Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: The Black Death

In our first “Dispatch From Off the Deaton Path,” Dr. Deaton shares his thoughts on The Great Plague by Stephen Porter and how the Black Death compares to our current health crisis.

S3E4: Political Insider Jim Galloway

Stan talks to Jim Galloway, a 40-year veteran of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the lead writer and founder of the AJC’s Political Insider blog, the best-read and most influential political blog in the state. Jim talks about Georgia’s changing demographics and their effect on Georgia politics, Donald Trump in historical context, the future of newspapers andContinue Reading »

S3E3: Food for the Soul: Art as History

“It’s my job to see the noble aspect of everything.” Stan interviews artist Ross Rossin, winner of the 2019 GHS Berrien Award for Lifetime Achievement in GA History.

S3E2: The Monkey’s Paw

In honor of All Hallow’s Eve, Stan reads an old favorite, W.W. Jacob’s “The Monkey’s Paw.” Enjoy!

One Giant Leap

Douglas Brinkley, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race (Harper Collins, 2019, 548 pp.) Since humans first crawled out of the primordial soup millions of years ago, they have gazed up at the moon in the night sky and dreamed of what it was like. Only 24 people–all men–have ever been there.Continue Reading »