Myths abound in history’s retelling. Historian and author Mary Miley Theobald shares some of her favorites.
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Author Susan Berg on what the 18th century read for work and for fun.| Transcript
Foreign tools and family treasures came to America like stowaways in immigrants’ baggage. Trish Balderson retraces migration’s story through museum objects.| Transcript
Tangible expressions of grief keep lost loved ones close. Curator Kim Ivey explains the customs of mourning art.| Transcript
The cost of modern speech is paid in verbs as America trades eloquence for speed. Historian Cathy Hellier explains the change.| Transcript
Bovine behemoths boast brains and brawn. Oxman Darin Tschopp describes these beasts of burden.| Transcript