The Road to Now

A series of conversations that trace the historical roots of today’s events. Hosted by Bob Crawford of the Avett Brothers & Dr. Benjamin Sawyer.

The Road to Now Episodes

Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of enslaved Americans at the end of the Civil War, has gone from a local…

The Harlem Globetrotters are one of those great parts of American culture that almost everyone knows and loves. For most…

It’s the 5th anniversary of The Road to Now so Bob and Ben invited a brilliant lineup of past guests…

Proponents of voting restrictions such as those recently enacted in Georgia have argued that these laws will restore voters’ faith…

The $1.9 billion stimulus plan that President Biden signed into law on March 11th has implications for everyone in the…

Market bubbles can make and break fortunes, and which side of things you end up on has everything to do…

The Nazi regime that came to power in Germany in 1933 unleashed the most brutal and comprehensive war that humanity…

Ken Burns joins Bob and Ben for a conversation about American history and the themes he sees playing out in…