Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution

E34: Mark Edward Lender: Cabal: The Plot Against General Washington

September 28, 2019

This week our guest is Mark Edward Lender, author of the new book Cabal: The Plot Against General Washington. In 1777 doubt was cast over the Revolutionary cause and a whisper campaign was launched against General George Washington. Highlighting the successes of General Horatio Gates at Saratoga, many in Congress conspired to replace him as the head of the Continental Army. After a period of high stakes intrigue, Washington retained his command. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

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