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"How We Got Here" Podcast with NBC12
Get your dose of Virginia history delivered straight to your ears with Rachel DePompa of NBC12 and gain insights into our state's ever-evolving story. A few episodes you may enjoy include:
Why do we call Virginia a “commonwealth” and not a “state”? – Season 1, Episode 4 (June 24-30, 2019)
The History of Slavery in Virginia, with VMHC Curator of Exhibitions Dr. Karen Sherry – Season 1, Episode 6 (July 8-14, 2019)
The Legacy of the 13th Amendment, with VMHC Curator of Exhibitions Dr. Karen Sherry – Season 2, Episode 5 (Dec. 16-22, 2019)
The internal struggle of Robert E. Lee as he resigns from the US Army, with VMHC Senior Museum Collections Curator Dr. William Rasmussen and revisiting the largest manhunt in American history, with Andrew Talkov, VMHC Sr. Director of Curatorial Affairs – both featured on Season 3, Episode 1 (April 20-26, 2020)
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