Behind the Scenes
Take a look at the making of Season 2
AMC's hit drama, TURN: Washington's Spies, is based on George Washington's Culper Ring which fed intelligence to the colonial forces and dis-information to the British. The show focuses on Abraham Woodhull a leading member of the ring in Setauket, New York.
George Washington knew need for effective intelligence gathering and developed a number of spy rings and other secret agents. Washington was also particularly adept at supplying the British with misinformation that purposely misled his enemies as to his true intentions.
Benedict Arnold's name has become synonymous with traitor but do you know the whole story? We sit down with esteemed author and professor of history, James Kirby Martin and uncover the truths behind the man who betrayed America.
Learn more about some of the spies that aided the Patriot cause during the American Revolution.
We sit down with Owain Yeoman who stars as Benedict Arnold in AMC's hit drama TURN: Washington's Spies to see what is is like to play America's notorious traitor.