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The History of Our Fears and Obsessions with Kate Summerscale podcast Nov 07, 2022

Joining Sharon on Here’s Where It Gets Interesting today is author Kate Summerscale. She recently wrote The Book of Phobias & Manias, which highlights the roots and history of our fears and obsessions. Why do so many of us find dolls and clowns unnerving? Why do we react with a shriek...

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A Man of Iron with Troy Senik podcast Nov 04, 2022

On this episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon shares a conversation with former presidential speechwriter Troy Senik. Troy is now the cofounder of Kite & Key Media and author of the new book, A Man Of Iron, which is a sweeping biography of a nonconsecutive two-term...

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All That Is Wicked with Kate Dawson Nov 02, 2022

On today’s episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, author and podcast host Kate Dawson returns. Kate’s new book, All That Is Wicked transports readers to the Gilded Age–a time when money and prestige made it easy to get away with murder. Or almost, in the sensational...

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An Independent Influencer in a Two-Party System with Evan McMullin podcast Oct 31, 2022

 

On today’s episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon speaks with US Senate candidate Evan McMullin from Utah, who is running as an independent without special interest group donations. Together they discuss the two-party system, campaign reform, and the danger of...

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Resilience: Your Questions Answered podcast Oct 28, 2022

We asked you to write or call in with your lingering questions about Japanese incarceration, so today, on Resilience, Sharon answers your questions. Join us to hear more about what happened to Japanese Americans in Hawaii after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, what happened to the assets of the...

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Resilience: An Interview with George Takei Pt. 2 podcast Oct 26, 2022

Today on Here's Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon continues her conversation with actor George Takei about his childhood experiences with forced removal and incarcerated camp life.

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Resilience: An Interview with George Takei Pt. 1 podcast Oct 24, 2022

On today's episode of Here's Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon speaks with actor George Takei about his childhood experiences with forced removal and incarcerated camp life.

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Resilience: Redress and Reparation podcast Oct 20, 2022

Today marks the conclusion of our series, Resilience: The Wartime Incarceration of Japanese Americans. During the postwar era, a new generation was born to the Nisei as they returned to their lives outside of incarceration camps. This third generation, the Sansei, were raised by parents who...

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Resilience: The Fear of What Comes Next podcast Oct 19, 2022

Today, on Resilience, we explore what happened when Japanese Americans were told they were free citizens once again. Given only a train ticket and twenty-five dollars, the incarcerated did not know what awaited them once they left. Would they be able to return to their West Coast homes and...

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Resilience: All the Way to the Supreme Court podcast Oct 17, 2022

On today’s episode of Resilience, we will hear more from Professor Lorraine Bannai about Executive Order 9066, Japanese American resistance, and how they were both important to key Supreme Court Cases. The Supreme Court gave broad legal authority when it came to matters of national...

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Resilience: The Spirit of Resistance podcast Oct 14, 2022

On this episode of Resilience: The Wartime Incarceration of Japanese Americans, we are continuing our exploration of camp life. Through it all, many incarcerated found ways to add beauty and joy into their long days and nights. They cultivated the dusty land around them, practiced their crafts,...

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Resilience: The Long Days of Camp Life podcast Oct 12, 2022

Today on Resilience, we continue our exploration of the wartime incarceration of Japanese Americans. By the fall of 1942, the military had moved most of the imprisoned Japanese Americans from temporary camps into long-term incarceration barracks; camps in isolated locations where they would...

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