In the summer of 1950, Wythe County had the highest incidence of Polio cases per capita of any city or county in the country. To this day, no one is sure exactly why.
Cemeteries are outdoor archives. After decades of neglect, volunteers are clearing the brush and illuminating America’s repressed histories.
Desegregation took a lot of nerve from brave students, who mourned leaving behind their all-black schools to enter hostile spaces.
From a waterfall tumbling down Toole’s Creek to a misty morning on an early Abingdon Main Street to the dormered cottage that was the original Johnston Memorial Hospital, Looking Back: …
What makes a leader decide to go to war? We take a look at the beginning of United States imperialism as we consider why leaders do the things they do.
In this webinar, recorded October 6, 2020, Bill Morris discusses The Age of Astonishment, his forthcoming nonfiction book about his grandfather, John Morris. In the century in which he lived, …
Many of us spent the summer fishing. But could overfishing be changing fish genetics?
Everyone remembers things differently. WGR takes you from D.C. to Poland for the many ways of commemorating the Holocaust.