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Welcome to Delorean Nights. Tune in as we travel back in time and take a road trip across America. Explore the histories and stories surrounding the places we live. Learn about forgotten heroes and villains, visionary builders and planners, and other important figures that once roamed the streets of your favorite cities. Revisit legends, folklore, and pop culture that mold our identities. Experience history-shaking events and their social significance. Join us on a most excellent adventure, as we hop into the Delorean and gun it to 88mph!

Welcome to Delorean Nights. Tune in as we travel back in time and take a road trip across America. Explore the histories and stories surrounding the places we live. Learn about forgotten heroes and villains, visionary builders and planners, and other important figures that once roamed the streets of your favorite cities. Revisit legends, folklore, and pop culture that mold our identities. Experience history-shaking events and their social significance. Join us on a most excellent adventure, as we hop into the Delorean and gun it to 88mph!
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Location:

United States

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Welcome to Delorean Nights. Tune in as we travel back in time and take a road trip across America. Explore the histories and stories surrounding the places we live. Learn about forgotten heroes and villains, visionary builders and planners, and other important figures that once roamed the streets of your favorite cities. Revisit legends, folklore, and pop culture that mold our identities. Experience history-shaking events and their social significance. Join us on a most excellent adventure, as we hop into the Delorean and gun it to 88mph!

Language:

English

Contact:

9735680319


Episodes

Midcentury Memories: Timeless Tales of Palm Springs Glamour

12/3/2019
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In Palms Springs, the uniquely structured homes are almost as fascinating as the stars who owned them, and legendary parties they hosted. Frank Sinatra is our guide in a weaving story of kingmakers, royalty, and icons forging history under the desert sun.

Duration:00:31:41

Windy City Swindle: Chicago and the Birth of the Big Con

11/19/2019
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Journey to the golden age of the confidence artist as legendary Hustlers Titanic Thompson and The Yellow Kid plunder the rich and navigate the underworld of the rising metropolis of the Midwest. With Prohibition looming on the horizon, the battle for the soul of Chicago rages in City Hall under the helm of the infamous mayor Big Bill Thompson. Join us as we go back... to Chicago in the early twentieth century.

Duration:00:49:10

Atomic Neon: How Las Vegas Illuminated the Desert Sky

11/5/2019
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Casinos race to build the biggest and brightest lights as Las Vegas comes of age. Meanwhile, the United States is locked in another race to build the biggest and deadliest bombs known to man. Grab an atomic cocktail and pull up a chair to watch how Vegas lit up the desert sky in Atomic Neon. Sources for this episode: The Strip: Las Vegas and the Architecture of the American Dream by Stefan Al Bomb: The Race to Build -- and Steal -- the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin The...

Duration:00:50:04

Welcome to Delorean Nights

10/29/2019
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In our introductory episode we explore the impact the 1980’s has had on our culture. Before he drove the Delorean back in time, Michael J. Fox was in our homes as young Republican Alex P. Keaton. We’ll also explore Reagan’s battle to define the decades past and the power of weaponized nostalgia. References: Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in Now--Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Everything. By David Sirota

Duration:00:14:15