Off the Path from New York to Boston
By WSHU Public Radio
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Follow reporter Davis Dunavin as he travels the road from New York to Boston, looking for unusual stories and fascinating histories.
||CleanLovecraft: Providence’s Weird, Troublesome Native Son||The city of Providence, Rhode Island, mostly celebrates the legacy of author H. P. Lovecraft – one of the fathers of horror fiction and, increasingly, a pop culture icon. But there’s a lot to grapple with – and his bleak, wordy prose about||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn American Love Story, From Litchfield Hills To The Trail Of Tears||In the early 1820s, a pair of Native American students fell in love with two white women in the hills of northwest Connecticut. Their parallel lives ended in personal and national tragedy. In this episode, WSHU reporter Davis Dunavin travels to Cornwall||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTake That, Bob Dylan||Matt Farley may be one of the most prolific recording artists of all time – that you have never heard of. He has produced hundreds of albums you can stream on iTunes and Spotify, all from his basement in Danvers, Massachusetts. This is a rebroadcast o||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLiving On An Island Ruled By Birds||There’s a tiny island off the coast of Connecticut. Its residents are more than ten thousand little white seabirds called terns. They have long orange beaks and sometimes ominous black tufts on their heads. There might be more terns on this island tha||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Visit With Phineas Gage And His Legendary Skull||A grisly construction accident in New England in 1848 left railroad worker Phineas Gage with severe brain damage – but gave scientists valuable clues about how the brain functions. Gage survived the metal spike that went clear through his head and has||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Is America’s First Country Music Superstar Buried In Bridgeport?||There are questions that might stump even the most dedicated country music fan: Who kickstarted the country music industry in the 1920s, even before big names like Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family? And why is this Texas musician buried in Bridgeport||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|