© 2023 WMRA and WEMC
bg-blue_0.png
WMRA : More News, Less Noise WEMC: The Valley's Home for Classical Music
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Over Time: Riches to Rags

Barclay Rives describes his family as being on a riches to rags trajectory —he’s directly descended from politicians and landowners who were part and parcel of the Commonwealth’s Colonial History. Barclay recently published A Country to Serve, a biography of his many-times-over great grandfather, William Cabell Rives. The book, Barclay says was a twenty-year long labor of love  —and research.

 

9-19-14_Barclay_Rives_Web_Only.mp3
Barclay Rives - Web EXTRA

Marth Woodroof has retired from WMRA and is now spending her time as a full-time writer and published author.
Related Content