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Battlefields, Boeings and Basketball Courts

This special Veterans Day episode of With Good Reason shares memories from a few whose lives were changed by the Vietnam War.  

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Replay: Furious Love

Image via Flickr user Ultimate Graphics The tempestuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton captured the world’s attention in a way no other Hollywood couple’s had before. The public …

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Good Sport

Image courtesy M. Smelter Nobody knows their exact price tag, but the Sochi Olympics were widely hailed as the most expensive Olympic games ever. And the real question: is it worth …

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Brow Anxiety

During the 1910s and 1920s, the question of whether one was “highbrow” or “lowbrow” became a concern in the minds of modernist Americans. Brooks Hefner (James Madison University) says this …

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Furious Love

No Hollywood marriage has ever managed to capture the world’s interest as much as the tempestuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. The press scrutinized their every move, and …

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Replay: Real Men

Sports Illustrated recently published an astounding statistic: one out of every 14 players in top college footballs programs has a criminal record. Many of these crimes involved violence toward women. …

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Ups and Downs of Dynamic Ticketing

In 2010, baseball’s San Francisco Giants became the first professional sports team to use dynamic ticket pricing for games. It was the same year they won the World Series. Stephen …

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Real Men

Sports Illustrated recently published an astounding statistic: one out of every 14 players in top college footballs programs has a criminal record. Many of these crimes involved violence toward women. …

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Replay: The Controversy Over International Adoption

Inter-country adoptions gone awry have a way of capturing headlines. Karen Rotabi (Virginia Commonwealth University) says overseas adoptions, while a source of hope and love for many families, can have …

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Secrets of the NFL Draft

What gets a player drafted into the NFL?  After examining six year’s worth of data about wide receivers, Sam Allen (Virginia Military Institute) may know the secret formula for wide …

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Seeing the Bigger Picture

In the late 19th century, the art of creating visual effects for film began with frame by frame animations of moving pictures.  Now, effects-men like Matt Wallin (Virginia Commonwealth University) …

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The Controversy Over International Adoptions

Inter-country adoptions gone awry have a way of capturing headlines.  A missionary group lands in jail after trying to remove children from Haiti.  An American woman puts her seven year-old …

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