Legacy shares stories from older generations for insight into the world today. In each episode, we highlight one extraordinary person whose story can provide context and guidance for the next generation.
Fighting Injustice from the Inside
Jun 7 • 33 min
Walter Lomax spent four decades in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and today uses his freedom to help others fight injustice.
Creating a New Type of Rehab
May 25 • 31 min
Paul Molloy descends into alcoholism while working as a senate lawyer and ends up homeless on the streets of D.C., but goes through another massive transformation.
Coming Out in Church
May 17 • 29 min
Cecilia Hayden-Smith finds God in adulthood to overcome trauma, addiction — and to come out.
Marching for The Dream
May 10 • 21 min
Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream Speech” was a turning point for America and the Tyson sisters.
A Diplomat’s Wife in Cuba
May 3 • 15 min
Jan Evans Houser lives as a diplomat’s wife in Cuba ahead of the Missile Crisis.
Living in an American internment camp
Apr 24 • 29 min
Mary Tamaki Murakami talks about life in an internment camp during World War II and why she sees parallels in today’s treatment of Muslim-Americans.
Policing the Nation’s Capital
Apr 18 • 15 min
Gary Hankins is recruited from the air force during the Vietnam War to become a D.C. police officer.
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