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The BackStory Holiday Book Show: 19 History Books for the Holiday SeasonDec 14, 2018 Listen
Out of the Closet: The LGBTQ Community in American HistoryDec 07, 2018 Listen
Forgotten Flu: America & the 1918 PandemicNov 30, 2018 Listen
Stuffed: Taxidermy in the History of AmericaNov 23, 2018 Listen
Divided States of America? The History of An Often Disjointed UnionNov 16, 2018 Listen
Lincoln the Lawyer: Abraham Lincoln’s Early Life and CareerNov 09, 2018 Listen
Border Patrols: Policing Immigration in AmericaNov 02, 2018 Listen
The War to End All Wars: Remembering WWIOct 26, 2018 Listen
To be a Citizen? The History of Becoming AmericanOct 19, 2018 Listen
Thar She Blows Again: The History of Whales and America (Part 2)Oct 12, 2018 Listen
Thar She Blows: The History of Whales and AmericaOct 05, 2018 Listen
Land of the Free? The History of Incarceration in the U.S.Sep 28, 2018 Listen
Close Encounters: UFOs in American HistorySep 21, 2018 Listen
Who Wants to be a Millionaire? The History of America’s Wealthy EliteSep 14, 2018 Listen
After Hurricane Maria: The History of Puerto Rico and the United StatesSep 07, 2018 Listen
Fit to Print?: A History of Fake NewsAug 31, 2018 Listen
Hot Enough For You? The History of Climate ChangeAug 24, 2018 Listen
In the Shadow of the Mushroom Cloud: A History of the Atomic AgeAug 17, 2018 Listen
A More Perfect Union? The Reconstruction EraAug 10, 2018 Listen
The Battle for Charlottesville's Soul: One Year Later, A Community Looks BackAug 03, 2018 Listen
Elementary Mr. President: Sherlock Holmes, the Supreme Court and Dr. SpockJul 27, 2018 Listen
The Melting Pot: Americans & AssimilationJul 20, 2018 Listen
Shore Thing: A History of the BeachJul 13, 2018 Listen
What’s in a Number? Thirteen in American HistoryJul 06, 2018 Listen
Saving American HistoryJun 29, 2018 Listen
Summer Reading List: 14 History Books You’ll Want to ReadJun 22, 2018 Listen
The Camera Never Lies? History Through the ViewfinderJun 15, 2018 Listen
Death Before Dishonor: Shame and Reputation in American HistoryJun 08, 2018 Listen
Are We There Yet? Americans On VacationJun 01, 2018 Listen
Reflecting on Darkness: Lynching; Americans and the HolocaustMay 25, 2018 Listen
Upward Nobility: American-Made RoyaltyMay 18, 2018 Listen
Shock of the New: The Legacy of the 1893 World’s FairMay 11, 2018 Listen
Crowning Glory: A History of Hair in AmericaMay 04, 2018 Listen
“Dear Mr President…”: Letters to FDR, #twitterstorians, and one man's experience of slavery's legacyApr 27, 2018 Listen
Behind the Bylines: Advocacy Journalism in AmericaApr 20, 2018 Listen
Teen Activists: A History of Youth Politics and ProtestApr 13, 2018 Listen
The Habit: Opioid Addiction in America Apr 06, 2018 Listen
The Real Martin Luther King: Reflecting on MLK 50 Years After His DeathMar 30, 2018 Listen
You Have The Right to Remain Silent: A History of the Miranda WarningMar 23, 2018 Listen
Wherever Green is Worn: The Irish in AmericaMar 16, 2018 Listen
Turf War: A History of College SportsMar 09, 2018 Listen
Too Good To Be True?: Myths in American HistoryMar 02, 2018 Listen
Billy Graham, Black Panther and Haiti, and Thomas Edison’s ReputationFeb 23, 2018 Listen
Life After the Oval Office: Presidential LegaciesFeb 16, 2018 Listen
Catholics in AmericaFeb 09, 2018 Listen
Forgotten Flu: America & the 1918 PandemicFeb 02, 2018 Listen
US vs Them: Sports on the World StageJan 26, 2018 Listen
All that Glitters? Legacies of the California Gold Rush Jan 19, 2018 Listen
Presidents in the Public Eye, Slogans, and the Value of HistoryJan 12, 2018 Listen
Schism: The Branch Davidians at WacoJan 05, 2018 Listen
History for the Headlines: 2017 in ReviewDec 29, 2017 Listen
