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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.
 
Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
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 aim of this weekly podcast is to make economics easy, uncomplicated and accessible. With the world at a political, technological and financial tipping point, economics has never been so important to all of us and yet, it’s made inaccessible and complicated by so many. I’ve always thought what is complicated is rarely important and what is important is rarely complicated. That will be our motto. Every week we are going to tease out some big economic or political issue facing us, not just ...
 
The history of Berlin music in the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s is well documented. Punk, new wave, acid house; the fall of the Berlin wall and the stellar rise of techno. By the end of the millennium, more than a million people raved at the infamous Love Parade events every year. Dance music had arrived. But then what happened? Who are the people and what are the sounds that shaped the Berlin we know today? To celebrate 20 years of Red Bull Music Academy, Berlin Zwanzig – “Berlin Twenty” in English ...
 
Monday, November 9, 2009, is the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, an event that changed history. Many of our students were not even born when the Wall fell, and yet they have grown up in a world that was shaped by the political, social, geographic, and cultural significance of that event. To commemorate this important day in history, several members of the UW Oshkosh faculty have organized a series of presentations and exhibitions to explore the impact of the Wall and new wor ...
 
Bestselling author Ken Follett discusses Edge of Eternity, the thrilling conclusion to his Century Trilogy, a saga of five intertwined families — American, German, Russian, English and Welsh — who loved, hated, fought and lived large through the 20th century and its social, political and economic turmoil. Ken Follett talks about the Trilogy and the dramatic events that bring it to a close, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the tension of the Cold War and the struggle for civil rights in ...
 
Bestselling author Ken Follett discusses Edge of Eternity, the thrilling conclusion to his Century Trilogy, a saga of five intertwined families — American, German, Russian, English and Welsh — who loved, hated, fought and lived large through the 20th century and its social, political and economic turmoil. Ken Follett talks about the Trilogy and the dramatic events that bring it to a close, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the tension of the Cold War and the struggle for civil rights in ...
 
Radio GDR. Life in the former East Germany holds an ongoing fascination for a lot of people. Join us as we learn more about the former East Germany. Radio German Democratic Republic is a podcast designed to educate and inform on the life and times of East Germany. Radio GDR is hosted by Anke Holst who grew up in the GDR and Shane Whaley, a Brit, who has had a lifelong fascination with East Germany.
 
Half-Asked is a weekly podcast, listen in as we talk about Pittsburghese, Tics, the Mayans and pretty much anything else we think is informative or interesting, please note that while we like to think that we know what we are talking about, we clearly don’t. Nothing that we say or write should be taken as facts, we get our info from the internet. We do use adult humor and topics that are not suitable for children, anyone who acts like children or are easily offended. You have been warned. Su ...
 
'Heroes and Howlers - And The Rest Is History’ - a quizzical look at some of history’s quirkiest moments. Mikey Robins, celebrated Australian comedian, and Paul Wilson, Oxford Historian and author, take you on a raucous tour across some of the strangest turning points in history.We like to think of history as a ‘Grand March’ full of bold action and heroic deeds, but scratch the surface and it’s amazing how many key events have been shaped by serendipity, moments of madness, even the downrigh ...
 
We’re a site that creates a variety of exclusive modern international and American history content! We create free history audio podcasts as part of History in 28-minutes, a magazine called History is Now, and books as part of Required History. Our works explain some of history's most important events concisely and quickly.
 
Want to know more about the world of skiing? The Ski Podcast is a UK-based podcast that looks at at all aspects of the world of skiing and snowboarding, from resorts to racing, Ski Sunday to slush. It is hosted by Iain Martin, who is joined by guests from the world of snow to chat about wintery stuff and probe around in the avalanche of ski news. Iain is part of the ski and snowboard industry furniture. He spent many winters in the mountains and went on to found Natives.co.uk (http://natives ...
 
Host, Christine Kozachuk, is a real-life Coal Miner’s daughter. She suffered a life of poverty, giving birth to her first child at age 13 and two more by the time she was 18 with an abusive husband. Christine courageously walked out with her 3 children, and transformed her life with a new husband and a 6-figure business. Her show, “Women Who Triumph” includes stories from extraordinary women like Christine, who survived unthinkable circumstances to become unstoppable.
 
When you think about Brits Abroad, you probably have some clear ideas about who they are. Pensioners soaking up the sun in Spain is probably top of that list. What if I told you that 79% of the British population living in the EU-27 are of working age and below? Or that Britain has one of the highest emigration rates in the world? This is a podcast all about what Brexit means to and for British citizens living in the EU27. Hosted by Dr Michaela Benson, it focuses on Brexit as it takes place ...
 
Death Techno is a bi-weekly mix show ran by Jack! Who? serving up Exclusive Techno sets from around the world from hand picked underground DJ talent to established artists. Please check out our site http://deathtechno.com for more info... We are premiere on soe.fm in Germany then available for streaming and download shortly after via SoundCloud that now has over 4,900 Followers. Some guests featured so far are... Alex Dolby, Erphun, Hefty, Heron, Joachim Spieth, L.A.W, Mike Wall, Miss Sunshi ...
 
A podcast feed with exclusive investigations by journalists from The Times and The Sunday Times. The latest series is a two-part special by The Times's Berlin Correspondent Oliver Moody. The Spider in the Web: The Hans Globke Story, follows the story of a bureaucrat in the Nazi Regime who helped to lay the legal basis for the Holocaust and then came back to build the foundations of modern Germany. Twitter: @reporter_pod
 
Plus Eins recordings launched in february 2011 and quickly established itself as one of the brightest new stars within Berlin’s glittering galaxy of electronic music labels, producers and DJs. Founded and owned by Jens Fuchs and Tim Hrymon, the label boasts a sound that is simultaneously familiar and innovative. Rooted in the classic structures of techno and minimal, Plus Eins recordings has harnessed the triple threat approach: its records reference vintage dancefloor minimalism, engage wit ...
 
