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Episode 17: The Killing Fields

12/9/2018
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Throughout 1915, scenes of apocalypse and degradation were inescapable. The Ottoman Empire became an open-air morgue. To those who witnessed the cruelty, it felt as if “the world were coming to an end.” Direct link | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:30:03

Episode 16: Living Martyrs

11/24/2018
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“Those of us still alive envied those who had already paid their inevitable dues of bloody torture and death. We survivors became living martyrs, every day dying a few deaths and returning to life again.” Direct link | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:29:15

Episode 15: The Architecture of Genocide

11/17/2018
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To annihilate a people, the Committee of Union and Progress used every power at their disposal, from the Special Organisation slaughter squads to the Ministry of Education. This is how it worked. Direct link | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:28:02

Episode 14: Red Sunday

11/10/2018
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April 24, 1915. The regime moves to decapitate the Armenian nation. And as the Empire faces an existential crisis at Gallipoli, Talât begins to create the architecture of genocide. Direct link | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:32:23

Episode 13: Van in this world, paradise in the next

10/27/2018
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April 1915. The picturesque region of Van is stained with blood. Aram Manukian leads the desperate Armenian population in a struggle for survival. Direct link | iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:28:03

Episode 12: "Harsh and Decisive Means"

10/20/2018
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The first disasters befall the Armenians. The army is purged. Innocent civilians are deported. And the Allies launch a naval strike on the Dardanelles, threatening the imperial capital. Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:25:29

Episode 11: The 'Enemy' Within

10/14/2018
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The Guns of August are heard around the world. When the Ottomans finally enter the First World War, Enver Pasha’s arrogance will lead to a disastrous and humiliating catastrophe in the Caucasus. Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:35:16

Episode 10: Some Damn Foolish Thing

10/5/2018
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The world sleepwalks to war. And as Russia presses for an Armenian reform plan, the CUP begins its brutal Turkification experiment on the Empire’s Greeks. Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:38:14

Episode 9: Homeland

9/29/2018
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Liberty, equality, and pluralism have failed. All that’s left is paranoia and a siege mentality. As a new ideology rises, the Committee of Union and Progress and the Armenian Revolutionary Federation finally part ways. Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:40:58

Episode 8: Reductio ad absurdum

9/23/2018
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A string of coups, counter-coups, subverted elections, and disastrous foreign defeats chip away at the Ottoman Empire, setting the Committee of Union and Progress on the path to authoritarianism. Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:32:46

Episode 7: Betrayal

9/1/2018
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April 1909. A moment of fracture and violence. As the forces of reaction move against the Committee of Union and Progress, the Armenians of Adana suffer terribly... Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:42:14

Episode 6: Common Religion

8/25/2018
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In July 1908, the chains of Hamidian oppression were shattered by revolution. A new constitution was inaugurated, and a truly representative parliament called to order... Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:22:55

Episode 5: Preparations

8/13/2018
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Opposition to the Sultan's dictatorship takes many forms at the turn of the century. One group grows dominant, and together with radical Armenians, they will try and drag a 500-year-old Empire into the modern age. Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:33:21

Episode 4: The Hamidian Terror

8/4/2018
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Between 1894 and 1896, an unprecedented wave of violence bloodied the Armenians - a significant prelude to the Genocide. Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Episode 3: The Sick Man of Europe

7/26/2018
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Amid the chaos and decay of Ottoman life, a new Sultan came to power. And when appeals to the Great Powers failed, Armenian activists began to agitate for armed revolution... Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:20:42

Episode 2: State of Collapse

7/19/2018
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The Ottoman Empire begins to succumb to the pressure of nationalist movements and an aggressive Russia. For the Armenians, this new age is both inspiring, and dangerous... Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:22:51

Episode 1: Armenians

7/11/2018
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The beginning of this podcast history of the Armenian Genocide, tracing the origins of the Armenian people through ancient times to the 19th Century, and examining life in the Ottoman Empire. Direct link | iTunes | Stitcher | Patreon | Twitter

Duration:00:28:24