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Each week at In The Past Lane, the American history podcast, host and Historian-at-Large, Edward T. O’Donnell, brings you news, stories, interviews, and special features on all things U.S. history. His aim is to be both engaging and thought-provoking, inspired by the notion that history explains the world we live in and provides insights into how to achieve a more prosperous, peaceful, and just future. So come along with us as we journey In The Past Lane.  

Jan 30, 2016

In this episode of In The Past Lane, the American history podcast, we look at a little-known aspect of American immigration history - the story behind the Statue of Liberty and how it came to symbolize America's tradition of welcoming immigrants.
Next, I speak with historian Vincent Cannato about why immigration is now...

Jan 22, 2016

This week at In The Past Lane, the American history podcast, we take on the American Civil War. Not the whole thing but rather a specific aspect of this massive military conflict: medicine and death. This episode has three parts:
1) a short thinkpiece on death and medicine and the Civil War
2) an in-depth interview with...