Episodes

Episode 12: Unrecognizable Citizens

We’ve been to Mexico a few times this season, but we promised in the first episode that we’d return one last time, to talk about

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Episodes

Episode 11: Greener Pastures

In Episode 11, we explore the complicated, and sometimes tragic, life of Richard Greener, the first Black consul to a predominantly white post. Before Greener

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Episodes

Episodes

Episode 7: Selah in Jerusalem

We go to Jerusalem to find out more about Selah Merrill, the longest-serving consul there before 1948. Despite his desire to be in Jerusalem, Merrill didn’t like the city or the people he encountered. He positively hated Jews; he disdained the American tourists; and he picked fights with the American colonists. So why did he stay?

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