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Historic Voices Podcast: Global History and Culture

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Historic Voices Podcast brings voices from the past that make history come alive through their personal accounts and public speeches. Some episodes bring the voices of political and military leaders, common citizens who lived during extraordinary times, and entertainers who helped Americans live through difficult events. The podcast host provides a short introduction and afterward shares historical context. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network composed of other family-friendly podcasts that bring a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network, http://lifepodcast.net.

Historic Voices Podcast brings voices from the past that make history come alive through their personal accounts and public speeches. Some episodes bring the voices of political and military leaders, common citizens who lived during extraordinary times, and entertainers who helped Americans live through difficult events. The podcast host provides a short introduction and afterward shares historical context. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network composed of other family-friendly podcasts that bring a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network, http://lifepodcast.net.

Location:

United States

Description:

Historic Voices Podcast brings voices from the past that make history come alive through their personal accounts and public speeches. Some episodes bring the voices of political and military leaders, common citizens who lived during extraordinary times, and entertainers who helped Americans live through difficult events. The podcast host provides a short introduction and afterward shares historical context. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network composed of other family-friendly podcasts that bring a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network, http://lifepodcast.net.

Language:

English

Contact:

612-625-2928


Episodes

U.S. Rep. Bella Abzug and Women in Government - 1971

6/22/2021
S03-E12 We feature U.S. Rep. Bella Abzug giving a speech on February 11, 1971. U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm introduces U.S. Rep. Abzug at a conference in Washington D.C. Abzug begins by speaking of the role of women in government, and the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the current Congress. She goes on to speak of the lies and deception on behalf of the United States government concerning the war in Vietnam, and of ending the conflict. There is a question and answer segment...

Duration:00:47:58

Buckminister Fuller on Ecology - 1968

6/17/2021
S03-E11 We feature a talk by Mr. Buckminster Fuller he gave in 1968. He spoke at the American Medical Association entitled, "What Quality of Environment Do We Want?" He begins by speaking of the earth as if it were a spaceship, with the sun being the closest "gas station," the next nearest being 100,000 times as far away. He reviews a few ways of looking at what we do to our environment, speaking of combustion engines, the role of television in development, the terminology of the past (and...

Duration:00:46:28

Malcolm X and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Interview - 1964

6/14/2021
S03-E10 We feature an interview with Malcolm X and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This event occurred on March 27, 1964. The press interviews Malcolm X and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. amidst a Senatorial debate about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Malcolm, calling the bill 'political chicanery,' wonders whether liberals are truly for Civil Rights legislation or not. Dr. King discusses possible direct action for making sure the bill is not filibustered. He expresses his intent to test...

Duration:00:18:51

Edward R Murrow - UFO News Report - 1950

5/25/2021
S03-E09 We feature Edward R Murrow, the well-respected newspaper and radio reporter from the 1940s and 1950s and his newscast on flying saucers in 1950. Currently, the government and the military are releasing more information about sightings of UFOs. A big release is planned this summer by the military. I thought it timely to look back in history to see how such UFOs were covered by the traditional news media. Edward R Murrow is considered by many as the finest journalist of his or any...

Duration:00:30:08

Pres. Clinton - OK City Bombing Memorial Service - 1995

4/27/2021
S03-E08 We feature President Clinton and his 1995 speech at the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial Service. U.S. Presidents are often called upon to help the nation begin the healing process after great tragedies. In this short set of remarks at the memorial service, the President begins that painful process in April 1995 a few days after the bombing. It will take months before the federal investigation is completed of the second most deadly act of terrorism on U.S. soil, only surpassed by...

Duration:00:12:34

Paul Harvey - BYU Commencement - 1970

4/21/2021
S03-E07 We feature Mr. Paul Harvey and his 1970 commencement speech given at Brigham Young University in Utah. To say that Mr. Harvey was an American institution is to make an understatement. For decades, he commanded a radio audience of more than twenty million to dispense his Midwestern values and American patriotism with his take on national and world news. Please take the time to read through the PDF that accompanies this podcast for a review of a remarkable life that influenced a...

Duration:00:27:33

SCOTUS Kennedy on Campaign Finance Case - 2010

4/11/2021
S03-E06 We feature U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy sharing the court’s opinion about the Citizens United case that dramatically changed campaign finance laws in the U.S. and the influence of big money by corporations with our elections since. If you ever wondered why there are so many political advertisements and who funds many of them, this is the defining case. After this case was decided by a slim 5 to 4 margin, unlimited money from corporations could pour into...

Duration:00:33:16

Rev. Billy Graham, Why the cross? 1958

4/1/2021
S03-E05 We feature Reverend Billy Graham and the speech from 1958 “Why the cross?” It is an appropriate recording to post to the podcast since it is Thursday of Holy Week, just before Christ was crucified. As a Christ-follower myself, there is nothing more central to the Christian faith than the death and resurrection of Jesus from the dead. It is part of the central message of the faith and essential for it to be meaningful. In addition to this audio episode, I also provide several PDF...

Duration:00:40:03

Josh McDowell Defends the Christian Faith

3/23/2021
S03-E04 Josh McDowell and his speech “A logical defense of the Christian faith”. McDowell has spoken to millions of college students over the past forty years. His most popular public lectures were on a logical defense for the Christian faith. McDowell traveled the country making presentations with sponsorship by various organizations. An emphasis of his talks was that a choice to believe in the Christian faith is not a leap of faith. Rather, there is plenty of evidence that can lead someone...

