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Colonial Williamsburg: Past & Present: Podcasts


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Feb 28
2011

A Dangerous Job

Listen to the story of Gowan Pamphlet, the first ordained slave preacher in America.

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Jan 18
2010

Organist Peter Pelham

Organist Michael Monaco coaxes the sound of the 1700s from an 18th-century organ in William and Mary's Wren Chapel.

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Oct 19
2009

Bruton Parish Churchyard

Individuals of all classes rest in the peace of the Bruton Parish graveyard. Church guide Anne Conkling describes one of America's oldest cemeteries.

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Aug 31
2009

Religion in the Colonies

The story of religious freedom is one that continues to unfold. Bob Doares explains the genealogy of worship in America.

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Jul 13
2009

Smallpox and the Covenant

America's smallpox eradication has its roots in 18th-century Boston.

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Apr 27
2009

Thomas Jefferson on Religion

Thomas Jefferson's policy on religioius freedom rests on one ageless axiom: do unto others. Interpreter Bill Barker expounds.

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Apr 20
2009

Patrick Henry on Religion

Patrick Henry's passionate beliefs come alive through Richard Schumann's interpretation.

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Dec 10
2007

Jewish Holy Days

Jewish holidays were celebrated by a faithful few in 18th-century colonies. Martha Katz-Hyman outlines the early traditions.

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Feb 26
2007

Gowan Pamphlet, slave preacher, cont.

Hear James Ingram, Colonial Williamsburg's Gowan Pamplet, tell how an enslaved man became the leader of Virginia's largest Baptist church.

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Feb 19
2007

Gowan Pamphlet, slave preacher

Born at the right time, this revolutionary figure was an electrifying force.

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Jul 24
2006

Thomas Jefferson vs. Patrick Henry

Bill Barker as Thomas Jefferson and Richard Schumann as Patrick Henry continue their debate on the role of religion in government.

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Jul 17
2006

Thomas Jefferson on Religion

Thomas Jefferson speaks of his statute of Virginia for religious freedom, as delivered here by Bill Barker.

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Jul 10
2006

Patrick Henry on Religion

Patrick Henry's passion for his beliefs comes alive in Richard Schumann's interpretation of the patriot's thoughts on the importance of religious faith in daily life.

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Apr 17
2006

Religion in the colonies

John Turner discusses how religious freedom contributed to the founding of our nation.

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Apr 10
2006

Williamsburg's Evangelical Preacher

Ron Carnegie interprets the charismatic colonial preacher George Whitefield.

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