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Hosts Kelly Burdick and Christina Knott return to the pages of history for stories that still matter today.

Aug 9, 2020

Albert Einstein was famously private. He came to Saranac Lake for the first time in July 1936 to spend his summer vacation from Princeton in relative anonymity. As the Times reported, Einstein said he was there to escape those who “peer into my windows.”

Listen as host Kelly Burdick explains the history of...


Jun 5, 2020

Kelly Burdick talks about Ray Martin, Watertown's own Forest Gump. Based on research by Chris Brock, learn about his amazing life and visit nny360.com for the full story.

 

This episode is edited by Christina Knott. Intro music is "Nobody Calls It San Fran" by Coyote Hearing. Outro music is "The Papergirl" by The Whole...


May 22, 2019

Kelly and Christina are getting spring fever and are excited to talk about victory gardens to celebrate the season and honor the WW2 effort to support the war.

We talk about the local efforts by Minna Anthony Common and others to help promote home gardens, as well as talk tips and advice on how to start your...


May 9, 2019

A run down, "shabby" house takes stage on Watertown's Public Square during a renovation project in 1934. The city watched it change as local contractors pitched in to give the pre-Depression era home a new look.

Kelly and Christina talk about the renovation, what happened to the house and how its beautification sought...


Feb 12, 2019

Feb. 14, 1944: Lipstick, “the scourge of V-mail,” will be tolerated until Valentine’s day, but after that letters to soldier sweethearts with the scarlet imprints will be sent by cargo mail only. Lipstick smears as it passes through the delicate V-mail photographic equipment, and ruins not only the letter on which...