Otis Reddings’ widow and daughter remember the legendary musician and reflect on carrying his legacy forward through a new picture book, ‘Respect’
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, GPB hosted a panel discussion with storytellers, activists and scholars on the meaning and power behind the women's vote — and the importance of intersectional storytelling.
A panel discussion with storytellers, activists and scholars on the power of the women’s vote throughout history, and the importance of representation and empowerment; Otis Reddings’ widow and daughter remember the legendary musician and reflect on carrying his legacy forward through a new picture book, ‘Respect’
Author Grace Elizabeth Hale joined Virginia Prescott for one of the Atlanta History Center’s virtual author talks. Her new book, Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia Launched Alternative Music And Changed American Culture, documents the rise of the small Georgia town as a “new kind of American bohemia,” exploring the factors and the artists that made it possible. Hear their conversation about the rise of bands like R.E.M., The B-52's and Pylon, and how the Athens scene that they established offered an alternative option for Southerners who didn't fit the mold of the mainstream.
A frontline doctor and advocate for Georgia's immigrant and refugee populations on supporting and encouraging some of the people most vulnerable to COVID-19.
One frontline doctor shares how he's supporting other, more marginalized frontline workers, especially within migrant and refugee populations; historian and author Grace Elizabeth Hale on her new book, "Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture"
Athens’ tallest tax-exempt landowner is a 78-year-old white oak tree. On Second Thought explores the story of “The Tree That Owns Itself” — and where it stands in the complex landscape of Southern history.
Partisan and ideological divisions have hobbled the nation’s response to the pandemic and our sinking economy. For one theory on how American politics became so toxic, Princeton professor and best-selling author Julian Zelizer turns to former Georgia Congressman and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.
Julian Zelizer's new book, "Burning Down The House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party" offers one explanation for today's divisive political atmosphere; examining the history behind "The Tree That Owns Itself" in Athens
"There is no exquisite beauty...without some strangeness in the proportion." That's a line from Edgar Allan Poe, the king of the dark and eerie, the...
The first launch is scheduled for late 2019 for one of two cube satellites made by the Small Satellite Research Laboratory at the University of Georgia....
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey swore she'd never return to Atlanta after her mother was murdered there. 35 years later, she faces those demons in her searing new memoir, Memorial Drive.
Writs of eviction have been backlogged in Georgia since federal unemployment checks, CARES Act protections and stalled courts kept sheriffs at bay. Now, hundreds of thousands of Georgians are at risk of being removed from their homes. On Second Thought discusses projections, protections, and consequences of a looming eviction crisis on the horizon.
With experts concerned about a surge in evictions amid the ongoing pandemic, we explore implications and potential mitigating factors of the coming eviction crisis; former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey on her new memoir, "Memorial Drive"
Author Lara Prescott joined Virginia Prescott for one of the Atlanta History Center’s virtual author talks. Her debut novel The Secrets We Kept, which became an instant New York Times best-seller, is about the CIA’s program to influence Russian thinking during the Cold War — with literature. Hear their discussion about the espionage plot and the real-life love story behind Dr. Zhivago.