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Sep 12, 2017

We speak with Laura Spinney, science journalist and author of "Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World" and discuss the dreadful disease that claimed 50-100 million lives, more than the Great War that preceded it.  The so-called 'Spanish Flu' caused global damage but also caused scientists to...


Sep 5, 2017

He was essential to the colonial resistance to the Stamp Act.  He was the bulwark of the American Revolution in Virginia.  He raised troops and supplies and organized the America's largest state.  He may have saved Washington's job, championed a Bill of Rights, and might have been President himself.  Yet for many...