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Dec 19, 2021

Robin ranges the globe collecting traditions for the Solstice and its offspring holidays. Plus, readings from Dorothy Parker, three male poets (Eliot, Yeats, Frost), four female poets (Derricotte, Chang, Le Guin, Morgan) . . . and a Partridge?

Dec 12, 2021

Was it the good old days or the worst of times? Robin explores how we lived and who we were a century ago, and writes a letter to readers 100 years from now.

Dec 5, 2021

Robin takes on vigilantism—the history, the psychology, and the overlap with law enforcement and the military, from Kyle Rittenhouse's trial to bounty hunters and Texas's abortion ban enforcement.

Nov 21, 2021

Robin, with guest historian and feminist chronicler Miriam Schneir, discusses "where were you when . . ." and "so where were all your great women?”—and then they find them!

Nov 14, 2021

Robin takes us behind the scenes of how the Equal Rights Amendment got killed in the ‘70s—and what's really at stake today. Guest: Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.