March 2020 Q&A

Instead of doing a standard episode, Dan McGinnis and Colin Oliver have joined me to answer some listener questions. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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118. The Red Scare

In this episode we focus mainly on the Second Red Scare of the early Cold War, discussing the influence of Hollywood, the tactics used by government hearings, and the overreach of the FBI. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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117. Disco

In this episode we discuss the cultural phenomenon of disco music from various perspectives. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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116. The United States In Latin America (Part 2)

In this episode we cover the 20th century, including the Big Brother period and the Banana Wars, the Good Neighbor Policy, and the Cold War. Scott Weber returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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115. The United States In Latin America (Part 1)

In this episode we’ll be discussing the history of US intervention in Latin America, beginning with an overview of the colonial history of Latin America and Manifest Destiny and ending with the Spanish-American War. Scott Weber returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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114. The Modern Olympics

In this episode we discuss the modern Olympics, from the various revival movements (both failed and successful) to the politically fraught Games of the 1970s and 80s. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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113. The Dreyfus Affair

In this episode we discuss the Dreyfus Affair, an espionage scandal in late 19th century France that saw Alfred Dreyfus wrongly accused of crimes due to institutional biases and popular antisemitism. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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Notes: Episode 112, Alan Turing

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information. 4:32 – John and Alan were the only two children – I didn’t miss any here. 5:26 – I’m still rather confused as to why “public school” refers to a private institution in Britain while what I grew up calling a public school would be called a […]

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112. Alan Turing & Enigma

In this episode we discuss the life of Alan Turing and his impact on both the discipline of computer science and the Allied code-breaking effort in the Second World War. Kevin Miller returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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Schedule Update

A quick check-in on switching our schedule to once per month rather than twice.

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