The following audio clip is excerpted from the BackStory episode “The Good Mother: A History of American Motherhood.” You can listen to the entire episode here. Ann Hulbert, an expert on parenting experts, explains why mothers in the 1920s were instructed not to smother their children with love. Excerpted from: The Good Mother: A History [...]
In this episode, BackStory takes on big oil! And big trees, big water, big whales.. How have changing energy sources shaped the growth and decline of cities and towns? What are the social costs and benefits of new energy technologies?