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Professor Buzzkill History Podcast

A History, Education and Society podcast
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Professor Buzzkill is an exciting podcast that explores history myths in an illuminating, entertaining, and humorous way.

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Wisdom Wednesday: Mark Twain "Life is Just One Damn Thing After Another"
Sometimes, Buzzkillers, the stars just seem to align. There's a meteor shower and a rainbow on the same day. And a whole bunch of writers, pundits, journalists, and aphorists come up with roughly the same idea at roughly the same time. Or at least they come up with it over a couple of decades, and, in terms of the history of quotations, that's the story of the aphorism and witticism, "life is just one damn thing after another." But it's easier to attribute such a quotation to Mark Twain, and that's what people have done. Did he ever say it? Listen and learn.
Flashback Friday - Clean Wehrmacht
How “clean” was the regular German army (Wehrmacht) during World War II? The Nazis and the SS usually get all the blame for war crimes and for the Holocaust. How much blame can be placed at the feet of “ordinary” German military units? Turns out that the “clean Wehrmacht” story is not only a myth, but it also greatly influenced how post-War Europe was re-built. Professor Nash joins us to examine how deep and wide the war guilt goes.
Throwback Thursday - FDR’s Fireside Chats
President Roosevelt’s “Fireside Chats” are famous for breaking new ground in how political leaders communicate with their people. But where they really as ground-breaking as we all tend to believe? Did they really help the American people get through the Great Depression and World War II? Was it FDR’s tone and confidence that connected to the people, or was there something more mundane that explains the popularity of the Fireside Chats? Professor Phil Nash enlightens us!
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    Podcast Details
    Started
    Apr 1st, 2015
    Latest Episode
    Nov 29th, 2019
    Release Period
    Daily
    No. of Episodes
    504
    Avg. Episode Length
    22 minutes
    Explicit
    No

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