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Welcome to this week's Hundred Years Ago Show. August 1922 continues with a Greek humiliation in its war with Turkey, and a prime ministerial twofer in Mongolia. The Klan beat the rap in a California courtroom, and a name to note emerges very dramatically on the streets of Chicago. Also: The very first radio commercial, and a prince consort doesn't quite make it home.
Plus all the other headlines from Japan to Jackson Heights - and the sounds of the era from Billy Murray to Paul Whiteman. Click above to listen.
The Hundred Years Ago Show began in the first few weeks of lockdown as an occasional feature on The Mark Steyn Show. It proved so popular that it's now a stand-alone show every weekend - with plenty of lessons for our own time. As with our audio adventures, video poetry and musical specials, we've created a special Hundred Years Ago home page in handy Netflix-style tile format to enable you to set your time machine for the precise week or month you're in the mood for. We also have a tile-format page for The Mark Steyn Show, lest you should miss it on your telly every Monday to Thursday in primetime.
The Hundred Years Ago Show is a special production of The Mark Steyn Club. As we always say, Club membership isn't for everyone, but, if you're interested, you can find more information here.