Throughline

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 Feb 15, 2019
Very interesting look into Iranian/US relations. This podcast gave a lot of insight into events in our history that haven't been previously covered extensively and have implications in current events.

Gilda
 Feb 15, 2019
I enjoy reading history and had no idea about the USA sponsored coup. What a shameful legacy of intervention all over the world. From then to now. Same shameful behavior.

Andy
 Feb 14, 2019
This is not bad. That being said, if it's intended for children/young adults, it should probably say that. If it's intended for adults, it needs more depth and seriousness.

Pa
 Feb 13, 2019
Well done, well done.

Andrew
 Feb 11, 2019
This is a wonderful way to get the whole story on historical events. Well done!

Description

The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.

Episode Date
On the Shoulders of Giants
2345
When Colin Kaepernick stopped standing for the national anthem at NFL games it sparked a nationwide conversation about patriotism and police brutality. Black athletes using their platform to protest injustice has long been a tradition in American history. In this episode we explore three stories of protest that are rarely told but essential to understanding the current debate: the heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson, the sprinter Wilma Rudolph, and the basketball player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.
Feb 14, 2019
Four Days in August
2274
It's no secret that Iran and the U.S. have a history of animosity toward each other. But when and how did it begin? This week we look back at four days in August 1953, when the CIA orchestrated a coup of Iran's elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh.
Feb 07, 2019
Introducing Throughline
144
NPR's new history podcast hosted by Ramtin Arablouei and Rund Abdelfatah. New episodes every Thursday starting February 7th.
Jan 30, 2019