Duration:01:11:53

Dr. Howard Hendricks - "Characteristics of a Leader"

3/18/2021
S03-E03 Dr. Howard Hendricks provides another of his popular speeches “Characteristics of a Leader”. Dr. Hendricks has been an enormously influential author, consultant, and teacher for half a century. Dr. Hendricks spent most of his career at Dallas Theological Seminary teaching a generation of leaders both in and outside the Christian church. This particular lecture on the characteristics of a leader has been given many times over the years to students, church leaders, and community...

Duration:01:13:16

Dr. Howard Hendricks "How to Motivate"

3/16/2021
S03-E02 Dr. Howard Hendricks shares how to motivate others and yourself. For half a century, Dr. Hendricks has educated and entertained audiences with practical steps to improve life. He taught for half a century at Dallas Theological Seminary where he taught a generation of church leaders, consulted with Fortune 500 company leadership, and lectured across the U.S. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network which is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a positive message of...

Duration:00:48:33

Pres. Roosevelt Dec 9-1941 Fireside Chat

3/11/2021
(S03-E01) The President explains in this chat the reasons for the war with Japan and the history that led up to it. Previously, U.S. foreign policy had been to avoid entanglement of war with other countries in Europe. Now, President Roosevelt had to prepare the American people to quickly change their attitudes and prepare for war with Japan.

Duration:00:30:46

San Francisco Conference Moves Ahead: UN Begins 25 April 1945

11/20/2018
The United Nations Conference on International Organization (UNCIO), commonly known as the San Francisco Conference, was a convention of delegates from 50 Allied nations that took place from 25 April 1945 to 26 June 1945 in San Francisco, California, United States of America. At this convention, the delegates reviewed and rewrote the Dumbarton Oaks agreements of the previous year. The convention resulted in the creation of the United Nations Charter, which was opened for signature on 26...

Duration:00:09:32

Oliver North Testifies at the Iran-Contra Affairs Congressional Hearings

9/4/2018
(S02-E09) In this podcast episode, we feature Oliver North and his testimony before Congress about the Iran-Contra Affair. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network which is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network at http://LifePodcast.net These audio recordings come from a variety of sources. Some may have been provided through the American Rhetoric online database. This website provides more than...

Duration:00:10:51

Christmas Message by President Ronald Reagan - December 23, 1981

12/23/2017
S02-E08 President Reagan shares an inspiring four-minute Christmas message with the American people. Accompanying this message, is an article that explores the role that his Christian faith was expressed in his personal and political life. This podcast is part of the LifePodcast Network which is a group of family-friendly podcasts bringing a positive message of hope and inspiration. Check out the LifePodcast Network at http://LifePodcast.net These audio recordings come the Internet Archive...

Duration:00:21:03

"Bob Hope USO Christmas Show" - 1943

12/17/2017
S02-E07 We feature Bob Hope with the annual USO Christmas show. Bob Hope and others entertained our troops during WWII through the USO show hosted somewhere in the Pacific. Beginning with WWII, Bob Hope and his band of entertainers traveled for decades at Christmas time to bring cheer and laughter and a little bit of home to our troops serving in battle zones around the world. My brother was a combat pilot during the Vietnam Conflict and attended one of his Christmas shows. He talked about...

Duration:00:21:51

(Bonus) Good News Club v. Milford Central School - Oral Argument - February 28, 2001

12/6/2017
An important U.S. Supreme Court case affected religious practice and speech in public schools. It was the Good News Club versus Milford Central School case from 2001. This audio file provides the actual argument before the Supreme Court. The voices include the attorney representing the Good News Club and voices of the Supreme Court justices as they ask questions. Under New York law, Milford Central School policy authorizes district residents to use its building after school for certain...

Duration:00:59:37

Justice Thomas - "SCOTUS Decision Good News Club v. Mildord Central School" - 2001

12/6/2017
SO2-E06 U.S. Supreme Court case affected religious practice and speech in public schools. It was the Good News Club versus Milford Central School case from 2001. We will hear the voice of Justice Clarence Thomas as he delivers the opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court justices. Under New York law, Milford Central School policy authorizes district residents to use its building after school for certain activities. Two parents were district residents who were eligible to use the school's...

Duration:00:07:29

(S02-E05) HV Paul Harvey - "Historic Origins of Pilgrims Thanksgiving" - 1621

11/23/2017
Paul Harvey shares a short speech named “Origins of the Pilgrim’s Thanksgiving”. Mr. Harvey helps us to understand the deeper meaning of a custom that dates to the Middle Ages in Europe. To provide more information about this holiday celebrated around the world, four PDF documents accompany this podcast episode: general history of Thanksgiving, history of Thanksgiving in the U.S., history of Thanksgiving in Canada, and history of Thanksgiving in the Netherlands which Mr. Harvey refers as...

Duration:00:03:55

(S02-E04) HV Docudrama - "The Pilgrims Sail for America" - 1620

11/20/2017
We feature an episode from old time radio, the CBS News Radio Series, You Are There. The docudrama is “The Pilgrims Sail to America in 1620”. Several PDF documents accompany this podcast to provide more information: Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Mayflower Ship and Voyage to America, and Mayflower Compact. Created by CBS Radio, it blended history with modern technology, taking an entire network newsroom on a time warp each week reporting the great events of the past. The news reporters were...

Duration:00:30:23