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Minute Women is a comedy-history podcast. Each week, Grace and Linnea investigate the untold stories behind the iconic Canadian Heritage Minutes and uncover the funny, weird, and terrifying stories left out of Canada’s national history. Follow us on Instagram @minutewomenpodcast and let us know what Heritage Minute you would like us to do an episode on!
 
Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century. Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
 
If true crime is your thing, it's ours too. With just a pinch of lightheartedness and a dash of Southern charm, Jenn and Lindsay crack open the most compelling cases within different series and topics including cruise ship deaths and disappearances, historical crimes, crimes committed by women, crimes that inspired movies, and so much more.
 
The Vision of the National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC) is to build lasting strategic partnerships with first-rate organizations and individuals that will provide ground-breaking and innovative solutions for black women in construction and their respective communities. We are “THE VOICE OF BLACK WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION”.
 
Not Your Little Lady is a podcast featuring women living outside of the South's socially accepted norms. Listen and relate as we laugh, cry and share stories about facing obstacles and how it feels to come out on the other side. We will talk about things that piss us off, the booze we like to drink, and historical women who have made a difference. Topic experts will give advice and relay realistic steps on how to implement it in our daily lives. We’ll explore the importance of women owning t ...
 
Earth Ancients chronicles the growing (and often suppressed) evidence of known and unknown civilizations, their ruined cities, and artifacts developed from advanced science and technology. Erased from the pages of time, these cultures discovered and charted the heavens, developed medicine and unleashed advancements that parallel and, in many cases, surpass our own. Join us and discover our lost history. Armed with the thousands of anomalous archeological discoveries which have not been cover ...
 
Broadway stars, historical women, and family-friendly showstoppers. Musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella present a musical podcast focused on key, decision-making moments in the lives of history's greatest women. Through interactive storytelling and Broadway-style song, WWSDN keeps children searching for an answer, while ultimately learning a lesson in perseverance.
 
The stories we tell about the past matter. But what happens when an entire category of changemakers is overlooked? Fierce, a new podcast from iHeartRadio and Tribeca Studios, will shed much-needed light on the fierce women that history has undervalued. In each episode, award-winning journalist and best-selling author Jo Piazza will tell the story of one historical figure's life while connecting her legacy to a modern woman standing on her formidable shoulders today.
 
Host Emily Soloby, Founder and CEO of Juno Jones Safety Shoes, interviews women working in non-traditional fields about their career paths.Covering topics such as balancing personal and work lives, issues they have encountered and how they have dealt with them, their biggest challenges, their biggest triumphs, advice for other women, and many other topics.
 
The podcast that explores what happened to the women in history class? We will examine historic and systemic barriers to women's inclusion in secondary curriculum and give educators and humans the chance to enhance their understanding of women's history. Each podcast, you will walk away with one reason why women aren’t there, something you should know, and something teachers could do tomorrow. Teachers can find lesson plans, learning materials, films, and articles about women in history on o ...
 
Kristen R. Ghodsee reads and discusses 47 selections from the works of Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952), a socialist women's activist who had radical ideas about the intersections of socialism and women's emancipation. Born into aristocratic privilege, the Russian Kollontai was initially a member of the Mensheviks before she joined Lenin and the Bolsheviks and became an important revolutionary figure during the 1917 Russian Revolution. Kollontai was a socialist theorist of women’s emancipatio ...
 
Human stories, historical context and dissenting voices you won’t hear elsewhere. Covering movements fighting for important social justice issues of our time. Producers Monica Lopez, Anita Johnston, and Salima Hamirani, join with our community storytelling fellows and freelancers from around the world bring you nuanced, sound-rich radio. Let’s look behind the headlines to hear intersectional analysis, and stories of hope-filled grassroots community building from our people of color, queer, w ...
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
Through interviews with leading figures in the world of fine and decorative arts, Curious Objects—a podcast from The Magazine Antiques—explores the hidden histories, the little-known facts, the intricacies, and the idiosyncrasies that breathe life and energy into historical works of craft and art.
 
The Bible and Beyond podcast is a series of interviews with scholars who are able to unlock mysteries from extra-canonical books, forgotten scriptures, so-called 'gnostic' gospels, as well as the Bible. Host Shirley Paulson, Ph.D., and her guests explore historical and spiritual questions about Jesus, gender, women, salvation, healing, and the meaning of life. The discoveries these scholars share don’t always fit with what we've been told, but time and again they lead us toward a deeper inti ...
 
