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Episode from the podcastThe Gist

Social Distance a Century Ago

Released Wednesday, 22nd April 2020
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On the Gist, Trump’s always politicizing at pressers.
In the first half of a 2-part interview, Mike talks with Dr. J. Alex Navarro, the co-editor-in-chief of The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919 : A Digital Encyclopedia. Navarro explains how citizens responses 100 years ago weren’t that different from now; there was extreme compliance and tension on the ground. Yes, there were anti-maskers in 1918.
In the spiel, what if we weren’t at each other’s throat’s all the time?
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Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Margaret Kelley.
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