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The tides of American history lead through the streets of New York City — from the huddled masses on Ellis Island to the sleazy theaters of 1970s Times Square. The elevated railroad to the Underground Railroad. Hamilton to Hammerstein! Greg and Tom explore more than 400 years of action-packed stories, featuring both classic and forgotten figures who have shaped the world.
 
A Disneyland Resort based podcast by 3 life long Disneyland enthusiasts who love Walt's Park. This show is full of good, clean fun and research always takes a back seat. Hosts, Jungle Cruiser, Hatty and Yo Ho Joe, Aboard The Disneyland Railroad (In our imaginations) and take it to different areas within the Disneyland Resort (Attractions, shows, restaurants, etc.) They discuss fun facts, hidden Mickeys and memorable moments for each area.
 
Bedtime History is a series of educational, relaxing stories for kids and families. Learn about inspirational characters such as Jackie Robinson, Sacajawea, Neil Armstrong, and Maya Angelou. Other topics include space exploration, current events, and great feats of engineering such as The Transcontinental Railroad.
 
"I congratulate you that, after much patient research, careful preparation, and untiring labor, you have completed your voluminous work on "THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD." I am sure your work will be found to be one of absorbing interest, worthy of the widest patronage, and historically valuable as pertaining to the tremendous struggle for the abolition of chattel slavery in our land. No phase of that struggle was so crowded with thrilling incidents, heroic adventures, and self-sacrificing effort ...
 
Moving America is the railroad podcast you’ve been looking for! Hosted by Locomotive Engineers John Belcher and Mike Necessary. Join us as we discuss railroad industry news, share personal stories, and answer your questions. We'll even have some special guests join us. Come along for the ride and see how railroads and train crews are...Moving America! We would love to hear from you via email at MovingAmericaPodcast@outlook.com, and on social media. www.MovingAmericaPodcast.com
 
Listen to front-line stories from guys rescuing kidnapped children from sex slavery. Yep, that's a thing. Right now, there are over 2 MILLION children being sold and traded for sex. Timothy Ballard has saved hundreds of children himself. Tim left the Department of Homeland Security to start a non-profit, child rescue team, called Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.). Hear how they do it? It's candid and visceral. It's not explicit, but it's also not recommended for children.
 
On August 31, 1846, twenty-nine-year-old Henry David Thoreau left his cabin on Walden Pond to undertake a railroad and steamboat journey to Bangor, Maine, from where he would venture with his Penobscot guide Joe Polis deep into the backwoods of Maine. This account of his expedition, some think, is a profounder exploration of the philosophical themes of the more famous "Walden" than is the latter book, at least revealing his fundamental perspectives in embryonic form. Of particular interest i ...
 
“Where there is railway, there is civilization.” Railway can bring about resources, culture and prosperity. The six episodes of culture documentary take the audience to look around China Culural. We shall introduce the newest high speed rail lines to you, including the Beijing-Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed railway(京廣深港高鐵) Qingdao-Taiyuan high-speed railway(青太高鐵) , Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway(滬昆高鐵), Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway(哈大高鐵), Lanzhou-Xinjiang high-speed railway( ...
 
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Heyyy Everyone, join Jungle Cruiser and Yo Ho Joe as they Aboard The Disneyland Railroad and take it to Big Thunder Mountain. They discuss fun facts and their love for the attraction. So hold on to your hats and glasses because this is the Wildest Ride In The Wilderness! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/allaboardpodcast/support…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1877. That was the day Louisville sewer workers walked off the job. The Daily American reported that, “hundreds of black sewer-men stopped work, and began marching through the streets, armed with picks and shovels.” They went from one sewer construction site to the next, calling workers out to strike for h…
 
Mistakes happen, and how you deal with them will define you as a modeler. Do you redo the whole project? Do you push it away and wait for an epiphany to sort it out? Do you move on and sell it or even trash? Or are you a "Sucker for hope?" and will cling to this for a long time. Join Joe Binish, Thomas Gasior MMR, Dave Hamilton, William Sampson, an…
 
Board Games were hot in 2020! Also, a World of Warcraft Wrath of the Lich King board game?!!?! SQUEEEE!!!! News More Marvel Champions https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2021/7/15/locked-and-loaded/ Most people listening to this probably don’t care about exploding kittens https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/48828/exploding-kittens-cooks-up-r…
 
