WGR Blog

Harriet Tubman: Disability Icon

Harriet Tubman, Black disabled woman and anti-slavery hero When we were producing Episode Three of American Dissent, we wanted to highlight one of our “dissent heroes:” Harriet Tubman. We found Vilissa… More»

WGR’s Thanksgiving Feast

Former With Good Reason producer Lilia Fuquen interviews some handsome birds. Over the years, we’ve made lots of delicious Thanksgiving radio. Now, we’re spreading it before you in one place. Find stories… More»

On the Beat: Local Journalism, Truth, and Democracy

Hosted by Virginia Humanities, the Virginia Center for the Book, and With Good Reason radio, this program is part of the “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils.

A Pilgrimage for John Henry James

On July 7th, 2018, a group of almost 100 Charlottesville residents set off to Montgomery. They carried with them a jar of soil, symbolizing the remains of a man named… More»

WGR’s Summer Book List

Here’s the full list of book recommendations from our summer reading episode. If you pick one of them up, let us know what you think!

Making Peace with Vietnam

Watch Steven Emmanuel’s film Making Peace with Vietnam, about Vietnam war veterans returning to Vietnam to do humanitarian work.