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Thecuriousmanspodcast

Mar 24, 2020

In this episode, Matt Crawford speaks with author Boaz Dvir about his book Saving Israel. This is an unbelievable story about the effort to arm the newborn state of Israel in 1948. Surrounded by 5 well equipped and hostile neighbors Israel had no rifles, no ammunition, and no planes. Faced with an international arms...


Mar 17, 2020

In this episode, Matt Crawford speaks with author William Hazelgrove about his new book Henry Knox's Noble Train. Hazelgrove traces Knox's unbelievable journey from a Boston bookseller to an indispensable man of the American Revolution. To fight the British in Boston Washington needed artillery that was over 300 miles...


Mar 10, 2020

In this episode, Matt Crawford speaks with author Stephen Brumwell about his book Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty. A truly enjoyable and informative read that casts a new light on the man we think we all know, Benedict Arnold. This is one of those books that truly test your assumptions and...


Jan 21, 2020

In this episode, Matt Crawford speaks to author Gareth Russell about his book Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era. We all think we know the story of the Titanic but Russell finds a way to evade the immense shadow cast by the Titanic and focus on what matters most, the people...


Jan 14, 2020

In this episode, Matt Crawford speaks to educator and author David Head about his book A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution. This book focuses in on the time between the British surrender at Yorktown and the signing of the Treaty of Paris. What...