Hosts Sandra Newman and Catherine Nichols choose one book for each year of the twentieth century (Nella Larsen's Passing, 1936, Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls, 1966; Mohandas Gandhi's Indian Home Rule, 1909) and talk about it in its historical and literary context. Join the hosts and their special guests to find out what the 20th century was all about.
 
"The Perfect Cocktail!" I mean who hasn't wondered what it would be like to have a drink with George Washington, Winston Churchill, or Catherine the Great... if you weren’t, well you are now! Each episode we will dive into one "Great Mind," the "movers-&-shakers,” of our shared past. Then we dig deep into the psychological concepts that drove these figures. Finally, at the end of each month we square two Greats off against each other, and you'll get my insights on some themed alcoholic drink ...
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
Lit Wallflowers is an official, unofficial Historical Romance book review podcast presented by Toni Rose and Wendy Woo. Every week they take themes from a Historical Romance and relate it back to how it can be applied to life in modern times! Then they Pot-Tail with a whiskey of the series and discuss all things Bookstagram and Romance! For more content, giveaways, and bonus material follow @litwallflowerspodcast on Instagram and Facebook, and @Lit_Wallflowers on Twitter!
 
Welcome to the Social Media Love podcast, where amazing things happen such as The Real Story Behind Her Business SHOW. I believe that women leaders currently have a historical advantage to take control of their influence thanks to digital platforms where gender, skin color and cultural background have no boundary.⁣ The only thing you need to have is an internet connexion…the rest is stuff you can learn to master, whether it’s technology or your fear to show up online. On The Real Story Behin ...
 
In today's fraught and uncharted political territory, Mackenzie Joy Brennan, Court Attorney for the NY Supreme Court, and Brooke Rogers, politics writer, tackle the fearsome world of law and policy one issue at a time. Pulling topics from current events, forgotten problems, and listener questions, XXceedingly Persuasive offers nuanced analyses in bite-sized, digestible doses-- adding context by considering the cultural, historical and political factors that brought us to where we are. As you ...
 
How often have you watched a historical drama and wondered if it was REALLY telling the truth about the Tudor Court or the American Revolution? You could have looked it up on Wikipedia, but your phone was so far away and there were so many words to read.That’s where we come in! Public history enthusiasts Megan Judt and Laura Skog are setting out to watch every historical film, talking about each of them might tell us about history. Expect spoilers, and also some snark. We’ll also rate each o ...
 
Delve into the lives of five Queensland women who’ve challenged the status quo and inspired change. There’s no dry historical facts or yawn-worthy monologues; we’re getting wild. Tune in with our host Holly Zwalf as she enters the world of some of the greatest Queensland women you've never heard of.
 
The Free Birth Podcast explores what it means to exercise our full autonomy as women during pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond. We now live in a global culture in which obstetrics has come to monopolize every aspect of birth. Epidemic rates of surgical birth, rampant trauma among women, and a deeply embedded resistance to the spontaneous process of birth have become normalized. Pregnancy is treated as an illness and childbirth is seen as an emergency from which women and babies need to be sav ...
 
Join us as we travel across England visiting well-known wonders and some lesser-known places on your doorstep – all of which have helped make the country what it is today. From a hut in Bletchley Park where modern computing evolved, to the iron railings in London to which suffragettes chained themselves in the fight for women’s right to vote, we’ll step back in time to the very roots of our national identity to bring you the people and the stories that have helped shape England. Irreplaceabl ...
 
Broadcasting to the Southside of Chicago and the southwest suburbs, WXAV 88.3FM is bold and revolutionary.It offers the most dynamic and cutting edge selection of music ever to air in Chicago. With our podcast series, we feature interviews with SXU athletes, artist interviews, historical series, and much more. WXAV The Escape from Ordinary Radio.
 
Because reading is interpretation, The Well Read Poem aims to teach you how to read with understanding! Hosted by poet Thomas Banks of The House of Humane Letters, these short episodes will introduce you to both well-known and obscure poets and will focus on daily recitation, historical and intellectual background, elements of poetry, light explication, and more! Play this podcast daily and practice reciting! The next week, get a new poem. Grow in your understanding and love of poetry by lea ...
 
