The Best Of Our Knowledge #1261

Nov 19, 2014

Ever drive down the road and pass one of those historical markers a lot of places erect and wonder what it's all about?

You can do that a lot...and if you stopped at all of them you'd never really get anywhere. Not to worry and, please excuse me for using this way overused line but...there's an app for that. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll talk to the people behind Next Exit History, and learn how a stop for coffee on a road trip turned into nationwide historical database.

Then we'll stay with history and hear a former East German reminisce about the fall of the Berlin Wall, try to find out why charter school students in Ohio are doing much worse than public school kids, and spend an academic minute