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How Pocahontas Kept The Peace

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In colonial America, children often served as intermediaries between adversaries as a way of keeping the peace. Karen Ordahl Kupperman, Silver Professor of History Emerita at New York University, joins guest host John McCaa to talk about how Pocahontas collaborated with a trio of English boys to keep communication flowing between the colonists and their Indian neighbors. Her book is “Pocahontas and the English Boys: Caught Between Cultures in Early Virginia.”