The George Washington Podcast Network

The George Washington Podcast Network


Conversations at the Washington Library

Conversations at the Washington Library is the premier podcast about George Washington an…

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Intertwined: The Enslaved Community at …

Intertwined tells the story of the more than 577 people enslaved by George and Martha Was…

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Recent Episodes

Nov. 28, 2022

228. Editing the Adams Family Papers with Dr. Sara Georgini

The Adams Family is one of the more prominent families in American history. They were at the center of the American Revolution, t…

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Nov. 14, 2022

227: Welcoming a Deserving Brother with Mark Tabbert

In 1752, George Washington joined the Masonic Lodge in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was just twenty years old. Despite his early …

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Oct. 31, 2022

226. Cross-examining Washington's Heir with Prof. Gerard Magliocca

When George Washington wrote his final will in the months before he died in December 1799, he named Bushrod Washington as heir to…

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Oct. 17, 2022

225. Doing Public History with Dr. Anne Fertig

Why is the way that we remember the past oftentimes different than historical reality? And how can we use public history to infor…

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June 24, 2022

224. Unpacking the Slave Empire with Dr. Padraic Scanlan

In the early decades of the nineteenth century, the British Empire began dismantling the slave system that had helped to build it…

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May 19, 2022

223. Attending a Lecture on Female Genius with Dr. Mary Sarah Bilder

In May 1787, George Washington arrived in Philadelphia to attend the Constitutional Convention. One afternoon, as he waited for t…

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