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This week in history is an informative podcast that tackles some of the most interesting and important people and events from modern and ancient history. Your host is Dan "the viking" Gamblin who is a qualified historian and a former history teacher based in England. Feel free to contact me for any shows you might want to hear either on this page or via the podcast email. Twihpod@gmail.com Hope you enjoy what we have to offer and tell your friends about us. Remember we all have history make ...
 
When did the word “robot” enter the English language? When did the famous Sears catalogue finally bid us all adieu? On ‘This Week in Business History,’ host Scott Luton connects the dots as he leads us down memory lane, shining a light on some of the most significant leaders, companies, innovations – and even lessons learned – from our collective business history. Tune in for some of the most relevant business and global supply chain events from years past. You never know when the events of ...
 
"This Week in Black History, Society, and Culture" is a weekly podcast produced by the Black and African Diaspora Forum United (BADFU) an interracial group of faculty at Monmouth University concerned about issues pertaining to the Black/African American experience. BADFU members will periodically interview scholars, authors, activists, and community leaders on matters related to the history, society, and culture of Black and African American communities in the United States (U.S.) and beyond ...
 
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In this episode of This Week in Business History, host Scott W. Luton offers up 5 interesting aspects of the Blockbuster story. He includes intriguing and humorous insights on the company's intertwined story with Netflix, as well as a brief look on the true founders of Blockbuster (not just the global business titans that grew the company into the …
 
This Week we are taking a look at possibly the most important event in modern History the assassination that changed the world as we know it how different would our world have been if this random royal from an empire that was new and small had lived ? No WW1 No WW2?על ידי This Week In History
 
In this episode, Dr. Katie Parkin discusses Pushing Cool with Dr. Keith A. Wailoo. Parkin is a Professor of History at Monmouth University and the Jules Plangere, Jr., Endowed Chair in American Social History. She is the author of Food is Love: Advertising and Gender Roles in Modern America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005) and Women at the …
 
1968 was a traumatic year for most of the country. It was in Detroit as well, even as the Tigers did their best to bring a broken city back together, on their way to a world championship that they won 53 years ago this week. In response to a patron's request, we look back on how the Tigers flourished in The Year of the Pitcher, and how they managed…
 
In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner shares the stories of two notable Nobel Laureates in Economics: Milton Friedman and John Nash. Their research into theoretical economic science is as complicated as their own lives were. She will also dig into the origins of the 40-hour workweek and why piecework-based compensation is m…
 
In this episode, Dr. Hettie V. Williams in conversation with Dr. Chris DeRosa about Black Reconstruction and “reconstructions” in U.S. history. Dr. DeRosa is Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University. Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 is the title of a book published in 19…
 
Bobby Thomson and Ralph Branca became inextricably linked 70 years ago this week when the former turned around a fastball from the latter and hit a three run walkoff homer that completed a Cinderella comeback to the game and season, and gave the Giants the 1951 National League pennant. Mike and Bill look back at both men, their lives, and the momen…
 
In this episode of This Week in Business History, host Scott W. Luton dives into the Ray Kroc story. Most folks know the role that Kroc had in building the global McDonald's brand. However, Scott finds a few twists about "the founder" that you may not know, such as: what world-famous business person did Ray Kroc meet while training for the Red Cros…
 
In this episode, Dr. Hettie V. Williams is in conversation with Dr. Clare Corbould about Black Internationalism—a growing subfield in African American history. Corbould is a historian specializing in African American cultural and intellectual history. She is currently an Associate Professor of North American History at Deakin University in Australi…
 
The Orioles of the late '60s and early '70s were one of the best teams in baseball, with a strong and stable rotation that peaked 50 years ago this week when Jim Palmer became the 4th Baltimore starter to win 20 games on the year. Mike and Bill discuss this staff and the epic run that fell just short of winning it all. Plus, happy birthday to Jelly…
 
In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner tells the stories behind three inventors: an indoor plumbing innovator, a straw tinkerer, and the woman who still holds the record for the most patents among black, female inventors. We’ll also mark some notable business birthdays and say good-bye to the man who was most definitely a wi…
 
