“Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.” – Eudora Welty
Explore the history, diverse cultures and traditions of the North American countries of Canada, Mexico and the United States. North American culture reflects both the cultures of its indigenous people- the Native Americans as well as the culture that is influenced by European Colonization.
United States is the third largest country in the world and one of the most culturally diverse countries of the world. Described as the ‘melting pot‘ of North America , amalgamation of different cultures has given shape to the unique U.S. culture.
Mexico is the most populous state of North America and one of the largest city in the world.
Canada is the largest country of North American region and covering more than half of the continent’s area.
From spirit circles to brothels and Sonny Bono, these are just a few of the backstories behind JoAnn Hill’s new book, Secret Washington DC. Read moreUnited States Off the Beaten Path
A half hour’s drive north of Pittsburgh, the tiny Western Pennsylvania town of Harmony, with a population of fewer than 1,000 people, has an unusual history that makes for a fascinating visit. Read moreUnited States Religious Travel History
Located in the heart of the mid-Atlantic the City of Norfolk is an important 400-year-old port city and home to the largest naval base in the world. Norfolk also played a crucial role in the Underground Railroad as one of the last port stops on the road to freedom north. … Read more Read moreUnited States History Social Responsibility
Though the Civil War is a dark portion of America’s past, it is our collective history, nonetheless. Read moreUnited States History
Out of view, built into the hill above, rises Arcosanti, a prototype of arcology. Arcology, a concept coined by Soleri himself by combining “architecture” and “ecology,” is the idea that architecture can be in harmony with the landscape. Read moreUnited States Architecture Sustainability
In a human interest story that travels we introduce Dr. Betty Moseley Brown, one of the first women of color to join the U.S. Marine Corps in the 1970s. Read moreUnited States Experiences Insights
This show illuminates the intersection of the California winegrowing industry and environmental activism. Read moreUnited States Agritourism Sustainability
Phyllis Wilson, a retired Army veteran of 37 years and President of the Military Women’s Memorial Foundation, joins us to talk about the Memorial and two important campaigns to preserve history and honor a group of female veterans. Read moreUnited States History Preservation
Hear about the initiative Franklin has launched to preserve and share a fuller and accurate truth about its place in American history. Read moreUnited States History
Winter camping, even in relatively mild temperatures, isn’t something to take lightly. It requires planning, preparation, and a bit of spirit to get you through the evening! Read moreCanada Backpacking & Camping Nature & Outdoors
Join us as author Fatima Shaik uncovers the rich hidden history of a free Black brotherhood that was almost lost forever. Read moreNew Orleans History