BackStory with the American History Guys

BackStory is a public radio program & podcast that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today.

Welcome to what may be the most dangerous month of all if you're a politician.

A look at some of the artists who contributed to the Works Progress Administration.

The story of one of the first and one of the greatest media hoaxes of all time.

Immigrants Arriving to the United States in the Early 20th Century

Campaign music today is boring, at least compared to what it used to be.

A Look at the History of the Meat Industry Through the Eyes of Upton Sinclair’s Novel

Americans in Times Square reacting to the Allied troops landing in Normandy, France.

Jewish Americans celebrating Rosh Hashanah in early 20th century New York

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