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Thursday, September 23, 2021
How did a small group of Islamic students go from local vigilantes to the Taliban? It is one of the most infamous and enigmatic forces in the world.
Monday, July 26, 2021
The eyes of the world are on Tokyo for the Summer Games. NPR's history podcast, Throughline, examines whether the cities that host the Games end up winning or losing.
Monday, July 05, 2021
What started as an economic system has become an all-encompassing force. That wasn't inevitable. NPR's Throughline examines a project that has taken hundreds of years — and is still developing.
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
The recent Gaza-Israel violence began with an issue that's plagued the region for a century: settlements. NPR's history podcast Throughline relays the back story of settlements and displacement.
Monday, May 31, 2021
NPR's history podcast Throughline bring us the story of why the Uyghur people have become the target of what many are calling a genocide in China.
Friday, April 23, 2021
The movie Judas and the Black Messiah, about Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton, is up for six Oscars on Sunday. The NPR podcast Throughline looks into the history of the Black Panther Party.
Thursday, April 01, 2021
Tipping is a norm in the U.S., but it hasn't always been this way. The team at Throughline — NPR's history podcast — examines the history of tipping in the U.S.
Monday, January 25, 2021
NPR's history podcast Throughline examines the evolution of the modern white power movement, starting at the end of the Vietnam War.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court has the final say over what is and isn't constitutional. NPR's history podcast — Throughline — explores the evolution of that power.
Friday, October 30, 2020
The history of the Electoral College is in part tied to America's history of slavery. NPR's podcast Throughline explores the complicated story of how the U.S. presidential election system came to be.
Friday, October 30, 2020
NPR's history podcast Throughline gives us insight onto the ongoing battle for the right to vote.
Monday, October 26, 2020
As next month's elections near, the NPR podcast Throughline dives into the history of voting in the United States, and asks why the process went from a public affair to a private one.
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
As more Americans lose their jobs due to the pandemic, they also lose their health insurance tied to their employment. NPR dives into the origins of employer-based health insurance in the U.S.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
NPR's history podcast Throughline take us back to the moment when the founding fathers created the office of the president. Questions over the limits of presidential power surface repeatedly.
Monday, July 27, 2020
In 1967, following a summer of racial unrest, President Lyndon Johnson called on the Kerner Commission to figure out the causes and the remedies. Those findings continue to shape American life.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad argues that the history of policing in America is intertwined with systemic racism.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
NPR's Throughline Podcast discusses what the story of Typhoid Mary tells us about journalism, the powers of the state, and the tension between personal responsibility and personal liberty.
Friday, June 05, 2020
Unrest was sparked across the nation after a black man in Minneapolis was killed in police custody. Tensions between African American communities and the police have existed for centuries.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
NPR's history podcast Throughline tells us the story behind the N95 mask.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
NPR's History Podcast Throughline looks at the outsized role of the mosquito on the outcome of the American Revolution.