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Best Pearl Harbor podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best Pearl Harbor podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
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Published posthumously in 2010, Pearl Harbor: The Seeds and Fruits of Infamy blows the top off a 70-year cover-up, reporting for the first time on long-suppressed interviews, documents, and corroborated evidence. Greaves provides comprehensive coverage on the history of U.S. and Japanese relations, the actions of the Roosevelt administration, the attack and the response on the ground, the investigations and cover-ups that began almost immediately and continue to this day. This audio book is ...
 
What does the movie Pearl Harbor, A League of Their Own, and the TV show Forever have in common? What makes Britain’s Sherlock different from the American show Elementary? Their portrayal of history, of course! If you are interested in how history is depicted in the media, this is the podcast for you. Subscribe to our podcast, History in Pop Culture, to listen to interesting discussions regarding history and Hollywood.
 
Tessaku (iron fence or barbed wire) is a collection of stories from the Japanese American incarceration during WWII. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the United States went into a state of shock and with poor political leadership, forcibly removing all Japanese Americans from their homes on the West Coast into isolated concentration camps. These are the stories and memories of the people who lived through it. Read more stories and find resources to help in tracking down your own fa ...
 
Sapphire Planet is a meditative scientific journey through the universe, narrated by Jim J. Norris. It combines smooth, relaxing music with a lecture on a different scientific topic each week. For those who want to learn more about science in a fun, painless way. Also extremely effective if you suffer from insomnia and need sleep meditation. You can purchase Sapphire Planet Merchandise online at SapphirePlanet.com Jim is the performance artist in residence at LA Talk Radio. Listen live every ...
 
For better or worse, Nikki and Shannon watch movies you can stream. We're diving into Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services to watch old classics, new releases, and generally get the most out of our subscriptions and smart TVs.
 
Stress-relieving conversation for the stressed and stretched-too-thin listener that will help you revel in life moments, big and small. Hear stories of adventure on Dawn of Promise Farm, where Vickie and her husband, Scott Greeson, have llamas and a Connemara pony, to anecdotes from the stage where Vickie sings, and plays accordion and guitar in a band led by Scott. You'll also get glimpses into history as Vickie shares short interviews with her mom, Lucille, who talks about life being marri ...
 
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On 7 December 1941, Japan launched a surprise strike on the American naval base, Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii. Thousands of American servicemen were killed or injured in the attack, which severely damaged the US Pacific Fleet. The next day, President Franklin Roosevelt declared war on Japan and America entered World War II. Adolph Kuhn was a US Navy mec…
 
Thousands of Japanese Americans were sent to prison camps after the USA entered World War Two following the bombing of Pearl Harbour. Whole families found themselves housed in barracks behind barbed wire fences. Former Star Trek actor, George Takei, was just a child when he was locked up in one of the camps. In 2010 he spoke to Lucy Williamson abou…
 
How does an uneducated man with a fiery temper, a treasonous past, and a propensity for murder become president? He does it by winning a famous military victory, of course! Andrew Jackson is the Hero of New Orleans, our seventh president, and a pretty terrible person beyond that. From his youth as a Revolutionary War orphan to his military victorie…
 
Bryan Rigg talks about his book Flamethrower: Iwo Jima Medal of Honor Recipient and US Marine Woody Williams and His Controversial Award, Japan's Holocaust and the Pacific War. Iwo Jima must fall to the Americans to allow more intense bombing of the Japanese Home Islands. But Lt. Gen. Tadamichi Kuribayashi, the commander on Iwo Jima will move Heave…
 
The Spanish town of Benidorm is now one of the world's most popular holiday resorts - receiving more than 10 million visitors a year. The hotels and skyscrapers are the vision of Benidorm's mayor in the 1950s and 60s, Pedro Zaragoza. Zaragoza personally convinced Spain's dictator, General Franco, to allow more tourism - and to allow sunbathers to w…
 
In Breaking Walls episode 106, we join Eve Arden at Madison High School and find out why we all love Our Miss Brooks. ——————————Highlights:• Who is Eunice Quedens? • Eve the heroine with Elizabeth Arden cosmetics.• Starting out in Hollywood• Getting on the Radio• Teaming with Danny Kaye, Jack Haley, and Jack Carson• William Paley and his Packaged P…
 
The forest fires of 2019-2020 in Australia were the worst the country had ever experienced - but ten years earlier Australia had a foretaste of that disaster when 400 separate bushfires burnt their way across the state of Victoria. At the time they were the worst fires Australia had ever seen. Rachael Gillman has been speaking to one of the firefig…
 
The Cuban-American Dolores Prida wrote with a distinctive voice in her plays, newspaper columns and as an agony aunt in the Latina magazine. She challenged perceptions of how Latin Americans should be viewed in the US. When she died in 2013, President Obama paid tribute to her "conviction, compassion and humour." Mike Lanchin speaks to Prida's clos…
 
In the 1960s five-year-old Jeryl Lynn Hilleman got ill with mumps. Her father Dr Maurice Hilleman took a swab from the back of her throat and used it to help create a vaccine for the disease - more quickly than any previous vaccine had ever been completed. During his decades long career Dr Hilleman worked on vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, ch…
 
In 2003 the first refuge for women fleeing violence and abuse was opened in Kabul, Afghanistan, a country that has been labelled one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman. The UN estimates that over 50% of women in Afghanistan face domestic abuse from their partner in their lifetime. Farhana Haider has been speaking to Mary Akrami…
 
The rainforests of Sarawak in Malaysia on the island of Borneo are some of the richest and most biodiverse ecosystems on earth - but for decades they've been under threat from commercial logging, permitted by the Malaysian government. In the 1980s, local people from the Penan and Kelabit ethnic groups began to fight back against the logging, settin…
 
During World War Two, thousands of Chinese sailors and engineers served in the British Merchant Navy, keeping supplies flowing into the port of Liverpool and risking their lives in crossings of the Atlantic. Many settled in the port city and started families with local women but, after fighting ended in 1945, the British authorities began forcing t…
 
The Stele of Axum, a 4th century Ethiopian treasure, was finally returned by Italy in 2005. It had been taken from the ancient town of Axum in northern Ethiopia by invading Italian fascist forces in 1937. The huge 24 metre tall stele was originally erected to mark the site of a royal tomb during the Kingdom of Axum. The Axumites were a powerful and…
 
Holidaymakers arrived at the first Club Med resort on the Spanish island of Majorca in summer 1950. The French company - full name Club Méditerranée - was founded to offer a new kind of post-war holiday by Belgian water polo player Gérard Blitz, who believed that "the time to be happy is now". The facilities were initially rudimentary, with guests …
 
This episode brings in Gen. Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell as he “takes command” of Chinese Armies bound for Burma. Yet, as he will find, appearances can be deceiving. The RAF and AVG crews are pushed out of Burma as the Japanese 55th Division comes at Toungoo, to begin the battle of central Burma. But in their way, is the Chinese 200th Division of …
 
In 1988, a group of Jewish feminists demanded the right to pray as freely as Jewish men at one of Judaism’s holiest sites. They called themselves the ‘Women of the Wall’. The organisation is made up of every Jewish denomination including reform, conservative and orthodox Jews. Its focus is one of the holiest sites in Judaism - the Western Wall in J…
 
In the summer of 1967 more than 100 cities in America were caught up in riots. US Senator Fred Harris urged the President, Lyndon B Johnson, to investigate the causes. He set up the Kerner Commission and appointed Fred Harris as one of 11 members to find out why America was burning. The final report shocked many Americans when it blamed white racis…
 
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