For years President Andrew Jackson was locked in a battle over Indian lands with a Cherokee chief. NPR’s Steve Inskeep on the history of that rivalry, how it led to the "Trail of Tears" and helped set the stage for the Civil War.
Seven years ago, journalist Alice Steinbach set out to re-discover her independence, after realizing she’d come to define herself only through her relationships to her children, her career, and other people and places. She shares the story of how she left behind her Baltimore home for a year of travel.
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