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Podcast 63: Brendan Wolfe

He works in Charlottesville now, but Brendan Wolfe is a native of Iowa. This year, he published a book on Davenport jazz legend Bix Beiderbecke. Brendan worked more than ten years on Finding Bix: The Life and Afterlife of a … Continue reading

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Podcast 67: Arkansas

Colin is back in Arkansas to do research on the prisons and give a talk on Johnny Cash. Along the way, he reconnects with some friends, visits historic Dyess yet again for a concert featuring Rosanne Cash and Kris Kristofferson, … Continue reading

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Podcast 64: Las Vegas/Tom Petty/Johnny Cash

It was a horrible beginning of the week, but it got better, right? Colin discusses the tragedy that took place in Las Vegas and the sadness of Tom Petty’s unexpected passing. He also talks about a rare date night and … Continue reading

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Podcast 65: Patrick Carr

Patrick Carr knows music. A writer for the Village Voice and Country Music Magazine, Patrick collaborated with Johnny Cash on his second autobiography, which was published in 1997. Patrick talks with Colin about growing up in northern England and his … Continue reading

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Podcast 62: Alan Taylor

Alan Taylor is one of the most accomplished historians working today. A two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and professor of history at the University of Virginia, his latest book is American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804. He talks with … Continue reading

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Podcast 61: Confederate Monuments in Richmond. Drive-By Truckers

Colin asks friend and fellow Civil War scholar Dr. Chris Graham to stop by to talk about two things that are often on their minds: Confederate monuments in Richmond and the Alabama band Drive-By Truckers. As it turns out, these … Continue reading

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Podcast 60: The Battle of Charlottesville. Remembering Chad Vanderford.

Recorded the day after the deadly rally, Colin talks about the battle over the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, and what it might mean for the debate over Confederate monuments in Richmond. Also, Colin remembers Dr. Chad Vanderford, … Continue reading

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