Friday, July 29, 2011

A Podcast Playlist for 29 July 2011 (2)

BBC History magazine
BBC History Magazine - 29th July 2011
John K Walton explores the British seaside holiday while Ralph Houlbrooke delves into the reign of Edward VI. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
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Book Review
Helen Schulman on her novel, "The Beautiful Life"; how computers reveal the jargon of fiction; best-seller news.
This week, Helen Schulman on her novel, "The Beautiful Life"; linguist Ben Zimmer explains how computers reveal the jargon of fiction; Julie Bosman has notes from the field; and Jennifer Schuessler has best-seller news. Sam Tanenhaus is the host.
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The Korea Society
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks at The Korea Society 2011 Annual Dinner
On July 19th, 2011, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the members, friends, and supporters of The Korea Society at the organization’s 2011 Annual Dinner in New York City. He spoke about his unanimous election to a second term as Secretary-General, the strength of the U.S.-Korea partnership, and the obligation to help spread the “Korean dream” of “development, good governance, good government, human rights, peace and prosperity.”
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