I recently hosted the latest episode of the Washington Library's podcast Conversations at the Washington Library. This episode was entitled, "How to 'Be Washington:' A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Mount Vernon's New Interactive Experience." I sat down with Matt Briney, the Vice President of New Media at George Washington's Mount Vernon, and Joseph Cortina, the founding … Continue reading Podcast: How to “Be Washington”
I did a presentation for the Washington Library's Presidents' Day open house event. it was all about the George Washington Digital Encyclopedia and the Washington's World map project. You can watch the presentation here. What did you think? Be sure to leave a question or a comment below.
Pinot and Prose is a monthly column exploring great books and the drinks to enjoy them with. Why should food get all the fun? Jonathan Abel's Guibert: Father of Napoleon's Grande Armée is a solid piece of scholarship. Abel deftly weaves together a biography of one the French military Enlightenments' most important—but least understood—figures in a … Continue reading Pinot and Prose – Guibert: Father of Napoleon’s Grande Armée
I just wrote another article for The Daily Beast. You can find it here. What did you think of the piece? Leave a comment below!
Pinot and Prose is a monthly column exploring great books and the drinks to enjoy them with. Why should food get all the fun? Judith L. Van Buskirk's Standing in Their Own Light, is a book about contradictions. It's about a country that fought for "freedom" even as the rebelling British North American colonies retained … Continue reading Pinot and Prose – Standing in Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution