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 histo ...
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News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
- Impacts from meteor may be source of biblical tale of destruction of Sodom (details)
- Analysis of fossilized footprints suggests humans came to North America long before end of Ice Age (details)
- New research traces Maya societal recovery from habitat destruction following volcanic blast (details)
- Scholars express concern for fate of Afghanistan’s historical sites under new regime (details)