An Extraordinary Introduction to the Birth of Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (with Haviv Rettig Gur)

EconTalk | 18 December 2023 | 1h 40m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Haviv Rettig Gur about his article The forgotten horrors that hide in the Holocaust’s long, dark shadow. Discusses the origins of Israel – how European Jew-hatred gave birth to Zionism and the founding of the Jewish state in 1948; the rise of Palestinian terrorism and why the Palestinian experience and the Israeli experience are so incompatible; and places the Holocaust in a much broader European context.

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Were the Suffragettes Terrorists?

History Extra | 18 December 2020 | 0h 27m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Fern Riddell about her book Death in Ten Minutes: The Forgotten Life of Radical Suffragette Kitty Marion. Discusses her biography of suffrage campaigner Kitty Marion, which explores the suffragettes’ use of bombings and fires to advance their campaign for votes for women.

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Privacy, Surveillance, & the Terrorist Trap, with Tom Parker

Carnegie Council Audio | 14 January 2020 | 0h 36m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Tom Parker about his book Avoiding the Terrorist Trap: Why Respect for Human Rights is the Key to Defeating Terrorism. Covers how investigators can utilize technology like facial recognition while respecting the rights of suspects and the general public; the consequences of government overreaction to terrorist threats; privacy; surveillance and more.

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