Podcasts

Russia’s bitter taste of capitalism

Chaos and hardship hit Russia with the rapid market reforms in early 1992, just weeks after the collapse of the ...
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Bonus Listener Q & A: Young Benjamin Franklin

This special bonus episode introduces the Ben Franklin's World Subscription program and a new monthly Listener Question & Answer feature ...
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Hedwig’s Lost Van Gogh

An escape from war-torn Germany. Lavish dinners with Hollywood royalty. A Swedish baron and a dime-store heiress: we explore the ...
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The Chilean economy and its ‘Chicago Boys’

Following the violent military coup that overthrew Chile's socialist government in 1973, the new regime led by General Augusto Pinochet ...
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Introducing: Seizing Freedom

Coming Fall 2020. In most history classes, you learn that the Emancipation Proclamation and Union victories “freed the slaves.” But ...
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Thomas Dorsey and the Birth of Gospel Blues

For a long time, Dorsey lived a sort of double life creatively. When he combined the two forms of existing ...
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Tanzania’s socialist experiment

In the late 1960s Tanzania's first post-independence president, the charismatic Julius Nyerere, believed that endemic poverty in rural areas could ...
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Revisionist History Presents: Axios Today

Pushkin Industries and Axios are joining forces to produce a daily news podcast that gets audiences smarter, faster on the ...
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South Korea’s economic miracle

An eyewitness account of how a poor, war-ravaged nation became a global economic powerhouse. We hear the memories of Dr ...
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Interview: Dr. Rachel Lance and the H.L. Hunley

Tracy talks with biomedical engineer Dr. Rachel Lance about the cause of the H.L. Hunley disaster and the book that ...
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