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The Lady and George Washington: Female Genius in the Age of the Constitution

12/13/2018
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The Lady and George Washington Female Genius in the Age of the Constitution In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Dr Mary Sarah Bilder Founders Professor of Law at Boston College Law School to discuss her latest research regarding Eliza Harriot Barons OConnor who played a pivotal role during the Constitutional Convention For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:23:08

John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court

12/6/2018
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John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with author Richard Brookhiser to discuss his newest book John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:36:01

Inspiring Tomorrow's Leaders

11/29/2018
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Inspiring Tomorrows Leaders In this episode Access Services Librarian Samantha Snyder sits down with Julie Almacy Manager of the Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program to discuss the impact of this life changing experience for students as well as the process for how to apply for future fellowship classes For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:16:33

Thanks-Giving

11/22/2018
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ThanksGiving In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Anthony King Library Projects Assistant at George Washingtons Mount Vernon and coproducersound engineer of the Conversations at the Washington Library Podcast The two reflect on the previous year recording the podcast since they took administrative and creative control over the series From all of us here at Mount Vernon have a happy Thanksgiving For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:26:27

The Ultimate Lightning Conductor: Benjamin Franklin, Espionage, and Propaganda

11/15/2018
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The Ultimate Lightning Conductor Benjamin Franklin Espionage and Propaganda In this episode Access Services Librarian Samantha Snyder sits down with author and Library research fellow George Goodwin to discuss his latest findings regarding Benjamin Franklin espionage and the propaganda dealings in Europe in the American Revolution For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:28:43

More Than Putting Objects On Display: Curating Mount Vernon

11/8/2018
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More Than Putting Objects On Display Curating Mount Vernon In this episode Access Services Librarian Samantha Snyder sits down with Adam Erby Associate Curator at Mount Vernon to discuss the his favorite items in the collection as well as a behindthescenes look at the process in interpreting the mansion For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:29:21

Woodland Washington

11/1/2018
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Woodland Washington In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Peter Stark author of Young Washington How Wilderness and War Forged Americas Founding Father to discuss Washingtons early career and its impact on his life For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:32:51

Jack-O'-Lanterns, George, and Sheep's Blood: Halloween at Mount Vernon

10/25/2018
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JackOLanterns George and Sheeps Blood Halloween at Mount Vernon In this episode we take a spooktacular tour of Mount Vernons history featuring stories and voices from across the ages Happy Halloween from all of us here at Mount Vernon For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:22:46

How Uncle Tom Came To Be

10/18/2018
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How Uncle Tom Came To Be In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Washington Library research fellow Dr Daniel Livesay to discuss his recent bookChildren of Uncertain Fortune MixedRace Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family 17331833 as well as his new research topic about the treatment of elderly slaves in the Chesapeake region For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:33:03

'A Deserving Brother': George Washington And Freemasonry

10/11/2018
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A Deserving Brother George Washington and Freemasonry In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Washington Library research fellow Mark Tabbert to discuss his latest research regarding George Washington and his membership inrelationship with Freemasonry For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:30:10

Happy Birthday Washington Library!

10/4/2018
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Happy Birthday Washington Library In this episode to celebrate the fiveyear anniversary of the opening of the Washington Library current Executive Director Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Dr Douglas Bradburn the former Founding Director of the Library and now President and CEO of George Washingtons Mount Vernon The two discuss the highlights of the Librarys history the important events and acquisitions as well as the future of the facility For more information check out our website...

Duration:00:39:30

Rain Makes Corn, George Makes Whiskey!

9/27/2018
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Rain Makes Corn George Makes Whiskey In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Steve Bashore the Director of Historic Trades at George Washingtons Mount Vernon The two discuss the history and operations at the Distillery amp Gristmill including the popular line of whiskey products produced onsite For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:33:45

Eatin', Sleepin', and Thinkin' George

9/20/2018
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Eatin Sleepin and Thinkin George In this episode Access Services Librarian Samantha Snyder sits down with PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and Washington Library research fellow Krysten Blackstone to discuss her fellowship experience For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:23:31

Honor Amongst Georges

9/13/2018
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Honor Amongst Georges In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Assistant Professor of History at the William Woods University and former Washington Library research fellow Dr Craig Bruce Smith to discuss his new book American Honor The Creation of the Nations Ideals during the Revolutionary Era As a special thank you for listening to the podcast series the University of North Carolina Press has provided our listeners with an exclusive discount for Dr Smiths latest book American Honor...

Duration:00:30:51

Feisty Fluid Free Trade

6/29/2018
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Feisty Fluid Free Trade In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Washington Library research fellow Dr Lawrence BA Hatter to discuss his topic Negotiating Independence American Overseas Merchant Communities in the Age of Revolution For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:28:31

Another Badly Behaving Woman

6/29/2018
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Another Badly Behaving Woman In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Washington Library research fellow Dr Charlene Boyer Lewis to discuss her topic The Traitors Wife Peggy Arnold and Revolutionary America For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:32:53

Patrick Henry And Jefferson Too

6/29/2018
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Patrick Henry and Jefferson Too In this episode Mount Vernon President and CEO Dr Douglas Bradburn sits down with Dr Jon Kukla to discuss his book Patrick Henry Champion of Liberty For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:48:32

Transatlantic Gunrunning Playwrights

6/29/2018
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Transatlantic Gunrunning Playrights In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Dr Larrie Ferreiro to discuss his book Brothers At Arms American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:34:38