6 episodes

A12 explores the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last year, the history behind the conflict, and how the city and its people have dealt with the aftermath.

A12 Nicole Hemmer

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    • 4.9, 50 Ratings

A12 explores the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last year, the history behind the conflict, and how the city and its people have dealt with the aftermath.

    Episode 6: The Aftermath

    Episode 6: The Aftermath

    How Charlottesville has dealt with the trauma of August 11 and 12

    • 35 min
    Episode 5: Who Watches the Watchers?

    Episode 5: Who Watches the Watchers?

    Why law enforcement and the legal system failed to prevent the violence on August 11 and 12

    • 41 min
    Episode 4: The Alt-Right Rises

    Episode 4: The Alt-Right Rises

    How the alt-right fits into the history of American white supremacy, and why they chose Charlottesville as the place to make their stand

    • 39 min
    Episode 3: The Statue at the Center of the World

    Episode 3: The Statue at the Center of the World

    Why Charlottesville's Confederate statues opened up a battle over history and memory

    • 30 min
    Episode 2: The City Behind the Hashtag

    Episode 2: The City Behind the Hashtag

    How Charlottesville tells its history — and what it misses

    • 37 min
    Episode 1: The Summer of Hate

    Episode 1: The Summer of Hate

    How the people of Charlottesville responded to months of white supremacist organizing and violence in the city

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

Rocky_Mountain_Sly ,

Great story of the buildup to the UTR violence

Wonderful podcast that tells the before during and aftermath.

cristina.lg ,

illuminating work!

niki is an insightful journalist and historian. great work on a difficult subject.

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Behind the Headlines

Nicole Hemmer gives an electrifying and illuminating account of the events leading up to the violent death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville.

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