Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution
E104: Brooke Barbier: Following Paul Revere Home

E104: Brooke Barbier: Following Paul Revere Home

February 28, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor Brooke Barbier. Over the last two centuries much of colonial Boston has stayed the same, but some has vanished. A trained a can see both. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E103: William W. Reynolds: The British Naval Signals Mission

E103: William W. Reynolds: The British Naval Signals Mission

February 20, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor William W. Reynolds. In the waning years of the war, American operatives stole a book of secret signals used by the British Navy. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

 

E102: Louis Arthur Norton: The Plight of the Seamen

E102: Louis Arthur Norton: The Plight of the Seamen

February 13, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor Louis Arthur Norton. While the Continental Army steadily found its footing during the war, the American Navy floundered. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E101: Serena Zabin: The Boston Massacre: A Family History

E101: Serena Zabin: The Boston Massacre: A Family History

February 6, 2021

Serena Zabin is the winner of the 2020 Journal of the American Revolution Book of the Year award. In this fresh interpretation, Serena Zabin paints a stirring new picture of an event that defined the Revolutionary Era. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E100: George Kotlik: Texas and the American Revolution

E100: George Kotlik: Texas and the American Revolution

January 30, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor George Kotlik. While Texas has a long history of revolutions, few realize its contributions to the Patriot cause. Throughout the latter years of the conflict the Spanish Empire utilized its colonial resources to aid the Americans in the their quest for independence from Britain. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E99: Brian Gerring: La Petit Guerre and American Indian War

E99: Brian Gerring: La Petit Guerre and American Indian War

January 23, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor Brian Gerring. During the American Revolution “the small war” proved to be a pivotal part of Britain’s war effort. On the frontiers, Indian warfare was a constant threat. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E98: Greg Aaron: Lord Dartmouth’s War of Words, 1775

E98: Greg Aaron: Lord Dartmouth’s War of Words, 1775

January 16, 2021

This week our guest is JAR contributor Greg Aaron. Following the battles of Lexington and Concord, the British government was fraught with rumor and blame. At the center was Lord Dartmouth. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

REPEAT: Rick Atkinson: The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton

REPEAT: Rick Atkinson: The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton

January 9, 2021
 
REPEAT: Colin Calloway: The Indian World of George Washington

REPEAT: Colin Calloway: The Indian World of George Washington

January 2, 2021

This week our guest is Dr. Colin Calloway, winner of the 2018 Book of the Year Award from the Journal of the American Revolution. In his new book "The Indian World of George Washington," Calloway details the life of George Washington through his interactions with the native peoples of North America. On this episode we discuss how these interactions shaped Washington's worldview and just how pivotal native leaders were to the development of early America. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

REPEAT: Michael W. Twitty: The Cooking Gene

REPEAT: Michael W. Twitty: The Cooking Gene

December 26, 2020

This week our guest is award-winning author and chef Michael W. Twitty. Since their arrival in the 17th century, Africans have played an instrumental role in shaping the culture and cuisine of North America. Using food as a primary source, Michael Twitty traces the history of enslaved peoples in the New World and highlights their lasting influence over modern America. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

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