Conversations at the Washington Library is a weekly podcast about early American history and the people who teach it.

Listener Questions!

In this episode, Anthony King sits down with Dr. Joe Stoltz, Co-Director of the George Washington Leadership Institute at Mount Vernon, and Dr. Dana Stefanelli, Assistant Editor for the Papers of George Washington Project for to answer submitted listener questions about George Washington, the Revolutionary War, and the founding era.

Joseph Stoltz is a historian and the Co-Director of the George Washington Leadership Institute at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. He is also the author of A Bloodless Victory: The Battle of New Orleans in History and Memory.

Dana Stefanelli completed his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. His research studies the difficult process of creating a center city and central government capable of determining national economic policy for a republic born in rebellion against the commercial and fiscal authority of the old imperial center. He is currently one of the editors for the Papers of George Washington Project and is based at Mount Vernon. 

Anthony King is the Library Projects Assistant at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. Aside from working with public events and the research fellows program on-site, he is involved heavily with the popular Conversations at the Washington Library podcast series, serving as a co-producer and sound engineer.

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