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Amerikan Rambler with Colin Woodward

Based in Richmond, Virginia, Amerikan Rambler discusses history, music, film, politics, and pop culture. The show is hosted by Colin Woodward, a Damn Yankee, historian, writer, and archivist. He is the author of Marching Masters: Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He is writing a book on Johnny Cash. You can reach Colin at his Twitter, WordPress, and Facebook page.
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May 5, 2016

A Virginia-based podcast discussing history, books, film, music, and pop culture.

May 5, 2016

It’s Graham Dozier Day on Amerikan Rambler! Graham is the author and editor of A Gunner in Lee’s Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter, which is available through University of North Carolina Press. The book contains 100 letters written by Carter, an artillery officer in Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Graham is also the editor of the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography at the Virginia Historical Society.

In this, the first interview on Amerikan Rambler, Colin talks with Graham about his early love of Egyptian history, his Yankee roots and college days at Virginia Tech, and his love of classic rock bands.

It’s a talk that lasts about an hour and 45 minutes, and it’s a good one.

May 5, 2016

Jon Bachman is Public Events Manager at Stratford Hall, the home of two signers of the Declaration of Independence and the birthplace of Robert E. Lee. Jon is a true raconteur, who talks about being a principal in the public school system, music, and growing up as the son of a horn player in the 1960s. Jon also discusses college life in West Virginia and the perils of going on the road as a solo act. His album The Star in the Cottonwood is available on amazon. Lots of great stories here.

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