Tagged: history

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The Era When Things Changed

Today marks the 38th anniversary of one of the most inspiring and peaceful revolutions of the 20th century – The Portuguese Carnation Revolution. It was the 25th of April, 1974 when unlikely groups of low ranking soldiers from around the...

ctrp413 Stories for Those Who Love Storytelling

ctrp413 Stories for Those Who Love Storytelling

MP3 Audio [34 MB]DownloadShow URL Annie Correal knows all about the nature of the news reporting business and the internet of news feeds and hypersharing. But she also knows a world where people take time to tell their stories and...
 

ctrp412 The Voice of Hanna Braun

ctrp412 The Voice of Hanna Braun

MP3 Audio [29 MB]DownloadShow URL “We’ve been here before!” Hanna Braun said to herself back in 1948 as Arab residents were expelled from Haifa. She had been a member of the Hagana before the Israeli army had been formally created...
 

ctrp407 On the Front Lines with the German Military

ctrp407 On the Front Lines with the German Military

MP3 Audio [37 MB]DownloadShow URL Thomas Wiegold was there in Somalia even before the German military arrived back in 1993. And he has been there ever since, reporting on what is a unique situation for both a country and its...
 

Write Our Own Histories

Write Our Own Histories

The headlines coming out of ChilĂ© this week echo throughout the world, “government shift in policy regarding learning about Pinochet era in school,” from now on to be described as a “regime”, and not a “dictatorship”. Which is immediately met...

Only Near Death Experiences

Only Near Death Experiences

My Malev-Hungarian airlines flights on the way back from Kosovo were heavily delayed, which seems like standard practice with that company. We are in what is supposed to be the last 30 minutes of this return flight to Amsterdam, its...