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In this week's episode of the Historian's Movie Review I look at the 1990 movie The Long Walk Home starring Whoopie Goldberg and Sissy Spacek.
Topics discussed include the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, Martin Luther King Jr., and the true story about Rosa Parks.
NSFW - use of racially insensitive language in the film.
Correction - The Montgomery Boycott lasted from December 1, 1955 - December 20, 1956
Intro, Outro, and Intersicial Music:
The Friendly Four, "Where is Freedom," in Black Gospel Resoration Project, Baylor University
Theoharis, Jeanne, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
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In this week's episode of the Historian's Movie Review I look at two classic Marx Brothers films - Duck Soup and Horse Feathers. Topics discussed include The Great Depression, Prohibition, and FDR.
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Continuing my unintentional Cold War series I look at Dr. Strangelove. Topics include how to remove Fidel Castro's beard, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and vital bodily fluids.
Thanks to Reddit user c_mad788 for the episode idea!
IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/
Kennedy Cuban Missile Crisis Speech - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgdUgzAWcrw
Intro, Outro, Interstitial music - "Devil on my Shoulder," The Underscore Orkestra
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In this episode I pay tribute to Mr. Spock -- Leonard Nimoy, and look at the Star Trek Original Series episode "The Omega Glory." Topics discussed include Cold War symbolism in the Star Trek universe.
Warning: This episode contains spoilers
Cited Podcast -- http://citedpodcast.com/superpredator/
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The Oscars are this week! So, I talk about the 2005 Oscar nominated film Good Night and Good Luck. Topics covered include Communism, the Red Scare, and the integrity of the modern news media.
I also have a new segment helping to promote two of my new favorite podcasts!
IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0433383/
Reds: McCarthyism in Twentieth-Century America, Ted Morgan -
Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism, Bob Edwards -
Intro, Outro, Interstitial Music - "Barbara," US Army Jazz Band -
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