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Mixed-Race Marriage Illegal in the US Until 1967

Mixed-Race Marriage Illegal in the US Until 1967

图文2018-07-08 08:00:00

This case goes all the way back to the 1691. At that time, the colony of Virginia said people of different races could not get married. Rest...

'Pecos Bill,' An American Folk Tale

'Pecos Bill,' An American Folk Tale

图文2018-07-06 08:00:00

By VOA06 July, 2018Today we tell a traditional American story called a "tall tale." A tall tale is a story about a person who is larger th...

'The Blue Hotel,' by Stephen Crane, Part Four

2018-06-29 08:00:00

By VOA29 June, 2018We present the fourth of four parts of the short story "The Blue Hotel," by Stephen Crane. The story was originally ada...

What Happens If You Are Arrested in the US

What Happens If You Are Arrested in the US

图文2018-06-24 08:00:00

By VOA24 June, 2018If you have ever watched an American crime show, you know about this Supreme Court case. Listen to what the police office...

Can the Media Criticize Government Officials?

Can the Media Criticize Government Officials?

图文2018-06-10 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly10 June, 2018Clashes between the media and government officials are nothing new.One clash goes back to 1960, when The New...

'Athenaise' by Kate Chopin

'Athenaise' by Kate Chopin

图文2018-06-01 08:00:00

Our story today is called "Athenaise." It was written by Kate Chopin. Here is Barbara Klein with the story.Louisiana BayouAthenaise went a...

What 'Separation Between Church and State' Means

What 'Separation Between Church and State' Means

图文2018-05-27 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly27 May, 2018One of the things the United States is known for is a separation between church and state. But those exact wo...

Brown v. Board of Education Helps Launch Civil Rights Movement

Brown v. Board of Education Helps Launch Civil Rights Movement

图文2018-05-13 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly13 May, 2018Brown versus Board of Education is one of the country's most important cases. It overturned an earlier Supre...

'The Boarded Window' by Ambrose Bierce

2018-05-04 08:00:00

By VOA04 May, 2018Our story today is called "The Boarded Window." It was written by Ambrose Bierce. Here is Shep O'Neal with the story.In...

'The Black Cat,' by Edgar Allan Poe

2018-04-27 08:00:00

By VOA27 April, 2018We present the short story "The Black Cat," by Edgar Allen Poe. The story was originally adapted and recorded by the U...

'Paul's Case,' by Willa Cather, Part Two

'Paul's Case,' by Willa Cather, Part Two

图文2018-04-20 08:00:00

By Willa Cather20 April, 2018Today we complete the story "Paul's Case." It was written by Willa Cather. Donna de Sanctis adapted it for V...

'Paul's Case,' by Willa Cather, Part One

'Paul's Case,' by Willa Cather, Part One

图文2018-04-13 08:00:00

By Donna de Sanctis13 April, 2018Our story today is called "Paul's Case." Willa Cather wrote it. Donna de Sanctis adapted it for VOA Lear...

'The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky' by Stephen Crane, Part Two

2018-04-06 08:00:00

By VOA06 April, 2018From VOA Learning English, this is American Stories.Our story is called "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky." It was writte...

'The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky' by Stephen Crane, Part One

2018-03-30 08:00:00

By VOA30 March, 2018From VOA Learning English, this is American Stories.Our story is called "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky." It was writte...

The Rise of the US Supreme Court

The Rise of the US Supreme Court

图文2018-03-18 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly18 March, 2018When Americans are angry and believe they are right about an issue, they might use this expression: "I'm ...

'Pigs Is Pigs,' by Ellis Parker Butler

'Pigs Is Pigs,' by Ellis Parker Butler

图文2018-03-16 08:00:00

By VOA16 March, 2018Our story today is called "Pigs is Pigs." It was written by Ellis Parker Butler. Mike Flannery, the agent of the Inter...

What Does the US Supreme Court Say About Guns?

What Does the US Supreme Court Say About Guns?

图文2018-03-11 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly11 March, 2018The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution says: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the secu...

'The Diamond Lens' by Fitz-James O'Brien, Part Two

2018-03-09 08:00:00

By VOA09 March, 2018Our story is called "The Diamond Lens. " It was written by Fitz-James O'Brien. Today we will hear the second and fina...

'The Diamond Lens' by Fitz-James O'Brien, Part One

2018-03-02 08:00:00

By VOA02 March, 2018Our story today is called "The Diamond Lens. " It was written by Fitz-James O'Brien. We will tell the story in two pa...

A History of Presidents’ Day

A History of Presidents’ Day

图文2018-02-18 08:00:00

By Hai Do18 February, 2018The third Monday of February is known as Presidents' Day in the United States. For nearly 100 years, America hono...

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