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Dispatches from 1918

Dispatches from 1918

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It’s hard to imagine what the world will look like when COVID-19 has passed. So in this episode, we look back to the years after 1918, at the political, artistic, and viral aftermath of the flu pandemic that killed between 50 and 100 million people and left our world permanently transformed.


This episode was reported and produced by Rachael Cusick, Tad Davis, Tracie Hunte, Matt Kielty, Latif Nasser, Sarah Qari, Pat Walters, Molly Webster, with production assistance from Tad Davis and Bethel Habte.


Special thanks to the Radio Diaries podcast for letting us use an excerpt of their interview with Harry Mills. You can find the original episode here. For more on Egon Schiele’s life, check out the Leopold Museum’s biography, by Verena Gamper.


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Comments (4)

Anina

brilliant

Oct 27th
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Ryan Persaud

ahh this is Radiolab at its best! I love this sort of Dispatch episode

Jul 27th
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Jan Melichar

Brilliant. Opened my eyes for sure

Jul 18th
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SPYDOR

Incredible episode: up there with your very best. Thank you.

Jul 17th
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