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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🎧 The Franco-American Alliance 1778

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                            Episode summary: Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the treaties France entered into with the United States of America in 1778, to give open support to the USA in its revolutionary ...

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🎧 Episode 179: Keyhole

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                            Episode summary: The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. A note on notes: We’d much rather you just went into each episode of The Memory Palace ...

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🎧 Union at the Crossroads

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                            Episode summary: David and Helen talk to Mike Kenny about what devolution has done to the politics of the UK as seen from Westminster and Whitehall. How have we ended ...

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🎧 Life Imprisonment

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                            Episode summary: Life imprisonment - Why is it that such sentences were almost unheard of a generation ago and what is their impact on prisoners, as well as society? Ben ...

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🎧 Episode 162: I Fought the Law

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                            Episode summary: The song “I Fought the Law” by the Bobby Fuller Four reached number 9 on the Billboard Charts in the week of March 12, 1966. Just months later, ...

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🎧 Wales, England and the Future of the UK

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                            Episode summary: As part of our series about the future of the Union, David and Helen talk to Dan Wincott of Cardiff Law School about the history of Welsh devolution ...

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🎧 Mayday – The Evidence Gatherers

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                            Episode summary: In a secret location in a European city is an archive that contains over a million documents. It’s run by a tough-talking Canadian, Bill Wiley, who set up ...

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Pluralistic: 06 Apr 2021

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