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Battlecast is the world’s foremost podcast about war and it’s sociopolitical impact. Each month Dr. Luke Wolf works to bring you an unfiltered understanding of the most important battles and wars of mankind’s history. The official motto of the show: “not left, not right: above,” provides a fresh look at the conventional understandings found in history books. So pull up a chair, grab a beer, and join the conversation.
 
This podcast is dedicated to the 80's television show sitcom The Wonder Years. A Grown Kevin Arnold recalls his days growing up in the tumultuous times of the late 60s and early 70s. In this podcast I pick out my favorite episodes of each season and review them. So join me your host Angela Bowen as I take a trip back in time to the hippie movement, the Vietnam War, the Beatles and so much more. So don your bellbottom pants, power up that lava lamp and crank up some Beach Boys and join me as ...
 
The Vietnamese Boat People podcast is stories of hope, survival and resilience. Between 1975 to 1992, almost two million Vietnamese risked their lives to flee oppression and hardship after the Vietnam War, in one of the largest mass exoduses in modern history. Escaping by boat, many found freedom in foreign land, many were captured and brutally punished, and many did not survive the journey. This population of people are known as the ‘Vietnamese Boat People' and these are their stories.
 
A podcast guide to "The Vietnam War," the new documentary from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Washington Post Opinion columnist Alyssa Rosenberg breaks down each episode of the film with Burns and Novick themselves, getting the story behind the stories, and grappling with the lessons the United States learned -- and failed to learn -- in Vietnam and at home. Listen after you watch each episode of "The Vietnam War" for a new perspective on how the film was made and what it all means.
 
Published in 1912, The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell is one of his most popular books. It renders philosophical issues and questions in a way in which they become relevant and accessible to the man or woman on the street, provoking them to devote time and effort into thinking about these aspects of life. Here, the great philosopher and humanist thinker Bertrand Russell examines the importance of empirical (that which can be verified by observation or experience rather than deduc ...
 
Servicemembers from across the military, sharing their accounts of combat and survival. Hosted by sports talk radio host and Army veteran, Mark Zinno, this podcast brings you firsthand accounts of war, with a perspective you only get from someone who has lived through it. From WWII to Vietnam, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, hear inspirational stories of service and resiliency from those who have fought on and off the battlefield!
 
Saigon, or Hồ Chí Minh City, is a busy, bustling, crazy and chaotic metropolis home to nearly 9 million people and over 7 million motorbikes. It is hot, dirty and noisy. Traditional and modern at the same time, and growing more so every day, it is also an extremely enjoyable place to live. Both Saigon and Vietnamese culture present a unique set of challenges for anyone to live in, whether you are a foreigner or Vietnamese. Seven Million Bikes talks to just some of the people that live here, ...
 
Gary Gatehouse retired SPOOK (senior intelligence gather/operative) with over 30 years of service to his country, also served in Vietnam as an intelligence gather during the Vietnam war. A husband, father, grandfather and Patriot, Gary gathers intelligence from all open sources does analysis and reports to his listeners his findings on those issues that impact "WE THE PEOPLE Gary has been on internet radio since 2007, his original show was titled "Getting after Lefty" but since moving to Fre ...
 
What do you know about Vietnam? Didn’t they have a war or something? I think they eat Pho, but I’ve no idea how you say it. Hi, I’m Lee, and I’m a Kiwi-born, Malaysian-Chinese ex-lawyer who’s become a bit too interested in Vietnam. On this show we dive into the culture, history and life of Vietnam to uncover the disruptive ideas that are coming out of this fast-growing hotspot of Southeast Asia. If you're planning to visit, work or do business (or if you’re just curious), come join us for so ...
 
Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.
 
The Amendments to the Constitution of the USA are a continuously modified document that attempts to secure all basic and other rights for American citizens. The most recent amendment was made in the early 1970's during the Vietnam war; this amendment lowered the voting age to 18. The first ten amendments (A.K.A. the Bill of Rights) was made by the founding fathers shortly after the actual constitution was made. The Bill of Rights covers all those things that the settlers found wrong with the ...
 
