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The liberation of the Channel Islands

The only part of the British Isles to be occupied during World War Two was liberated when the German army ...
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Episode 163: Freds

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on ...
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SYMHC Classics: John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry

This 2016 episode covers John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, which set out to create an armed revolution of ...
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VE Day

On the 8th of May 1945, hundreds of thousands of Londoners took to the streets to celebrate the end of ...
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Revisionist Revisited: A Good Walk Spoiled

Golfers everywhere love to hate this episode. Since its debut in Season 2, the subject of golf ignites Malcolm's Twitter ...
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Introducing: Flashback – Isaac Newton’s ‘Year of Wonders’

Each of us handles social distancing in our own way. Some are doing virtual yoga classes. Others are turning to ...
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The Soviet occupation of Berlin

After Germany's surrender to Allied forces in May 1945 Soviet soldiers occupied the German capital Berlin. For ordinary German citizens ...
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Catherine the Great, Librettist

Catherine the Great is famous for many things. But one of her lesser-known areas of interest was opera. And she ...
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The battle for Berlin

Hear the eyewitness account of a female Russian soldier and a German schoolboy who fought on opposing sides in the ...
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273 Victoria Johnson, David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Early Republic

How did Americans learn to establish philanthropic institutions? Victoria Johnson, an Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at Hunter ...
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