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Unfreedom

A researcher finds that kids who interact in some way with the justice system–even if it’s just living near a justice facility–have worse health outcomes.

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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 Shondaland Revolution

From color-blind casting to deep social media relationships with viewers, the shows of Shonda Rhimes have changed TV.

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Drawing History

Sometimes to tell a complex story, you need simple pictures. Enter: comic books.

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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.

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WGR’s Summer Reading Recs

Your summer vacation packing list has some key items: cell phone charger, swimsuit, toothbrush. We’re here to add some essentials to your list, with the best book recs from the …

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Blending Families

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Muggles Abroad

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Replay: Driving While Black

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Civil Rights and Civil War Markers