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David Cross Presents

Indispensable Leadership and Chasing History are presented by David Cross. Copyright © 2019-2021. All Rights Reserved.

Mar 31, 2020

The pandemic of 2020 is not the first time that we have faced a mysterious illness and were unsure of how to defeat it.  In 1721 a smallpox epidemic occurred in Boston, and Onesimus, who was an enslaved man from Africa belonging to Cotton Mather, explained to Mather the concept of inoculation.  Mather took what he said...

Mar 28, 2020

He stares at us from the dollar bill, impenetrable and grumpy.  But the picture we have of Washington hardly explains how one man could have had all the impact he had, not only on the United States, but on the world.  Listen to episode one of our investigation of George Washington as our Historical Expeditionary asks...

Mar 24, 2020

In August of 1793 Philadelphia was visited with a disease that threatened to destroy the nation's capital.  Hear our Historical Expeditionary describe this terrifying time of history and how we survived.