Biographical sketches of ten girls who became famous before becoming women - some not even making it to womanhood. From Joan of Arc to Catherine d'Medici; from Catherine the Great to Pocohontas. These inspirational stories will be of interest to young people and show what determination and luck can achieve. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
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In our detour into trials & social-grappling-with music producers, we’re visiting the recently departed Phil Spector. With some added musical & cultural insight from Carolina Hidalgo, we talk about the late producer, his mistrial and second trial, and how public opinion and evidentiary omissions influenced his murder conviction. Part 1 of 2!…
 
Why was the response of the UK and US to the coronavirus pandemic so bungled? How can we be better prepared when the next disaster strikes? These are the questions that historian Niall Ferguson discussed with Rana Mitter in this week's episode. Drawing from his new book 'Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe' he explains that while blaming populists li…
 
The president's Civilian Climate Corps proposal is a reboot of a New Deal era program that employed young men to build trails, parks, and other nature projects. While it is hard to say what will get through Congress, the initiative appears popular with a diverse set of voters. SEE PHOTOS OF NATE'S TRIP This episode: White House correspondent Tamara…
 
Only 3.5% of jobs in the trades are held by women. Judaline Cassidy, our guest on today’s show, is a tradeswoman on a mission to change this. As a young girl growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, Judaline’s dream was to study law, but circumstances led her to become a plumber, and this was the best life choice she has ever made! Judaline’s goal of ope…
 
In this episode, novelist Miranda Popkey joins hosts Catherine Nichols and Isaac Butler to discuss Norman Mailer's 1960 essay, "Superman Comes to the Supermarket," a landmark work in the history of New Journalism. The essay is about the presidential campaign of JFK and the cultural changes it embodies, particularly the emergence from the fifties cu…
 
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick are two of the most talented and inspiring history filmmakers on earth. Their works include the seminal The Civil War, Baseball and The Vietnam War all of which have been rightly celebrated around the world. Their latest project examines the life and work of Ernest Hemingway and gives an insight into the relationships and …
 
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says "GOP embraces free thoughts and debate" in letter about ousting Rep. Liz Cheney, who's under fire for criticizing Trump; FBI: criminal group originating from Russia responsible for cyberattack on U.S. pipeline; Democrats push national voting rights bill; 361 restrictive bills introduced in 47 states To lear…
 
FDA expands the Pfizer vaccine to include 12 to 15 year olds; Pipeline carrying almost half of fuel to U.S. east coast hit by cyberattack; Biden: "no evidence Russia involved" in cyberattack but if ransomware is in Russia "they have some responsibility" To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy…
 
House Republican bomb throwers Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz threw a rally at The Villages retirement community in Florida this weekend. It showcased how the Republican Party's base has dropped its ideological core to define itself by loyalty to Trump, even after his defeat. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, demographics…
 
Facebook Ads For Coaches : 3 STEPS YOU CAN'T AVOID Are you a coach or a consultant… that considers herself doing pretty good BUT… you want to do better but you feel overwhelmed, frustrated and tech-resistant towards social media and how to use ads to attract clients who love to buy from you. This is for you. I am Angelique Binet. I help women entre…
 
Welcome to Season 3 of The Well Read Poem podcast. In this third season we will explore six lyric poems by the great English modernist W. H. Auden. The study of Auden’s poetry is in many respects a study of the 20th Century itself, and of its religious, philosophical, and political concerns. Auden was one of the great chroniclers of the so-called “…
 
This week we dig deep into our culture and the stories we tell or chose not to tell. Women in the stories of early Rome were there but are almost absent in the teaching of its founding. Is it possible it's because rape permeates these stories? Would talking about rape and the historic examples allow us to address the present challenges presented by…
 
On the 9 May 1671, Thomas Blood led his co-conspirators in a daring bid to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. Through a combination of trickery, guile and violence he was able to make off with Charles II's crown and some of the most important treasures in the kingdom. To help tell this astonishing tale, Sebastian Edwards, Deputy chief…
 
What if ancient sites such as Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, the Acropolis, and Temple Mount are not only thousands of years old but much older? Until recently, a lack of hard evidence has led mainstream archaeologists to dismiss theories of past civilizations as pseudoscientific attempts to resurrect ancient myths and legends. However, new archaeolog…
 
Note: While this does not contain super explicit material, it does contain some ideas and images that might make some audience uncomfortable. Listener discretion advised. Erin and Jay decide to look into some details on the history of cannibalism. They also investigate two historical tragedies where the victims resorted to it in order to survive an…
 
The IRA hunger strikes of 1981 – Max Pearson hears from Suzanne Breen of the Belfast Telegraph about the impact of the hunger strikes in Northern Ireland. Plus, one man’s story of surviving Guantanamo Bay, how a French winemaker exposed a wine fraudster, feminist science fiction pioneer Ursula Le Guin, and cannabis coffee shops in Amsterdam.…
 
