 20 countries across five continents for the BBC, Newsday, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Die Welt and The Guardian. He spent many years cov ...…
 
Matthew Sweet with a film music inspired by London's historic East End, prompted by the release of "The Limehouse Golem" which features a new score by Johan Soderqvist. The film, by Juan Carlos Medina, stars Bill Nighy as a Victorian detective, troubled by a case of bizarre and perplexing murder. The plot is inspired by the novel of the same na ...…
 
Original Air Date: June 3, 2014 In today’s episode, JD discusses a few news articles, including Planned Parenthood issuing a ‘pastoral letter’ to assure people that God approves of abortion, and then discusses several music artists that started out in contemporary music – as illustrated in an article from Breathcast. Then, JD plays a lecture he ...…
 
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Helen Hiebert Studio
 
Oblation Papers & Press is an urban paper mill, letterpress print shop, hand-bindery and fine paper boutique. Our in-house team of designers releases roughly 30 new items annually, inspired by music, quirky conversation, toys, textiles, travel, food, architecture, literature and historical objects. Our wholesale line of academic, amusing, artis ...…
 
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.comSTANNAH ARRIVES AT WATERLOO STATIONStannah has announced a contract award to supply six escalators and five lifts, to Network Rail specifications, as part of the London Waterloo Station upgrade. The London Waterloo ...…
 
Award winning travel writer, Inga Askamit shares how she created her piece about alfresco theatrics, Transcendant Summer Night. Catherine Bramkamp chats about being a poetry judge for the anthology, as well as writing her poetic elegy, Wolf House: Jack London State Historic Park Roger C. Lubeck talks about the seductivness of dancing in a story ...…
 
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.comMALAYSIAN TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS VT SAFETYMalaysia's Department of Occupational Health and Safety (DOSH) plans to have a task force in place by September focused on safe use of vertical-transportation (VT) equipment ...…
 
http://www.pymnts.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Matchmakers-with-Elizabeth-Layne-CMO-of-Appear-Here.mp3 The year was 2012 and Ross Bailey, now CEO of Appear Here, had a simple idea. It was the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and he wanted to sell some pretty cool t-shirts he had created to commemorate the occasion. There was only one problem: It was ...…
 
Click here to buy: http://adbl.co/2tRmeImDavid Gemmell was the UK's number one fantasy and historical novelist until his death in 2006. A regular Sunday Times bestseller, and international sensation, his legacy lives on through his novels, his influence on the genre, and through the David Gemmell Legend awards.White Knight/Black Swan was David ...…
 
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Axis Church of Taylorsville Sermon Audio
 
Historical setting of the drafting of the Second London Baptist Confession; rooted in the English reformation and English puritanism of the 17th century.
 
SHE CAST is a podcast created for youth by youth in Chicago. Welcome to our fourth episode: Nerd Core Werd Core.Be proud of what you nerd for! SHE CASTers interview Trina Robbins; a historic female cartoonist, and one of the first women to draw Wonder Woman. The SHE CASTers also talk about about what they personally nerd over. Get weird!SHE CAS ...…
 
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.comWORKER DIES IN ELEVATOR IN UNDER-CONSTRUCTION NYC BUILDINGA 53-year-old electrician working in an under construction, 52-story residential tower in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of New York City (NYC) was found d ...…
 
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Pit Pass Moto Motorcycle Racing - Supercross, Road Racing, Motocross
 
Bruce Zimmerman- Museum Director at the Evil Knievel Thrill Show and Museum– explore the world’s largest collection of Evel Knievel’s authentic performance leathers, jump bikes and memorabilia at Historic Harley-Davidson of Topeka, 2047 SW Topeka Blvd. In addition to a large number of artifacts, the Evel Knievel Thrill Show and Museum features ...…
 
Today’s program is a very special one -- a conversation about regulatory innovation, with the very innovative acting Chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, Christopher Giancarlo. As regular listeners know, I’ve spent many years in and around Washington where there is a deeply entrenched belief that regulations, and regulators, ...…
 
In this podcast, Jasmin Stadler gives us an inside view of China from her perspective as a member of the ’17 inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars at Beijing’s Tsinghua University. This is a stellar up-close-and-personal report of “what’s hot and what’s not” among Chinese of college age and just beyond. A Swiss citizen, Jasmin’s been going to ...…
 
