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Red Terror in Soviet Russia I THE GREAT WAR Week 215

Red Terror in Soviet Russia I THE GREAT WAR Week 215

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You want your former ally to come back into the war, but their new government wants none of it. Well, you could attack them with your armies and try to force them to join you, or maybe you could bribe their government’s guards to murder their leaders and then install the government of your choice. […]

The World at War – The Ottoman Empire Enters The Stage I THE GREAT WAR Week 15

The World at War – The Ottoman Empire Enters The Stage I THE GREAT WAR Week 15

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Three months of war have devastated Europe, and with conflict recently spreading to colonial territory in Africa and the Far East it grew ever larger. It would grow many times larger this week though, and open up huge new theaters of battle, as the Ottoman Empire entered the war. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the […]

The pharaoh that wouldn’t be forgotten – Kate Green

The pharaoh that wouldn’t be forgotten – Kate Green

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Three and a half thousand years ago in Egypt, a noble pharaoh was the victim of a violent attack. But the attack was not physical. This royal had been dead for 20 years. The attack was historical, an act of damnatio memoriae, the damnation of memory. Somebody smashed the pharaoh’s statues, took a chisel and […]

PAST LIFE MEMORIES of ATLANTIS: From Ancient Aliens to Mayan Ruins – Carol Anne Chapman

PAST LIFE MEMORIES of ATLANTIS: From Ancient Aliens to Mayan Ruins – Carol Anne Chapman

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Have you ever had a dream come true? It happened to me a number of years ago, and that dream turned out to be just the beginning of a number of a really bizarre incidents that not only totally changed my life but also opened up an amazing world to me – a totally different […]

With Illinois: Students With Disabilities Realize Study Abroad Dreams | College of AHS at Illinois

With Illinois: Students With Disabilities Realize Study Abroad Dreams | College of AHS at Illinois

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[Music] [Amelia O’Hare] I’ve always been passionate about travel. Ever since I was five, I was determined to travel the world. So when I came here as a transfer student, I knew the first thing on my bucket list was to study abroad and so I did it. I did it my first semester, so […]

Cicada 3301: An Internet Mystery

Cicada 3301: An Internet Mystery

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On the 4th of January, 2012, a user on 4chan posted this image to the site’s infamous /b/ or random board. The anonymous author, who went by the four-digit pseudonym 3301, challenged users to uncover a message hidden within the image. Unbeknownst to those who stumbled across it, someone had just set in motion one […]

THE BOOK OF BOY | Animal Inspirations with Catherine Gilbert Murdock

THE BOOK OF BOY | Animal Inspirations with Catherine Gilbert Murdock

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Hi, I’m Catherine Gilbert Murdock. I am the author of The Book Of Boy. [MUSIC] The Book Of Boy is set in the Middle Ages. The main character is a boy named Boy. And there are a lot of animals in this book. Most of those animals are based on animals I have met myself. […]

They Did Not Pass – The Battle Of Verdun Ends I THE GREAT WAR Week 126

They Did Not Pass – The Battle Of Verdun Ends I THE GREAT WAR Week 126

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It had raged since February. It was now December. In an area just 25 km wide and 10 km deep hundreds of thousands of men had become casualties of war. I’m talking about the Battle of Verdun, and this week that battle came to an end. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last […]

T.E. Lawrence And How He Became Lawrence Of Arabia I WHO DID WHAT IN WW1?

T.E. Lawrence And How He Became Lawrence Of Arabia I WHO DID WHAT IN WW1?

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T.E. Lawrence. Perhaps no other name from the First World War has the same almost mythlike status as Lawrence of Arabia, the modern Robin Hood with his tales of courage and adventure that remain in our imagination even today, and that’s the man I’m going to talk about right now. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to […]

Library Life Episode 217

Library Life Episode 217

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Welcome to Mount Prospect Public Library’s “Library Life.” I’m Cathy Cushing. Today we’ll explore fundamental guidelines for appraising the antiques and collectibles we cherish. We’ll also discuss the life, leadership, and legacy of British politician Winston Churchill, and we’ll enjoy a Super Saturday animal quest. But first let’s take a trip back to 1969 with […]