Posts made in October, 2012

PODCAST: “Master of the Mountain”

Posted on Oct 20, 2012

PODCAST: “Master of the Mountain”

Was Thomas Jefferson the "lenient" "kind" "reluctant" slave-owner that most historians have made him out to be? Celebrated author Henry Wiencek says absolutely not.

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Flashback: Facebook Comes to Cville

Posted on Oct 20, 2012

Flashback: Facebook Comes to Cville

Recently unearthed: the exact date Facebook launched at the University of Virginia.

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“Leading Men’s Minds”

Posted on Oct 20, 2012

“Leading Men’s Minds”

"Political consulting is often thought of as an offshoot of the advertising industry, but closer to the truth is that the advertising industry began as a form of political consulting." The history of political public relations.

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Barefoot Excursions: The UVA Corner

Posted on Oct 19, 2012

Barefoot Excursions: The UVA Corner

From the "Barefoot Excursions" archives series comes this classic look at the history of the UVA Corner.

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VIDEO: Ghost stories at UVA

Posted on Oct 17, 2012

VIDEO: Ghost stories at UVA

Join me for a quick tour of the spooky legends at the University of Virginia.

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