The American History guys discuss several of the myths of American history, looking for the kernels of truth among the flat-out fabrications. Particularly interesting is the segment on the widely believed legends of Robert E. Lee that rarely stand up to historical scrutiny.
A story that delves into the experiences of sexual misconduct from five women employed by the same man, which includes an exploration of their personal histories and how that affected their interactions.
An interview with Ryan Walsh, author of a new history book about Boston in 1968 through the lens of Van Morrison’s classic album Astral Weeks, inspired by Morrison’s time in Boston.
An exploration of sound design for a Broadway musical through the hit show Hamilton.
An interview with three Boston-area high school activists planning protests to reduce gun violence.