History & Heritage

During a political debate -- in the USA, Italy or anywhere -- if a politician refers to his or her opponent as "Machiavellian", it is usually not meant as a compliment.  To emulate the...
The Civil War was more than a dividing line in American history, a bitter and bloody resolution of the unfinished work of building a nation where all could be equal.  It was also a fraternal...
James Rada had an idea - to record the voices of everyday people who participated in the March on Washington on August 28th, 1963. Rather than focusing on notable figures from the Civil Rights...
August 28th, 2013 marks 50 years since the historic March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. WSKG joins the nation in commemorating the...
The experience of African Americans over the centuries makes for a tragic retelling: the history begins with slavery and the attempts to escape it, through the various Fugitive Slave Acts, a Civil...
It's been said that no one can understand the USA and the American people unless they appreciate baseball.  A new book tells of the developments in political and social policy and even...
Extinction may be part of nature's plan.  99% of the creatures that ever roamed the Earth are now extinct, but in the workings of  natural selection an extinction may lead to a new and...
WSKG is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington that occured on August 28, 1963. Local marchers and organizers have shared their stories with us. A national...
The Fourth of July celebrates country, culture and cuisine. Join WSKG for a little bit of all! Music Recipes & Food For Families On WSKG Radio On WSKG TV     Music The Fourth of...
Upstate New York is one of those regions where the natural and built environments blend together while the old and new may stand side by side.  History and heritage can be found not only in...