So my friends... Its been four years since my first yeaarmix that started off the Love Locked Podcast in which I have tried to bring you The Best new releases of Electronic Dance music. each and every month. You can Download or listen to Love Locked with JD Love 48 Yearmix 2012 now at the links below. There are so many great tunes that get missed out of yearmixes by the bigger DJ's and it just becomes about promoting tunes on their label.. and then everyone just copies that and not actually ...
 
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The victim of a random stabbing struggles to reestablish his life while suffering from post traumatic stress disorder; author Nathan Englander describes coming of age at 19 while traveling through Europe to witness the fall of The Berlin Wall; and an artist and documentary film maker loses three years of work in an instant and finds it hard to cont…
 
Adrian Jones was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Irish Army in 1983. As a 23 year old officer he served in the United Nations Peacekeeping Force UNIFIL in Southern Lebanon from 1987 to 1988. The Irish battalion consisted of 580 personnel which were rotated every six months, plus almost 100 others in UNIFIL headquarters and the Force Mobile Rese…
 
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it - or so the saying goes. This week, with the help of IG, we’re looking at what happened in the Great Depression and comparing it with Biden’s current economic approach to see if we’ve learned anything from the past economic cycles… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informatio…
 
Some argue that great civilized societies are measured by culture, literature or art but what about the idea that real sophistication is statistics? Truly self-confident societies reveal, expose, shine a light and measure. Calculation is purity. Data matters and to fully understand anything it’s often essential to understand numbers. Why do we use …
 
A 5-year-old girl is caught stealing by her mother, a shy writer gives her first ever interview on national TV, a child gets caught in the shelter shuffle of the foster system, and a wilderness search and rescue teacher goes out on a ledge to help a young man. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Senior Director, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is …
 
In Episode 72, there's an exclusive interview with Pat Sharples from GB Snowsport; we learn about the new 'Swisstainable' programme; find out about the acquisition of the Chill Factore indoor snow slope; and talk ski touring and all things Switzerland; plus there's our usual round up of resort reports from around the Alps. In this episode Iain spea…
 
The biggest barrier to progress is the contented class, driven by their C.A.V.E philosophy: Citizens Against Virtually Everything, they want things to slow down now that they have risen up. they object to almost everything, gumming up the planning process, driving up house costs and house prices. These Cavemen, consumed by the anti-social behavior …
 
John Paul Kleiner chats with the author of Bowling for Communism: Urban Ingenuity at the End of East Germany. Andrew Demshuk. Bowling for Communism illuminates how civic life functioned in Leipzig, East Germany's second-largest city, on the eve of the 1989 revolution by exploring acts of "urban ingenuity" amid catastrophic urban decay. Andrew Demsh…
 
In August 1960, a Soviet colonel called Oleg Penkovsky contacted the West to offer to work as a 'soldier warrior for the free world. MI6 and the CIA ran Penkovsky jointly, in an operation that ran through the showdown over Berlin and the Cuban Missile Crisis. He provided crucial intelligence, including photographs of rocket manuals that helped Kenn…
 
Primetime Emmy-nominated composer Patrick Jonsson joins me to chat about his start in music, scoring the Academy Award-winning documentary The White Helmets, as well as other highly-acclaimed films including Virunga, On Her Shoulders, and Into the Fire. Thanks again to Patrick for taking the time, it was an honor! 0:00 - Intro 1:48 - Interview: Pat…
 
The music industry has been the most iconic example of disruption in the modern age, but if Will Page is right (former chief economist of Spotify) - it might only be the tip of the iceberg for what’s to come. Join us as we explore what happened to the music industry and how the same disruption is coming for many more categories, maybe including you…
 
In this hour, stories of support coming from surprising places -- and moments of seemingly divine intervention. Family ties, a raucous subway ride, and hidden treasure. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Chloe Salmon. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by Chloe Salmon Storytellers: Onne…
 
Through the super-league we look at what might be the impending end of neo-liberalism: it's all about the background noise!. From there we tease out what economic super-cycles are, why they might be a breath of fresh air for the next generation and how we’ve come to an inflection point in macroeconomic thinking See acast.com/privacy for privacy and…
 
70 years ago today would have been the middle of a desperate battle by outnumbered British forces at the battle of the Imjin River in Korea. The Korean War was among the most destructive conflicts of the modern era, and one of the few times when the Cold War turned hot. There were approximately 3 million war fatalities and a larger proportional civ…
 
BAFTA Award-winning composer Simon Hale joins me to chat about his beginnings in music, creating the incredible L.A. Noire video game score with Andrew Hale, collaborating with Sam Smith on the James Bond theme song 'Writing's on the Wall,' his extensive work in theater, and much more. Thanks again to Simon for taking the time, it was an honor! 0:0…
 
Yesterday was the worst day to day for new cases of COVID 19 globally since the pandemic started. WE may feel safer, but the world is a dangerous as ever. To combat it, and any future variants, we must respond as a united planet: the reality is we can only open if rich countries pay for the vaccines of poor countries. In 1918 after WW1 we had the L…
 
We head down the West Lower to look at the fallout from the KBC move to leave Ireland, plus in the week that the new more muscular USA slaps sanctions on Russia, we look at the geo-strategic options for Russia, including a tacit alliance with the USA against China in Siberia. Also, there's a Russian/American summit coming up, why doesn't Ireland ho…
 
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