Contemporary History Episodes

1945CE - Present
Oct. 11, 2021

The Deadliest Sniper In History, Simo Hayha

Simo Häyhä was a Finnish farmer born in the 1900's, known around his village for his wickedly sharp aim with a hunting rifle. In 1939, his life was turned upside down when Stalin and The Red Army invaded Finland. Rushed …

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March 15, 2021

Bokassa I, The Cannibal Emperor Of Africa

We explore the life and legacy of Jean-Bédel Bokassa, better known as Emperor Bokassa. We examine his rise to power, his outrageous spending habits, and his fall from grace. We discuss his obsession with Napoleon and his lust for power …

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