Posts Tagged ‘ history podcasts ’

Henry VIII: Man and Monarch Podcasts

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

The British Library has mounted a major exhibition to commemorate the accession to the throne of larger-than-life monarch King Henry VIII. “Henry VIII: Man and Monarch“  provides new insights into one of England’s most memorable monarchs, featuring some of the King’s personal belongings, as well as a love letter he wrote to his mistress, Anne […]

Times Podcast Looks at New Year, 100 Years Ago

Dec 29th, 2007 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting

The New York Times’ “Only In New York” podcast has a fun episode this week, looking at the newspaper’s coverage of the 1907 New Year’s Eve festivities, and predictions for 1908. The famed mirrored ball that drops from the newspaper’s tower every New Year’s Eve at midnight debuted 100 years ago. Predictions that air travel […]