John Carter is the proprietor of wineandbaraccessories.com, a subsidiary of Studio Quality Products, LLC. In the internet wine, cheese and bar accessories niche since 1998, John previously owned one of the largest commercial window coverings companies in Los Angeles. He holds a patent for mini-blind hardware. Having previously worked many years as a sound engineer in the motion picture industry, he received two Technical Academy Awards for computerizing sound equipment. A native of Los Angel ...
 
Do you love making discoveries about history you thought you knew? Historians Jon Rosebank and Penelope Middelboe have a nose for re-exploring key moments that don’t look quite right to them, and are passionate about what they dig up. If you want good stories, original and rigorous thinking…oh and a lot of fun… pop into the History Cafe and join the discussion.
 
Woody Harrelson talks about Oscar nominee 'The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers.' In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg shook America to its foundations when he smuggled a top-secret Pentagon study to the New York Times that showed how five Presidents consistently lied to the American people about the Vietnam War that was killing millions and tearing America apart. Henry Kissinger called Ellsberg "the most dangerous man in America," who "had to be stopped at all costs.
 
Against the Odds features the true stories of real-life bands of brothers who exhibited unparalleled bravery, solidarity and endurance on the battlefield to come out on top in a fight against impossible odds. Reliving battles from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq, these are true stories of the harsh realities of war, as told by the veterans who survived to tell.
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
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With this episode, we salute the American Forces Vietnam Network. AFVN was created as a morale-boosting military radio station for servicemen and women in Vietnam. AFVN broadcast 24 hours a day, seven days a week for over 10 years; it began broadcasting on August 15, 1962 and ended in March of 1973. At the height of American involvement in the war,…
 
The specter of the Vietnam War looms large in Karin Cecile Davidson's debut novel, Sybelia Drive. Sybelia Drive centers on a young girl growing up in Central Florida with friends and neighbors whose lives are inalterably changed by the casualties of war. It is a coming of age novel filled with idyllic moments and heart crushing grief.Karin Cecile D…
 
Third of our four-part miniseries on opposition to the Vietnam war in the US, in conversation with five former participants in the movement. This week we look at the intersection between the Black liberation movement and the anti-war movement, hear the experiences of a draft resistor, and learn more about the increasing state repression. Our podcas…
 
In May 1967 US Defence Secretary Robert McNamara reported that the war was un-winnable because of the strategy of the North Vietnamese army and not because of the Vietcong in the South. That was two years after they got involved and before the serious escalation of the war which dragged on for another 6 years before the US withdrew. What was going …
 
Episode 1881 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story that helps this podcast episode honor the service of combat engineers in the Vietnam War. The featured story appeared in the Times Leader of St. Clairsville, Ohio and … Continue reading → The post Episode 1881 – Vietnam War combat engineer honored in Ohio appeared first on .…
 
On November 3, 1969 Richard M. Nixon addressed the nation in what would come to be known as “The Silent Majority Speech”. In 32 minutes, the president promoted his plan for a “Vietnamization” of the war and called upon “the great silent majority of my fellow Americans” to support his plan “to end the war in a way that we could win the peace”. Argui…
 
Vietnam War was divisive, long , and costly. Over 3 millions Vietnamese lost they lives and over 500 thousands US soldiers lost their lives. It’s was a conflict between the communist north and south Vietnam who was backed by US government. In 1945 defeat in World War || , Japan withdraws it’s forced from Vietnam leaving the french educated Emperor …
 
This is the first of two episodes we have following Don Snedeker’s experiences through the Cold War. In this episode, we hear about his time in Vietnam and the book he has written entitled "The Blackhorse in Vietnam: The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam and Cambodia, 1966–1972”. Don was born in Brooklyn New York but followed his Father’s po…
 
