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Apr 19
2010

So Far From Scioto

Four Shawnee men visit Williamsburg as diplomatic hostages in 1774. See their story in "So Far From Scioto," part of Revolutionary City programming. Buck Woodard shares the details.

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Jul 20
2009

Comic book history

Comic book author Bentley Boyd uses a vivid medium to snare new students of American history.

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Jun 9
2008

Love and Revolution

Divergent views on politics and religion fuel a feud between two prominent Williamsburg families. Museum educator Anne Willis tells the story of their children's unlikely marriage.

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Sep 17
2007

The Gunpowder Plot

Add your shouts to the clamor for revolution in Colonial Williamsburg's evening program, "The Gunpowder Plot." Author Gina DeAngelis explains.

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Jul 30
2007

Tempted to Enlist

The prospect of ready money tempted many middling men to enlist. Bryan Simpers and Bereni New interpret the Hoys at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Mar 26
2007

Education for Citizenship in Revolutionary City

To bring life to the struggles and principles of the 18th century is the goal that guides Revolutionary City programs, says Colonial Williamsburg Foundation President Colin Campbell.

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Mar 5
2007

Revolutionary Stories

New vignettes reveal revolutionary citizens from different angles, explains Bill Weldon, Colonial Williamsburg's manager of public history.

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Nov 27
2006

Benedict Arnold

Colonial Williamsburg actor-interpreter Ken Johnston says "founding father" might be a more apt description than "traitor" for the man who was more loyal to his principles than his party.

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Sep 4
2006

An Actor in the Revolutionary City

Melanie Collins answers the question, "Are you hot in those clothes?" and many more as she talks about the spark she finds each day as an actor-interpreter in Revolutionary City.

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May 8
2006

The Revolutionary City

Bill Weldon believes portraying events on the same ground where they took place 230 years ago allows guests to experience history in a unique way.

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Mar 13
2006

The Revolutionary City

Rex Ellis shares his passion for a revolutionary new way of engaging guests in the role of Williamsburg in the founding of a new nation.

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