Podcasts

Pericles

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Pericles (495-429BC), the statesman who dominated the politics of Athens for thirty years, the so-called ...
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Six Impossible Episodes: There’s a Book About That!

These are episodes that we’d love to do as a full-length episode, and we’ve gotten listener quests for most of ...
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The Greensboro lunch counter sit-in

Franklin McCain was one of four young black men who took a stand against racial segregation in the USA in ...
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From a Parking Lot, a special bonus episode for the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival

This episode of The Memory Palace was commissioned by the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival and the New York State Council ...
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High Falls, a bonus episode for the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival

This episode of The Memory Palace was commissioned by the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival and the New York State Council ...
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The Mau Mau struggle against British rule

During the 1950s in Kenya, armed rebels known as the Mau Mau fought against British rule. Thousands were taken captive ...
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James Forten

As a child and young man, James was part of the British colonies that rebelled against rule from the throne ...
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Resisting ‘Europe’s last dictator’ in Belarus

For more than 20 years, people in Belarus have been protesting against the authoritarian rule of President Alexander Lukashenko - ...
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SYMHC Classics: Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning in Love

In this 2015 episode, prior hosts Sarah and Deblina covered a poet's romance. Robert Browning's early work wasn't as well-received ...
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SYMHC Classics: Croesus

Holly and Tracy discuss the story of Croesus and how disabilities are represented in the writing of Herodotus. The topic ...
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