David buys more pants. Jon searches for JD Vance in Appalachia. Support us on Patreon at patreon.com/electionprofitmakers. Send your election prediction questions to contact@electionprofitmakers.com. Go to www.PredictIt.org/promo/EPM20 to receive up to $20.00 in matching funds. If you’d like to buy a Digital Copy of David’s album YOU AINT GOIN NOWH…
 
Mark Farner, formerly of Grand Funk Railroad, and currently part of Mark Farner’s American Band is hanging out with us this episode. His extensive career began after a football injury. He has a great technique for conditioning your brain to sing and play guitar at the same time. After his time in other bands was over, Mark co-founded Grand Funk Rai…
 
The Australian multi-hyphenate reflects on the filmmaking collective that he helped to establish 25 years ago, leveraging an early role in 'Star Wars' and the varied credits that have followed, from 'Warrior' to 'Loving' to, most recently, Barry Jenkins' acclaimed limited series adaptation of Colson Whitehead's bestselling novel. Credits: Hosted by…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1934. That was the day National Guard troops in Minneapolis raided Teamsters local 574 headquarters. Over 150 were arrested, including top strike leaders Bill Brown and the Dunne Brothers, who were imprisoned in military stockades. Troops also seized union records and files. Then they raided the Central La…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to composer Jake Heggie, who the Wall Street Journal described as “arguably the world’s most popular 21st-century opera and art song composer.” In the interview, Jake talks about how he fell in love with opera and why he composes all his work on manuscript paper by hand. He also discusses his recent work, Songs for…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1939. That was the day striking autoworkers in Cleveland, Ohio defended their picket lines in what is known as “The Battle of East 140th Street.” Members of UAW Local 45 at GM’s Fisher Body plant had been on strike for three weeks. They had joined striking GM workers at 12 plants throughout Michigan. They …
 
As the Delta variant continues its rapid spread in the U.S., the CDC released updated guidelines recommending that vaccinated citizens wear masks indoors in areas where Covid-19 transmission is high. Currently, about two-thirds of all U.S. counties qualify. The House committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection met for the first time this week. It heard te…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1866. That was the day known as the Mechanics Institute Massacre. Black and white republicans in New Orleans called a constitutional convention to consider voting rights for African-Americans. It would be another three and a half years before the ratification of the 15thamendment. Freedmen, many of them Ci…
 
Interview with Prof. Ernest Freeberg, author of “A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement” Today’s show is all about animals in 19th-century New York City. Of course, animals were an incredibly common sight on the streets, market halls, and factories during the Gilded Age, and many of us probably have a quai…
 
It wasn't without controversy, but the House managed to put together a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. And this week, Capitol police officers who were present for the insurrection testified before the committee, detailing their experiences on the day. Aside from the committee's investigation, the criminal investigations …
 
On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with veteran trucker and Rollin B LLC CEO Ingrid Brown Ingrid has dedicated her career toward CMV Safety and safety of the General motoring public working directly with FMCSA and advocate associations. As a driver she has been through all 48 states. After 41 years in the cab she stepped ou…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1969. That was the day AFSCME sanitation workers in Charlotte, North Carolina walked off the job. More than 85% of the sanitation workers were black in this predominantly white Southern city. It was their third garbage strike in a year. State statutes prohibited union contracts in municipal agencies. But A…
 
Joe Biden needs to do a lot more to stop the global spread of the covid virus and its Delta variant—and to prepare the world for the next pandemics. Gregg Gonsalves explains three key actions that are necessary right now. Also: the story of a music festival in a park in Harlem in 1969: the documentary about it, “Summer of Soul,” is a powerful and m…
 
More than 30,000 people have been shot in Chicago over the past decade. Of them, five out of six survived. A new series from The Trace investigates the impact of gun violence on survivors and communities, specifically in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago. We talk about the toll of gun violence in the neighborhood. Want to support 1A? Give to you…
 
We’re kicking off Season 2 with a conversation about how we can go above and beyond the expected to create truly unique customer experiences. Host Kristen Meinzer talks with Tina Roth Eisenberg, a successful entrepreneur who epitomizes an imaginative and intuitive approach to business. Her diverse collection of enterprises include a co-working spac…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1917. That was the day more than 10,000 African-Americans marched down New York City’s 5th Avenue in what is known as the Silent Parade. The protest came in the aftermath of the July 2, East St. Louis race riot and a number of lynchings in Texas. Organized by black scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois, Jame…
 
