Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: The Twilight Zone

This week Dr. Deaton looks back at one of the most iconic TV shows in history, on the anniversary of the death of creator Rod Serling.

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: A World Without Sports

With Major League Baseball’s announcement this week of a shortened season beginning in July, Dr. Deaton looks back at other events in history before COVID-19 that caused sports fans to cry in their beer.

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: Stone Mountain

In this Dispatch, Dr. Deaton takes a look at the controversial history behind Georgia’s Stone Mountain. 

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: A Nation of Free Men & Women

This Dispatch looks at the long history of protest and civil unrest, peaceful and violent, in American history, from the colonial period through the present.

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: Smallpox

This Dispatch looks at one of the most hideous and deadly diseases in human history that killed hundreds of millions–and its complete eradication in the 20th century.