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Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 11:00 AM

The raucous politics at the very beginning of the American Republic, and what we have now. Stephen Solomon, author of the new book Revolutionary Dissent joins us.

 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 11:00 AM

Broadway’s mega-hit “Hamilton” is all the craze. And it’s not just the lucky few who have seen it, who are obsessed.

 
Thursday, February 25, 2016 | 11:00 AM

Seeing the world — its history, its future — from another angle. From the East, and the old Silk Road

 
Thursday, August 6, 2015 | 11:00 AM

“Amazing Grace” on Broadway. We’ll hear the music and remarkable story of the composer who went from slave trader to abolitionist.

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Monday, March 23, 2015 | 11:00 AM

Walkin’ in Memphis. We’ll look at the history of Beale Street and how the Memphis Sound came to be.

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Monday, March 9, 2015 | 11:00 AM

Following the clues to find the lost city of Atlantis. It’s a real life Indiana Jones adventure. Plus: a skeletal new link in the human evolution chain.

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Monday, February 9, 2015 | 11:00 AM

A new history of us –Homo Sapiens — and why fiction – stories – let us rule the world.

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Monday, January 26, 2015 | 11:00 AM

Brush your teeth with soot, stay away from water, wear a steel corset. We’ll talk with the author of “How to be a Victorian.” Strange ways from another age.

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Friday, November 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM

A big new look at the legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the woman behind the Little House.

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Monday, May 26, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on protest, reform, Teddy Roosevelt and America then and now.

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Newly-minted college graduates on the job hunt. We’ll look at who’s hiring, starting salaries, and strategies for landing that first job.

 
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Europe, India and China, are taking on American tech giants over privacy, monopolies, and more. We’ll look at the global technology pushback against the U.S.A.

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Jessica Valenti: ‘Objectification Is About Dehumanizing People’
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

“There is some power in laying claim to the word victim.” — Jessica Valenti on the Stanford sexual assault case, and the importance of language.

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Why The ‘Roots’ Remake Matters (And What Stays The Same)
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

The recent remake of “Roots” on the History Channel makes important changes, Morehouse College’s Stephane Dunn argues. But it also holds true to the original story.

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Former Trump Advisor Roger Stone: ‘Trump’s Going To Be The Next President’
Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Longtime political consultant Roger Stone apologizes for his “two martini tweets,” even as he predicts Donald Trump will be the next U.S. president.

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