Hewlett-Packard, perhaps better known as simply HP, has taken an interesting journey to get to where they are today. We might know them for their laptops and printers that never seem to work when we need them to, but this wasn't always the way for Hewlett-Packard. William Hewlett and David Packard (picking which name came first on a coin flip) star…
 
Jon sets a world record, David perfects his "$50,000 plate" joke. RIP Oh Papa. Support us on Patreon at patreon.com/electionprofitmakers. Send your election prediction questions to contact@electionprofitmakers.com. Go to www.PredictIt.org/promo/EPM20 to receive up to $20.00 in matching funds. If you’d like to buy a Digital Copy of David’s album YOU…
 
How do you know if you have a TEDx worthy idea? Do you have to be a professional speaker to get on stage? Will it help in the growth of your business? These are all valid questions answered in today’s episode. Listen in as Roger Killen co-founder and producer of TEDxStanleyPark joins Ursula to talk about taking the message out of our heads and onto…
 
That was the day miner’s president Ginger Goodwin was shot dead in British Columbia. His murder sparked Canada’s first general strike, in Vancouver the following week. Goodwin had arrived in British Columbia 8 years earlier and found work in the Cumberland Mines on Vancouver Island. He considered working conditions in the mines absolutely appalling…
 
We chat with Alan Hewitt this week. Alan’s list of credits is too extensive to mention in a short podcast intro. But they include Earth, Wind, & Fire, The Moody Blues, Warrant, & The Grand Tour. He has written music that has appeared in critically acclaimed movies and TV series, played with Hall of Fame musicians, and released several solo albums. …
 
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. birthrate fell by 4 percent in 2020 — hitting a record low. People are having fewer children than the 2.1 needed to maintain a steady population. That's been true for years across all domestic communities. Researchers are still trying to figure out exactly why people want fewer children. Others…
 
Both the Euros and Copa America saw the anticipated winners humiliated in their own homes. It was nice, a treat. Former soccer player and activist Nicolás R Melo revisits the highs and lows of the pandemic tournaments, the easy (and politically objectionable) narratives of sports), how England's "It's Coming Home" campaign angered so many outside o…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1877. That was the day striking railroad workers in Chicago clashed with police in the “Battle of the Halsted Street Viaduct.” The Great Railroad Strike had reached the nation’s railroad hub, and began there three days earlier. Switchmen from the Michigan Central traveled to freight shops in yards across t…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1944. That was the day Local 212, UAW workers at Briggs returned to work. Briggs was directly involved in war production. 3000 workers, on two shifts, made ball turrets for heavy bombers. Workers on both shifts walked off the job when management at the Outer Drive plant carried out a series of transfers an…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to J. Robert Lennon, author of numerous short stories and novels. In the interview, Lennon discusses his daily writing practices, the importance of revision, and the creation of his new novel, Subdivision, which features a supernatural world with its own unique makeup and logic. Lennon also talks about his recentl…
 
Chris sits down with comedian Gordon Baker-Bone. They talk about living in New Jersey, Black audience members, and doing better than the headliner. Website: linktr.ee/bakerbone ChrisLamberth.com Twitter: @BakerBone @MundaneFestival @ChrisLamberth Patreon: Mundane Festival Email: mundanefestivalpod@gmail.com…
 
The Delta variant is ripping its way through the United States, where it now accounts for 83 percent of new U.S. Covid-19 cases. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two Republican selections for the bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection. And a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals progra…
 
On this day in labor history, the year was 1913. That was the day 9,000 copper miners in the Keweenaw region of Upper Peninsula, Michigan went on strike. Organized by the Western Federation of Miners, the strike raged on for over eight months, witnessed devastating tragedy in a Christmas Day fire and ended in bitter defeat. The strike was waged ove…
 
Step inside the tribe as this show covers the career journeys and brand stories of the people who make freight happen. On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with FreightPlus CEO Stephen Aborn. Aborn started his career in supply chain management with Amazon and is a graduate of Harvard University. He also gave Dooner his first …
 
Extreme weather has dominated headlines for most of 2021. Fires, floods, droughts, and record-shattering heatwaves have swept over the U.S. and the world. The United States has already spent $29 billion fighting extreme weather events in the first six months of the year. That number is expected to only go up. Both climate scientists and disaster re…
 
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