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The Road to Now

In 2006, Bob Crawford (The Avett Brothers) & Dr. Benjamin Sawyer (MTSU History) sat down to talk history in a Detroit coffee shop. Their discussion lasted a couple hours, but the conversation kept going. Join them as they trace the road between past and present with the help of great thinkers from the academy, the media, politics, entertainment and more.

info_outline I Can’t Breathe: Surviving the Dual Pandemics of Racism and Covid-19 w/ Louis Woods 06/29/2020
info_outline #175 The Death of Expertise w/ Tom Nichols 06/22/2020
info_outline #174 Direction w/ Michael Bonfiglio 06/15/2020
info_outline #173 The South w/ Trae Crowder 06/01/2020
info_outline #172 Fourth Anniversary Party 05/18/2020
info_outline #171 Baseball in Context w/ Jayson Stark 05/11/2020
info_outline #170 Soviet Soldiers and the Red Army in World War II w/ Brandon Schechter 05/04/2020
info_outline # 169 The Kinks: Songs of the Semi-Detached w/ Mark Doyle 04/27/2020
info_outline Technology and the Mind w/ Nicholas Carr 04/20/2020
info_outline #168 Breaking Down the 5G Conspiracy w/ Stacy Wood 04/13/2020
info_outline #167 The Outbreak Narrative w/ Priscilla Wald 04/06/2020
info_outline #166 Everything’s Going To Be Okay 03/30/2020
info_outline #165 Saving America’s Cities w/ Lizabeth Cohen 03/23/2020
info_outline #164 What('s) A Disaster 03/16/2020
info_outline The History of Coal w/ Chuck Keeney 03/09/2020
info_outline #163 The Avett Brothers Archive w/ Tim Mossberger 02/24/2020
info_outline #162 The Presidents’ Day Rundown 02/17/2020
info_outline #161 Food in the Era of Adulteration w/ Benjamin Cohen 02/10/2020
info_outline #160 NASCAR and Moonshine w/ Kyle Petty and Dan Pierce (Recorded Live at the McGlohon Theater in Charlotte, NC) 02/06/2020
info_outline #159 The History of Charlotte, NC w/ Thomas Hanchett & Pam Kelley (Recorded Live at the McGlohon Theater in Charlotte, NC) 02/03/2020
info_outline #158 Live in Carrboro, NC- Charisma in American Politics & Society w/ Molly Worthen, Doug Heye & Rufus Edmisten (Recorded at Cat’s Cradle) 01/27/2020
info_outline #157 The State of the Union w/ Matt Negrin 01/20/2020
info_outline #156 Executive Boundaries 01/13/2020
info_outline #155 Uncivil Christmas w/ Carson Hudson 12/23/2019
info_outline #154 America's First War on Christmas w/ Bruce Carlson 12/16/2019
info_outline #153 Floating Coast: The Environmental History of the Bering Strait w/ Bathsheba Demuth 12/02/2019
info_outline #152 Building Community and Breaking Barriers w/ Digital Humanities (Recorded Live at ASEEES 2019) 11/25/2019
info_outline #151 Live in Chicago w/ Pete Souza & Erin Welsh (recorded at Beverly Arts Center) 11/18/2019
info_outline #150 Life on the Road 11/11/2019
info_outline #149 The History of Hong Kong w/ Mindy Smith 11/04/2019