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The Green Tunnel

The Green Tunnel explores the history and culture of the United States’ most iconic long-…

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Consolation Prize

Consolation Prize is a podcast about the history of the United States in the world throug…

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History of American Antisemitism

How can Americans overcome a problem that they can’t define, a bigotry whose particulars …

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Recent Episodes

Oct. 4, 2022

Gear Up

Gear is one topic that every hiker has in common with every other hiker, but the gear you see on the Appalachian Trail today is r…

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Sept. 20, 2022

Season Two Trailer

In season two of The Green Tunnel, we have some fantastic new stories for you on the history of the Appalachian Trail.

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Aug. 16, 2022

Craving Community

This episode of The Green Tunnel focuses on the rich culture surrounding places to eat along the Appalachian Trail and their conn…

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July 19, 2022

Music of the Mountains

In this special bonus episode of The Green Tunnel, we sat down with The Green Tunnel’s own musicians to hear from them about thei…

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June 28, 2022

Hiking McAfee Knob with Virginia Outdoor Adventures

In this episode of The Green Tunnel, we present an episode of the Virginia Outdoor Adventures podcast hosted by Jessica Bowser.

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June 23, 2022

Final Report Transmission

After two seasons, we have a lot to reflect on! We wanted you to hear the voices of the team, working mostly behind the scenes fo…

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May 31, 2022

Twelve Foreign Men

In our final episode of Consolation Prize, we return to 1844 Hawai'i, where we look at another case involving vice consul William…

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May 17, 2022

The Consul and I

In this episode of Consolation Prize, we meet two Americans in 1860s Thailand. Reverend Dan Beach Bradley was a Christian mission…

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May 10, 2022

Pacific Salmon Run

In this mini episode of Consolation Prize, we complete our tour of the world by going to the last continent where the United Stat…

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April 19, 2022

Remember the Lusitania

In this episode of Consolation Prize, we investigate the role of consuls in dealing with wartime disasters and the toll they took…

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April 6, 2022

Helloooo!

In 1930 Eiler Larsen set out on what is the first recorded attempt of what we call an Appalachian Trail thru-hike. He didn't make…

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March 29, 2022

The Art of Diplomacy

Irena Wiley was a diplomat's wife. But she was also an artist who used her art to reflect the humanity of the many people she enc…

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