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

Transatlantic Gunrunning Playwrights

In this episode, Dr. Joseph Stoltz sits down with Dr. Larrie Ferreiro to discuss his book, Brothers At Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It.

Larrie Ferreiro received his Ph.D. in the History of Science and Technology from Imperial College London. He teaches history and engineering at George Mason University in Virginia and the Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey. He has served for over thirty-five years in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Department of Defense and was an exchange engineer in the French Navy. He is the author of Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World and Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800. He lives with his wife and their sons in Virginia.

Joseph Stoltz is a historian and the Deputy Director of Leadership Programs 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.

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