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Aired: February 21, 1999

Virtually Virginia

Virginia scholars are finding the Web more than a marketplace for plane tickets and books. It’s a valuable teaching tool. Historian Randy Shifflett (Virginia Tech) conducts a guided tour through Virtual Jamestown,… More»

Aired: February 7, 1999

The Hairstons: Two Races, One Family

Charlottesville author Henry Wiencek gives his first broadcast interview about his new book, The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White. Wiencek shares stories culled during eight years of painstaking research on… More»

Aired: January 31, 1997

Blacks, the Law, and Lynching

Virginia was one of the first states to be readmitted to the Union after the Civil War, perhaps because its post-war constitution promised equal treatment under the law to former… More»