Author Archives: Bob Cudmore

Bob Cudmore

About Bob Cudmore

Bob Cudmore is author of Lost Mohawk Valley, Hidden History of the Mohawk Valley, Stories from the Mohawk Valley and the satirical book, You Can’t Go Wrong. He writes “Focus on History” every Saturday in Schenectady's Daily Gazette newspaper and hosts the weekly podcast "The Historians" at BobCudmore.com

Norm Bollen Talks 4th American Revolution Conference


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The Historians LogoThis week on The Historians podcast Norm Bollen of the Fort Plain Museum outlines the events of this year’s American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference.

The fourth annual conference takes place from Thursday, June 7 through Sunday, June 10 at various locations including Fulton-Montomery Community College in Johnstown. There will be speakers, a bus tour, dinner and a genealogy day. Listen to the podcast here. Continue reading

Historians: Baseball Players Turned Actors, Amsterdam Jewish Merchants


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The Historians LogoThis week on The Historians Podcast, film historian Rob Edelman discusses the new book he has edited From Spring Training to Screen Test: Baseball Players Turned Actors Rob’s wife and retired film professor Audrey Kupferberg has stories of Jewish merchants in the thriving downtown of the 1950s in her native Amsterdam, New York, where the couple lives.

Listen to the podcast here. Continue reading