Then Again

Preserving Local History

With Peter Madruga

Preserving local history takes dedication, patience, curiosity, and a true passion for your community. In this episode, Libba speaks with Peter Madruga, President of Habersham Education and Research which is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Habersham County, Georgia. Most recently, Peter and his team have produced a documentary about the history of the train depot in Cornelia, Georgia, which has been an iconic part of the town since its construction in the late 1800s.

Cornelia: a Train Town premieres Saturday, September 17th and will be shown again on October 15th. The documentary will also be released to the public at a later date. Details at: www.habershamhistory.org/

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Georgia’s Capitol Building

With Sophia Queen

The GA Capitol Building and Museum: Since its construction in 1889, Georgia's gold-domed Capitol Building has been an icon of Atlanta. Yet, if votes had gone differently, the Capitol Building would be in Milledgeville. So, why Atlanta? Marie speaks with Sophia Queen, Manager of Tours and Education at the Georgia Capitol Museum, to learn why Atlanta was an ideal city for Georgia's capitol and the story of its gleaming Capitol Building.

Website: www.libs.uga.edu/capitolmuseum/

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E122 Rev. Charles T. Walker

With historian Corey Rogers

In this episode, we explore the life of Rev. Charles T. Walker, a prominent figure in Georgia who rose to national and international fame. Born into slavery in 1858, he was part of the first wave of prominent African-American figures to take the national stage after emancipation. He traveled the world and made friends with people such as John D. Rockefeller. Learn more about the amazing life and legacy of Rev. Charles T. Walker in this podcast as Marie Bartlett interviews Corey Rogers, Historian at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History.

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E121 Latin America Part 3: The CIA and Guatemala

With Dr. Tamara Spike

In this third and final episode of our three-part series on Latin America, Dr. Spike explains to Glen how the CIA-backed overthrow of the Guatemalan government in 1954 set the stage for decades of interventionist policies, cold war political wrangling, and efforts by Latin American countries to assert their independence in ways that didn't always meet with support from the United States.

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E120 Latin America Part 2: The Mexican Revolution

With Dr. Tamara Spike

Most Americans have heard of Pancho Villa, but who was he and what are the larger events that he (and others) participated in?  In this second episode of a three-part series, Dr. Tamara Spike of the University of North Georgia explains the Mexican Revolution of 1910 and how, despite some struggles, the Mexican Constitution that came from it was one of the most progressive and stabilizing documents in the Western Hemisphere.

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E119 Latin America Part 1: The Haitian Revolution

with Dr. Tamara Spike

Latin America makes up nearly two-thirds of the New World, but (unfortunately) many folks in the United States are unfamiliar with its history.  In this first episode of a three-part series, Glen talks with Dr. Tamara Spike to discuss the Haitian Revolution, its place in a complex set of world events, and how it affected not just Latin America but the United States and all of world history.

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E118 Segregation in the New South

with Dr. Chris Caplinger

Segregation and its role in America, especially the American South, after the civil war is complicated and complex. Segregation was present in schools, churches, housing, and transportation. It was a part of daily life, but perhaps many do not understand the nuances and complexities that accompanied it. In this podcast, Marie speaks to Dr. Chris Caplinger, Assistant Professor of History at Georgia Southern University, about segregation in the New South from 1860-1914.

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E117 Egyptomania: America's Fascination with Egypt

with Jess Brazinski

Ancient Egypt shows up in our daily lives, maybe without us even realizing it. From the Washington Monument, to the Silent Film Era in Hollywood, to The Bangles' smash hit 'Walk Like an Egyptian,' it seems like American culture has always been fascinated with ancient Egypt, but there were two large historical events that really brought Ancient Egypt to the forefront of American popular culture and ingrained aspects of it into daily life which will be discussed in this podcast by Marie Bartlett and Jess Brazinski, master's candidate at the University of North Georgia.

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E116 Saving the Oldest Standing Synagogue in Georgia

with Jack Weinstein

In this podcast, Marie interviews Jack Weinstein, the president of the board for the Augusta Jewish Museum, about how the oldest standing Synagogue in Georgia was saved from demolition and is being turned into the Augusta Jewish Museum. If you would like to learn more about this museum and tour their virtual exhibits you can do so here: www.augustajewishmuseum.org

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