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Cool Links: Colonial Williamsburg is a Podcaster

Posted Aug 26, 2006
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Colonial Williamsburg online offers free podcasts examining the city's rich heritage, past and present. The podcasts are available as RSS feeds, MP3 files and in transcript form.

Four Independence Day podcasts are provided: Thomas Jefferson vs. Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson on Religion, Patrick Henry on Religion and Declaration of Independence.

A total of 30 current behind-the-scenes podcasts examine the city and its inhabitants, with titles including:

A Fourth Generation Cabinetmaker

Colonial Williamsburg's Storytelling Festival

Milliner and Mantua Maker

Williamsburg's Public Gaol

Law & Order

Mr. Wythe's Cook

The Revolutionary City

Marquis de Lafayette

Telling the Story of Colonial Women

Also available is an archive of 2005 podcasts, covering subjects from colonial food preparation to individuals including Lady Dunmore and Patrick Henry.

The podcast interviews are conducted by former national television correspondent Lloyd Dobyns. They are located online at http://www.history.org/media/podcasts.cfm.

Colonial Williamsburg, http://www.history.org/.


 
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