Test Podcast – Soviet Terror Plaques, LIDAR, Oldest Dress and Black History Month

This week, we remember the victims of Stalin’s purges, lasers find Roman ruins, we look at the world’s oldest dress, we recap Black History Month, and much more!

Vidolanda Roman fort, imaged using LIDAR, Environment Agency, UK


Show notes

This week, we’ll hear about an effort to remember the victims of Stalin’s purges during the Great Terror; we’ll find out how lasers can help find ruins; we take a look at the world’s oldest surviving garment; we do a recap of Black History Month, and much more!

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Ban on “Polish Death Camp” Phrase

Memorials to Victims of Stalin’s Great Purge

Roman Roads Found Using Lasers

Roman Mural Painting in London

Bronze Age Britain Wheel

Oldest Dress in the World

Jerusalem 7000 Years Old

Black History Month

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Rosa Parks Personal Archive Digitized

Black Life Matters Edit-a-thon

White House Events

Canadian Debate on Black History Month

Heritage Minute Viola Desmond

Canada Post No. 2 Construction Battalion Stamp

CN Tower African Diaspora Colours


Museum of the Citizen – British Museum Partnerships

Book Reviews

Ruling Minds: Psychology in the British Empire, by Erik Linstrum

Prof: Alan Turing Decoded, by Dermot Turing

Editorial on History by Suzannah Lipscomb

Music: Noble March, by Mjollnir, from AudioJungle.com

Author: Jordan

Host of the History News Show podcast