The very first ironclad ship built by the Union Navy in the Civil War was called The Monitor. It revolutionized the way battleships were built.
In this hour, we look at expressions of American patriotism from the flip side of history. We’ll learn more about African-American music celebrating the nation, the writer Ann Petry, Walt Whitman’s stint as… More»
In this hour we look at how slavery is represented in the classroom and on historic sites.
Today when we vote, we enter a private space, secretly make our choice, and go about our day. Don Debats (Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fellow) explains… More»