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BackStory

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BackStory
BackStory

BackStory

BackStory, Panoply

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BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities.There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes history engaging and fun.

Latest Episodes

In God We Trust? The History of Religious Identity in America

On this episode of BackStory, Joanne presents segments from BackStory's archive that look at religious identity in America.

40 MIN5 days ago
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In God We Trust? The History of Religious Identity in America

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The Many Lives of Roe v Wade: The Little Known History Behind the Famous Ruling

On this episode of BackStory, Nathan and Joanne dig into the history and explore the legacy of Roe V. Wade.

65 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Many Lives of Roe v Wade: The Little Known History Behind the Famous Ruling

Latest Episodes

In God We Trust? The History of Religious Identity in America

On this episode of BackStory, Joanne presents segments from BackStory's archive that look at religious identity in America.

40 MIN5 days ago
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In God We Trust? The History of Religious Identity in America

Sponsored Promotion: Bleeped

Bleeped is a new podcast about censorship and the people who stand up to it.

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The Many Lives of Roe v Wade: The Little Known History Behind the Famous Ruling

On this episode of BackStory, Nathan and Joanne dig into the history and explore the legacy of Roe V. Wade.

65 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Many Lives of Roe v Wade: The Little Known History Behind the Famous Ruling

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