Politics ain't bean bag

Welcome

Welcome to the Virginia Political History Podcast Project.  Created by historians at Virginia Tech, this first season explores moments and movements in Old Dominion politics in the twentieth century.  The first episode launches May 11th, 2017.  Please keep watching our blog for updates and the latest episodes.

Episode 6: Looking for a Few Good Women

Julie Walters Steele, Virginia Tech student and Director of the Reynolds Homestead, explores the role of women in Virginia political history, with a special interview with Mary Sue Terry, one of Virginia’s most successful female politicos. Listen here and learn more.

The Rise of the Christian Right in Virginia

The Rise of the Christian Right in Virginia Drew Walton My episode of this podcast series focuses on two particular strings in the grand weaving of the Republican Party of Virginia as it exists today. It’s both a narrative of a single man, Richard Dudley Obenshain, and how his abrupt and unexpected death changed the Read more about The Rise of the Christian Right in Virginia[…]