Andrew Wyndham

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  • Username: ahw
  • Executive Producer VFH Radio
  • Role: Station General Manager

Recent Pieces from Andrew Wyndham

Caption: "The death bed of the martyr President Abraham Lincoln", Credit: Currier & Ives, Library of Congress

Thuderclap from a Clear Blue Sky (08:08)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

Historian Martha Hodes outlines the public grief – and celebration – at Lincoln’s death across the Union. This story comes from the BackStory show 'Now He Belongs to the ...
Caption: Elektro the Moto-Man and his Little Dog Sparko, created by Westinghouse Electric Company for the 1939 World’s Fair., Credit: New York City Public Library

His Boy Elroy (07:47)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

Matt Novak of the blog "Paleofuture" talks about "The Jetsons," the show that helped define American ideas of future technology without thinking much about social change. ...
Caption: Elektro the Moto-Man and his Little Dog Sparko, created by Westinghouse Electric Company for the 1939 World’s Fair., Credit: New York City Public Library

On Top of the World (05:11)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

Bradley Boyd and reporter Ashley Creek head to the top of an old hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, which made provisions for a future that never came. This piece comes from the ...
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Married to the Job (09:45)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

What is the role of the First Lady, anyway? Host Brian Balogh and scholar Lisa Burns discuss the ill-defined role of First Ladies, and the backlash against active First ...
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(Over)rulers (09:22)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

Legal scholar Bruce Ackerman talks about how presidents from Lincoln to Obama have used their military powers. This segment is from the BackStory episode "Tyrannophobia: Uses ...
Caption: Chief Hollow Horn Bear depicted as the “American Indian” on a 14-cent stamp, 1922. , Credit: U.S. Postal Service.

Nothing but the Truth (09:53)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

Historian Christian McMillan discusses a legal case between the Hualapai tribe and the Santa Fe Pacific Railroad, which makes it all the way to the Supreme Court and forces ...
Caption: Chief Hollow Horn Bear depicted as the “American Indian” on a 14-cent stamp, 1922. , Credit: U

War on the Gridiron (07:52)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

Historian David Wallace Adams tells the story of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School football team, who were successful on the field - but not always at dispelling ...
Caption: Classroom in the Islamic School in Seattle, Washington, 1982., Credit: Library of Congress

A Sea Change (09:05)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

Frank Cogliano of the University of Edinburgh speaks with host Peter Onuf about the first Barbary War, which has often been cast as the first conflict in a ‘clash of ...
Caption: Photograph c1870, by Henry Pontier

002: Pet Friendly: A History of Domestic Animals, 7/6/2013 (54:00)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

America is a pet-owning nation. Over 60% of households, in fact, possess some sort of furry or feathered friend, and we spend over $50 billion a year looking after them. But ...
Caption: “Attitudes Passionnelles”: woman in a state of hysteria, Credit: (Wikimedia Commons)

States of Mind: Mental Illness in America (54:00)
From: BackStory with the American History Guys

The American Psychiatric Association just released its latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) – a manual that says as much about how we view the mind today, as it ...