Episode 48 – Working-Class Americanism Author Gary Gerstle

This week we’re joined by Paul Mellon Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge, Gary Gerstle. In 1989 Gary published the book Working-Class Americanism: The Politics of Labor in a Textile City, 1914-1960. It focused on Woonsocket R.I.

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FCL News 11/24 & Gary Gerstle Preview

Melody is here to let you know about all the blogs and events for the next couple of weeks and then Jesse gives a preview of next week’s episode. Our guest next week is the Paul Mellon Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge Gary Gerstle. For our bonus question we talk sports.

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Episode 47 – Le Grand Concours Champion Amelia Opsahl

This week’s episode is a fun one. Jesse talks to Keene High School Senior, Amelia Opsahl. in June, Amelia won the Platinum Award in Le Grand Concours, the 2020 National French Contest. Jesse and Amelia will talk about that experience and her experience with the French Language. Amelia also works on a project called Reading on the Road. Click Here to learn more!

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FCL News 11/10 & Amelia Opsahl Preview

Melody is here to tell you about the blogs and events to check out in the coming weeks. Before Jesse tells you about next week’s episode, he talks to Melody about her new blog, a must read, Moderne Francos. Then Jesse let’s you know about next week’s guest Amelia Opsahl.

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Episode 46 – New England’s Tap House Grille Owners

We were live on location at New England’s Tap House Grille in Hooksett, NH. The owners, Dan Lagueux and Valerie Vanasse, sat down with Jesse and talked about growing up in Quebec and how they ended up with a fantastic restaurant and a farm in New Hampshire.

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FCL News 10/27 & New England’s Tap House Grille Preview

Melody is back at the news desk and she’s going to let you know what to read, watch and virtually attend in the coming weeks. Then Jesse gives us a preview of next week’s episode featuring Dan Lagueux and Valerie Vanasse, the owners of New England’s Tap House Grille and Hip Peas Farm.

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Episode 45: Historian Pierre Lavoie

Historian Pierre Lavoie joins us this week to talk about a paper he wrote about musicians from Quebec that would tour Franco-America Cities in New England. You’ll learn about how most promotors saw New England as a normal part of the tour and not a different territory to visit.

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FCL News 10/13 & Historian Pierre Lavoie

Melody is on vacation so Jesse is in charge of New and giving you a preview of next week’s episode with Historian Pierre Lavoie. The bonus question is a fun one because Jesse found out Pierre is in the band Cheshire Carr. Stay till the end to hear their song “Remember When”.

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Episode 44 – Darby Chronicles Author Ernest Hebert

This week’s episode is a little different. Jesse sits down with Professor and Author Ernest Hebert. They’ll discuss Ernie’s series The Darby Chronicles and an essay he recently wrote titled “Sister George and What’s in a Name”. Then you’ll get to hear Ernie read the essay. We can’t thank him enough for joining us and reading this amazing essay.

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FCL News 9/29 & Ernest Hebert Preview

Melody is back with events, blogs and a podcast to recommend to you. Then Jesse gives a quick preview of next week’s special episode with Ernest Hebert.

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