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American Rambler with Colin Woodward

Based in Richmond, Virginia, American Rambler discusses history, music, film, politics, and pop culture. The show is hosted by Colin Woodward, a historian, writer, and archivist. Episodes feature long form interviews that looks at people's upbringing, education, career path, and creative work. Along the way, Colin talks with guests about how artists and intellectuals must navigate the changing technological, creative, and political waters in America. it's a show that talks about everything from the Civil War to Netflix.
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Now displaying: August, 2016
Aug 26, 2016

James Kelly has worked in museums for his whole career, and he and Colin used to work together at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. On this episode, Jim talks about growing up near Philadelphia, his years in Nashville as a grad student, and his childhood obsession with Captain Hook.

Aug 16, 2016

Chip Jones works at Stratford Hall, the birthplace of Robert E. Lee and the home of two signers of the Declaration of Independence. He’s also a Hokie, football fan, and veteran of the Iraq War. He talks with Colin about growing up in Virginia, college, and his experiences in the Mid-East. Give it a listen!

Aug 8, 2016

Todd Schall-Vess has been manager of the Byrd Theatre for almost 20 years. The Byrd was built in 1928 and is a historic landmark. It’s also one of Colin's own 7 Wonders of the World. In this episode, Colin talks with him about trying to make money in the movie biz, events at the Byrd, and Todd’s favorite movies.

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