New BackStory Radio Episode: The Mississippi River
Historians Peter Onuf, Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh and the staff at BackStory with the American History Guys invite you to listen to our latest episode on the Mississippi River. Feedback of any kind - by e-mail, phone, Facebook, or on our website as listed below - would be much appreciated.
BackStory is a public radio program & podcast that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today. On each show, renowned U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh tear a topic from the headlines and plumb its historical depths. Over the course of the hour, they are joined by fellow historians, people in the news, and callers interested in exploring the roots of what’s going on today.
This episode includes with Dr. Walter Johnson (Harvard), Dr. Karen O'Neill (Rutgers), and Jennifer Abraham Cramer (The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History, Louisiana State University) as well as segments on Mississippian civilizations, Vicksburg, and flooding.
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