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American Rambler with Colin Woodward

Oct 26, 2016

Ira Berlin has been called "one of the greatest living historians of slavery in the United States." His works include Slaves without Masters, Many Thousands Gone (which won the Bancroft Prize), and more recently, The Long Emancipation. He has taught at the University of Maryland for a half century and got his degree at...


Oct 24, 2016

Bun and Hawk take another swipe at doing a porch podcast. Despite Bun's difficulty staying awake, the two manage to have fun talking about renting in Richmond (including an unpleasant encounter with a rat), Halloween's past and present, and the Trump campaign. Also, Colin manages to ask a question that allows him to do...


Oct 24, 2016

William C. Davis is one of the most prolific and prodigious of American historians. Over the past forty years, he has focused on the Civil War era and southern history, writing about everything from Jefferson Davis to the Texas Revolution to--as he shows in his newest book--a New Orleans prostitute who claimed to be...


Episode 27: William C. Davis

Oct 21, 2016

William C. Davis is one of the most prolific and prodigious of American historians. Over the past forty years, he has focused on the Civil War era and southern history, writing about everything from Jefferson Davis to the Texas Revolution to--as he shows in his newest book--a New Orleans prostitute who claimed to be...