Test Podcast – War archives, Gulag museum and Chinese children

This week, we’ll talk about the opening up of the Vichy war time archives, the inauguration of a new Gulag Museum in Russia, and the end of China’s One Child Policy.

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A house altar showing Akhenaten, Nefertiti and three of their daughters (including Meritaten). 18th dynasty, reign of Akhenaten

Show Notes

The History News Show is a podcast about historical, archaeological and any news to do with the past.

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This week, we’ll talk about the opening up of the Vichy war time archives, the inauguration of a new Gulag Museum in Russia, and the end of China’s One Child Policy. Also, some follow up from last episode about Ancient Egypt!

Links for this episode:

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

http://nmaahc.si.edu

Vichy France War Time Archives

http://www.france24.com/fr/20151228-etat-francais-acces-archives-seconde-guerre-mondiale-vichy-petain-documents

New York Public Library Digital Collection

http://www.nypl.org/blog/2016/01/05/share-public-domain-collections

Otzi the Iceman

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-35251892

iceman.it

Princess Meritaten / Wet Nurse Maia

http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/king-tuts-wet-nurse-may-have-been-his-sister-151221.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1

http://www.futura-sciences.com/magazines/sciences/infos/actu/d/egyptologie-egypte-nourrice-toutankhamon-serait-fait-soeur-60993/

China’s One Child Policy

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1550444/

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/29/china-abandons-one-child-policy

Museum of the Gulag

http://www.france24.com/fr/20151103-russie-musee-goulag-moscou-staline-systeme-concentrationnaire-histo

Wounded Knee Battle 125th Anniversary

http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/161483

Day in Tech History by Tom Merritt

http://www.tommerritt.com/category/writing/tech-history-today/

Book Reviews:

Ian Kershaw, To Hell and Back: Europe 1914-1949

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/books/review/ian-kershaws-to-hell-and-back-europe-1914-1949.html?ref=books&_r=3&referer=http:/historynewsnetwork.org/article/161557

Yasmin Khan, India at War: The Subcontinent and the Second World War

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/books/review/india-at-war-by-yasmin-khan.html?ref=books&_r=0

Music from Audio Jungle : Noble March, by Mjollnir

Author: Jordan

Host of the History News Show podcast