This week on The Historians Podcast, Hudson Valley author Jack Kelly is the guest. Kelly is author of a book on the 1894 Pullman strike, The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America. [Read more…] about The 1894 Pullman Strike (Historians Podcast)
This week on The Historians Podcast, business reporter and finance professor Kathleen Day looks at the history of America’s economic cycle of boom, bust and taxpayer-funded bailout. Day is author of Broken Bargain: Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street.
You can listen to the podcast here. [Read more…] about A History of Bank Bailouts (Historians Podcast)
Snyder and Historic Amsterdam League made the creek the focus of the League’s 2019 history calendar. Naple is a retired science teacher who leads tours of the creek along a newly created nature trail. [Read more…] about Amsterdam’s North Chuctanunda Creek
This week on The Historians Podcast is Angelica Shirley Carpenter author of Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist. The book is a biography of one of the leaders of the women’s rights movement, who was born near Syracuse and who was also an influence on L. Frank Baum’s fictional works about Oz.
This week on The Historians Podcast, a look at the history of Transcendental Meditation and Hindu guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi with Susan Shumsky, author of Maharishi and Me: Seeking Enlightenment with the Beatles’ Guru. [Read more…] about The Transcendental Meditation Movement (Podcast)
This week on The Historians podcast, Bob Cudmore discusses the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and how the war impacted the Amsterdam, NY area. Another topic: a steam train excursion in upstate New York in 1968. [Read more…] about World War One’s End in Montgomery, Fulton Counties
He also recounts issues with the Fulton County poor house in the 1800s. Peter Betz is the author of a history column in the Leader Herald newspaper. [Read more…] about A Fulton County Marbles Champion
This week on The Historians podcast, site manager Wade Wells at Johnson Hall State Historic Site in Johnstown, NY, looks at how 18th century settlers prepared for winter. [Read more…] about Preparing for Winter in the 18th Century
This week on The Historians Podcast, journalist Suzanne Gordon looks at the history of veterans’ health care and the state of veterans’ health care today. She is author of Wounds of War: How the Veterans Administration Delivers Health, Healing and Hope to the Nation’s Veterans [Read more…] about A History of Veterans’ Health Care
This week on The Historians Podcast, Sue Ingalls Finan discusses her historical novel The Cards Don’t Lie The book is based on real-life accounts of women during the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. The victory of General Andrew Jackson’s American forces over the British at New Orleans effectively ended the War of 1812. [Read more…] about Women in the Battle of New Orleans