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Welcome to Historic Voices: Global History and Culture. Learn from the past through voices that made history. The podcast brings voices from the past that make history alive through personal accounts, public speeches, and entertainment programs.  Their voices are political leaders, ordinary citizens who lived during extraordinary times, and entertainers who helped Americans live through difficult times. 

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Please post comments to the individual episodes, post to the iTunes podcast review and rating section, and email to me, arendale@umn.edu  Check out my other four podcasts and social media channels at www.davidmedia.org  Thanks for listening. 

Sep 19, 2022

S04-E03 We feature King Charles III (formerly Prince Charles) as he speaks publicly for the first time since the passing of his mother. In his brief message, King Charles both morns for the loss of his mother and the loss of the longest-serving monarch in the history of the United Kingdom. This is his first message as...


Sep 11, 2022

S04-E02 We feature Queen Elizabeth II (then Princess Elizabeth) in her first radio speech. In 1940, at just 13 years of age, Princess Elizabeth spoke briefly with listeners throughout the commonwealth and the U.S through a BBC children’s radio program. It was a morale-boosting message to fellow young people affected...


Sep 8, 2022

S04-E01 We feature the oral arguments made before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding overturning the previous Roe v. Wade abortion rights ruling from decades ago. You hear the lawyers for the two sides and questions made by some of the Supreme Court Justices. Due to the complexity of the issues, these arguments lasted...


Dec 25, 2021

S03-E23 We feature Reverend Dr. Billy Graham and his short Christmas Message. In addition to this audio episode, I also provide several PDF documents: first, the story of the nativity or birth of Jesus, second, background on the assumed location of Jesus birth which is now called the Church of the Nativity, and...


Dec 18, 2021

S03-E22 We feature the voices of Orson Wells, Lionel Barrymore, and the rest of the and for the dramatization of Charles Dicken’s classic, A Christmas Carol. We hear several distinguished actors of radio, film, and television: Orson Wells who is acclaimed to be one of the greatest and most influential actors, writers,...