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The Story Behind the Eiffel Tower’s Forgotten Competitors

The world's fair has always stoked some wild ideas.
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Come COVID or High Water, College Is … Happening?

The COVID-fueled college crisis is changing minds about what constitutes higher education.
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When Jesus Freaks Go Bad

An accidental death leads to Jesus and a friendship that devolves into distinctly un-Christian quarters.
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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
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The Nazi Propaganda That Triggered a Mass Suicide

As Russians occupied Demmin, Germany, at the end of the war, locals feared for the worst, and more than 1,000 took their own lives.
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The Talk Shows That Changed American Television

Can 'The Carlos Watson Show' break new ground like these trailblazing shows?.
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Before Being a Neo-Nazi Was Trendy

In 1949, James Madole aped Nazi talking points from Manhattan in the hopes that the war could still be won.
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This Hard-Partying, Cross-Dressing Explorer Lived the Writer’s Life

Isabelle Eberhadt ditched her European upbringing to embrace Islam and explore North Africa at the turn of the 20th century.
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Listen to 'Flashback': The Drunk Cop Who Brought Down a President

If not for the fateful inaction of a single Washington, DC police officer, Watergate might never have happened.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
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American Fringes: The Bizarro English Used by Sovereign Citizens

David Wynn Miller left a linguistic legacy for anti-government types that continues to frustrate the legal system.