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This Week on Dispatches: Rick Atkinson on The British Are Coming

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews Pulitzer-prize winning author Rick Atkinson about his latest book, the best-selling The British are Coming: The War... The post This Week on Dispatches: Rick Atkinson on <i>The British...

This Week on Dispatches: J. L. Bell on Truths and Myths of the Declaration of Independence

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews author and historian J. L. Bell on the Declaration of Independence and which stories surrounding the document... The post This Week on Dispatches: J. L. Bell on Truths and Myths of the...

This Week on Dispatches: Andrew Waters on the Campaign in the Carolinas

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews JAR contributor Andrew Waters on the course of the campaign through the Carolinas, including Cowpens and other key... The post This Week on Dispatches: Andrew Waters on the Campaign...

This Week on Dispatches: Tristan J. New and Joseph Galloway’s Efforts for a Peaceful Resolution with Great Britain

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews budding scholar Tristan J. New about Joseph Galloway and his proposal for a peaceful political resolution with... The post This Week on Dispatches: Tristan J. New and Joseph Galloway’s...

This Week on Dispatches: John L. Smith, Jr. on John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and King Louis XVI together at Notre-Dame

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews actor, teacher, US Army and US Air Force veteran, and JAR contributor, John L. Smith, Jr., about... The post This Week on Dispatches: John L. Smith, Jr. on John Adams, Thomas Jefferson,...

This Week on Dispatches: Philip D. Weaver on the Court-Martial of New York Captain Joel Pratt

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews JAR contributor, independent researcher, and living historian Philip D. Weaver on the story of New York Captain... The post This Week on Dispatches: Philip D. Weaver on the Court-Martial...

This Week on Dispatches: Michael Gadue on Naval Strategies of the Saratoga Campaign

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews law professor and US Army officer Michael Gadue about naval strategies during the Saratoga campaign, including the construction of... The post This Week on Dispatches: Michael...

This Week on Dispatches: Michael J. Sheehan on the Battle of Stony Point

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews Michael J. Sheehan, contributor and senior historian at the Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site, about misconceptions and... The post This Week on Dispatches: Michael J. Sheehan...

Contributor Close-Up: Richard J. Werther

What inspired you to start researching and writing about the Revolution? I’ve always had an interest in writing, but with the demanding jobs I’ve... The post Contributor Close-Up: Richard J. Werther appeared first on Journal of the American...

This Week on Dispatches: George Kotlik on the Floridas During the American Revolution

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews George Kotlik, contributor and teacher, about the British colonies of East and West Florida during the American... The post This Week on Dispatches: George Kotlik on the Floridas During...

This Week on Dispatches: Charles Dewey on the Dangerous Duty of Double Agents

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews Charles Dewey, contributor and military intelligence officer in the US Army National Guard, about espionage and double agents... The post This Week on Dispatches: Charles Dewey on...

This Week on Dispatches: Kim Burdick on the Role of Delaware in the American Revolution

In this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews historian and JAR contributor Kim Burdick about the The First State and its often overlooked contribution to... The post This Week on Dispatches: Kim Burdick on the Role of Delaware in...

This Week on Dispatches: Geoff Smock on Alexander Hamilton’s Childhood in the Caribbean

In this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews JAR contributor and Seattle-area middle school history teacher Geoff Smock about how Alexander Hamilton’s difficult childhood experiences... The post This Week on Dispatches: Geoff...

This Week on Dispatches: Cho-Chien Feng on the Revolutionary Memories of New York Loyalists

In this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews St. Louis University doctoral candidate Cho-Chien Feng about what the American Revolution meant to Loyalists after the... The post This Week on Dispatches: Cho-Chien Feng on the Revolutionary...

This Week on Dispatches: Robert Davis on Georgia and the American Revolution

In this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews distinguished historian Robert “Bob” Davis about Georgia’s unique role in the American Revolution as the colony that... The post This Week on Dispatches: Robert Davis...

This Week on Dispatches: Brian O’Malley on the 1776 Horror Show

In this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews Brian O’Malley about the sudden release of 2,000 “sickly and emaciated” Continental soldiers and sailors in 1776... The post This Week on Dispatches: Brian O’Malley...

This Week on Dispatches: Richard Werther and Lambert Wickes, Continental Navy Captain

In this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer and JAR contributor Richard J. Werther discuss the life of Captain Lambert Wickes, the differences between “piracy” and... The post This Week on Dispatches: Richard Werther and Lambert...

This Week on Dispatches: Katie Turner Getty and the Notorious Prison Ship Jersey

In this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews JAR contributor and editorial board member Katie Turner Getty about a dark side of the American... The post This Week on Dispatches: Katie Turner Getty and the Notorious Prison Ship <i>Jersey</i>...

This Week on Dispatches: Colin G. Calloway and The Indian World of George Washington

You won’t want to miss this week’s Dispatches, which will be available beginning Sunday evening, February 24. Host Brady Crytzer’s guest is distinguished historian... The post This Week on Dispatches: Colin G. Calloway and The Indian...

This Week on Dispatches: Michael Barbieri and the Case for the Champlain Corridor

Thank you to all of those who listened to the inaugural episode of our podcast, Dispatches. On this week’s show, host Brady Crytzer interviews... The post This Week on Dispatches: Michael Barbieri and the Case for the Champlain Corridor appeared...

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