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Episodes

The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret Part 2

7/11/2019
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The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret Part 1 In this episode Dr Jim Ambuske continues his conversation with the Washington Librarys Research Historian Mary V Thompson to discuss her new book The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret George Washington Slavery and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:40:49

The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret Part 1

7/4/2019
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The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret Part 1 In this episode Dr Jim Ambuske sits down with the Washington Librarys Research Historian Mary V Thompson to discuss her new book The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret George Washington Slavery and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:30:23

Republican Laws and Monarchical Education

6/27/2019
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Republican Laws and Monarchical Education In this episode Dr Jim Ambuske sits down with Library research fellow Dr Mark Boonshoft to discuss education in the early republic For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:31:14

Welcome Jim Ambuske!

6/20/2019
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Welcome Jim Ambuske In this episode Dr Kevin Butterfield sits down with Dr Jim Ambuske the Washington Librarys new Digital Historian and future podcast host For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:30:20

Aboard the USS George Washington

6/13/2019
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Aboard the USS George Washington In this episode Dr Douglas Bradburn sits down with Captain Glenn Jamison Captain Daryle D Cardone and Command Master Chief Maurice Coffey of the USS George Washington on location at the aircraft carrier For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:25:16

Pen Versus Plow

6/6/2019
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Pen Versus Plow In this episode Dr Kevin Butterfield sits down with Kings CollegeGeorgian Papers Fellow Dr James Fisher to discuss his latest findings on the topic titled George Washington and the Transatlantic Circulation and Reception of Agricultural Literature and Knowledge For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:32:19

Birthing a Nation

5/30/2019
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Birthing a Nation In this episode Associate Curator Jessie MacLeod sits down with Library research fellow Sara Collini to discuss her latest findings on the topic titled Birthing a Nation Enslaved Women and Midwifery in Early America 17501820 For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:29:10

Valley Forge

5/23/2019
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Valley Forge In this episode Dr Joe Stoltz sits down with Tom Clavin to discuss his new book titled Valley Forge For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:28:37

The British Are Coming

5/16/2019
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The British Are Coming In this bonussized episode Dr Douglas Bradburn sits down with bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson to discuss volume one of his new Revolution Trilogy titled The British are Coming The War for America Lexington to Princeton 17751777 For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:01:22:09

In the Hurricane's Eye

5/9/2019
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In the Hurricanes Eye In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with worldrenowned author and 2016 George Washington Prize winner Nathaniel Philbrick to discuss his latest book In the Hurricanes Eye The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:30:07

Buried Lives

5/2/2019
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Buried Lives In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Carla McClafferty author of the book Buried Lives The Enslaved People of George Washingtons Mount Vernon For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:26:50

The Proof of the Pudding will be in the Eating

4/25/2019
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The Proof of the Pudding will be in the Eating In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Library research fellow and worldrenowned chef Justin Cherry to discuss his research topic The Impact of George Washingtons Mount Vernon in 18th Century Foodways For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:25:12

Albert Gallatin, the Early Republic, and the Atlantic World

4/18/2019
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Albert Gallatin the Early Republic and the Atlantic World In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Dr Sean P Harvey Library research fellow and associate professor of history at Seton Hall University to discuss his research topic tilted Albert Gallatin the Early Republic and the Atlantic World For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:32:50

Young Benjamin Franklin

4/11/2019
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Young Benjamin Franklin In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Nick Bunker author and 2015 George Washington Prize winner to discuss his new book Young Benjamin Franklin The Birth of Ingenuity For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:30:38

Constitution Making In Early America

4/4/2019
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Constitution Making In Early America In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with research fellow Dr James Hrdlicka to discuss his latest findings on the origins and development of American democratic constitutionalism For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:32:51

Remember The Ladies!

3/28/2019
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Remember The Ladies In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Dr Woody Holton to discuss the 10th anniversary of his Bancroft Prize winning book Abigail Adams For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:35:13

The National Bank Controversy

3/21/2019
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The National Bank Controversy In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Dr Eric Lomazoff an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Villanova University to discuss his new book Reconstructing the National Bank Controversy Politics and Law in the Early American Republic For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:35:47

Listener Questions!

3/14/2019
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Listener Questions In this episode Anthony King sits down with Dr Joe Stoltz CoDirector of the George Washington Leadership Institute at Mount Vernon and Dr Dana Stefanelli Assistant Editorfor thePapers ofGeorge WashingtonProject for to answer submitted listener questions about George Washington the Revolutionary War and the founding era For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:31:46

Give Me Sofas Or Give Me Death!

3/7/2019
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Give Me Sofas Or Give Me Death In this episode Dr Joe Stoltz sits down with Adam Erby Associate Curator at Mount Vernon to discuss the newly restored front parlor room in the mansion For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:31:45

Jefferson's Daughters

3/4/2019
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Jeffersons Daughters In this episode Dr Kevin C Butterfield sits down with Dr Catherine Kerrison a Professor of history at Villanova University to discuss her book Jeffersons Daughters Three Sisters White and Black in a Young America For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:38:33