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The Interconnected Stories behind the World's Greatest Ideas. What was the tipping point, the connection or action that made the difference for companies, people and ideas. Continue Reading >>
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Episode 35: The Fairy Tale of Sixto Rodriquez The Story of Sixto Rodriguez doesn't start in 1971, it starts with Ghandi and apartheid. In today's episode we look at Paul Simon, Harry Belafonte, The Beatles, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Bob Dylan, the United Nations, Coca-Cola, Ghandi, The Sugarman Sixto Rodriquez and even Rosa Parks.
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Episode 35: The Fairy Tale of Sixto Rodriquez The Story of Sixto Rodriguez doesn't start in 1971, it starts with Ghandi and apartheid. In today's episode we look at Paul Simon, Harry Belafonte, The Beatles, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Bob Dylan, the United Nations, Coca-Cola, Ghandi, The Sugarman Sixto Rodriquez and even Rosa Parks.
Episode 33: Finish What You Started In today's episode we look at how it all started. George Lucas, Thor Heyerdahl, Warren Buffet, James Marshall, Roger Cook, Mt. St. Helens, John Houseman, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Michael Jackson, and Wynton Marsalis all come together for one purpose.
Episode 32: The Blue Jeans that Got Away With Murder Blue is not an easy color to come by in nature. The path to making blue jeans; therefore is an interesting one. In today's episode we reach Levi Strauss, John Hershel, Charles Darwin, the American Revolution, Eli Whitney, the California Gold Rush and ultimately the company whose experiments with Prussian Blue led to murder.
Episode 31: Did Russia Start the Peace Movement? Is PEACE just a political campaign? How did the Peace sign come to be? In today's episode learn the stance Russia has had on peace. Meet Marie Curie, Pablo Picasso, the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the situation with Ukraine's Crimean Coast, the Manhattan Project and hear the words of Russian Premiere Yuri Andropov himself and 11 year old Samantha Smith.
Episode 30: She Bombed The President for Votes There was a time when a plan was hatched to bomb Woodrow Wilson, but not the way you'd ever think. Today's story involves L. Frank Baum, Edith Wilson, the Statue of Liberty, Wilbur Wright, Oberlin College, Ruth Law, Matilda Jocelyn Gage, the State of Tennessee, and William Boeing. Sit back and enjoy as we celebrate the 19th Amendment.
Episode 29: 187 Years Behind Martin Luther King's Dream W.E.B. Dubois, Abraham Lincoln, A. Philip Randolph, Langston Hughes, Mahalia Jackson, Thomas Dorsey, Harry Belafonte, John D. Rockefeller, and so many others have been fighting for the Dream since 1776. When Martin Luther King gave his speech in Washington, he made sure their voices were heard.
187 Years Behind Martin Luther King's Dream W.E.B. Dubois, Abraham Lincoln, A. Philip Randolph, Langston Hughes, Mahalia Jackson, Thomas Dorsey, Harry Belafonte, John D. Rockefeller, and so many others have been fighting for the Dream since 1776. When Martin Luther King gave his speech in Washington, he made sure their voices were heard.
Episode 28: Will Winnie the Pooh Ever Find Freedom? United States Copyright laws have changed from the beginning, making public domain dates a moving target. This is the story of how Disney built its empire using the public domain as a tool. Disney, A.A. Milne, Mickey Mouse, Jimmy Stewart, and the U.S. Congress.
Will Winnie the Pooh Ever Be Free? United States Copyright laws have changed from the beginning, making public domain dates a moving target. This is the story of how Disney built its empire using the public domain as a tool.
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