In this edition of “Virginia Conversations,” host May-Lily Lee talks with two cultural icons, both with ties to Virginia. Enjoy her interviews with world-renowned artist P. Buckley Moss and best-selling author Adriana Trigiani.
In part 40 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson describes the horror on the battlefield during the 1863 Battle at Chancellorsville. Here, General Lee won his most spectacular victory but lost his most dependable lieutenant, Stonewall Jackson.
On this edition of “Virginia Conversations” we gather three Virginia authors to share their writing experiences. Join host May-Lily Lee with guests Sheri Reynolds, Cathryn Hankla, and Kristen-Paige Madonia. Hear what inspires their creativity, and the rewards and challenges of being an author.
On this edition of Virginia Conversations, we’d like a word with you… or maybe two! World renowned lexicographer Anne Soukhanov joins host May-Lily Lee for a look at the newest, most-used, and even most-dreaded words of the past year. Listeners share their word lists and top grammatical pet peeves.
In part 43 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses one of two battles of July 1863 that turned the tide of the War and marked the Confederacy for defeat: the Battle of Gettysburg.
In part 44 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that the most important city on the Mississippi to the Confederate cause was Vicksburg. However, the events there in July 1863 showed that Lee’s army was running out of manpower and time.
In part 45 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson describes the danger that both Union and Confederate armies faced from the ingestion of impure drinking water: typhoid fever.
In part 46 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses the two back-to-back battles in Atlanta that served as the backdrop for the conflicts portrayed in Margaret Mitchell’s novel, Gone with the Wind.