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London Fog, LA Smog

Almost overnight, things that had not been crimes became criminalized in a new Victorian era.

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AAPI Summer Reading Recs

Need a good book recommendation? We’ve got you covered.

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Lighting Up A Better Future

In July, Virginia will become the first Southern state to legalize marijuana.

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Protecting Human Rights

Domestic workers quite literally keep us alive. It’s about time they got their rights.

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Let’s Take a Walk

Take a walk with us, today.

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Bigger Than A Game

No sport has ever just been a game.

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Ghost Lights

The doors closed months ago, but the show must go on.

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The Voyage of the USS Albatross

Many of us spent the summer fishing. But could overfishing be changing fish genetics?

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Replay: Holocaust Memory

Everyone remembers things differently. WGR takes you from D.C. to Poland for the many ways of commemorating the Holocaust.

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Working Through History

Jim Crow continues to impact the American labor market, and COVID-19 is making the workplace increasingly inequitable for women of all races.

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WGR’s Summer Streaming Recs

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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