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Feisty Fluid Free Trade

6/21/2018
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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

6/7/2018
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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

5/24/2018
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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

5/10/2018
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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

Battlefield Office Politics

4/26/2018
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Battlefield Office Politics In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Washington Library research fellow Dr Mark Edward Lender to discuss the Conway Cabal and the challenge to General Washingtons leadership position For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:31:01

Codfish Olé

4/12/2018
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Codfish Ol In this episode Dr Joseph Stoltz sits down with Washington Library research fellow Dr Elisa Vargas to discuss the early diplomatic relationship between Spain and the United States focusing on the work of Diego Mara de Gardoqui Spains First Diplomatic Envoy to the United States For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:30:17

Reflections on a Historian's Lifetime

4/5/2018
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Reflections on a Historians Lifetime In this episode Dr Gordon Wood sits down with Dr Douglas Bradburn the President and CEO of George Washingtons Mount Vernon to discuss Dr Woods fiftythree year career as a historian of early America For more information check out our website at wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:35:35

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

4/5/2018
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Friends Divided John Adams and Thomas Jefferson In this episode Dr Gordon Wood sits down with Dr Douglas Bradburn the President and CEO of George Washingtons Mount Vernon to discuss Dr Woods new book Friends Divided John Adams and Thomas Jefferson For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:28:24

Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom

4/5/2018
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Revolution Song A Story of American Freedom In this episode Dr Douglas Bradburn the President and CEO of George Washingtons Mount Vernon sits down with author Russell Shorto to discuss his monumental new book Revolution Song A Story of American Freedom For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:33:12

Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom

3/28/2018
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Revolution Song A Story of American Freedom In this episode Dr Douglas Bradburn the President and CEO of George Washingtons Mount Vernon sits down with author Russell Shorto to discuss his monumental new book Revolution Song A Story of American Freedom For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:33:12

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

3/26/2018
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Friends Divided John Adams and Thomas Jefferson In this episode Dr Gordon Wood sits down with Dr Douglas Bradburn the President and CEO of George Washingtons Mount Vernon to discuss Dr Woods new book Friends Divided John Adams and Thomas Jefferson For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:28:24

#SoulClave

3/26/2018
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SoulClave In this episode Dr Joe Stoltz sits down with Library research fellow Iris de Rode to discuss the life of Franois Jean de Chastellux and his relationship with George Washington For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:32:18

First in Books, First in Peace

3/26/2018
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First in Books First in Peace Kevin Hayes and George Washingtons Personal Library In this episode Mount Vernons President and CEO Douglas Bradburn sits down with scholar Kevin J Hayes to discuss his new book George Washington A Life in Books For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:38:13

How To "Be Washington"

3/26/2018
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How To Be Washington A BehindtheScenes Look at Mount Vernons New Interactive Experience In this episode we take a behindthescenes look at Mount Vernons newest interactive experience Be Washington Joe Stoltz Matt Briney and Joe Cortina sitdown at Cortina Productions in Maclean VA to talk about creating a stateoftheart exhibit For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:35:01

Where History Has Never Gone Before

3/26/2018
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Where History Has Never Gone Before Historical Narrative in the Age of New Media In this episode Mount Vernon President and CEO Doug Bradburn sits down with the Senior Vice President of Visitor Engagement Rob Shenk to discuss the challenges and opportunities of public history in the age of New Media focusing on Mount Vernons newly renovated Revolutionary War Theater For more information check out our website wwwmountvernonorgpodcast

Duration:00:38:35

046. Alan Taylor

6/1/2017
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Dr Alan Taylor is the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair and Professor of History at the University of Virginia He has written numerous books on colonial North America the American Revolution and the early Republic Dr Taylor has twice been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History most recently for The Internal Enemy Slavery and War in Virginia 17721832 which was also a finalist for the National Book Award and the George Washington Prize In this episode he discusses his book American...

Duration:00:01:20

045. Louisa Thomas

5/17/2017
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Louisa Thomas is a graduate of Harvard University and former fellow at the New America Foundation think tank She is also a former contributor to the sports and pop culture blog Grantland and contributing editor at Newsweek In this episode Ms Thomas discusses her second book Louisa The Extraordinary Life of Mrs Adams Ms Thomas spoke at the second of three Michelle Smith Lectures on April 20 2017

Duration:00:01:14

042. Erica Armstrong Dunbar

4/26/2017
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Dr Erica Armstrong Dunbar is the Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware where her teaching focuses on slavery racial injustice and gender equality In 2011 she was named the Inaugural Director of the Program in African American History at the Library and her book A Fragile Freedom African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City was the first to chronicle the lives of African American women in the urban north during the...

Duration:00:00:57

039. John Avlon

4/5/2017
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John Avlon is is EditorinChief and Managing Director of the Daily Beast and is a CNN political analyst His book Wingnuts How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America was praised by President Bill Clinton as providing a clear and comprehensive review of the forces on the outer edges of the political spectrum that shape and distort our political debate Mr Avlon discussed his newest book Washingtons Farewell The Founding Fathers Warning to Future Generations at a Ford Evening Book Talk on...

Duration:00:00:27

037. Laurie Halse Anderson

1/18/2017
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Laurie Halse Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author Her first historical fiction novel Fever 1793 received multiple awards and is used in curriculums in classrooms around the nation Chains the first book of her trilogy set during the Revolutionary War was a National Book Award finalist received the Scot ODell Award for Historical Fiction and received the ALA Best Book for Young Adults award She discusses the challenges of teaching history and slavery in a meaningful way through...

Duration:00:00:51