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November 02, 2018

The Historians

Friday, November 2, 2018-Historians Podcast Episode 239-Site manager Wade Wells at Johnson Hall State Historic Site in Johnstown, N.Y., looks at how 18th  century settlers prepared for winter.

October 28, 2018

Talk of The Town

Today on Magic 590’s Talk of the Town, Amsterdam Mayor Michael Villa and host Bob Cudmore discuss the impact of the multi-fatality Schoharie limousine crash on Amsterdam, where many of the victims had lived.  Talk of the Town Sunday at 6:30 a.m. on Magic 590 plus 100.5 Posted as a podcast hear on The Historians. Picture from Mohawk Valley Compass

October 26, 2018

The Historians with Bob Cudmore

Episode 238-Sue Ingalls Finan discusses her historical novel “The Cards Don’t Lie.”  The book is based on real-life accounts of women during the Battle of New Orleans in 1815.  The victory of General Andrew Jackson’s American forces over the British at New Orleans effectively ended the War of 1812.

October 21, 2018

Talk of The Town

Bob Cudmore’s guest on Talk of the Town today, Sunday, October 21, 2018 is Troy Mayor Patrick Madden talking about the city budget, the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot and other topics.  Listen 6:30 a.m. today on Magic 590 plus 100.5. Posted as a podcast hear on The Historians

October 19, 2018

The Historians

Historians Podcast Episode 237-Utica historian and ghost hunter Dennis Webster discusses his new Youtube channel, a new book of fictional crime stories by several authors set in the Adirondacks, his work on the history of the Old Main mental asylum in Utica and other projects.

October 14, 2018

Talk of The Town

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy is Bob Cudmore’s guest today, Sunday, October 14, 2018 on Magic 590 plus 100.5 on Talk of the Town. Mayor McCarthy talks about the effect of casino revenue on the city budget and a flood control plan for the Mohawk River. https://www.facebook.com/CityofSchenectady/

 

October 12, 2018

The Historians with Bob Cudmore

Friday, October 12, 2018-Historians Podcast Episode 236-Tom Keefe, a retired City Court Judge and a collector of political items, discusses a rare collection of early nineteenth century campaign broadsides found at the Albany Institute of History & Art. 

October 07, 2018

Talk of The Town

Clifton Park Supervisor Phil Barrett is Bob Cudmore’s guest today, Sunday, October 7, 2018 Talk of the Town broadcast each Sunday on Magic 590 + 100.5. They discuss a proposal for the town's first roundabout.

October 05, 2018

The Historians

Historians Podcast Episode 235

Montgomery County N.Y. historian Kelly Yacobucci Farquhar talks about her research on African American life and the abolitionist movement in the 1800s focusing on the village of Canajoharie.

September 30, 2018

Talk of The Town

Sunday, September 30, 2018-Magic 590 radio’s Talk of the Town with Bob Cudmore features an interview with Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple.

September 28, 2018

The Historians with Bob Cudmore

Friday, September 28, 2018- Historians Podcast Episode 234-Amsterdam, N.Y. used to be the Carpet City.  Bob Cudmore reports on the final years of the carpet mills in Amsterdam.

September 23, 2018

Talk of The Town

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 6:30 a.m.-Magic 590 radio Talk of the Town with Bob Cudmore features an interview with Daily Gazette news columnist Sara Foss.

 

September 21, 2018

The Historians

Friday, September 21, 2018-Historians Podcast Episode 233 David Fiske describes Charles Zimmy’s epic Hudson River swim from Albany to Manhattan in 1937.  The story was first published on the New York History Blog.

September 16, 2018

Talk of The Town

Sunday, September 16, 2018-Magic 590 radio Talk of the Town with Bob Cudmore features Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy explaining why he signed into law legislation preventing all restaurants in the county from using polysterene disposable food containers. 

September 14, 2018

Bob Cudmore/The Historians

Friday, September 14, 2018-Historians Podcast Episode 232 Bob Cudmore looks at the history of flooding in the Mohawk Valley in the Amsterdam, N.Y., area plus an account of the recent Schoharie River Center literary festival in Burtonville and the story of an animal farm in the hamlet of Cranesville, N.Y.

September 09, 2018

Talk of The Town

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden on Talk of The Town with Bob Cudmore. Broadcast each Sunday on Magic590 WROW

September 07, 2018

The Historians

Friday, September 7, 2018-Historians Podcast Episode 231 Stories from the book “Before They Were Our Mothers: Voices of Women Before Rosie Started Riveting,” including an account of sexual harassment in an office in Gloversville, N.Y. in 1941.

August 31, 2018

Bob Cudmore/The Historians

Friday, August 31, 2018-Historians Episode 230-Presidential historian David Pietrusza discusses his latest book, “TR’s Last War: Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy.”

August 26, 2018

Talk of The Town

Sunday, August 26, 2018 -Talk of the Town with Bob Cudmore, Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy. Broadcast on Magic590 and posted as a podcast on The Historians.

August 24, 2018

The Historians

Friday, August 24, 2018-Historians Episode 229-Did you know that General Horatio Gates, who accepted the surrender of British General John Burgoyne in the battle of Saratoga, is buried at Trinity Churchyard in New York City? That story and more when James Kaplan explains the work of the Lower Manhattan Historical Association. 

August 17, 2018

The Historians with Bob Cudmore

Friday, August 17, 2018-Historians Episode 228- Harald Johnson is author of the historical novel New York 1609 which portrays the encounter between explorer Henry Hudson and early Dutch settlers with the Lenape Indians. http://haraldjohnson.com/

August 10, 2018

The Historians with Bob Cudmore

Friday, August 10, 2018-Historians Episode 227-Communications officer Brien Bouyea discusses the National Museum of (Horse) Racing and Hall of Fame on Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

August 05, 2018

Talk of The Town

The guest today on Magic 590 and 100.5 radio’s Talk of the Town with Bob Cudmore is Albany Times Union news columnist Chris Churchill. 

August 03, 2018

The Historians

Friday, August 3, 2018-The Historians Episode 226- Scott Haefner, site manager, talks about Old Fort Johnson, the 1749 limestone house William Johnson built on the Mohawk River in colonial New York.  It was fortified for protection during the French and Indian Wars.

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