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Legacies of World War II

When you think of archeology what comes to mind? Maybe paper maps and pickaxes in dusty places?

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REPLAY: Patrick Henry’s “Thunder Speech”

Who exactly was Patrick Henry?

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Homecoming

Can you go back home?

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REPLAY: The Conflicting Ideals in Jefferson’s Architecture

The history of segregation is not just in our architecture, but in other public arts

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Pandemics Past

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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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Celebrating American Freedom

A new state holiday with deep roots.

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REPLAY: Invisible Founders

There are the names on the buildings, and then there are the real founders.

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Separate and Unequal

Desegregation took a lot of nerve from brave students, who mourned leaving behind their all-black schools to enter hostile spaces.

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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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Whose Suffrage?

100 years ago, women got the right to vote. Well – some women did.

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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.