Filter by

BackStory with the American History Guys

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 5 of 5
  • [alt text]

    The Birth of a Nation at 100

    The Smithsonian Institution hosted the “BackStory with the American History Guys” radio program as they examined D.W. Griffith’s film The Birth of a Nation, originally released in 1915…

    657 views
  • [alt text]

    Inaugurations in American History

    Historians Brian Balogh, Ed Ayers, and Peter Onuf recorded their weekly radio program, BackStory with the American History Guys, sin the Flag Hall of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of…

    680 views
  • [alt text]

    History of Alcohol in America

    Historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf and Brian Balogh host the public radio show and podcast “BackStory with the American History Guys.” This weekend, we’ll simulcast the show live from…

    1,203 views
  • [alt text]

    Thanksgiving in American History

    The BackStory Guys, Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, and Peter Onuf, talked about the history and mythos of the Thanksgiving holiday.

    244 views
  • [alt text]

    1861 Secession Debate

    An episode of the radio program “BackStory with the American History Guys” focused on Secession and the Civil War and its reverberations through history. The hosts discussed the secession…

    889 views