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Season 2 Episode 4 The Murder of Emmett Till (24)

2/23/2018
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In the last episode on our series on Black History Month, we talk about the injustice and murder of Emmett Till in 1950s Mississippi. It's a heartwrenching story fit for true crime. Remember to rate us, subscribe, and leave a review!

Duration:01:09:15

Season 2 Episode 3 Onesimus and Smallpox (23)

2/16/2018
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Greetings fans of knowledge and welcome BACK to another week of the KCP. This week, following on in our Black History Month series of shows, we talk about Smallpox and the man who helped bring America to a more modern sense of treating the disease, a man named Onesimus. Thank you so much for your continued support! Hit the links to go to the soundcloud pages of the artists I use for my music. THANK YOU!

Duration:00:53:18

Season 2 Episode 2 Bessie Coleman (Episode 22)

2/9/2018
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Continuing our theme for black history month, Kyle talks about Bessie Coleman, an aviator who happens, also, to be the first African-American pilot ever. She has a cool story and is a cool woman. Please take a listen and consider subscribing, rating, and reviewing the show! Thank you for your continued support!

Duration:00:50:19

Season 2 Episode 1 Harlem Hellfighters (Episode 21)

2/2/2018
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In the season 2 premiere, Kyle talks about a regiment of first world war soldiers that made up the Harlem Hellfighters. Their bravery in combat is almost completely unheard of. Take this story and add it to your list of interesting stories in the realm of black history. This month's theme is interesting and important figures of black history. Please remember to rate the podcast and subscribe and tell your friends about it AND leave me a review, I'll read it on air! Thank you so much!

Duration:00:41:55

Episode 20 Robert Gould Shaw

1/26/2018
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In the season 1 finale of the KCP, Kyle talks about a man who hold's a dear spot in his heart, Colonel Robert Gould Shaw of the 54th Massachussets regiment. His exploits were detailed in the movie Glory, take a listen to the show and maybe learn a thing or two you didn't know about Colonel Shaw. Thanks for listening, remember to rate and subscribe and LEAVE A REVIEW!

Duration:00:42:43

Episode 19 The Spanish Flu

1/19/2018
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On this week's episode of the podcast, Kyle talks at length (our first episode over an hour) about the 1918 H1N1 influenza A virus more commonly known as the Spanish Flu. It was extremely deadly and killed millions upon millions of people worldwide. Remember to rate and subscribe to the show and leave a review while you're there, I'll read it on the next show! Check out Dj Quads and Joakim Karud's respective soundcloud pages in the links to hear their music like the stuff I used for...

Duration:01:07:09

Episode 18.5 Michael Malloy

1/16/2018
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Michael Malloy was a hard up homeless Irish man that 5 guys, nicknamed the "Murder Trust", wanted to murder and take out a life insurance policy. Turns out, it's tougher to kill a person than one might imagine. Thanks for listening! Music Credit Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Dj Quads -- Missing Someone Outro: Dj Quads -- Fun Time

Duration:00:43:46

Episode 18 Walter Hunt

1/12/2018
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On this episode of KCP, Kyle talks about a man who was kick ass at inventing things and very not kick ass at actually selling things and making money off of them. Walter Hunt is the subject of the show, have a great day! Remember to rate on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher and I'll read your ridiculous review on the show.

Duration:00:53:22

Episode 17 Jack Churchill

1/5/2018
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Mad Jack kills a lot of people with a sword and bow and is exceedingly British while doing it.

Duration:00:58:36

Episode 16 Guy Fawkes

12/29/2017
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Remember, remember, the 5th of November. This week's episode of the KCP takes Kyle on a convoluted and weird journey describing Guy Fawkes and his gunpowder plot to blow up the English Parliament in 1605. Have fun! Remember, remember to rate, subscribe, and write me a review. I'll read it on the show! THANKS FOR LISTENING! Music Credits Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Dj Quads -- Its near Outro: Quinn -- Violins

Duration:00:53:48

Episode 15 Malala Yousafzai

12/22/2017
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Malala Yousafzai is an amazing young woman from the north of Pakistan. Her story is one that no young person should ever be shouldered with but grit and determination help her win the day for her activist stance on education for all. Thanks for listening, and don't forget to rate and subscribe! Music Credit Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Joakim Karud -- Flix Outro: Dj Quads -- The Battle

