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SYMHC Classics: John Dillinger

This 2011 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers John Dillinger, whose robbery career actually began when he was ...
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SYMHC Classics: John Dillinger

This 2011 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers John Dillinger, whose robbery career actually began when he was ...
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Prehistoric feces reveal parasites from feasting at Stonehenge

Study of ancient faeces found at a settlement thought to have housed builders of the famous stone monument suggests that ...
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Allied-Printed Military Money Caused a Black Market Frenzy in Postwar Berlin

IN APRIL 1944, the United States War Department was consumed with thoughts of France. Operation Overlord, the invasion of Normandy, ...
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Allied-Printed Military Money Caused a Black Market Frenzy in Postwar Berlin

IN APRIL 1944, the United States War Department was consumed with thoughts of France. Operation Overlord, the invasion of Normandy, ...
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‘1984’: A History of George Orwell’s Dystopian Masterpiece

Belarus has reportedly banned the sale of the book “Nineteen Eighty-Four,” effective May 19. But why would a book about ...
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He’s Spent Decades Wandering Antietam — Here’s What He’s Found

On a baby-blue sky fall afternoon, Richard Clem and I stand among the remains of cornstalks in a field on ...
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He’s Spent Decades Wandering Antietam — Here’s What He’s Found

On a baby-blue sky fall afternoon, Richard Clem and I stand among the remains of cornstalks in a field on ...
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Behind the Scenes Minis: All the Teeth

Holly and Tracy talk about their experiences with dentists, and the legacy of Crawford Long in Atlanta.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...
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The Magnificent 6 Western Movies, According to Wild West

Write us! Got something stuck in your craw, or do you just feel like jawing? Shoot us an email at ...
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The murder of Kelso Cochrane

In May 1959, Kelso Cochrane, a carpenter who'd emigrated to Britain from Antigua, was knifed to death by a gang ...
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Chasing the Marcos millions

The former president of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos Senior is thought to have plundered a huge amount of public money ...
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Shanghai at War

In 1937, Japanese forces entered Shanghai - spelling the end of a period when the Chinese city had been a ...
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Episode 196: In France or in Heaven

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. A note on notes: We’d much rather you just ...
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An Ode to the BMW M5: From Car Show! with Eddie Alterman

Malcolm confesses to being an absolute car nut. And now his dream has come true — the launch of a ...
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The first McDonald’s in Moscow

Following the closure of McDonald’s in Russia, we’re going back to January 1990 when the global fast food giant opened ...
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People Power in the Philippines

In 1986, four days of huge public protests brought down President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines. Kate McGowan, in Manila, ...
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The war in Transnistria

With speculation mounting that President Putin might mount an attack on Moldova, we're going back to the early 1990s and ...
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Homo erectus

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of our ancestors, Homo erectus, who thrived on Earth for around two million years ...
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Finding Yourself with Not Lost

Introducing Not Lost, the latest show in the Pushkin podcast slate. It’s hosted by Brendan Francis Newnam, long-time host of ...
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Greenness and UK Environmental Challenges – Professor Carolyn Roberts

The world faces environmental challenges from global to local levels. Well-rehearsed but impenetrable issues, include the increased likelihood of damage to life and infrastructure from climate change; carbon management policies ...
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Keep it Short

J S Bach Magnificat The art of being succinct is not one always associated with the works of Bach; in his compact setting of the Magnificat he employs economy and ...
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Joseph Haydn, Op 76 No 1 in G major

Haydn's Op. 76, the last set of six quartets he composed, are generally recognised as the pinnacle of his writing in the genre. They were completed in 1796-7 and published ...
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Current Trends in European and Middle Eastern Mortality

Speakers present the current ‘state-of-the-art’ of mortality studies in the UK, Europe and beyond, with consideration to the influence of Graunt ...
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Why we see what we do

The visual system has developed to allow us to navigate in a complex and dangerous world in order to find food and to avoid danger. This survival system works by ...
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Haydn in London – London: The place to be seen and heard

This concert will explore Haydn's visit to London and recreate the type of programme what would have been heard at the legendary Salomon Concerts in Hanover Square. Salomon was instrumental ...
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The London Accord Spring Conference – Climate Change: Structuring Cleantech Investment

THE LONDON ACCORD SPRING CONFERENCE Climate Change: Structuring Cleantech Investment The Conference will address issues related to the development of investment instruments for infrastructure and the low carbon economy. Keynote ...
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Remember Me

Memorability is sometimes achieved by the simple technique of repetition, in addition to more high-flown inspiration. Some of the simplest sustaining devices of great music are ground bass, ostinato or ...
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Bach’s Orgelbuchlein (‘Little Organ Book’) – Richard Townend

Bach's title page to the Orgelbüchlein reads: "Little organ book in which guidance is given to an inquiring organist in how to accomplish a chorale [prelude] in all kinds of ...
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