Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution
E84: Rand Mirante: Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

E84: Rand Mirante: Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

September 20, 2020

This week our guest is JAR contributor Rand Mirante. Sitting off the runway of Philadelphia International Airport, the impressive Fort Mifflin has a two hundred and forty year history to tell. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E83: Philip D. Weaver: The 3rd New Jersey in New-York: Stories from The Jersey Greys of 1776

E83: Philip D. Weaver: The 3rd New Jersey in New-York: Stories from The Jersey Greys of 1776

September 12, 2020

This week our guest is JAR contributor and author Philip D. Weaver. Put together to fill an urgent need, the 3rd New Jersey found itself in many unique situations. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E82: Dayne Rugh: The Connecticut Sons of Liberty

E82: Dayne Rugh: The Connecticut Sons of Liberty

September 5, 2020

This week our guest is JAR contributor Dayne Rugh. While the Sons of Liberty were active in Boston, another branch was making waves not far away in Connecticut. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E81: Mike Cecere: Patrick Henry’s March on Williamsburg

E81: Mike Cecere: Patrick Henry’s March on Williamsburg

August 30, 2020

This week our guest is JAR contributor and author Mike Cecere. It was one of the great "what-if" moments of the American Revolution: what if Patrick Henry had followed through with his attack on Williamsburg? It was long before Lexington and Concord, and he came closer than most would ever think. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E80: Jane Hampton Cook: “Remember the Ladies”: Abigail Adams on Women’s Rights

E80: Jane Hampton Cook: “Remember the Ladies”: Abigail Adams on Women’s Rights

August 22, 2020

This week our guest is author and former White House webmaster Jane Hampton Cook. The letters of John and Abigail Adams stand out as some of the most candid conversations of the Revolutionary Era. The couple was outspoken on many issues, most notably rights for women in the new republic. With the nineteenth amendment turning 100, her views are more prescient than ever. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E79: Derrick E. Lapp: The Bunker Hill Effect

E79: Derrick E. Lapp: The Bunker Hill Effect

August 15, 2020

This week our guest is JAR contributor Derrick E. Lapp. The fall of Fort Washington was a low point in the military history of the continental army. Aside from the obvious problems of such a defeat, it also stands as George Washington's greatest failure as commander-in-chief. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

E78: Kim Burdick: The French Cross the Atlantic

E78: Kim Burdick: The French Cross the Atlantic

August 8, 2020

This week our guest is JAR contributor Kim Burdick. After the American victory at Saratoga, French military support materialized at just the right moment. Their journey to America was harrowing, and revealed a side of the war most have never seen. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E77: Christopher Warren: Documents of the American Revolution

E77: Christopher Warren: Documents of the American Revolution

August 1, 2020

This week our guest is Library of Congress Curator Christopher Warren.  From the earliest rumblings of revolt, the written word has been central to the cause. As the war evolved, so did it’s writings. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E76: Jeff Dacus: The Tower of Victory

E76: Jeff Dacus: The Tower of Victory

July 25, 2020

This week our guest is JAR contributor Jeff Dacus. In 1781 Fort Watson loomed large on the South Carolina frontier. After a spark of innovation, Continental forces relied on an ancient strategy to win the day: the siege tower. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

E75: Greg Aaron: Superheroes of the American Revolution

E75: Greg Aaron: Superheroes of the American Revolution

July 19, 2020

This week our guest is JAR contributor Greg Aaron. Liberty Belle, The Flag, John Liberty. In the post WWII landscape, comic book superheroes dominated American popular culture and the American Revolution was a common backdrop. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com.

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