Audio Documentaries


The Triangle

By Jane Ladouceur (2000)

In The Triangle, Jane Ladouceur examines the history of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, integrating archival interviews with survivors and witnesses with her own narrative to create a moving first-person account of a tragedy that sparked outrage and social reform during the Progressive era.
Play | 28 min

The Moving Wall

By Jane Ladouceur (2000)

In The Moving Wall, Jane Ladouceur examines the wrecked emotional landscape left over from the death of a brother-in-law she never knew, searching for clues as to why Vietnam veterans, their families, and to some degree the entire nation continue to memorialize those who died in a war that ended more than 30 years ago.
Play | 28 min

Textbook History

By Ronald Ladouceur

Textbook History is a quasi-academic blog focused on the history of high school biology and popular science in twentieth century America.