Aaron SchachterAugust 9, 2018 10:11 PM
Remembering John F. Kennedy's Last SpeechA new documentary airing on WGBH television explores that speech and Kennedy's relationship with the man who it honored: poet Robert Frost.
Maggie PenmanAugust 8, 2018 01:05 PM
A History To Be Reckoned With At Faneuil Hall“This is the thing that I think is hard for people,” Locke said. “It is the ‘cradle of liberty.’ Frederick Douglass spoke here, suffragettes spokes here. At the same time, Peter Faneuil was a slaver... Both of those things can be true.”
Under The Radar StaffJuly 27, 2018 04:01 PM
Encore: Charlestown Navy Yard Event Honors Local 'Rosies'In this special encore segment host Callie Crossley speaks with Boston National Historical Park rangers about the legacy of the Charlestown Navy Yard Rosies
Lina ZeldovichJuly 24, 2018 11:57 AM
14,000-Year-Old Piece Of Bread Rewrites The History Of Baking And FarmingBreadcrumbs found at an excavation in Jordan reveal that humans were baking thousands of years earlier than previously believed. It may have even prompted them to settle down and plant cereals.
Amanda McGowanJuly 13, 2018 02:01 PM
Proposed Memorial At Faneuil Hall Would Recognize The Victims Of The Slave TradeThe proposed memorial, which also highlights the fact that the Faneuil family derived its wealth from slavery, comes after a group petitioned City Council to change the name of the hall in June.
Lucas Smolcic LarsonJuly 8, 2018 06:52 PM
For WWI Centennial, City Of Malden Adds African Americans And Women To War MemorialThe city discovered that the current memorial included the names of only a fraction of residents who served in WWI.
Talia WienerJuly 5, 2018 05:34 AM
181-Year-Old Lockkeeper's Tiny House Ready For Its Next ChapterMillions visit the expansive National Mall each year in Washington, D.C., to see the towering Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. memorial, Washington Monument and more. They likely walk right by the Lockkeeper's House — a diminutive, storied house, nestled at the corner of 17th Street and Constitution Avenue. But the oldest building on the National Mall is now at the forefront of its revitalization.
Barbara HowardJuly 4, 2018 03:39 PM
A Reading Of 'What To A Slave Is The 4th Of July' By Frederick DouglassLast week, at Boston's Old South Meeting House, visitors and friends were invited to read excerpts from his speech.
Judith KoganJuly 4, 2018 11:58 AM
Why It's Ironic That We Play The 1812 Overture To Celebrate Independence DayThe music tells a very specific story about Russia’s defeat of Napoleon’s invading army.