In this episode, Dr. Hettie V. Williams is in conversation with Dr. Nicole Pulliam inaugural Director of Monmouth University’s Social Justice Academy. The Monmouth University Social Justice Academy, generously funded by the Grunin Foundation, offers direct support to K-12 school systems in Monmouth and Ocean counties for their ongoing social justic…
 
The list of individual players who changed the game of baseball is a very short one. But 102 years ago this week, one of them did something previously thought impossible. When Babe Ruth hit his 28th home run, he ushered in a whole new era of power hitting and changed the course of both the rest of his life and of baseball history. Mike and Bill loo…
 
In this episode of This Week in Business History, host Scott W. Luton shares background on three unsung heroes in business history: Olive Ann Beech, Fred Harvey & Bayard Rustin. Learn more about Olive Ann's contributions to the aviation industry; Fred's impact on the North American restaurant industry; and Bayard's impact on society in general, esp…
 
In this episode, Dr. Hettie V. Williams is in conversation with Dr. Ken Campbell Professor of history at Monmouth University and author of A History of the British Isles: Prehistory to the Present and many other books on British history and beyond about race and the Windrush Generation in England. The Windrush Generation has become a major topic of…
 
He is simply Stan the Man. One of the greatest players in the history of the game, and one of the most beloved. And he debuted 80 years ago this week. Mike and Bill give this episode over to his life and legacy, and try to figure out exactly why he was so dang lovable. Also, happy birthday to Luis Castillo (the first one) and Joe Rudi…
 
In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner remembers key innovations, inventions, and firsts that took place between September 13th and the 17th. In our main story, she shares the life story of the man who fixed Thomas Edison’s lightbulb, drew Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone into reality, and made a real and lasting mark on hi…
 
In this second episode of season three, Dr. Hettie V. Williams is in conversation with Dr. Richard F. Veit about his work as a historical archaeologist with a focus on African American archaeological and historic sites in New Jersey. Williams is an Associate Professor of history at Monmouth University in the Department of History and Anthropology. …
 
Marty Miller from Radio Nova guides you through the week of September 6th to 10th in music history. This week Bob Geldof got the freedom of Dublin City in 2005, it was sticks down and goodbye to Who drummer Keith Moon in '78 and we are exactly 30 years on from a musical game-changer, thanks to Nirvana. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inform…
 
One of the most underappreciated superstars in baseball history, Minnie Miñoso straddled the pre and post-integration eras. But despite this, and a pro career that spanned seven decades in which he was brought back to get his final big league hit 45 years ago this week at the age of 50, Miñoso has been repeatedly snubbed for the Hall of Fame. Mike …
 
In this first episode of season three, Dr. Hettie V. Williams is in conversation with Dr. Pamela Scott-Johnson about her journey in higher education as an African American woman academic and administrator. Dr. Scott-Johnson is the first Black woman Provost of Monmouth University. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from Pri…
 
In honor of Labor Day 2021, host Scott W. Luton reflects back on his own related Eureka moment on the power of a good day's work & the responsibility we all have when it comes to the global workforce. Scott also dives into the history of Labor Day, including a few historical notes that might just surprise you. Our team at This Week in Business Hist…
 
August trades used to be a big part of how teams would finalize their roster for the postseason. That option no longer exists, but 70 years ago this week, the Yankees made one of the most famous August deals in history when they sent $50,000 and Lew Burdette to the Braves for Johnny Sain, a deal that would ultimately come back to bite them. Mike an…
 
We shake things up a bit for our 17th Zoom Hangout, switching day and time and length of recording to attract more of you weirdos. And it was a successful experiment. We'll do more of it in the future. In honor of the change, we talk about ballplayers who switched positions and award some prizes.
 
In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner remembers key innovations, inventions, and firsts that took place between August 30th and September 3rd. In our main story, she tells the wild but true story behind the discovery of the Slinky and the journey that it started for one family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We’ll also hear …
 
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