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Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Christian theologian, pastor, writer, and ultimately martyr. As Hitler and the Nazis rose to power in Germany in the 1930s...
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The Rwanda Genocide – 1994

The 1994 genocide in Rwanda is a stain on world history and international relations. At a time when the western world celebrated the collapse...
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The History of Iran and the Next War: Part 1

This is part 1 in my podcast series covering the history of Iran. We move from the ancient history of Persia up to the Pahlavi dynasty and World War II in this episode. 
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Henry Clay – The Great Compromiser

Thirty years before Abraham Lincoln was elected President, a Congressman named Henry Clay was doing everything he could to address the American states' growing...
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Atlantic Slave Trade – History of Africa Part 6

We began this section in this History of Africa podcast series with the door of no return in Ghana. In this final section of...
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The Popular, Successful, Terrible, Horrible True Story of the Scientific Theory...

The eugenics movement was a belief that fostered racism, discrimination, abortion, and genocide. It was embraced by academics, politicians, and celebrities.
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Holodomor – Ukraine’s Genocide by Starvation

The word Holodomor translates to death by hunger or killing by starvation. It is the name given to the genocide carried out by Stalin...
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When President Woodrow Wilson Got the Flu

In 1916 President Woodrow Wilson ran for reelection on the slogan, “He Kept Us Out of War.” It was a reference to World War...
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Genocides at the End of History – The Ongoing History of...

In the 1990s, as communism crumbled and the Cold War ended, many in the western world celebrated the pending end of history. The term,...
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The Shah & the Coup: History of Iran and the Next...

This podcast episode looks at the ascent of the Shah and the coup in Iran in 1953. This is part 2 in our series on the History of Iran and the Next War.