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Host Bob Cudmore

Tune in to RISE each Monday at 11:30am as your host Bob Cudmore brings you The Historians.  You will hear interviews with authors and experts discussing national and regional history. 

Listen to recent 'The Historians' podcasts below. Click here for past installments

Recent 'The Historians' Podcasts

Nicholas Reynolds/Hemingway

Episode 157, Friday, March 31, 2017-Former CIA historian Nicholas Reynolds discusses author Ernest Hemingways involvement with American and Soviet spy agencies in the...

Sam Maggs/Wonder Woman

Episode 156-Sam Maggs discusses her book on women who made often unheralded contributions, Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed...

Hudson Mohawk Gateway

Episode 153-Michael Barrett has an account of the eastern end of the Erie Canal in the 1880s which had numerous locks and a reputation for payoffs and rowdiness...

Walter Smith/Bridge Line Historical

Episode 152-Reverend Walter Smith of northern New York discusses his lifelong fascination with railroads. Reverend Smith writes the Reminiscing column in the Bulletin...

Christina Baker Kline/The Historians

Episode 155-Christina Baker Kline discusses her historical novel A Piece of the World. The book deals with artist Andrew Wyeth and Christina Olson, pictured in his...

Peter Betz/Archives

From the Archives-Episode 143, December 23, 2016-Gloversville Leader Herald history columnist Peter Betz with stories about animals making history, an attempted...

Lynn Herzig/Tug Hill Stories

Episode 154-Lynn Herzig describes life in a hamlet on New Yorks Tug Hill Plateau over fifty years ago. Herzig is author of Whered you go? Out! Whatd you do? Nothing!:...

Ed Larson/Return of George Washington

From the Archives, Episode 30. Pulitzer Prize winning author Edward Larson, author of The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789" (Harper Collins-William Morrow, 2014)...

Talk of The Town/Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan

Talk of The Town with Bob Cudmore and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan. Magic590WROW. Also on 100.5FM

Barbara Blaisdell on The Historians

Barbara Blaisdell has been portraying Susan B. Anthony for 24 years on behalf of The National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House in Rochester, N.Y. Barbara (and Susan...

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