With Good Reason: Weekly Hour Long Episodes

Series produced by With Good Reason

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All episodes of this award-winning show are free on PRX. For more information visit withgoodreasonradio.org or contact Sarah McConnell at sbm2p@virginia.edu or 434-825-9432.

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January 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. A new book offers Tolstoyan wisdom for troubled times...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 8
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More than 30 people who spent the last three years immersed in thousands of letters written by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John and Abigai...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
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The decision by Harvard and MIT to begin providing free courses to anyone, anywhere sparked an intense debate about the future of a bricks and mort...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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In this special holiday episode, we're taking a look at the indigenous side of a Thanksgiving table.

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2021
  • Length: 53:43
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Africa is rising, but some fear the spread of Ebola is a sign the continent has a long way to go.

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
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Caption: The Baptism of Pocahontas, Credit: Wikipedia
The myths and truths behind the lives of two native women—Pocahontas and Tituba. And more...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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The painting that changed minds in Britain at the outbreak of the American Civil War. And more...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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While lie detectors are highly accurate, they’re also expensive. An expert in cyber security has developed a way to actually predict a person's pro...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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For decades, the rural South seen in books was a safe place of innocence and nostalgia. But in the last 15 years or so, movies have flipped that im...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
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The most celebrated African American poets in America pay homage to the life’s work of former Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove. An...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
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A new study finds that an affectionate work environment boosts teamwork and job satisfaction and leads to less burnout and absenteeism. And more...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
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For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Plus: With Good Reason goes to the dogs! And...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
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Texting may help stop "summer melt," which is when students who graduate from high school intending to go to college in the fall never show up. And...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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Brigham Young was a rough-hewn transient from New York who was electrified by the Mormon faith. He married more than 50 women, and transformed a ba...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
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In the years after World War I, stunt pilots in small airplanes would fly throughout the country, performing tricks and selling rides to locals—int...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
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We interview the author of a new book about Patrick Henry. Plus: a visit to the "ghost church" where Henry heard the great orator Samuel Davies as ...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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When Captain John Smith sailed into the Chesapeake Bay, he said oysters were as big as dinner plates. This show is our ode to oysters.

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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Caption: Haiti, 2010 earthquake damage
An interview with counselors about the importance of talking after a traumatic event like the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. And more...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:52
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Auto Biography is the true story of a '57 Chevy and the 13 people who owned it. And, modern day pilgrims walk the 500 miles of the Camino de Santi...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 4
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If you pay close attention to the contestants on the gameshow Jeopardy, you might notice a rising, questioning tone in their voices. Especially whe...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 5