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A Short History of Burning Books | BIBLIOCLASM

A Short History of Burning Books | BIBLIOCLASM

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In 1821 the famous German Jewish poet Heinrich Heine, who wrote in his 1821 play Almansor the famous admonition, “Dort, wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man am Ende auch Menschen”: “Where they burn books, they will also ultimately burn people.” Each of us have probably thought about burning a book we dreaded to read during […]

Lara Prescott Talks Banned Books, Love Affairs, and Secret CIA Missions | The Secrets We Kept

Lara Prescott Talks Banned Books, Love Affairs, and Secret CIA Missions | The Secrets We Kept

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I was actually joking to my friends that I wrote this whole book so that more people would say my name right. We all typed, but some of us did more. We spoke no word of the work we did after we covered our typewriters each day. Unlike some of the men, we could keep […]

The Russian October Revolution 1917 I THE GREAT WAR Week 172

The Russian October Revolution 1917 I THE GREAT WAR Week 172

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Each episode of this show begins with a hook; something that hasn’t happened so far in the war, but not today. This week’s episode begins with a hook that has happened before, in fact, it happened only eight months ago – revolution in Russia. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week, the […]

3 – [ENG] “Lost Enlightenment” – Prof. Frederick Starr / «Hoshimov’s Economics»

3 – [ENG] “Lost Enlightenment” – Prof. Frederick Starr / «Hoshimov’s Economics»

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Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

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VALERY LEGASOV: All of the good we did…it doesn’t matter.What does matter is that to them, justice was done.See, a just world…is a sane world.There was nothing sane about Chernobyl.♪ (EERIE MUSIC PLAYS) ♪ BORIS SHCHERBINA: I’m pleased to reportthat the situation in Chernobyl is stable.In terms of radiation… I’m told it’s the equivalent of […]