Monthly Archives: September 2016

Podcast 25: Daniel Crofts

Daniel Crofts taught at the College of New Jersey for almost forty years. He is the author of Reluctant Confederates and more recently Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery. Here, he talks with Colin about growing up in Chicago, studying … Continue reading

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Podcast 24: Bun and Hawk

Amerikan Rambler’s first female guest is an important one: his wife! It’s also the first podcast the Rambler has done from his front porch. Listen to the soothing sounds of crickets as Sydney and Colin (aka Bun and Hawk) discuss … Continue reading

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Podcast 23: Phil Mark

Phil Mark has worked at Stratford Hall for nine years as the Director of Preservation. He talks with Colin about growing up outside of Flint, Michigan, raising three kids, and an unpleasant encounter with a Georgia hillbilly. Also, Colin talks … Continue reading

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Podcast 22: Narcos and the South South of the South

In this episode, Colin uses the Netflix drama Narcos as a jumping off point for talking about his fascination with the deep, deep South: the Caribbean and South America. Along the way, he discusses his trips to the Dominican Republic … Continue reading

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Podcast 21: Computers, Bull Run, and Remembering Gene Wilder

Colin talks about his mixed feelings when getting a new computer. Also, he spent the anniversary of the battle of Second Bull Run at the site, which provides lessons for even the most hardened Civil War scholar. And attending a … Continue reading

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