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Caption: The Clarys on their front porch., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Anthony Clary grew up in the largest public housing project in Richmond, Virginia, a place called Blackwell. In its day it was notorious for the am...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 26:22
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Love and homelessness in America, beginning with the tale of how a dollar given in charity on the streets of New York City turned into a lifetime o...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2018
  • Length: 39:45
Caption: Chris Peace with his mother's shingle., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Christopher Kilian Peace is a classical conservative informed by Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Edmund Burke and other great thinkers of the Enlightenm...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:46
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A Daily Show of passion with the love story of comedian and animal lovers Jon Stewart and Tracey McShane; Diving deep for love with submariner Clif...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2018
  • Length: 36:23
Caption: Tip McClure of the Estate Experts., Credit: Charles McGuigan
this is the conclusion of 2828 Story of a House. It’s about a man named Leroy Basham who hoarded for several decades, and the people who dug throug...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 22:09
Caption: Carter McClure of the Estate Experts in front of 2828., Credit: Charles McGuigan
2828: Story of a House is about hoarding, and two people who can make order of chaos and find treasure in trash. It's also about a man whose life w...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 26:05
Caption: Melissa Gray, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
This is part 3 of a series called #metoo. We continue with the stories of five remarkable women—Terry Menefee Gau, Melissa Gray, Kathi Shiff, Mary ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 27:53
Caption: Virginia's first historic marker to recognize immigrants.
Just as America is a nation of immigrants, Virginia is a commonwealth of immigrants. For the first time ever the state Department of Historic Res...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 08:45
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A Nation of Immigrants is what we are, always have been, and always will be, as long as we remain the United States of America. Bans on immigrants ...

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  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ripley Bullen
Archeologist Ripley Bullen written and presented by Ed Schmidt

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:42
Caption: Clark Moore, Credit: Writer / Performer
Frank Guptill written and presented by Clark Moore

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:41
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BLEEP loved the city of his birth, the pearl of the west, Guadalajara, second largest city in Mexico. He wandered its streets as a boy visited the...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Karla Helbert, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Karla Helbert is many things. An accomplished writer and veteran therapist. Wife, mother, artist. A seeker, too. Libertine in matters spiritual. A...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2016
  • Length: 27:06
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We have begun a new line of connections on The Rough Draft Diaries with the story of Edith Franklin. Last week began the story of the “The Godmothe...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Senator Tim Kaine with wife Anne Holton, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Senator Tim Kaine, the man who may well be the next vice president of the United States, is consistent in his core beliefs and has a dear love for ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 23:03
Caption: Shenandoah National Park, Credit: Charles McGuigan
More than 75 years ago Shenandoah National Park opened to the public for the first time. One of the most scenic routes in Virginia— Skyline Drive w...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:41
Caption: Abbie Catherine Waters
Abbie Waters lived in Richmond, Virginia and attended Holton Elementary School. She had survived a rare form of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. F...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 27:28
Caption: Abbie Catherine Waters
Abbie Catherine Waters was just nine years and two days old when she left this world. I have heard men and women who knew Abbie refer to her as an ...

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 26:25
Caption: Elisheva and Amaris, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Elisheva and Amaris, mother and daughter, know a thing or two about uphill battles where every inch of gained ground costs dearly. Each in her way ...

  • Added: May 07, 2016
  • Length: 27:49
Caption: Triptych photo illustration, Credit: Doug Dobey.
For the longest while I would think of my mother as a husk like the shell left behind by a cicada, all the internal meat gone, just a crisp skin re...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 27:38
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What happens when the person you love doesn't love what you do?

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 14:07
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From patrolling the streets of Sunset Boulevard to infiltrating prostitution rings, this female police officer has seen it all. Patty Corso’s persp...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
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How do you proceed with your life when a family secret is revealed?

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 06:11
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This show features three moms talking about the elusive “work/life balance”. But is this even the right term for this perennial conundrum?

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 15:08
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When a married couple has a baby, is it fair for one of the parents to have to adopt the baby to make it their own? Why do the rules differ for m...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 04:39