United We Stand: The People’s Tongue

Who decides what makes a language? In the United States, the people decide our language.

April 5, 2024

REPLAY: I’ve Endured

It ain’t a country album, Beyonce writes of her Cowboy Carter. It’s a Beyonce album. This week, we’re taking you to the Birthplace of Country Music museum to hear some of Bey’s predecessors.

March 29, 2024

Moving Forward By Looking Back

What Black students lost when schools desegregated and the vanishing schoolhouses of Franklin County.

March 22, 2024

Spring Break

How Disney shapes and is shaped by America. Plus: Do you go places because you want to be there, or because you want to show people that you were there?

March 16, 2024

United We Stand: Telling Our Story

Enya Cid moved from Mexico to the U.S. as a three year old. She says this country is her home, but her right to stay here never feels certain.

March 8, 2024

Mere Difference

Many parents of young deaf children don’t have access to learn sign language.

March 1, 2024

REPLAY: Life Without Boundaries

Motherhood is a life without boundaries.

February 23, 2024

Selfish

How do actors remain themselves while pretending to be other people? And what’s the line between selfish and self care?

February 16, 2024

Let’s Talk About Love, Baby

The big day of… hearts and glue.

February 9, 2024

REPLAY: Expanding Our Origin Story

The descendants of enslaved people at Monticello and Montpelier are making an impact in the afterlife of slavery.

February 2, 2024

In the Wake of Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise is making tsunamis more destructive and endangering white cedar trees.

January 26, 2024

The Next Pandemic

What will the next pandemic be? Beverly Sher says that there’s always another pandemic. And: a rapid, at-home Lyme disease test is in the works. Campers everywhere, rejoice!

January 19, 2024

Digging In

When we dig underground, we get a chance to dig deeper into history. From Spanish conquistadors to bird bone flutes, today we’re channeling our inner Indiana Jones for an archeological adventure.

January 12, 2024

REPLAY: The Pets We Love

In the earlier stages of the pandemic, when many people were still staying as close to home as possible, nearly 1 in 5 American households adopted a pet. Today we’re talking furry friends, and also some not-so-furry friends (6 foot lizard anyone?).

January 5, 2024