Show cover of The Road to Now

The Road to Now

Bob Crawford (The Avett Brothers) & Dr. Ben Sawyer (MTSU History) share conversations with great thinkers from a variety of backgrounds – historians, artists, legal scholars, political figures and more –who help us uncover the many roads that run between past and present. For more information, visit TheRoadToNow.com If you'd like to support our work, join us on Patreon: Patreon.com/TheRoadToNow

Tracks

#215 The Power of Story (Revisited) w/ Donna Washington 57:19 12/06/2021
The Wild West w/ Dick Kreck 49:45 11/29/2021
#214 Woody Guthrie: Crafting Everyday Life w/ Nora Guthrie 56:26 11/22/2021
#213 The 2020 Election: A First Draft w/ Robert Costa 58:09 11/15/2021
#212 Redistricting: A Primer w/ Wendy Underhill & Ben Williams 37:47 11/08/2021
The American Empire w/ Daniel Immerwahr 53:06 11/01/2021
#211 The Constitution w/ Jeffrey Rosen 59:05 10/25/2021
#210 Miss America’s Secret Past w/ Amy Argetsinger 62:44 10/18/2021
#209 The Corn Syrup Controversy w/ Benjamin Cohen 55:07 10/11/2021
A Frail League of Friendship: The Articles of Confederation w/ Greg Jackson (Expanded Rebroadcast) 67:55 10/04/2021
#208 Monsanto’s Past, Our Future w/ Bart Elmore 67:13 09/27/2021
This Episode Kills Fascists: Woody Guthrie's Life & Legacy w/ Deana McCloud 47:42 09/20/2021
#207 Vigilantes 50:20 09/13/2021
The History of Coffee w/ Mark Pendergrast 41:13 09/06/2021
#206 Telling History through Journalism with Julian Rubinstein 55:04 08/30/2021
The Mignonette & Everything Else w/ Neil Hanson 34:25 08/23/2021
#205 The History of Student Debt w/ Ellie Shermer 76:05 08/16/2021
#204 Historical Narratives & Power 29:44 08/09/2021
#203 How to Talk to a Science Denier w/ Lee McIntyre 53:59 08/02/2021
Laughing at Stalin w/ Jon Waterlow 64:16 07/26/2021
#202 A Tour Guide’s History of Los Angeles 66:32 07/19/2021
How the American Dream Became Temporary w/ Louis Hyman 50:23 07/12/2021
#201 Game Show Archive w/ Bob Boden & Chris Bensch 56:03 07/05/2021
Coffee with The Avett Brothers (Expanded Rebroadcast) 50:17 06/28/2021
#200 American History in Russia w/ Sean Guillory 62:20 06/21/2021
#199 Reaganland w/ Rick Perlstein 63:37 06/14/2021
#198 Juneteenth w/ Annette Gordon-Reed 59:26 06/07/2021
The History of the Harlem Globetrotters 36:02 05/31/2021
#197 Energy Crises: A Half-Century of Hard Choices w/ Jay Hakes 58:43 05/17/2021
The 5th Anniversary Party 91:13 05/03/2021