On July 1, 1725 Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau was born in France.
This July 1st, join W3R-US and internationally renowned television star of "A Taste of History" , Chef Walter Staib as we come together to celebrate the birthday of Rochambeau, the French general who helped George Washington defeat British General Cornwallis and win the war of independence for the United States of America. James Johnson will lead the panelists who will engage with Chef Staib in joyful conversation about the food of the Revolutionary War time. Johnny Carawan along with Robert Selig will help us understand National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail. Ms. Nicole Yancy will offer a birthday tribute to Rochambeau.
Special Guest, joining us from The Chateau de Rochambeau in France is Nathalie de Gouberville, descendant of General Rochambeau.
Moderator: James Johnson, Colonel (Ret), W3R-US
Featuring: Chef Walter Staib
Robert A. Selig, PhD, Historian, National Park Service
Johnny Carawan, Trail Administrator, National Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Tail.
Nicole Yancy, W3R-US