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

For many years now, Tim Mossberger has been building an incredible collection of material objects, music, and information on Bob’s…

The Road to Now is celebrating our fourth Presidents’ Day by launching our first Presidents’ Day episode! To mark this…

When it comes to food, knowing what you’re getting can be tricky. On the surface, words such as “pure” and…

In the last few decades, NASCAR has taken stock car racing from a regional sport anchored in the south, to…

Charlotte, NC has grown tremendously in the last half-century, yet it still lacks a clear national identity. While many know…

Dr. Molly Worthen (Department of History, UNC-Chapel Hill), Doug Heye (CNN/former RNC Communication Director) & Rufus Edmisten (Deputy Chief Council,…

After our last episode on the separation of powers in the Constitution, we heard from several listeners who said they…

2020 begins with an Impeachment Trial in the Senate and will end with a Presidential election, so Bob and Ben…

In our final episode of 2019, Bob & Ben speak w/ historian Carson Hudson, whose program “Uncivil Christmas” tells of…

On December 25, 1776, George Washington and his men celebrated their first post-Declaration of Independence Christmas by crossing a freezing…

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