Tag: Belgium

News Wrap: British police discover 39 bodies in truck cargo container

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Mass demonstrations in Lebanon entered a seventh day, with no end in sight. In Beirut, protesters lit flares, waved flags, and handed out food to comrades. Main roads remained blocked, and schools and banks remained closed. The demonstrators accuse the country’s political elite of destroying Lebanon’s economy. Police in Britain have a horror...

“The Crime That Shook the World” – The Execution of Edith Cavell I THE GREAT WAR Week 65

Just about anything that happened in this war was enough to cause public outrage, though many horrors eventually became almost commonplace. We’ve seen things like torpedoed ocean liners and poison gas rouse public indignation, and this week we see another one that caused a huge public outcry, the execution of a single civilian. I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great...

Bavarian Soviet Republic – 1919 Economy and Reconstruction I BEYOND THE GREAT WAR

Hi, I’m Jesse Alexander and welcome to the Beyond the Great War, the monthly episode where we answer questions from viewers like you. Vorusian Gambit asks: Are you going to cover the Bavarian Revolution? Arguably, it was a lot more consequential politically and in terms of its long-term effects than the Spartacus Uprising in January 1919? Well Mr or Ms...