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May 12, 2008

(S3.E20.) Holocausts of the Past Century

Holocausts of the Past Century. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link, Download file

This podcast episode focuses on some of the holocausts of the past century. Several of the lessons learned from these terrible events include: some sort of justification is offered, the discussion about the genocide often starts many years before it actually occurs, the civil rights of the people destined for genocide often occurs over a long time period, and opportunities were possible for other nations to intervene to reduce to stop the genocide.

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May 11, 2008

(S3.E19.) Chpt 25: The Cold War

Chpt 24: The Cold War. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link, Download file

This chapter focuses on the deadly battle between the democracies led by the United States and the social countries led by both the Soviet Union and China. The struggle between the two sides nearly led to all-out nuclear war on several occasions and contributed to the death of millions throughout the time period.

Two music artists were featured on this podcast:
1. Jonnie Horden, "Cold war kids" http://www.myspace.com/jonniehorden
2. Quantum Soul, "Lies, spin, truth" http://www.myspace.com/quantumsoul

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(S3.E18). Chpt 24: World War Two

Chpt 24: World War Two. Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History Since 1500. You can subscribe to the podcast series by clicking on the button in the right hand column. You can also listen to just this episode by clicking on the following web link,
">Download file

This episode focuses on World War Two which helped to define the 20th century. The podcast also featues some music by independent music artists:
1. Adam Cooper Wood, "Ennui" http://www.adamcooperwood.com
2. Adrina Thorpe, "Never meant" http://www.adrinathorpe.com

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David Arendale and the rest of the Then and Now Podcast Team