Hey Everyone,Angela Bowen here, the host of Small Wonder: She's A Small Wonder Podcast.Today, I covered Small Wonder S1E21: Like Father, Like Son, which aired on March 1, 1986.In this episode Ted pushes Jamie to try out for the football team.I gotta say, Ted beyond infuriates me this episode, he flat out calls Jamie a loser because Jamie doesn’t wa…
 
At 2 a.m. on 10 March 1983, 12 year old Carmen Bugan was home alone after her father had for Bucharest. That afternoon, Carmen returned from school to find secret police in her living room. Her father’s protest against the regime had changed her life for ever. This is her story. This is one of the most powerful stories I have recorded so far. What …
 
Hey Tanner Fans,Angela Bowen, here the host of Oh Mylanta Holy Chalupas: An Unofficial Full House Fuller House Podcast.Today, I conclude the Grandparents Day series with the final episode Full House S7E17: The Last Dance, which aired on February 8, 1994.In this episode during his visit to San Francisco, Jesse's beloved grandfather, Papouli, dies in…
 
Episode 1885 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will be an epilogue to the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veteran Agent Orange story. The end to the long saga was described in a story that appeared on the Military.com website and … Continue reading → The post Episode 1885 – Blue Water Navy Agent Orange epilogue appeared first on .…
 
From one of its keenest observers, The Churchill Complex: The Curse of Being Special, from Winston and FDR to Trump and Brexit (Penguin Press) is a brilliant, witty journey through the "Special Relationship" between Britain and America that has done so much to shape the world, from World War II to Brexit. It's impossible to understand the last 75 y…
 
From one of its keenest observers, The Churchill Complex: The Curse of Being Special, from Winston and FDR to Trump and Brexit (Penguin Press) is a brilliant, witty journey through the "Special Relationship" between Britain and America that has done so much to shape the world, from World War II to Brexit. It's impossible to understand the last 75 y…
 
In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Repatriates (University of California Press, 2020) is an in-depth study of the fate of the nearly 800,000 Vietnamese refugees who left their country by boat, and sought refugee in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. The experiences of these populations and the subsequent policies remain relevant today; …
 
Francis Buckley, who is Foundation Professor at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, has written a fast-moving and provocative new book about the opportunities and possibilities of a second American secession. The publication of this book couldn't be more timely, as the conclusion of an election cycle highlights both the diversit…
 
Episode 1884 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a press release about the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony. Due to the restrictions placed on public events by the Covid19 Virus dangers, … Continue reading → The post Episode 1884 – Virtual Memorial Day event planned in New Jersey appeared f…
 
“Classic-Pop Standards” is a one-hour program inspired by the Great American Songbook. This series of podcasts features the singers, the lyricists, and the composers of the music we call “American Standards.” Come along with us as we honor the great songwriters by never forgetting their music. These are songs with not only a history, but with a fut…
 
In her 30s Kiran Dembla was a full-time stay-at-home mum living in the Indian city of Hyderabad. She spent her days cooking and cleaning and caring for her children. Kiran always had the sense that something was missing, she describes feeling a 'blankness', but it was only when she discovered that she had a blood clot in her brain that she decided …
 
Ranging from Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson to Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, and James Baker, America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (Twelve, 2020), tells the delightful story of the history of American diplomacy since 1776. Recounting in a superb fashion the leading actors and events of …
 
Michael Stamm’s book Dead Tree Media: Manufacturing the Newspaper in Twentieth-Century North America (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018) begins with the simple but thought-provoking premise that, not too long ago, newspapers were almost exclusively physical objects made out of paper. This meant that producing a newspaper implied industrial production, mills, …
 
Alongside the financial destruction wrought by Covid-19 there comes new opportunities. European officials have seized on one in particular—mending battered economies in a way that also tackles global warming, or “building back greener.” But how to turn those words into action? Bloomberg renewables reporter Jess Shankleman reports from London on the…
 
