In this hour, we hear what we can still learn from Tolstoy’s War and Peace and historical films that may be filled with inaccuracies. We’ll also take a look at the ever evolving holiday table where one biologist is distilling his own cordials and spirits and multicultural families are creating new traditions.
Scholars from around the world gathered recently for George Mason University’s forum Beyond Golden Age and Decline: Muslim Societies and Global Modernity, 1300-1900. Some of the scholars joined With… More»
America has elected 44 different presidents, but more than 12,000 people have served in Congress. Matthew Wasniewski (James Madison University alum) was recently appointed as the fourth official historian… More»
In the summer of 2008, a statue honoring leaders of Virginia’s Civil Rights movement was dedicated on the grounds of Capitol Square in Richmond. One of the cast panels… More»
In 1951, young Barbara Johns led a student walkout to protest conditions at her segregated Moton High School in Farmville, Virginia. Her actions led to a lawsuit that eventually… More»