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Doctor Who: Radio Free Skaro
 
The Whoniverse was on the edge of its seat today, for the announcement of…the second instalment of Fluid Links! But of course we actually mean the historic announcement of the Thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, the first woman to take on the the role and the flag-bearer for Chris Chibnall’s new era of Doctor Who, due late next year. What do th ...…
 
The Council for British Research in the LevantIn partnership with the Jordan Museum Presents:Settlement in the Petra Region during the Crusader PeriodDr Micaela SinibaldiTo launch the book: Crusader Landscapes in the Medieval Levant: The Archaeology and History of the Latin EastFirst Recored on: Monday, April 17th at 6 p.m.at The Jordan Museum- ...…
 
Episode 324 with Elise Burton hosted by Shireen Hamza, Chris Gratien, and Maryam Patton Download the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Genetics have emerged as a new scientific tool for studying human ancestry and historical migration. And as research into the history of genetics demonstrates, genetics and other bioscientific appro ...…
 
Episode 324 with Elise Burton hosted by Shireen Hamza, Chris Gratien, and Maryam Patton Download the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Genetics have emerged as a new scientific tool for studying human ancestry and historical migration. And as research into the history of genetics demonstrates, genetics and other bioscientific appro ...…
 
Mike Buchholz – Tremco We’ve had other manufacturers on our podcast and it seems the latest buzz is “single source”. What makes Tremco different? What do you mean, “test them”? Are the test bays only for internal testing? If someone listening is interested in that how would they go about setting it up? Is there a fee for using the lab? What els ...…
 
(from released information) HANCOCK, Mass.—A native of Adams who majored in art history at Williams College, Stacy Schiff is a best-selling Pulitzer-prize winning author – most recently of The Witches: Salem 1692 – who will discuss the intersection of politics and hysteria at Hancock Shaker Village on Friday, July 14, 2017. Composite image of c ...…
 
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The Future Is A Mixtape
 
Gentrification. Housing Bubbles. Developers & Their “Pay 2 Play” Campaign Donations (Bribes) to City Council Members. And then there’s the needless cruelty of permanent homelessness. On this episode, Jesse & Matt ratchet-up their manifesto on their Mixtape for the Future by talking about the second-most important cornerstone of The Golden Squar ...…
 
Wynton Marsalis joined us for Behind The Note Podcast today! We talked many things including leadership, building a team, and turning vision into reality.Rate Behind The Note Podcast on the platform you're using right now to read this script and to listen to the show.Press Play. Enjoy. Share. ---------------------------------------------------- ...…
 
Sherlock Holmes is the most rational and scientific detective of them all. So why did his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, passionately believe in ghosts, fairies, and telepathy? Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle is now best remembered as the creator of Sherlock Holmes. In fact, his creation has long taken on a life of his own and Sherlock Holm ...…
 
3 and a half hours?!? SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:42] Games of Interest►►► Dungeon Roll: Henchmen, Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama, The Master' Trials: Wrath of Magmaroth, Valerian: The Alpha Missions, Riverboat, Pulsar 2849, Heaven & Ale, Lorenzo il Magnifico: Houses of Renaissance, Ancestree, Tiny Epic Defenders: The Dark War, Edge of Darkness, Unlock ...…
 
3 and a half hours?!? SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:42] Games of Interest►►► Dungeon Roll: Henchmen, Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama, The Master' Trials: Wrath of Magmaroth, Valerian: The Alpha Missions, Riverboat, Pulsar 2849, Heaven & Ale, Lorenzo il Magnifico: Houses of Renaissance, Ancestree, Tiny Epic Defenders: The Dark War, Edge of Darkness, Unlock ...…
 
Dr. Jane Secker is a Senior Lecturer in Educational Development in the Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) Department at City University of London Sara: Welcome to an episode of Copyright Chat. Today, Copyright Chat is pleased to welcome Dr. Jane Secker, the Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City University of London. Thanks ...…
 
Highlights History: Pershing’s 4th of July 1917 |@ 01:30 History: Race riots in East St. Louis |@ 03:45 Feature: US Official Bulletin - Logistics |@ 06 :00 Guest: Joe Johnson, Logistics Expert: Defense Acquisition University |@ 10:30 Guest: Mike Shuster, Espionage Act attack on bill of rights |@ 15:50 News: President Donald Trump heading to Par ...…
 
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