Let's Be Frank Episode 08

An Assembly of Titans with Dr. Bill White

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An episode about the revolution in Virginia, on the anniversary of one of the most significant and underrated events of the American Revolution.

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Dr. William E. (Bill) White is an American historian, educator, and museum professional. White received his Ph.D. in American Studies from the College of William and Mary in 1998 and his B.A. in history from Christopher Newport University in 1976.
White began his career working with the public and with school children as a teaching musician, costumed interpreter, and drum major for the Fife and Drum Corps at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He retired in 2016 as the Royce R. & Kathryn M. Baker Vice President of Productions, Publications, and Learning Ventures where he led the Foundation’s education outreach programs including www.history.org, book publishing, audio and video production, the national Teacher Development initiative, the Electronic Field Trip series, as well as interactive resources, lesson plans, and activity kits for K-16 classrooms.
White has published frequently in journals and magazines. In addition, he wrote and produced the Colonial Williamsburg Primary Sources CD-ROMs for grades 1–3 and grades 4–6 with Pearson Scott Foresman, which won awards from Media and Methods and Technology and Learning magazines. Under his direction the Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trip Series broadcast interactive American history programming to all fifty states and won sixteen regional Emmy Awards. He authored Pearson Scott Foresman’s History-Social Science for California for grades K–5, Pearson’s My World Social Studies for grades K-5, and Colonial Williamsburg’s high school American history digital curriculum, The Idea of America. White is co-author of The Idea of America: How Values Shaped our Republic and Hold the Key to the Future, published in 2013. His most recent book, My America: An Owner’s Guide was published in 2017.
In 2014, White was appointed by Governor McAuliffe to Virginia’s Standards of Learning Innovation Committee and in 2019-2020, he was appointed by Governor Northam to the Virginia Commission on African American History Education in the Commonwealth.
Currently, White works as a consultant, author, and teacher. He teaches American history and American Studies at Christopher Newport University and is a distinguished visiting scholar at CNU’s Center for American Studies.

For more information visit www.wmwhite.com