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An education, history podcast from BackStory
Website: https://www.backstoryradio.org/

Credits: Edward L. Ayers (Host), Brian Balogh (Host), Joanne Freeman (Host), Nathan Daniel Beau Connolly (Host) (edit)

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.

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