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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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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 …
 
For years, Johnny Mize was one of the most underrated sluggers in the game, in part because he missed three prime years to the war effort. But his trade to the Yankees 72 years ago this week helped push one of the greatest dynasties of all time to the first of five straight championships. Mike and Bill look back on the slugger's impressive career a…
 
In this special episode of This Week in Business History, host Scott W. Luton shares information on his grandfather's business journey, including his experiences with Winn-Dixie and Kimberly-Clark. He also touches on interesting facts about the Solo Cup Company and Buick, as well as a few leadership traits that made Mr. Rutland such a special perso…
 
With Bill unavailable this week, Mike tries an experiment, choosing one game from this week at random from the 20th century to write about. What surprises are in store from August 21st, 1922 as the Browns took on the Athletics? Plus, happy birthday Don "Duffy" Dyer!על ידי Mike Bates and Bill Parker
 
In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner remembers key innovations, inventions, and firsts that took place between August 16th and the 20th. In our main story, she’ll explain the vision – and the determination – required to lay a functional telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean. She will also mark the birthdays of two trai…
 
Poised to potentially win their first championship, 27 years ago this week, the Montreal Expos were forced to stop playing when all of baseball ground to a halt. Mike and Bill look back at how the team was built, how it almost won, and how it was all torn apart. And they wonder how the story of baseball in Montreal may have been different if they'd…
 
In this episode of "This Week in Business History", host Scott W. Luton dives into the early days of Airbnb. You might be quite surprised at how the 2008 Democratic National Convention and discount cereal played a big role in the startup's early days. Scott will also share what instrumental individual compared the trio of Airbnb founders to "cockro…
 
Every game Steve Carlton philosophically pitched boiled down, to him, to a game a catch between him and his catcher. It sounds so simple, but Carlton used that recipe to win 329 games and, 35 years ago this week, strike out his 4,000th hitter. Mike and Bill look back on the long and storied career of Carlton, as well as how his devotion to philosop…
 
In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner remembers key innovations, inventions, and firsts that took place between August 2nd and the 6th. In our main story, we learn about the installation of the first electric traffic light and how the road went from being the domain of pedestrians to a throughway for cars. We’ll also learn …
 
Few players were traded as often, especially at the trade deadline as newly minted Hall of Famer Harold Baines, who was sent from the White Sox to the Rangers for Sammy Sosa and others 23 years ago this week in what future President George W Bush called the biggest mistake of his life. That's a lot to lay on a guy who was pretty dang good for a rea…
 
For our latest Zoom Hangout, we are joined by the great Mike Duncan (@mikeduncan) of The History of Rome, The Storm Before the Storm, Revolutions, and the forthcoming biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, Hero of Two Worlds. Mike is an incredibly thoughtful historian and baseball fan who talks to us about the Negro Leagues, producing a history pod…
 
In this episode of This Week in Business History, host Scott W. Luton shares 6 cities that have interesting ties to the global business world. What two tech titans had strong ties to Los Altos, CA? What important, innovative contributions can the residents of Fort Wayne, IN be proud of? Wait - UPS started where? What global company recently moved t…
 
We don't talk nearly enough about Fred McGriff, one of the most underrated and underappreciated sluggers of the late '80s and early '90s. Mike and Bill rectify that this week on the 28th anniversary of his trade to the Braves for the 1993 stretch drive, and talk about whether he belongs in the Hall of Fame. Plus, happy birthday to Tommy McCarthy an…
 
In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner remembers key innovations, inventions, and firsts that took place between July 19th and the 23rd. In our main story, we indulge in a retelling of the scandalous accounting practices used by WorldCom to protect their share price after the Dot.com bubble burst. Then we’ll learn about the …
 
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