Duration:00:47:49

Episode 14 Nellie Bly

12/15/2017
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Nellie Bly is a super woman who lived a super life. From crushing men's observations about women by newspaper to embedding herself in an insane asylum to traveling around the world in under 80 days, Nellie Bly lived a full and fantastic life. Take a listen here to learn more! Remember to rate and subscribe! Music Credit Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Vexento -- Worlds Away Outro: Dj Quads -- A Bouquet of Roses

Duration:00:48:34

Episode 13 Steven Jay Russell

12/8/2017
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In lucky number 13 of the KCP, Kyle talks about Steven Jay Russell, a guy who was REALLY good at escaping from prison but not great at staying escaped. It's a fun story and you should very much enjoy it as you enjoy your Friday morning/afternoon/or whatever you're doing. Thanks for listening and REMEMBER TO SUBSCRIBE AND RATE! Music Credits Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Chill Lo Fi Hip Hop Instrumental Outro: Dj Quads -- Millionaire

Duration:00:37:18

Episode 12 The Caning of Charles Sumner

12/1/2017
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This week on a special 1000 downloads edition of KCP, Kyle talks about antebellum America leading to Preston Brooks brutally beating Charles Sumner on the floor of the Senate. If you like Civil War era history, you'll love this episode. Remember to rate and subscribe and thanks so much for listening! Music Credit Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Quinn -- Violins Outro: Dj Quads -- Little Dreams

Duration:00:37:56

Episode 11 Halley's Comet

11/24/2017
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This week on KCP, Kyle talks about historicity in relation to Halley's comet, mostly, the crazy people associated with the 1910 apparition of the celestial body. Join him, will you? REMEMBER TO RATE AND SUBSCRIBE! Music Credit: Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Kronicle -- Chill Noon Outro: Dj Quads -- Fun Time

Duration:00:36:43

Episode 10 Hedy Lamarr

11/17/2017
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On episode 10 of the KCP, Kyle hands a little girl power to the show and talks about the beautiful and incredibly intelligent Hedy Lamarr whose idea eventually became wifi and bluetooth. She's amazing and has an amazing and fun story. As always, thanks you listening! RATE US ON ITUNES AND RECOMMEND US TO A FRIEND!! Music Credit Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Google -- Hedy Lamarr Doodle Day Outro: Arc North Ft. Krista Marina -- Meant To Be Bonus: The Rembrants -- Friends Theme

Duration:00:46:08

Episode 9 Walter Freeman

11/10/2017
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On Episode 9 of the KCP, Kyle tackles a real winner. Walter Freeman LOVED to jab his ice pick into people's brains and scramble them up to the tune of 3500 lobotomies over the course of a 4 decade career. That is insane. Anyway, enjoy this one, it's a doozy! Remember to rate and subscribe! Music Credit Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Glue 70 -- Reach Your Destination Outro: DJ Quads -- Downtown Funk

Duration:00:51:16

Episode 8.5 Henry Bergh

11/7/2017
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A BONUS EPISODE of the KCP, Kyle talks about his love for animals and how people who abuse them are terrible, awful, and unevolved plebes. In addition, we talk about Henry Bergh, an animal rights and human rights activist that founded the first humane society in the Western Hemisphere, the ASPCA. You may be familiar with said organization from the tear-jerker commercials. THE BIG NEWS, though, is that my sisters are looking for funds for a new business in the vein of helping people and...

Duration:00:33:03

Episode 8 Robert Smalls

11/3/2017
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Robert Smalls kicks more ass than most people and he did most of his ass kicking while he was a slave. Listen to the story of how a guy went from being a slave to being a 5 time representative in the House and everything in between. Remember, if you enjoy the KCP, hit us with a subscribe and a like and all that stuff, rate us 5 stars and love us forever and keep on learning! Music Credit Intro: Wowa -- Just Cool Segue: Itro ft. Kedo Rebelle -- Skyward Bound Outro: Joakim Karud -- Dreams

Duration:00:38:54

Episode 7 Simo Häyhä

10/27/2017
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In a hasty installment of KCP, Kyle talks about an adorable (in appearance, only) Finnish man who made minced meat of Soviet forces during the 100 day Winter War during the winter of 1939 to 1940. Simo Häyhä, known as the "White Death" kill an astronomical amount of people during the short war and is perhaps the greatest and deadliest sniper in the history of humans and guns and all that. Remember to rate and subscribe to the show, and thanks so much for listening! Music Credit Intro: Wowa...

Duration:00:43:26

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