Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Welcome to Historic Voices Podcast: 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.  I provide a short introduction to the recording and another at the end to provide historical context.

The following links allow you to subscribe: Apple Podcast, Amazon Music/Audible, Castbox.fm, Deezer, Facebook, Gaana, Google Podcast, iHeartRadio, Player.fm, Radio Public, Samsung Listen, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Twitter. and Vurbl. Automatically available through these podcast apps: AntennaPod, BeyondPod, Blubrry, Castamatic, Castaway 2, Castbox, Castro, iCatcher, Downcast, DoubleTwist, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Podcast Republic, Podcatcher, RSSRadio, and more.

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. 

May 29, 2017

President Harry Truman made a number of controversial decisions as president. One was dropping of the atomic bombs to end World War Two.  Another was the unpopular firing of General Douglass MacArthur as commander of the United Nations forces during the Korean War. This document provides part of the backstory for the...


May 29, 2017

This PDF document provides a short history of the personal life and military career of one of America's great military leaders, General Douglass MacArthur


May 29, 2017

This is a transcript of a speech by General Douglass MacArthur to Congress and the American people. The date was April 19, 1951. The dramatic timing of the speech was that President Harry Truman had relieved General MacArthur of military command of the United Nations forces during the Korean War the previous week....


May 29, 2017

In this podcast episode, we feature a speech by General Douglass MacArthur to Congress and the American people. The date was April 19, 1951. The dramatic timing of the speech was that President Harry Truman had relieved General MacArthur of military command of the United Nations forces during the Korean War the previous...


May 29, 2017

This PDF provides a short overview of the life of Barbara Bush, wife of former president, George W. Bush, Sr.