James Wilkinson | Episode #151 | Election College: United States Presidential Election History
Published December 20, 2016
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    We talk really badly about Aaron Burr sometimes and, yeah, he deserves it. But he doesn't seem to be nearly as bad of a guy as James Wilkinson!

    Join us as we discuss...

    • Wilkinson's uncanny ability to move up through military ranks,
    • how the Spanish paid Wilkinson to promote their interests,
    • the betrayal of the Spanish by Wilkinson,
    • an unlikely friendship and partnership between Burr and Wilkinson,
    • Wilkinson's many blunders and trials,
    • and much more!

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