Thu, 27 March 2014
A look back at the last five episodes and a sneak peak at the next five episodes. A some well deserved recognition for listener suggestions and contributions. We will look at Kabul, Afghanistan, the British Army, Jalalabad, Germany, German, Russia, Russian, Soviet, Crimea, Wilhelm Gustloff, Lisbon, Portugal, earthquake, tsunami, fire, the Black Death, Bubonic Plague, Europe, China, India, Caffa, Bataan, Philippines, American, Japanese, Trail of Tears, Choctaw, Seminole, Cherokee, Muscogee and Indian Removal Act of 1830.
Direct download: Intermezzo_and_Sneak_Peak_into_Episodes_11_-15.mp3
Category:Social and Culture -- posted at: 9:22pm PDT
Sat, 8 March 2014
On the night of December 2-3, 1984, the people of Bhopal, India and the surrounding areas were exposed to a massive chemical leak of methyl isocyanate gas from the nearby Union Carbide plant. The people of Bhopal suffered coughing, vomiting, severe eye irritation and a feeling of suffocation. For many death eventually followed. Animals bloated and died and the tree leaves turned yellow and fell. The leak would be the cause of thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of injuries.
Direct download: Episode_10_-_The_Bhopal_Gas_Leak_.mp3
Category:Social and Culture -- posted at: 12:56pm PDT