March 24, 2009

How Jazz Hastened Civil Rights

As early as the 1920s, white and black jazz musicians played together in after-hours jam sessions. As jazz captured more and more avid listeners, white Americans started to understand the effect of segregation in all aspects of American culture.


March 2, 2009

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History

In Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History podcasts, the past is twisted and turned upside down in novel and intriguing ways. Dan Carlin, a veteran journalist and radio talk show host, emphasizes the drama of past events and personalities to reveal why history matters today.