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(Guest Post) Ezzard Charles: The life of a Boxer [100 Years of Memory]

(Guest Post) Ezzard Charles: The life of a Boxer [100 Years of Memory]

Written by, Stefania Dzhanamova Make sure to check out Stefania’s YouTube channel as well! Ezzard Charles was a boxer of paradoxes. He was recognized as the greatest light heavyweight fighter of all time, but he never won the light heavyweight title — that no-man’s division between the glamor classes of middleweight and heavyweight. He earned his well-deserved place in the Boxing Hall of Fame, but otherwise remained obscure especially if compared with Joey Maxim, Jimmy Bivins, Lloyd Marshall, Charley Burley,…

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E004 – Eleanor and Sara

E004 – Eleanor and Sara

The relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and her mother-in-law Sara Delano is one of the most misunderstood aspects of the Roosevelt saga.  In this episode I hope to clear the fog a bit,  and illuminate the truths of this complex relationship. This episode was researched and written by me, Micah Cummins, and Stefania Dzhanamova. The show’s script was fact-checked and edited by Stefania Dzhanamova. Books used for the writing of this episode: Sara and Eleanor: The Story of Sara Delano Roosevelt…

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E003 – Napoleon The Young Years

E003 – Napoleon The Young Years

Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the most discussed historical figures of all time, yet very little attention is given to his childhood. In this episode, I try to pull back some of the layers of Napoleon, and look into his youth to see the experiences and people who shaped him into the historical giant we know today. 

E001 – Harry Truman and Battery D (Harry Truman Part One)

E001 – Harry Truman and Battery D (Harry Truman Part One)

Harry Truman was one of our most unlikely presidents, having had very limited political, and leadership experience he was flung into the highest help office in the country. In today’s episode I want to take a step back, and look at the first time Truman found himself having to lead, and what he learned from it.