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30 minutes | Dec 16, 2021
Stolen letters from the Soviet Union emerge decades later to tell stories about a repressive past. Echoes of the present emerge as our researchers dive deep into something called perlustration.
29 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
The Secret History of Barbecue
Today, Russell takes us through the secret history of barbecue - what you didn't know about a summertime staple.
31 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
The Big Mother of Kiev
Guest contributors Sophia and Isabel Jewel investigate Europe's biggest monument - the Motherland Monument in Kiev, Ukraine.
31 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
A Very Special Friendship: Canada and Cuba, Part 3
Gina and Nataly wrap up our series on Canada-Cuba relations.
31 minutes | May 28, 2021
A Very Special Friendship: Canada and Cuba, Part 2
Guest contributors Lynda and Yintong sit down with Dr. John Kirk, who had been a go-between for the Canadian government and the Castros.
30 minutes | May 14, 2021
A Very Special Friendship: Canada and Cuba, Part 1
Part one of three in a series on Canada-Cuba relations, with guest contributers Simran Grewal and Zain Khan.
31 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Birth of a Stereotype
Check out the resources we used to talk about Aladdin's history: https://www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2015-01-11/8-real-world-locations-that-inspired-disney-movies-frozen-brave-aladdin https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1993-07-10-ca-11747-story.html https://www.vox.com/2019/5/24/18635896/disney-live-action-aladdin-controversy-history Some of the art we look at in the episode: https://www.agefotostock.com/age/en/details-photo/pantomime-poster-milton-ray-s-production-of-aladdin-at-the-grand-theatre-halifax/MEV-12249553 https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/art-artists/work-of-art/aladdin-secures-the-lamp
31 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Resting Villain Face, Part 2
We keep our conversation with Omar going - and learn about what happened to Frank Lackteen after the advent of sound cinema.
31 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
Resting Villain Face, Part 1
This week on History X - we talk to author and journalist Omar Mouallem about one of the silent era’s busiest character actors, and why you’ve never heard of him.
30 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
The Story That Set Tulsa on Fire
A re-broadcast of History X's pilot - a story that set Tulsa, AZ, on fire.
31 minutes | Jan 23, 2021
A Saint for Sinners?: Santa Muerte
You've seen her in shows like Narcos, like Breaking Bad - but who is Santa Muerte, really, and where does she come from? We talk to Dr. Kate Kingsbury to find out.
31 minutes | Jan 7, 2021
Precedented: An American Coup
The governor orders the National Guard to string barbed wire around the capitol building and take up defensive positions with machine guns. The Ku Klux Klan, after a campaign of terror against the governor’s supporters, calls for his ouster. The governor promises to pardon anyone who shoots a klansman. The KKK taunts the governor in the press, and headlines tell citizens to prepare for war. No, this is not some The Plot Against America-style alternative history on Netflix. It is the scene-setting for an actual coup d’etat in the American heartland in the 1920s...
31 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
The Surrender of IR 136: Part Two
Edmonton expands and the Papaschase Band pursues the last herds of bison. The band adheres to Treaty 6 and accepts a reserve. But then Frank Oliver gets involved.
30 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
The Surrender of IR 136: Part One
The story of IR 136 is just the tip of the iceberg. How and why did a huge chunk of land, guaranteed by treaty to the Papaschase band, end up the way it did?
31 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
58 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
The Ghosts of FunDrive
We accompany Edmonton Ghost Tours around Old Strathcona.
30 minutes | Oct 30, 2020
Prelude to a Coup
What can 1970s and 1980s Argentina teach us about how coups happen, how to survive them, and how to deal with a society that's fragmenting around you, right before your eyes? This week, Russell talks to Luciana Erregue about her childhood in Argentina, and what advice she can give us as the US teeters on the edge of a coup themselves. Check out Laberinto Press' book, "Beyond the Food Court: an Anthology of Literary Cuisines," available now. https://www.laberintopress.com/shop/p/beyond-the-food-court
1 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
Trailer: Prelude to a Coup
What can 1970s and 1980s Argentina teach us about how coups happen, how to survive them, and how to deal with a fragmenting society?
30 minutes | Oct 16, 2020
Hammers, Hate Groups, and Heimdall
What happens when something you love is co-opted by hatred?
1 minutes | Oct 15, 2020
Trailer: Hammers, Hate Groups, and Heimdall
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