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 showing of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at the Byrd Theatre last weekend in Richmond turns out to have been the best way to remember Gene Wilder.

About amerikanrambler

Amerikan Rambler is a Virginia-based blog and podcast hosted by Colin Woodward. Colin is a historian, author, and amateur musician, who works in the archives full-time. Author of Marching Masters: Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War, he is now writing a book on the historical, family, and musical roots of Johnny Cash.
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