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Smithsonian's Stories from Main Street
Smithsonian's Stories from Main Street
Smithsonian Institution

Everybody has a story to tell. The Smithsonian’s Stories from Main Street podcast shares the authentic voices and stories of people from... more

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Special: "Hopefully, My Generation Will Be the Ones to Change It"

Young people throughout the country bring new perspectives and attitudes to our history and our culture. But often, they don't... more

27 Mar 2024 · 38 minutes
Preview: Youth Voices

Here's a sneak peek at our next special episode! Give a listen to the voices and the work of the... more

13 Mar 2024 · 1 minute
15: Good Relationships Build Stronger Communities

You've got to have friends! Personal and professional connections are critical to the development of healthy communities, whether they are... more

28 Feb 2024 · 35 minutes
14: Great Things Happen Here

In this episode, we're taking a closer look at two very different rural communities that embody technological innovation. In Taos,... more

14 Feb 2024 · 33 minutes
13: Comebacks and Ripple Effects

Rural America is full of places of innovation--towns where people work together to conceive new ideas and spark engagement by... more

31 Jan 2024 · 33 minutes
Preview: Small Town Innovation: Creativity and Resilience

For many years, the conventional wisdom in the United States has been that rural America is hurting: facing impacts from... more

17 Jan 2024 · 2 minutes
Special: "Museum on Main Street: A Love Letter to Small-Town America" from Museums in Strange Places

We're excited to share an episode from our host Hannah Hethmon's podcast Museums in Strange Places. Back in 2019, Museums... more

29 Nov 2023 · 40 minutes
12: My Vote, My Voice

Apologies friends! This pod is the actual episode titled "My Vote, My Voice," which should have been originally posted back... more

15 Nov 2023 · 32 minutes
11: Use Your Voice! Get Involved

What civic responsibilities do we have as Americans? What do we owe to the process of democracy? What is the... more

01 Nov 2023 · 28 minutes
10: The Greater Good: Democracy Everyday

Democracy can be messy. Americans share many common values and ideals, but views on how that works out in the... more

18 Oct 2023 · 31 minutes
Smithsonian's Stories from Main Street
Special: "Hopefully, My Generation Will Be the Ones to Change It"
Smithsonian's Stories from Main Street