Episode 1883 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about a special Vietnam Veteran from Butte, Montana. The featured story appeared on the Montana Standard of Butte, Montana website and is titled: Stories of Honor: In Vietnam … Continue reading → The post Episode 1883 – Vietnam Vet Lenny Rundle – one tough dude appeared first on …
 
If there was a Jukebox exclusively for the soundtrack of the TV show American Bandstand, this would be it. In 1957, the ABC television network began airing American Bandstand nationally every afternoon just as schoolkids got home. In addition to the dancing, American Bandstand often introduced new record releases to the national following of avid f…
 
Retired U.S. Air Force CMSgt. Jo Keller joins us to discuss her 26 years of service. Chief Keller describes serving as an aeromedical evacuation technician in Iraq, the Balkans, and Saudi Arabia, among other assignments. Chief Keller also walks us through the horrible day in 1996, when Al Qaeda attacked the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, where she …
 
Americans are obsessed with liberty, mad about liberty. On any day, we can tune into arguments about how much liberty we need to buy a gun or get an abortion, to marry who we want or adopt the gender we feel. We argue endlessly about liberty from regulation and observation by the state, and proudly rebel against the tyranny of course syllabi and Pa…
 
"Few freedoms in the United States are as cherished as freedom of the press." So begins Chapter One of Democracy Without Journalism?: Confronting the Misinformation Society (Oxford University Press, 2020). The book by Victor Pickard, Professor of Media Policy and Political Economy at the Annenberg School for Communication makes it clear, however, t…
 
"Few freedoms in the United States are as cherished as freedom of the press." So begins Chapter One of Democracy Without Journalism?: Confronting the Misinformation Society (Oxford University Press, 2020). The book by Victor Pickard, Professor of Media Policy and Political Economy at the Annenberg School for Communication makes it clear, however, t…
 
Americans are obsessed with liberty, mad about liberty. On any day, we can tune into arguments about how much liberty we need to buy a gun or get an abortion, to marry who we want or adopt the gender we feel. We argue endlessly about liberty from regulation and observation by the state, and proudly rebel against the tyranny of course syllabi and Pa…
 
John Yoo, the Emanual S. Heller Professor of Law at the University of California Berkeley School of Law, has written what he terms a surprising defense of the actions of Donald Trump as president. In his new book Defender in Chief: Donald Trump’s Fight for Presidential Power (All Points Book, 2020), Yoo, who did not support Trump in 2016, argues th…
 
Brendan and Zach discuss Alfred Hitchcock's THE BIRDS. They dive deep into the movie, discuss listener feedback and decide the connection for the next movie in the Ladder. The Ladder discussion begins at 1:00:15. So (re)watch the film (currently streaming on Peacock), listen along to the discussion. Then stay tuned to hear what connected film we pi…
 
Hamish de Bretton-Gordon is a British chemical weapons expert whose work in Syria has attracted global attention. But working in a warzone is dangerous and not only has Hamish had to smuggle himself into countries, he's faced bombs, bullets and even the Islamic State group in order to investigate and document chemical warfare. Hamish has written a …
 
Oscar Wilde is credited with the quote, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery … ”. But in popular music, a cover version, remake, cover song, revival, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a song. Sometimes, a cover version can become even more popular than the original. E…
 
Episode 1822 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about rats being used in Cambodia to clear land mines. The featured story appeared on both The Conversation and Yahoo News. It is titled: Rats help clear minefields … Continue reading → The post Episode 1882 – Rats are sniffing out mines in Cambodia appeared first on .…
 
On November 3, 2020 . We going to cast our vote . This is a pivotal year for Negro Americans and this country. Trump have been in office for over 3 1/2 years Joe Biden have been in the senate for over 46 years. I am not telling who to vote But I am telling to look at the policies instead voting with your feelings. We need to think first before we c…
 
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