The Hermitage’s Podcast Series: James Fenimore Cooper and Andrew Jackson

September’s Hermitage podcast is about James Fenimore Cooper, author of The Leatherstocking Tales, a series of novels of which the most famous is The Last of the Mohicans. The University of Connecticut’s Dr. Wayne Franklin discusses “how the literature of James Fenimore Cooper affected the public’s perception of Native Americans, and wonder[s] if the famed Natty Bumppo was based on Andrew Jackson.”


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