Friedrich Nietzsche (Volume 1, Podcast 4)

Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche
Paul Ree, Lou Salome and Nietzsche
Paul Ree, Lou Salome and Nietzsche
The (in)famous photo of Salome, Ree and Nietzsche
The (in)famous photo of Salome, Ree and Nietzsche
Nietzsche, with Elizabeth, one year before his death.
Nietzsche, with Elizabeth, one year before his death.
Hitler, visiting Elizabeth at the Nietzsche Archive in Weimar.
Hitler, visiting Elizabeth at the Nietzsche Archive in Weimar.
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Friedrich Nietzsche, Book and Music Information

Books used for the Friedrich Nietzsche podcast included:

 

Walter Kaufmann’s biography, which is considered one of the best: Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist

 

Curtis Cate’s effort is an updated perspective with new material.: Friedrich Nietzsche Hardcover – February 3, 2005

 

“Forgotten Fatherland”, is an amazing tale of the bizarre colony of “Nueva Germania”:  Forgotten Fatherland The Search for Elizabeth Nietzsche (and the Aryan colony in Paraguay called Nueva Germania)

 

This book describes Nietzche’s life through photographs of places where he lived, visited and worked during his life: The Good European: Nietzsche’s Work Sites in Word and Image by Krell, David Farrell, Bates, Donald L. (1999) Paperback

 

Portions of Elgar’s “Nimrod”, number 9 from the “Enigma Variations”, Opus. 36 used are in the public domain.

Elgar: “Nimrod”, #9, “Enigma” Variations

 

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Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra (Volume 1, Podcast 3)

Mildred Harnack, courtesy, Eric D. Carlson
Mildred Harnack, courtesy, Eric D. Carlson
Arvid Harnack
Arvid Harnack
Harro Schulze-Boysen
Harro Schulze-Boysen
Libertas Schulze-Boysen
Libertas Schulze-Boysen
Mildred Harnack, May, 1938, courtesy of Eric D. Carlson
Mildred Harnack, May, 1938, courtesy of Eric D. Carlson
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Mildred Harnack Book, Music and Additional Information

There are several books that discuss the Mildred Harnack incident and the Red Orchestra.  An extremely thorough, lengthy biography of Mildred is contained in Shareen Blair Brysac’s “Resisting Hitler.”

By Shareen Blair Brysac – Resisting Hitler: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra

 

Anne Nelson’s “The Red Orchestra” focuses on all of the members of this resistance movement and the tumultuous period in Berlin in the thirties and forties.

Red Orchestra: The Story of the Berlin Underground and the Circle of Friends Who Resisted Hitler

 

Eric Larson’s “In the Garden of Beasts” is a general description of the diplomatic intrigue between the German and American governments, Berlin society in the thirties and the life during this period of Martha Dodd.  Mildred Harnack is only mentioned peripherally but any reader with an interest in this topic will undoubtedly find this book fascinating.

In the Garden of Beasts (11) by Larson, Erik [Hardcover (2011)]

 

For more information on the controversy over Nazi anatomist Hermann Stieve and the disposition of the cadavers of those executed by the Nazis with specific information about Mildred Harnack, see this article in Slate:

What happened to the Remains of Nazi Resister Mildred Harnack? Now We Know.

 

Both pieces of music heard in this podcast are in the public domain.  For more information see:

Erik Satie, Gymnopedie No. 1 (Harp arr.) and

Erik Satie, Gnossienes, No. 1 (piano)

 

 

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SS Catalpa Music and Publication Information

Captain George Smith Anthony
Captain George Smith Anthony

The Music used during the podcast episode “George Smith Anthony and the Voyage of the Catalpa” came from the Group “Slainte” from their album of the same name.

Slainte

The tracks used were “Kesh Jig, Leitrim Fancy”, “Star of the County Down”, and “Gander in the Pratie Hole”, permissible under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

The License

Peter F. Stevens book “The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels Escape to Freedom” is one of the few books available on this topic.The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels’ Escape to Freedom

Smithsonian Magazine’s Article on the Catalpa can be accessed here: The Most Audacious Australian Prison Break of 1876

The PBS Secrets of the Dead episode is here:

Irish Escape: The Freemantle Six

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John Paul Jones-American Admiral, (Volume 1, Podcast 1)

John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones
Artist's rendition of the Bon Homme Richard vs. HMS Serapis.
Artist’s rendition of the Bon Homme Richard vs. HMS Serapis.
Plaque in front of the  building on the Rue de Tournon, Paris where Jones died.
Plaque in front of the building on the Rue de Tournon, Paris where Jones died.
John Paul Jones sarcophagus, in the crypt of the US Naval Academy Chapel.
John Paul Jones sarcophagus, in the crypt of the US Naval Academy Chapel.
Houdon marble bust of Jones, crypt at the Naval Academy.
Houdon marble bust of Jones, crypt at the Naval Academy.

 

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John Paul Jones, Book and Music Information

Much of the information for this podcast came from the Pulitzer Prize winning “John Paul Jones: A Sailors Biography” by Samuel Eliot Morison.

John Paul Jones

 

Scott Martelle’s,  “The Admiral and the Ambassador” focuses on the quest to find and return the remains of John Paul Jones to a suitable place of honor.

By Scott Martelle The Admiral and the Ambassador: One Man’s Obsessive Search for the Body of John Paul Jones

 

The US Naval Institute’s (February, 2012) “The Resurrection of John Paul Jones”, by Captain Patrick Grant can be found here:

The Resurrection of John Paul Jones

 

The music played at the beginning and end of the podcast is “La Reine de la Mer, by John Philip Sousa.  It is in the public domain, more information below.

La Reine de la Mer, by John Philip Sousa

 

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