Pluralistic: 27 Sep 2021

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Pluralistic: 28 Jun 2021

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🎧 Blackface – Minstrelsy

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                            Episode summary: BLACKFACE &amp; MINSTRELSY - At its most basic level, ‘blackface’ is the application of any prosthetic to imitate the complexion of another race. In theory, it’s a performance ...

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Pluralistic: 17 May 2021

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🎧 Episode 164: Sanctuary

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                            Episode summary: After 32 years in the United States, José Chicas was told he had to leave. He bought a plane ticket to El Salvador, but then a local church ...

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🎧 Perfume

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                            Episode summary: PERFUME: What’s the connection between perfume &amp; politics in the 20th century and how do scents become invested with meaning? Laurie Taylor talks to Professor Karl Schloegel, Chair ...

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Pluralistic: 03 May 2021

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🎧 Beethoven Symphony No. 1

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                            Episode summary: Today begins a pretty massive project for Sticky Notes - a complete Beethoven cycle over the next few weeks! We start of course with Beethoven’s 1st symphony. Some ...

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🎧 Ovid

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                            Episode summary: Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso (43BC-17/18AD) who, as he described it, was destroyed by ‘carmen et error’, a poem and a mistake. ...

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🎧 The Test Kitchen Revisited

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                            Episode summary: The Reply All team takes a look at the Test Kitchen, and what those mistakes mean for the future of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. ...

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🎧 After Merkel, What?

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                            Episode summary: We talk to Hans Kundnani about the prospects for German politics in the run-up to September’s federal elections, now that the cast list of possible successors to Merkel ...

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🎧 Presenting: The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell

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                            Episode summary: Season 5 of Revisionist History included four episodes on the rise of air power during the Second World War. Listeners met Air Force generals Haywood Hansell and Curtis ...

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🎧 Will 2021 have more Covid deaths than 2020?

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                            Episode summary: In 2020 there were 1.8 million reported Covid deaths. So far this year, we’ve had 1.2 million. We’re currently seeing around 12,000 deaths a day across ...

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🎧 Episode 163: The Ghoul of Grays Harbor

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                            Episode summary: The Pacific Northwest was said to be terrorized by a serial killer in the early 20th century. A local police chief told reporters that he believed that they ...

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🎧 A Whole Night for the Future

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                            Episode summary: Tonight, as you’re lying in bed, take a moment to think about the fact that in the night sky right above you, a massive river of birds is ...

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