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American Terrorism

In 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina members of the KKK shot and killed five labor and civil rights activists. The city hasn’t forgotten.

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A Lost Homeland

The Fall of Saigon marked the bitter end of the American War in Vietnam and the loss of a homeland for hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese people. Many refugees settled in America to start new lives.

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Holocaust Memory

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1619, Past and Present

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Replay: American Spirits

In this special holiday episode, we connect the present to the past as we uncover little-known stories of Virginia spirits, from a recently revived 19th-century julep recipe to an event that draws “women who whiskey.”

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The Face of Fake News

We’re talking all things social media, from the history of fake news to the harms of Facebook.

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Women of War

From the nurses who treated wounded men to the journalists who reported the casualties to the wives who fought for the return of POWs, stories of women’s experiences during the Vietnam War.

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The Year of the Woman

Women have been making headlines all over the country, running for office–and winning. We hear from some of the women who have won and talk about what it will take to get more women on the ballot.