WFIU: Moment of Indiana History
By WFIU Public Media (wfiu.org)
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Weekly 2-minute program on Indiana History produced by WFIU Public Media in association with the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations.
||The Second Life Of An Indianapolis Landmark||As demographic change altered the landscape of downtown Indianapolis, the church that had housed Indiana's largest Methodist congregation faced demolition.||1/27/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Shifting Role On The Civil War Homefront||Women on the Civil War home front spent the war years occupied with matters outside the boundaries of what was then considered “women’s work”.||1/20/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Mapping The Frontier||Gazetteers helped lure settlers westward into the towns of Indiana and other frontier states and gave them concrete information about their destinations.||1/13/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||An Avant-Garde Electric Car||Gasoline propulsion claimed the day, and by 1914 the Waverley Electric car went out of production. Turns out, the vehicle was a century ahead of its time.||1/6/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Soldiers’ Solace: Clubmobile Women During World War II||Clubmobile women did more than hand out coffee and doughnuts. Their most important job was to listen to soldiers' fears, frustrations, and hurts.||12/30/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Subtle Celebration||Christmas in pioneer Indianapolis was a private and almost invisible holiday.||12/23/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Slaying The Dragon||From small beginnings in 1922, the Ku Klux Klan had attracted an estimated thirty percent of all white males in the Hoosier state onto its membership rolls.||12/16/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||On The Vanguard For African American Rights||At a time when other branches of government proved inconsistent on matters of African American rights, the Indiana Supreme Court steadily upheld human rights.||12/9/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Infamous Hoosier Behind the Right To a Fair Trial||Although Milligan conspired against his government, the Supreme Court ruling in his case set a precedent regarding the rights of citizens to a fair trial.||12/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Legend of Pinhook||During the 1850s, a rail line planned to connect Lafayette and Covington, Kentucky would have stopped at Pinhook. The railroad never materialized.||11/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|