Untrammeled: Americans and the WildernessDec 22, 2017 Listen
What’s Cooking? A History of Food in AmericaDec 15, 2017 Listen
Man of The People: A New Technology Falls Into the Wrong Hands Dec 08, 2017 Listen
Men Apologizing, Alabama Senate Race, Net NeutralityDec 01, 2017 Listen
On the Take: Corruption in AmericaNov 24, 2017 Listen
The Thin Light of FreedomNov 17, 2017 Listen
Red Dawn: Americans and the Bolshevik RevolutionNov 10, 2017 Listen
Other People’s Battles: American Volunteer SoldiersNov 03, 2017 Listen
Boy Scouts Welcome Girls, Trump Drums Up Support for War, America as a Judeo-Christian NationOct 20, 2017 Listen
It is So Ordered: 4 Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court Oct 06, 2017 Listen
Enemies: A History of Bad BloodSep 29, 2017 Listen
Longer Commutes, Equifax Data Breach, and Income InequalitySep 22, 2017 Listen
The Melting Pot: Americans & AssimilationSep 15, 2017 Listen
A Conversation with Karl RoveSep 08, 2017 Listen
Starry-Eyed: A History of the HeavensAug 25, 2017 Listen
Charlottesville: Our Town, Our Country Aug 18, 2017 Listen
Revisionist Climate: Americans & the AtmosphereAug 11, 2017 Listen
Too Good To Be True?: Myths in American HistoryJul 28, 2017 Listen
Skin Deep: Whiteness in AmericaJul 14, 2017 Listen
Hometown History: Local Stories From Across The CountryJul 07, 2017 Listen
Contested Landscape: The Battle over Confederate MonumentsJun 16, 2017 Listen
Prying Eyes: Privacy in AmericaJun 09, 2017 Listen
Body Politics, JFK at 100 and African American MemorialsJun 02, 2017 Listen
Call To Arms: Enlistment In AmericaJun 01, 2017 Listen
National Lampoon: A History of American SatireMay 19, 2017 Listen
The Habit: Opioid Addiction in America May 12, 2017 Listen
Over There: America Enters WWIApr 14, 2017 Listen
Seeing Red: A History of U.S./Russia RelationsApr 07, 2017 Listen
A More Perfect Union?: The Reconstruction EraMar 31, 2017 Listen
Behind the Bylines: Advocacy Journalism in AmericaMar 17, 2017 Listen
Border Patrols: Policing Immigration in AmericaMar 10, 2017 Listen
Taking it to the Streets: Protest in AmericaMar 03, 2017 Listen
On the Outs: Restricting American ImmigrationFeb 10, 2017 Listen
Worlds Apart: Urban/Rural Divides in AmericaFeb 04, 2017 Listen
PREVIEW - Worlds ApartJan 31, 2017 Listen
Best of BackStory Pt. 2Jan 26, 2017 Listen
PreviewJan 20, 2017 Listen
Best Of BackStory Pt. 1Jan 19, 2017 Listen
Four More Years: Presidential Inaugurations [rebroadcast]Jan 09, 2017 Listen
Health Nuts: A History of Nutritional Advice [rebroadcast]Jan 05, 2017 Listen
Judaism In America [rebroadcast]Dec 21, 2016 Listen
Counter Culture: A History of Shopping [rebroadcast]Dec 15, 2016 Listen
Separation Anxiety: Church & State In AmericaDec 08, 2016 Listen
Short Take: Native Americans, the U.S. Government, and a History of TreatiesDec 06, 2016 Listen
New & Improved: Advertising in America [rebroadcast]Dec 01, 2016 Listen
Short Take: A History Of Rigged ElectionsNov 30, 2016 Listen
American As Pumpkin Pie: A History Of Thanksgiving [rebroadcast]Nov 23, 2016 Listen
A Whole New World: A History of UtopiasNov 17, 2016 Listen
American Exodus: A History of Emigration [rebroadcast]Nov 11, 2016 Listen
Short Take: The 2016 ElectionNov 09, 2016 Listen
Pulling the Curtain: Voting in America [rebroadcast]Nov 03, 2016 Listen
Short Take: FBI and U.S. ElectionsNov 02, 2016 Listen
Bridge For Sale: Deception In America [rebroadcast]Oct 20, 2016 Listen
A History of Manufacturing in 5 ObjectsOct 13, 2016 Listen
Fighting Words: A History of Debate in AmericaOct 06, 2016 Listen
Keeping Tabs: Data & Surveillance in America [rebroadcast]Sep 29, 2016 Listen
Banned: A History of Censorship [rebroadcast]Sep 21, 2016 Listen
Believer-In-Chief: Faith & The PresidencySep 14, 2016 Listen