Biden Says "We're still digging out of an economic collapse" after grim new jobs report; Federal grand jury indicts Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd's death; Pfizer applies for full FDA approval of its vaccine for ages 16 and up; CDC: More than a third of people in United States are fully vaccinated; Air tr…
 
Rep Matt Gaetz, under federal investigation, joins forces with conspiracy theorist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene; The United States adds 266,000 jobs; economist predicted 1 million; Biden says United States economy recovery still has "A long way to go" Follow dismal April jobs report; Federal grand jury indicts Derek Chauvin, 3 other ex-Minneapolis o…
 
We’re searching for past memories in “An Earl, the Girl, and a Toddler” by Vanessa Riley! We met Jemina St. Maur who has amnesia in the first book of the series “Rogues and Remarkable Women.” While Daniel was saving someone for the Widow’s Grace, he found Jemina and saved her too. For two years, Jemina had been trying to remember her past. With her…
 
He's "merry," he's great, he's King Charles II of England, who ruled over Restoration England. This Great Mind knew how to have fun, and he managed to keep his head when he was done... In the end, "Old Rowley" Survived! Key Topics: The Restoration, Catherine de Braganza, Religion and Charles II To support the show just visit our Patreon Link - http…
 
Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney currently sits as the third highest ranking Republican in the House, but that may not last long. She's at odds with her party over one thing: that former President did in fact lose the election. A rising star and Trump loyalist is now poised to take her position. Plus, as Biden punts on immigration reform, activist…
 
The poignant last chapter of Little Women, Harvest Time, picks up five years after we last left the March girls and their supporting characters, er, husbands. We get only a brief, impressionistic glimpse of one day in their lives, but it’s enough to show us that, even though there are some shadows in the sunshine, all will be well for Meg, Jo, and …
 
As we pass Joe Biden's first one hundred days in office as President of the United States, we're joined by The New Yorker's Evan Osnos author of the biography Joe Biden: American Dreamer to discuss who the real Biden is and how he will confront issues from China to climate change. He speaks to Mark Mardell to answer audience questions and more. To …
 
Minute Women has been nominated for a Canadian Podcast Award. In what category you ask? Outstanding Adult Series! That's right, Heritage Minutes are not only educational, they are sexy as hell! If you are in the podcast industry, head over to canpodawards.ca/award/ to vote. Help make Minute Women Canada's Sexiest History Podcast! Canadian Podcast A…
 
Faculty experts from the Ohio State University Department of History hold a conversation about the first one hundred days of the Biden administration.Panelists:-Maysan Haydar, Lecturer and Graduate Student, Department of History-Treva Lindsey, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies-Peter Mansoor, Professor and Gene…
 
On today’s show, Sarah shares a common and familiar story of women who trade in their pregnancy and birth desires in order to make other people comfortable. With her first child, Sarah had a homebirth, but many of the decisions she made were for her partner- and even for her midwife. Sarah shares how it wasn’t until she freebirthed her second baby,…
 
Faculty experts from the Ohio State University Department of History hold a conversation about the first one hundred days of the Biden administration.Panelists: Maysan Haydar, Lecturer and Graduate Student, Department of History Treva Lindsey, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Peter Mansoor, Professor and Gene…
 
On 7 May 1915, the ocean liner RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland with more than half the passengers and crew being killed. Some of those lost were Americans and the sinking hardened opinion in the United States against Germany and marked the beginning of the process which led to the USA entering the First World War …
 
McCarthy, Stefanik, other Republicans still touting Biden bill they unanimously opposed. Florida Governor DeSantis signs restrictive voting bill into law. Texas lawmakers debate bills restricting ballot access. In the U.S., COVID-19 cases, deaths, and hospitalizations are at their lowest levels in 7 months. To learn more about how CNN protects list…
 
With the Cheney vote date set, Trump allies seek primary opponent to unseat her. COVID-19 infections fall to 7-month low as states accelerate reopenings. New poll suggests vaccine hesitancy among republicans is easing. Biden sells jobs plan as a "blue collar blueprint" to rebuild U.S. and lays down marker for compromise with Republicans. To learn m…
 
Technical expertise and supply chains shortages will pose huge challenges for global manufactures hoping to manufacture coronavirus vaccines, despite President Biden's support in waiving patents. Plus, how to convince more Americans to get vaccinated. This episode: political correspondent Juana Summers, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and p…
 
