Photo of a roadside historical marker in Norfolk, VA, that reads: Quarantine Road. This is a portion of the road to the first quarantine house in Virginia, established under the acts of the assembly of 1783, which required vessels coming from foreign ports to perform quarantine if there were reason to believe the ship was a carrier of infectious disease.Episode

Quarantine Road

An 1855 yellow fever outbreak in Virginia eerily mirrors the present-day quarantine. And Marie Antoinette often secluded herself with a secret trove of banned books.

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Unexpected Remixes

Imagine if Beyonce had a secret recording of her singing Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton, from before they were both famous. It would be epic!

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Replay: Bicycle Fever at the Turn of the Century

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Where Game of Thrones Begins

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Replay: The Doctors of Nazi Germany

In this hour, we examine Germany in the 20th century, from the subversion of its finest doctors in the Nazi era to the divisions within German culture after the fall …

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The Doctors of Nazi Germany

In the late 19th century, German medical practices were considered to be the best in the world. But by the start of World War II, German physicians were directly involved …