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
I recently wrote a blog post for George Washington's Mount Vernon about some of the public history methodology that went into scripting their new interactive exhibit, Be Washington. You can read the post here. Have a question or comment? Write it below!
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Pinot and Prose is a monthly column exploring great books and the drinks to enjoy them with. Why should food get all the fun? From the merchant houses of Bilabo and Nantes, to the battlefields of Honduras and India, to the halls of the Palacio Real and the Château de Versailles, this Pulitzer Prize nominated book highlights how, … Continue reading Pinot and Prose – Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It
With A Bloodless Victory now off to the printers, I can fully turn my attention to what I want my next book to be about. Given my work at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, it makes sense it would explore the American War of Independence, but what aspect?! … Continue reading The Next Project