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The United States: The Rise of a Superpower

We’ve talked a lot about Russia, it’s time to check in with the United States of America in the early 1900’s.   While we weren’t one of the top-tier global superpowers, we were well on our way there at this point.   In this podcast I briefly outline a few …

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The Battleship Potemkin

    In 1905 when Russia had the “dress rehearsal” for the actual Bolshevik Revolution, one of the most notorious side stories of the whole ordeal was the mutiny on the battleship Potemkin, one of the Russian Navy’s prize vessels.   In 1925 legendary direction Sergei Eisenstein depicted the uprising …

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