Fresh Air :: The Pediatrician Who Exposed the Flint Water Crisis
Interview with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha who exposed the Flint water crisis. She also discusses growing up as a child of Iraqi refugees.
99% Invisible :: Right to Roam
I’ve always been amazed by how Britain protects the rights of walker/hikers to cross land that’s privately owned. Whereas in the US, one is liable to be shot for doing so.
Ben Franklin’s World :: Brian Regal, The Secret History of the New Jersey Devil
If you’ve ever heard the legend of the New Jersey Devil, you imagine it as a cryptozooligical creature inhabiting the Pine Barrens. Turns out that the story originates instead with a 17th-century colonist named Daniel Leeds who published an almanac that ran afoul of the Quaker authorities!
Disney History Institute :: Winsor McCay and the Origins of American Animation
Early animation originated as part of a vaudeville act featuring a trained dinosaur.
99% Invisible :: Beyond Biohazard
A video podcasts explores the effort to let future generations know that something is dangerous without using language or symbols that won’t be understood.
Hit Parade :: The Deadbeat Club Edition
The first part of the story of how two very different New Wave acts emerged from Athens, GA in the 1980s.