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Episode 40: Dot Dot Dot Dot Dash Dash Dash Dash Dash

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After a busy week off, Nolan and Ben are back with more retro pop culture for their listeners. This week brings a form of broadcasting never before heard on Young Nostalgia, Morse Code. The guys talk about Samuel F. B. Morse’s development of the code, to the modern day uses, and much more in between.

 

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morse_code

https://www.electronics-notes.com/articles/history/morse-code-telegraph/interesting-facts-information.php

Episode 38: We’re the Stuff Men Are Made Of

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Welcome to the third and final episode of a new three part series on Young Nostalgia. Nolan and Ben will devote a whole episode to three of the movie industry’s top “tough guys.” R. Lee Ermey, Clint Eastwood, and John Wayne will go down in history as the quintessential raw and rugged hollywood talents.

Part three of this series covers the one and only John Wayne. From his early beginnings and the origin of “The Duke,” to the height of his career, Wayne has become the prime example of manliness and patriotism. John Wayne’s well known and prominent American values showed in his work even at times when these ideas were less popular.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wayne 
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Episode 37: Go Ahead, Make My Day

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Welcome to the second episode of a new three part series on Young Nostalgia. Nolan and Ben will devote a whole episode to three of the movie industry’s top “tough guys.” R. Lee Ermey, Clint Eastwood, and John Wayne will go down in history as the quintessential raw and rugged hollywood talents.

This part two covers the early life and career of the one and only Clint Eastwood. Best known for his roles such as The Man with No Name and Dirty Harry, he began in largely unremarkable and often uncredited appearances. After the height of his acting career, Eastwood would transition into directing. His successful directing career includes movies such as Million Dollar Baby, J. Edgar, and Sully.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clint_Eastwood 
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Episode 36: Sir, yes sir!

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Welcome to the first episode of a new three part series on Young Nostalgia. Nolan and Ben will devote a whole episode to three of the movie industry’s top “tough guys.” R. Lee Ermey, Clint Eastwood, and John Wayne will go down in history as the quintessential raw and rugged hollywood talents.

 

This first episode covers the extensive military and acting career of R. Lee Ermey. Best known for his military and authoritarian figure roles, Ermey was also a prominent voice actor. His military life and experience as a drill instructor led to him being commonly typecast in these roles.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._Lee_Ermey

 

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Then and Now: Vol. 4

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The "Then and Now" series takes a look at notable actors, actresses, musicians, and other celebrities. Nolan and Ben discuss their early careers and how they gained notoriety, before transitioning into their accomplishments later in life.

Volume 4:

Margaret Thatcher
Katherine Johnson
Hedy Lamarr

April of 2018 will mark one year for Nolan and Ben’s venture into podcasting! The guys from Young Nostalgia would like to ask listeners for feedback regarding some special show ideas to celebrate this milestone. Fans are welcome and encouraged to send their thoughts via Facebook, Twitter, and email.

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Twitter.com/young_nostalgia
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Thatcher

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Johnson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedy_Lamarr 

Episode 30: This Month in History - March

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It’s once again time for This Month in History! This week, Young Nostalgia takes a look at events occurring in March that were historically relevant or otherwise interesting. Of course, no This Month in History is complete without a mention of Richard Nixon. In addition, Nolan and Ben also talk about several moments in Soviet history as well a prominent nuclear disaster.

April of 2018 will mark one year for Nolan and Ben’s venture into podcasting! The guys from Young Nostalgia would like to ask listeners for feedback regarding some special show ideas to celebrate this milestone. Fans are welcome and encouraged to send their thoughts via Facebook, Twitter, and email.

Facebook.com/youngnostalgiapodcast
Twitter.com/young_nostalgia
Youngnostalgia2017@gmail.com

http://www.historyplace.com/specials/calendar/march.htm

Episode 29: The Olympics - From Inception to Modern Day

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As the 2018 Winter Olympics came to a close this weekend, Nolan and Ben decided to walk listeners through a brief history of the Olympics. This week’s Young Nostalgia takes a look at the ancient origins of the Olympic games, from their inception to their cessation. Also included are the little known games beginning in the 17th century before moving on to the modern Olympics.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games
http://www.history.com/topics/olympic-games
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-25-most-iconic-winter-olympics-moments-of-all-time-photos-2014-1
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/07/9-olympic-moments-that-changed-history/

Episode 27: This Month in History - February

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February is upon us and that means it’s time for a new “This Month in History.” February seems to be a common month for birthdays. Young Nostalgia covers those relevant to history and pop culture, including the birth of Norman Rockwell and Ronald Reagan. As is the common theme for “This Month in History,” the Clintons and their scandals make yet another appearance.

 

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http://www.historyplace.com/specials/calendar/february.htm 

Episode 26: Keep Your Friends Close, But Your Enemies Closer

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Following the Mafia theme from last week, Young Nostalgia is diving into one of the most powerful men of the early 1900s. Charles “Lucky” Luciano controlled nearly every aspect of 1920s and 30s New York City. Luciano experienced immense fortune, prison time, and eventual deportation throughout his reign as a top mob boss.

 

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https://www.biography.com/people/lucky-luciano-9388350 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucky_Luciano 

Episode 25: Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli

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Nolan and Ben are back from an unplanned week off and bringing a brand new topic to the Young Nostalgia. This is the first in a new series of shows covering the Mafia. This episode takes listeners through a brief overview of the Mafia’s business involvements as well as a general timeline of important events.

 

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https://www.timetoast.com/timelines/american-mafia  
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Valentine%27s_Day_Massacre  
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Mafia 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mafia