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  1. Angela Usher Interview (Banjo, whistle, tenor guitar)

    Tin whistle with Marian Egan (Flannery) in Hulme. Touring New Zealand and Australia. First banjos and joining Curragh. Toss the Feathers and choosing work over the road. The social side of learning. Joe and Jack Cooley and the lost tapes from America. The Love of Lucia, Kitty’s Twelve Roses and The Gort Mile.

    https://www.blarneypilgrims.com/episodes/angela-usher

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  2. James West On Invention And Inclusion In Science

    James West has been a curious tinkerer since he was a child, always wondering how things worked. Throughout his long career in STEM, he’s also been an advocate for diversity and inclusion — from co-founding the Association for Black Laboratory Employees in 1970 to his work today with The Ingenuity Project, a non-profit that cultivates math and science skills in middle and high school students in Baltimore public schools.

    Host Maddie Sofia talks to him about his life, career, and about how a device he helped invent in the 60’s made their interview possible.

    https://www.npr.org/2021/02/22/970159013/james-west-on-invention-and-inclusion-in-science

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  3. How Octavia Butler’s Sci-Fi Dystopia Became A Constant In A Man’s Evolution

    It was middle school, eighth grade, when a sheltered 13-year-old boy suddenly found himself immersed in an unfamiliar world, guided by a girl who wasn’t much older, a girl on the verge of leading a religious movement.

    At first glance, it might appear as if all they had in common was age, but there was more. They were both growing up in religious households — she a Baptist in a walled community outside of Los Angeles, he a Muslim in suburban Maryland. And they shared a burning desire to understand the constantly evolving, confusing world they occupied.

    The boy was me. The girl, Lauren Oya Olamina, is, of course, the main character in Octavia Butler’s classic science fiction novel Parable of the Sower. We were introduced by an adventurous middle school English teacher who assigned the book to my class.

    https://www.npr.org/2021/02/16/968498810/how-octavia-butlers-sci-fi-dystopia-became-a-constant-in-a-mans-evolution

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  4. The Rolling Wave Thursday 28 January 2021 - The Rolling Wave - RTÉ Radio 1

    In this episode piper Mick O’Brien talks about a new CD he has released with Emer Mayock and Aoife Ní Bhriain called ‘More Tunes from the Goodman Manuscripts’, music collected over 150 years ago in Cork and Kerry.

    https://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-rolling-wave/programmes/2021/0128/1193703-the-rolling-wave-thursday-28-january-2021/

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  5. In Our Time: Eclipses

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss solar eclipses, some of life’s most extraordinary moments, when day becomes night and the stars come out before day returns either all too soon or not soon enough, depending on what you understand to be happening. In ancient China, for example, there was a story that a dragon was eating the sun and it had to be scared away by banging pots and pans if the sun were to return. Total lunar eclipses are more frequent and last longer, with a blood moon coloured red like a sunrise or sunset. Both events have created the chance for scientists to learn something remarkable, from the speed of light, to the width of the Atlantic, to the roundness of Earth, to discovering helium and proving Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000qmnj

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  6. Aidan Crossey Interview (Mandolin)

    Stiff Little Fingers, punk rock, rebel songs and finding your tribe. Getting your head shard. Good listening makes good music. An Achill Island session and a musical awakening. Losing good friends and finding solace in music. GameStop, countercultures, DIY creativity, Inflammable Material, and of course, The Irish Mandolin… 1-2-3-4!

    https://www.blarneypilgrims.com/episodes/aidan-crossey-interview-mandolin

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  7. Ep 139: Philippe Sands - Part 2 – We Have Ways of Making You Talk Podcast

    In this second episode of our Philippe Sands interview we explore The Ratline and its central cast of characters. Otto Wächter, the Nazi on the run from justice; his wife Charlotte, avowed Nazi but loving wife and mother. And Horst Wächter, their son, still trying to prove his parents were innocent of the worst Nazi […]

    https://wehavewayspod.com/ep-139-philippe-sands-part-2/

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  8. Ep 137: Philippe Sands and The Ratline – We Have Ways of Making You Talk Podcast

    Philippe Sands, author of East West Street and The Ratline, joins Al and James to discuss the extraordinary war time stories he unearthed in his research. In this first episode he talks about Hans Frank, the Nazi ruler of Poland, and Frank’s son Niklas, who once said: “I don’t agree with the death penalty, except […]

    https://wehavewayspod.com/ep-137-philippe-sands-and-the-ratline/

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