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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

Matthew Keagle/Fort Ticonderoga

Nice day today in The Mohawk Valley-Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Tonight- Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low...

Norm Bollen/Fort Plain Museum

Episode 163-Norm Bollen of the Fort Plain Museum previews this years American Revolution in the Mohawk Valley Conference. The event June 8-11, 2017 includes ten...

Wanda Burch/Home Voices

Episode 164-Author Wanda Burch discusses her book, The Home Voices Speak Louder than the Drums: Dreams and the Imagination in Civil War Letters and Memoirs...

Wayne Lenig/Fort Plain Museum

Episode 161-Archaeologist and historian Wayne Lenig discusses Mohawk chief Joseph Brants 1780 raids in the Mohawk Valley. http://www.fortplainmuseum.com/index.aspx

Top Ten Amsterdam N.Y. Broadcasters

Episode 162-Bob Cudmore provides his Top Ten List of Amsterdam, N.Y., broadcasters. Who shares The Historians with You. Here are the numbers. This year 45,000 visits...

Cosby Gibson/Tom Staudle/Erie Canal

Episode 158-Folksingers Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle perform songs from the early days of the Erie Canal. Construction of the canal began two hundred years ago this year.

Peter Betz/The Soda Wars

Episode 159-Peter Betz has stories about the Gloversville soda battle of 1933, Prohibition and the 1949 visit of the Freedom Train, Peter writes a biweekly history...

Minutiae Episode 4/May 2, 2017

Episode 4, Minutiae, The Jay Towne Production. Minutiae is a serial radio drama based in Amsterdam, NY. The saga deals with a family grieving for a lost son, Jason, a...

Dennis Webster/The Historians

Episode 160-Dennis Webster looks back at a precedent setting murder case in his new book, Murder of a Herkimer County Teacher: The Shocking 1914 Case of a Vengeful...

Mohawk Valley Web/You Tube

Bob Cudmore on line. Links to Mohawk Valley Web and You Tube Video. Bob Cudmore's Recent Focus on History Columns in The Daily Gazette and past programs on You Tube...

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