Thea Marshall reminds us of a tiny town on the Northern Neck. It's sleepy today, but a couple of hundred years ago, it would awaken the world.
Social scientists tell us that domestic violence has become endemic. Thea Marshall finds that this is true, even on the Northern Neck, but thanks to "The Haven" there has been a source of sanctuary and shelter for victims since 1987.
Thea Marshall explores love, marriage, wealth and power back in the early days of the Northern Neck's gentry when marrying for love was a luxury that only the poor could afford.
Brooks Smith has discovered that the first cricket games on record in America were in Richmond.
Thea Marshall explores the Influence Thesis, which suggests that the authors of our constitution were greatly influenced by the way the Iroqois Confederacy governed itself.
Thea Marshall resurrects a story about Robert E. Lee's mother, who may have been buried alive -- or not!
Brooks Smith has been rediscovering Richmond's sports history. Today, he recalls the career of baseball star Ray Dandridge.
Brooks Smith recalls a big tennis event.
Essayist Brooks Smith, rediscovering Richmond's sports history, has found that in the 18th century, Virginians enjoyed a game called quoits.
Essayist Brooks Smith has rediscovered a glorious year when the Tuckahoe Little League won all the marbles.