On our very first AUDIENCE PICK episode, we will be learning about the relationship between traitor Benedict Arnold and Peggy Shippen. Benedict Arnold defected to the British side during the American Revolution after suffering a series of slights during his military career, but new evidence suggests that his wife Peggy may have been a key player in his treason. Listen to learn all the juicy details!
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