Credit: VFH Radio
Original Author: VFH Radio, a program of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Created: September 2006
Publisher: VFH Radio

John Smith and Powhatan

Crandall Shifflett, a professor of history at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), discusses the relationship between the English settlers and the Virginia Indians; he also describes a specific conversation that John Smith had with the paramount chief Powhatan. This audio clip is an excerpt from an interview that originally aired during the week of September 30, 2006, on With Good Reason, a radio program produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and hosted by Sarah McConnell.