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A psychological examination of historically significant lives. We will peek into the minds of our subject to answer, what made them tick? Uncovering the personal motivations that drove their public acts and how those acts in turn changed all our lives.

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A psychological examination of historically significant lives. We will peek into the minds of our subject to answer, what made them tick? Uncovering the personal motivations that drove their public acts and how those acts in turn changed all our lives.

    Adolf Hitler: What makes a malevolent mind?

    Adolf Hitler: What makes a malevolent mind?

    Adolf Hitler, leader of the Nazi party, dictator in Germany from 1933-1945, initiator of world war II, perpetrator of the Holocaust and widely considered one of the most evil leaders in all of history.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Martin Luther King Jr: Revolutionary Through Nonviolence

    Martin Luther King Jr: Revolutionary Through Nonviolence

    Martin Luther King Junior was an activist, minister and the most visible leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He advanced civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. His strategy was both revolutionary and effective.
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    • 41 min
    John Lennon - Part 2: Joined to Yoko

    John Lennon - Part 2: Joined to Yoko

    Decades after his death, John Lennon is still one of the most well-known artists of all time. His life and work went through many changes, but perhaps no influence was more impactful than his relationship with Yoko Ono.
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    • 40 min
    John Lennon - Part 1: Composer of Longing

    John Lennon - Part 1: Composer of Longing

    John Lennon was one of the worlds most revered singer songwriters, and peace activists. His lyrics are filled with unresolved mourning and longing which can be understood as a product of his early traumatic life. How did John's childhood suffering inform his creative productions and drive his desire for peace?
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    • 45 min
    Diane Arbus: Evoking freaks

    Diane Arbus: Evoking freaks

    Diane Arbus, a renowned photographer who changed our view of acceptable subject matter with shocking and emotionally riveting photographs of people considered to be on the fringes of society, or as she called them freaks. Her own struggle with depression and internal feelings of being an outsider, an oddity, drove her creative passion.
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    • 55 min
    Theodore Roosevelt: Morality and hypomania drive a presidency

    Theodore Roosevelt: Morality and hypomania drive a presidency

    Theodore Roosevelt was a progressive policy setter, a conservationist and the 26th President of the Unites States. His early life struggles, and grandiose attitude drove him to implement his moral code to strengthen his country. Then depression brought him crashing down. Jump inside the mind of one of our most colorful Presidents.
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

GRT1111 ,

Bravo!!

Love every single episode of this unique and insightful podcast. Standouts are the John Lennon episodes (p1 and 2) and Einstein. That said, each and envy episode is captivating. Keep em coming!

marvel_fangirl ,

Fabulous.

Fascinating. In-depth. Enough said.

Sassenech Jo ,

Entertaining.

I’m really enjoying this podcast. Thanks for helping me pass the time. Great job.

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