New Liz Cheney op-ed warns GOP 'Is at a turning point" as Trump seeks to "unravel" democracy; Trump strengthens hold on the GOP as he backs loyalist to replace Cheney and more top republicans fall in line; Trump slams "Gutless and Clueless" McConnell and Pence for refusing to back false election claims; Biden: Republicans waging a "Mini revolution"…
 
Cheney warns "Trump language can provoke violence again"; GOP Rep. Liz Cheney: We need to "Steer away from the dangerous anti-democratic Trump cult of personality" Facing leadership ouster, Cheney says GOP at "Turning Point"; Trump endorses loyalist Rep. Stefanik to replace Cheney; Cheney: McCarthy "Changed his story on Trump Jan 6 role; McConnell …
 
We know all about the battles of the Roman Empire: the opposing sides, their weapons and incentives. But if history is written by the winners, what happened if you lost? In this episode, Dr Jo Ball, battlefield archaeologist at the University of Liverpool, helps to fill in this gap. Jo takes us through the options of the victorious army; to release…
 
Facebook's moderation board has upheld the company's decision to suspend Donald Trump's account because of posts expressing support for rioters, though the board says Facebook should determine whether or not the ban is permanent within six months. This episode: political correspondent Juana Summers, tech correspondent Shannon Bond, and senior polit…
 
As editor-in-chief, Jan Tuchman leads the editorial team creating content for the Engineering News-Record enterprise—online, in print, and at live events. She is active in many construction organizations and has developed a broad network of industry sources, who help keep ENR on top of the latest trends and innovations. Melinda S. Gentile is a part…
 
NEW SERIES! The Minute Women are trying something new with a bi-weekly series call "Have You Got A Minute?" where Grace and Linnea deep dive on the Canadiana topics that you need to know about! This week, Grace gushes over the "Thunder Bay" podcast while Linnea is inspired by the musical "Come From Away." We discussed: Thunder Bay Podcast Come From…
 
JPMorgan CEO warns U.S. is “gonna have inflation” Could the U.S. be headed for a “roaring 20s recovery? Radio station in PA calling out officials for election lies; WITF Senior Editor: “These are not normal times” WSJ editorial: Cheney “is daring to tell the truth to GOP voters”; Rep. Liz Cheney, mother of 5 & daughter of VP, fighting biggest fight…
 
Elizabeth Chudleigh, Duchess of Kingston was a duchess who attracted scandal, a duchess who divided opinion, a duchess who refused to give up agency or accept her place in 18th century society and she was loathed and loved in equal measure. Maid of honour to Augusta, Princess of Wales, for over 20 years and an important figure in Hanoverian court a…
 
Biden sets new goal of 70% of adults vaccinated by July 4; Launches campaign to get more shots in arms as demand eases; Biden: Ready to immediately vaccinate 12-to-15year-olds if FDA authorizes; Pfizer expects to apply for vaccine emergency use authorization for kids age 2-11 in September; Derek Chauvin’s lawyers seek new trial alleging errors by j…
 
In April of 1853 a child was born into slavery on an Alabama cotton plantation owned by George Traylor. His first name was Bill and he would take the plantation owner’s last name for himself. A sharecropper and laborer for most of his life, in the decades since his death in 1949 Bill Traylor has became known to the world as an artist. Now, a new do…
 
Thomas Whisenhant was a relatively well mannered child. That is, up until the age of 12. He became violent, and was involved in several smaller crimes. Ultimately, this escalated to something way more sinister. To access earlier episodes of Corpus Delicti and to help support the show, please visit patreon.com/corpusdelicti Our merch store can be fo…
 
Reeling from the political fallout after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, some liberal groups are pushing for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the high court while Democrats control the nomination and confirmation process. This episode: political correspondent Juana Summers, demographics and culture reporter Danielle Kurtzleb…
 
Be angry, ambitious, profane, violent, attention-seeking, lustful, and powerful. These are the “seven necessary sins” that Egyptian writer and activist Mona Eltahawy says women and girls are not supposed to commit – but absolutely should. Eltahawy advocates a muscular, out-loud approach to teaching women and girls to harness their power. Eltahawy c…
 
29 percent of the manufacturing sector is made up of women and very few of these are in leadership roles. Our guest on today’s show, Allison Grealis, is passionate about changing this. Allison is the founder and president of Women In Manufacturing, a national trade association focused on supporting, promoting, and inspiring women in the manufacturi…
 
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