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March 29, 2009

(S5.E9.) Holocausts of the 20th and 21 Centuries

Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History During the Past Century. 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 provides a review of the class session on holocausts of the 20th and 21st centuries. No only is it important to understand what happened, but also the reasons that motivated and were used by others to oppress and kill the innocent.

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(S5.E8.) Interview with Refugees from Vietnam and Cambodia

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This podcast episode provides an interview with several students at the University who immigrated from Cambodia and Vietnam. They share stories of how their parents and grandparents escaped the was in Vietnam and the genocide in Cambodia. The interview was conducted by a student from the fall 2008 history course.

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(S5.E7.) Music Special from New Zealand

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This podcast episode provides a sample of music from New Zealand. Paton from our class provides an overview of music in the country and then introduces the two music artists and the songs that she selected. Check out the international music category of your iTunes account to discover more music from around the world. There are hundreds of online radio stations broadcasting both traditional and contemporary music from countries.

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(S5.E6.) Music Special from India

Welcome to another episode of Then and Now: World History During the Past Century. 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 provides some samples of music from a group in India. Sartu, a member of the class during fall 2008, identified an artist that played music typical of traditional Indian and Hindu traditions. Several of the songs fit better in the category of world fusion since they include several music traditions. If you are interested in the music, go to the radio station tab in your iTunes account and select the "International" category. There are several online radio stations playing traditional and contemporary music from India.

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(S5.E5.) Interview with Former U.S. Soldier

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This podcast episode contains an interview by Derek with his uncle who was formerly in the U.S. military. It provides some insights to average life for a soldier who was serving in the U.S. during the Cold War time period. The podcast ends with several music selections by Kristine from our class.

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