Body Politics: Disability in America [rebroadcast]Sep 08, 2016 Listen
Nose to the Grindstone: A History of American Work EthicSep 01, 2016 Listen
Untrammeled: Americans and the Wilderness [rebroadcast]Aug 25, 2016 Listen
Serve & Protect? A History of the Police [rebroadcast]Aug 17, 2016 Listen
Wish You Were Here: A History of American TourismAug 11, 2016 Listen
Another Man’s Treasure: A History Of Trash [rebroadcast]Aug 04, 2016 Listen
You've Come A Long Way?: A History Of Women In PoliticsJul 28, 2016 Listen
Conventional Wisdom: A History of American Political Conventions [rebroadcast]Jul 22, 2016 Listen
The GOP: A History Of The Republican PartyJul 14, 2016 Listen
Rare History Well Done: Meat In America [rebroadcast]Jul 08, 2016 Listen
Independence Daze: A History of July 4th [rebroadcast]Jul 04, 2016 Listen
The Pursuit: A History Of Happiness [rebroadcast]Jun 30, 2016 Listen
Above The Fray?: Ideology & The CourtJun 24, 2016 Listen
Committed: Marriage In America [rebroadcast]Jun 17, 2016 Listen
Hamilton: A HistoryJun 10, 2016 Listen
Politically Incorrect: Speech In American PoliticsJun 03, 2016 Listen
The Beasts Within Domesticated Animals In America [rebroadcast]May 27, 2016 Listen
All Hopped Up: Drugs In America [rebroadcast]May 20, 2016 Listen
Watch The Throne: America & RoyaltyMay 13, 2016 Listen
All In: A History of Gambling in AmericaMay 06, 2016 Listen
On The Money: A History Of American Currency [rebroadcast]Apr 29, 2016 Listen
Judaism in AmericaApr 22, 2016 Listen
Stuck: A History of Political Gridlock [rebroadcast]Apr 15, 2016 Listen
Pass/Fail: An American History of TestingApr 08, 2016 Listen
TURF WAR [2016]: A HISTORY OF COLLEGE SPORTS [rebroadcast]Apr 01, 2016 Listen
Little Caesars: Local Power in AmericaMar 28, 2016 Listen
Small Island, Big Shadow Cuba and the U.S. [rebroadcast]Mar 18, 2016 Listen
Well-Regulated Militias: A History Of Armed ProtestMar 11, 2016 Listen
The Middling Sort: Visions of the Middle Class [rebroadcast]Mar 04, 2016 Listen
Hard Times: A History Of UnemploymentFeb 26, 2016 Listen
Contagion: Responding to Infectious Disease [rebroadcast]Feb 19, 2016 Listen
Real To Reel 2016: History At The MoviesFeb 12, 2016 Listen
New & Improved: Advertising In America [rebroadcast]Feb 05, 2016 Listen
PROMO - New & Improved: Advertising In America [rebroadcast]Feb 02, 2016 Listen
Court Of Public Opinion: Trial Watching In AmericaJan 29, 2016 Listen
City Upon A Hill: A History Of American Exceptionalism [rebroadcast]Jan 22, 2016 Listen
Color Lines: Racial Passing In AmericaJan 15, 2016 Listen
The Future Then: Visions of America Yet to Come [rebroadcast]Jan 08, 2016 Listen
Cheers and Jeers: Alcohol in America [rebroadcast]Dec 31, 2015 Listen
History for the Headlines: 2015 in ReviewDec 25, 2015 Listen
Islam and the United States [rebroadcast]Dec 18, 2015 Listen
American Prophets: Religions Born in the U.S.Dec 11, 2015 Listen
Counter Culture: A History of Shopping [rebroadcast]Dec 04, 2015 Listen
Three Squares: Mealtime in America [rebroadcast]Nov 24, 2015 Listen
Contested Landscape: Confederate Symbols in AmericaNov 20, 2015 Listen
Body Politics: Disability in AmericaNov 13, 2015 Listen
Coming Home: A History of War Veterans [rebroadcast]Nov 05, 2015 Listen
People's Choice: A History of PopulismOct 23, 2015 Listen
Green Acres: A History of Farmers in America [rebroadcast]Oct 16, 2015 Listen
They Might Be Giants: China and the U.S.Oct 09, 2015 Listen
Little Feet: Children Starting Over in America [rebroadcast]Oct 02, 2015 Listen
Banned: A History of CensorshipSep 25, 2015 Listen
Catholics In AmericaSep 18, 2015 Listen
Fear Tactics: A History of Domestic Terrorism [rebroadcast]Sep 11, 2015 Listen
Rare History Well Done: Meat in AmericaSep 04, 2015 Listen