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    Cold war spies with Werner I Juretzko

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    Werner Juretzko, a former G-2 (Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence) United States Army intelligence operative, apprehended during an authorized military espionage mission behind the Iron Curtain by communist security agents. Sentenced to 13 years - released 1961 after 6 years imprisonment.
    All to often we hear about the daring deeds of spies, The James Bond  types who conquer all,  save the world , and still get the girl. Today we talk with a real spy who was caught , served time in a East German prison and now can tell his story.
    MY mentor Armando Sanchez met Werner I Juretzko while on a South Pacific cruise and suggested that we do a show together  and I jumped at the chance .
    About the Author Werner I. Juretzko was born into a well-respected merchant family in 1932. He grew up in a bilingual environment of the German and Polish languages, the youngest of seven children. His family lived in one of Europe’s pre-war political hotbeds—the long-disputed area of Upper Silesia where the first shots of World War II were fired. At the end of World War II, Werner was a combat-hardened 14-year-old fighting for his survival. He was forced by the Third Reich into the last-ditch defense lines.  Atrocities committed by Soviet soldiers on members of his family created a resolve in Werner to revenge his family’s honor. In 1948, while serving his apprenticeship in West Germany as a tool & die maker, Werner was approached by the Organization Gehlen, which was the forerunner of the modern Amt fuer Verfassungsschutz (known in English as the Office for the Protection of the Constitution). Werner was asked to infiltrate the Communist Party in the State of Hessia. His exemplary service led to his recruitment by the G-2 Intelligence Service of the United States Army. During the heights of the Cold War, as a G-2 undercover political operative for the US Army intelligence,

  • 00:31

    Friends of Marie-Antoinette, Part 3

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    Welcome to Tea at Trianon Radio, dedicated to rehabilitating the memory of Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine d'Autriche, Queen of France and Navarre. I am Elena Maria Vidal, the author of four historical novels as well as a new biography of Marie-Antoinette entitled Marie-Antoinette, Daughter of the Caesars: Her Life, Her Times, Her Legacy. Pour yourself a cup of tea as we journey into the past.  In her last letter, Marie-Antoinette wrote to her sister-in-law Madame Elisabeth: "Happiness is doubled when shared with a friend...." In those words are contained the value she placed on friendship as being intrinsic to her happiness. Indeed, the queen had a great capacity for friendship, although she was not always prudent in her choice of companions. In this episode we will be discussing the mysterious Catherine Hyde, who claimed to be the adopted daughter of Marie-Antoinette's friend, the Princesse de Lamballe. We will not be taking phone calls but please email me with a question or comment at emvidal@planetrussell.net.
    Tea at Trianon Radio is brought to you by Mayapple Books, dedicated to publishing modern classics. Visit our website at www.mayapplebooks.net and visit the author at www.emvidal.com.

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    Bee in Eden Episode 13 Noah's Flood and the Pyramids

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    The Bee In Eden Radio Show 
    Host SedonaDeb
    Episode 13
    Noah's Flood and the Pyramids
     
     
     

  • 00:31

    "13TH AMENDMENT... Who Does It Protect?...

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    "13TH AMENDMENT... Who Does It Protect?... The twisting of "The Constitution Of United States" and its purpose has been designed as an answer to the abolishment of slavery... As a direct result to a failing economic system due to the civil war and the building of the Union. needing to be built by free labor, 13TH Amendment was established and enforced for newly freed slaves.  The 13th amendment (1865) freed slaves throughout the United States. It confirmed the Emancipation Proclamation (1863) that had pronounced slaves free in the Confederate states. The thirteenth amendment to the US Constitution abolished slavery and all other forms of involuntary servitude, excluding involuntary labor as punishment for a crime.  13th is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the "intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States;"[3] it is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which freed the slaves and prohibited slavery (unless as punishment for a crime).
     

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    'The Latest News in the Ivory Towel on Donald Trump' - 10/7/2017

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    Join MPH on Sat., October 7 ,2017 at 1 PM EST U.S. as we discuss 'The Latest News in the Ivory Towel on Donald Trump.' You can call in at (818) 337-0016, or go online at www.blogtalkradio.com/missing-pages-of-history-inc

  • 00:32

    What is Blackness?

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    What is Blackness

  • 00:35

    Another Look at Custer's Visit to Monroe

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    Custer Luck Radio Show host Jean Barto further discusses George Armstrong Custer's visit home to Monroe, Michigan in late September 1863.

  • 00:43

    Mrs. Delores Eaton: "Harriet Tubman is My Moral Compass"

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    As a proud native of Montgomery, Alabama Mrs. Delores Eaton takes no tea for the fever.  Her maternal lineage is heralded for instituting Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, which served as the focal point of the Montgomery bus boycott and launched Reverand Martin Luther King's metoric rise in the Civll Rights Movement.  Mrs. Eaton was partially sheltered from the extremisms of Jim Crow because her family was highly educated, owned land, and independently operated several business.  However, she like other African Americans, was still subjected to the wiles of segregation. In this interview Mrs. Eaton discusses encountering racism on the bus as a child, the importance of education, influential members of her community, such as E.D. Nixon, internal class struggles, the limitations of African American leadership, her role during the Movement, and her husband Herbert's divestment efforts in South Africa while at the University of Rochester. 

  • 00:27

    Radium Girls of NJ

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    While their deaths were tragic indeed, The Radium Girls of NJ set the stage for one of the most famous workers- rights court cases in US history- and ultimately saved thousands of lives. It is a story that must be told and we look forward to sharing it with you!

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    Desertion and Invasion: Differences between Lee's First and Second Invasions

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    Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia always had a serious problem with desertion and straggling in all of campaigns they fought in. However, during these two Northern invasions, Lee faced two different views of his army in the field of desertion. This show will show the vast difference between these two invasions.
     
    Further reading:
    Stephen Sears, Gettysburg
    Allen Guelzo, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion
    Dennis Frye,