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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

The Historians/Bruce Dearstyne

Were counting down to the 200th episode of The Historians Podcast, which began its weekly run four years ago. Thats a lot of history! Today--Episode 198 with...

Bob Cudmore/The Recordio

The Historians, Episode 197,Bob Cudmore discuss the Recordio, a consumer device that enabled people in the 1940s and 1950s to make their own 78 or 33 1/3 rpm records....

Review2017/The Historians

Episode 196-Bob Cudmore tells four stories from Focus on History, his Daily Gazette columnHealeys Park in Perth, the cannon at Amsterdams Fairview Cemetery, the...

Jerry Snyder/HAL/Icons 2018

Bob Cudmore and Jerry Snyder from Histroic Amsterdam Leauge on "The Historians"Episode 195, Jerry Snyder of Historic Amsterdam League discusses the groups Amsterdam...

Charley Valera

Episode 194-Charley Valera, My Father's War

Marta McDowell/Little House Books

Episode 193,Marta McDowell is author of The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books. McDowell chronicles the life...

Chris Churchill/Albany TU

Talk of The Town with Bob Cudmore on Magic590 WROW. http://www.albanymagic.com/ This weeks guest, Chris Churchill of the Albany Times Union http://www.timesunion.com/

David Brooks/Schoharie Crossing

Episode 192-David Brooks describes unfulfilled plans to build a canal linking the Erie Canal with Johnstown, Gloversville and the Sacandaga Valley in the Adirondacks....

Mohawk Valley Memories

Episode 191-Actress and singerRenae Bakertakes a look at the history of well known Christmas carols. For the past 20 years she has led a large troupe of holiday...

Peter Russo/Schenectary Airport

Episode 190-General Electric did research work on jet engines in the 1940s at the Schenectady County Airport in Glenville. Today the airport is home to the Empire...

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