Category Archives: History

Trump’s Little Whorehouse on the Prairie

Grandpa Trump: Immigrant, Entrepreneur, Brothel-Keeper Continue reading

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Oh the Things Thomas Edison Thought Of

Like the phonograph, the light bulb, the motion picture. And the waffle maker?!? Continue reading

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Made by Immigrants

The story of Ybor City, Tampa, Fla. Continue reading

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A Mayan Seaport and Trading Hub

Mayan ruins at Tulum Continue reading

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History of Radio: Sources and Book Reviews

A reading list for 100 years of radio. Continue reading

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History of Radio: How the Radio Changed My Life

The radio was my connection to a whole new world that wasn’t apparent in my home, in my town or in my school. Continue reading

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History of Radio: Listener-Sponsored Creativity and Chaos

Pacifica’s record of provoking local and federal authorities is something the’re likely proud of. Continue reading

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Writing History and the Stories That Were Never Told

A Montclair Literary Festival session Continue reading

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History of Radio: The Enemies of Good Radio

Radio has been a victim of big data long before anyone used that term. Continue reading

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History of Radio: Video Didn’t Kill the Radio Star After All

How radio reinvented itself and built new audiences. Continue reading

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