In this special holiday edition of the podcast, Jacob and Joe talk with Professor Harry Laver about one of the most important events of the Revolutionary War. Professor Laver walks them through the evening of December 25, 1776 when Washington and his forces crossed the Delaware River. Learn about what really happened that night and why Washington is a leader worth studying today.
About Professor Harry Laver
Dr. Harry S. Laver of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth. He was Professor of History and Political Science at Southeastern Louisiana University and is a Fulbright Scholar awardee. He received a BA in zoology from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in 1983, an MA in history from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte in 1992, and a PhD in history from the University of Kentucky in 1998. Dr. Laver wrote The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant: A General Who Will Fight and The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell.