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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.

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Episode 110: Georgia O'Keeffe
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Georgia O'Keeffe is known as the mother of Modernism; she created a vast body of work, always finding a novel way to express what he wanted to say through her art.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 11, 2018
Episode 109: Grace O'Malley
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Grainne Ui Mhaille (Grace O'Malley) was a terror of the open seas; living her life on her own terms during a turbulent time in her country. She defied society and carved out a niche for herself, but it was her meeting with Queen Elizabeth in 1593 that cemented her place in history.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 22, 2018
Episode 108: The Statue of Liberty
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The life of an American icon from her birth at a French dinner table to her place in the hearts of people all over the world.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 01, 2018
Episode 107 : Mary Pickford
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Mary Pickford was so much more than an adorable head of hair. She was a hard-headed businesswoman who broke new ground in a brand new industry - the movies.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 11, 2018
Episode 106: Beatrix Potter Revisited and Refreshed
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We take a look back at one of our most delightful subjects with a remastered classic episode.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 19, 2018
Episode 105 : Dowager Empress Cixi of China
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The story of a Chinese concubine who rose to power from behind a curtain of yellow silk.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 29, 2018
Episode 104 : Louisa May Alcott
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Louisa May Alcott fictionalized (and sanitized) her childhood reality in her novel Little Women; she left out life in a commune, starvation, 19th century action thriller stories, and becoming the family breadwinner at a young age.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 09, 2018
Episode 103: Ada Lovelace
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Ada Lovelace was the world's first computer programmer long before computers existed!<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 17, 2018
Episode 102 : Jackie Kennedy Onassis : Part Two
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Jackie's life was far from over after her husband's assassination; in some ways, it had only just begun.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 24, 2018
Episode 101: Jackie Kennedy Onassis Part One
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Jackie Kennedy changed the cultural outlook of the United States during her brief role as First Lady.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 07, 2018
Episode 100 : A Celebration
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We're celebrating our 100th full-length episode and our 7th year by taking a trip back to visit some women and moments that we will never forget.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 14, 2018
Episode 99: Pocahontas
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Pocahontas did save lives... just not the way (or the one) that you've been taught.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 24, 2017
Mrs. Claus - A Short History of an Undersung Hero
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Once upon a time, Santa was a bachelor. But over the years, the folklore grew to include his wife, a beloved character of modern Christmas.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 11, 2017
Episode 98: Coco Chanel
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Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel not only reinvented women's clothing and accessories, she reinvented herself, too.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 05, 2017
Episode 97: Queen Lili'uokalani
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<br>&nbsp;She was the first Queen to rule and the last monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, but Queen Lili'uokalani's story <em>is</em> the story of Hawaii.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 12, 2017
Episode 96: Sojourner Truth
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She was a slave, a freewoman, a preacher, a speaker, an abolitionist and a women's rights advocate in the Civil War era United States. Like a lot of women's history, Sojourner's truth may have been edited in history, but we can help to set it right.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 21, 2017
Episode 95: Hypatia of Alexandria
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Hypatia was a mathematician, philosopher and astronomer who transcended gender barriers in the waning years of the Roman Empire.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 30, 2017
Episode 94: Wallis Simpson Part Two
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Wallis Simpson's husband abdicated the throne to marry her, but how did her happily ever after work out?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 09, 2017
Episode 93: Wallis Simpson, Part One
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&nbsp;Puppet? Manipulating social climber? Misunderstood? Deeply in love? However you see her, the fact remains that a king abdicated his throne, defied his family and lived in exile to marry twice divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 20, 2017
Episode 92: Annie Oakley
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Jul 29, 2017
Episode 91: Emily Post
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Emily Post? All she did was write a book about etiquette? Ahhh, no. She did more, a lot more.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 08, 2017
Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 7
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"Wherever you are is my home." We recap the last episode of Season One of this series<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 01, 2017
Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 6
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"Remorse is the Poison of Life" Sounds cheery, right?&nbsp; We were crying because of snowflakes and hair ribbons.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 23, 2017
Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 5
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Jun 19, 2017
Episode 90: Q&A, 2017
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Our third not-quite-annual question and answer episode<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 17, 2017
Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 4
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<em>An Inward Treasure Born--</em>Anne and Marilla are both challenged to identify their roles as women and Anne does a brave job no man stepped up to do.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 10, 2017
Anne with an "E" Recap: Episode 3
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Life is harder than any orphan or parent imagines...even meeting your future husband isn't as romantical as you would expect, it's all part of life's transitions.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 02, 2017
Episode 89: Marie Laveau
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How much of the New Orleans Voodoo Queen's legend is myth? (Hint: A lot)<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 27, 2017
Anne with an E Recap: Episode 2
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We recap the episode of Anne with an "E" that best displays the scriptwriter's scope of imagination--book loyalists be warned. We argue about radishes, recipes, and the voices in Anne's head.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 20, 2017
Anne with an E Recap : Episode 1
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Our first recap of the new Anne of Green Gables adaptation, the Netflix show "Anne with an E"<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 12, 2017
Episode 88: Lucy Maud Montgomery
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May 06, 2017
Episode 87: Eleanor of Aquitaine, Part Two
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We left Eleanor right after her divorce from her first husband and mysteriously married to her second in just a few weeks time. We cover how that happened and all the other twists and turns in the very long life of this 12th century Queen.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 15, 2017
Episode 86: Eleanor of Aquitaine Part One
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She was the Queen of France, the Queen of England, the mother of royalty, gave us a long life of ruling to talk about, and she was the winner of our last Guaranteed Content Poll. Excellent choice!<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 26, 2017
Episode 85: Artemisia Gentileschi
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Being known as one of the greatest Baroque painters wasn't easy, but overcoming life obstacles that should have held her down only made her accomplishments that much greater.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 05, 2017
Episode 84: Ida B. Wells
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Feb 11, 2017
Episode 83: Lucille Ball Part Two
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Lucille's life after the premier of I Love Lucy was nothing anyone could have predicted.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 29, 2017
This is not Lucille Ball, Part Two
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Jan 22, 2017
Episode 82: Lucille Ball, Part One
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Lucille Ball had a long climb up (and down) before she made history when I love Lucy debuted in 1951, and we cover those struggles and successes in this episode.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 01, 2017
Episode 81: Mulan
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Mulan's story of her days as a Chinese warrior had simple beginnings and a whole lot of lasting power!&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 10, 2016
Episode 80: Queen Nzinga
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The story of this powerful, 17th century African ruler was far from an ordinary Princess to Queen tale&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 23, 2016
Episode 79: Lizzie Borden, Revisited
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Is there a better time to revisit our favorite Victorian More-Than-Likely Murderess, Lizzie Borden, than right now? We think not.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 30, 2016
Episode 78- Shirley Chisholm
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We wrap up our short series of "women who ran for the US Presidency before Hillary Clinton" with Shirley Chisholm!<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 26, 2016
Episode 77 - Belva Lockwood
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We continue our series of female Presidential candidates with Belva Lockwood, the woman who many regard as the first “legitimate” female nominee for the office., with groundbreaking campaigns in 1884 and 1888.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 23, 2016
Episode 76: Victoria Woodhull
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Victoria Woodhull crafted a life for herself from pretty raw materials. She traveled from an abusive childhood to a very aristocratic end...&nbsp; and in the middle, was the first woman to run for the American Presidency. In 1872.&nbsp; She was a woman ahead of her time.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 09, 2016
Episode 75: Marie Curie Part Two
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The second half of Marie's life was spent without Pierre but focused on a mission to apply science to help all humanity even while non-science drama swirled about her.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 18, 2016
Episode 74: Marie Curie Part One
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A lot of people only know Marie Curie as a woman who won a Nobel prize (or two...spoilers) but that's just a small part of the life of this physicist, wife and mother.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 28, 2016
Episode 73: Agrippina the Younger
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Agrippina the Younger lived a dramatic and dangerous life as the sister of an emperor, the wife and niece of another, and mother of a third in ancient Rome.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 07, 2016
Episode 72 - Elizabeth Keckly
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When we were researching Mary Lincoln we both admired her friend, Elizabeth Keckly, so much that we knew that had to talk about her. She was born a slave, eventually bought her freedom and built a very successful business (twice) all before she, too, realized her own White House dream. Yes indeed- Lizzie needs her time in the spotlight.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 16, 2016
Episode 71 - The Schuyler Sisters - a conversation with author Amanda Vaill
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Since the musical Hamilton opened on Broadway we've been getting a lot of requests to cover the Schuyler sisters, Angelica, Eliza and Peggy. (You sang that, right?) But we couldn't make it&nbsp;<em>work</em>&nbsp;because there wasn't enough material available to us to fill a whole show in the way we would want to...so we met someone who could:.<br><br>Author Amanda Vaill.<br><br>Amanda has written several award winning biographies, scripts, articles and...be still our hearts...has been contracted to write a biography on the two most famous Schuyler sisters, Angelica and Eliza. She's begun her research and graciously agreed to talk with us and dish Schuyler. We talk about the three sisters, the family that they came from, the families that they created, the rumors that surrounded them...basically who lived, who died and with Amanda's help, we get to tell their story.<br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 26, 2016
Episode 70 - Mary Todd Lincoln (Part Two)
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In our last episode we talked about Mary's childhood, education and life as the wife of Abraham Lincoln. She was described as, "amiable, accomplished, gracious and a sparkling talker," by members of the Republican Party before she got to Washington...so what happened afterward that left her without this glowing impression?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 11, 2016
Episode 69 - Mary Todd Lincoln (Part One)
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Mary Todd Lincoln's life can't be defined by who she married and her husband's legacy--she was a lot more than simply a southern born wife of a president. Actually, she wasn't simple at all.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 04, 2016
Episode 68 - Madam CJ Walker
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When Madam C.J. Walker solved one of her own personal problems, she also created an opportunity to leave behind a life as a laundress for one as a successful businesswoman, philanthropist and civil rights activists&nbsp;<strong><em>and</em></strong><em>&nbsp;</em>she was able to take thousands of women with her. Alaia Williams from the&nbsp;<em>18 to 49 Podcast</em>&nbsp;graciously fills in as guest co-host with Beckett to talk about the life of this trailblazing role model who began to change her fate by changing the condition of her hair.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 14, 2016
Episode 67 - Q and A
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What would you serve Dorothy Parker for dinner? What are your favorite things from pop culture? When will you cover the Schuyler Sisters? Listeners' burning questions, answered.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 30, 2016
Episode 66 - Zelda Fitzgerald
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Zelda Fitzgerald - the original Manic Pixie Dream Girl, muse of F. Scott, has been remembered as a trophy, a fashion icon, a mental patient, an author, and an artist.&nbsp;<br>This unique woman lived a complex life that defies simple labels.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 23, 2016
Episode 65 - "Miss Potter" Moviecast
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We cannot get enough Beatrix Potter! Here is our coverage of the 2006 movie "Miss Potter," starring Renee Zellweger in the title role.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 02, 2016
Episode 64 : Beatrix Potter
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Though she's chiefly known for her charming illustrations, Beatrix Potter was more than an artist and author; she was a scientist, conservationist, and a philanthropist who used her talent to better the world. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 27, 2016
Episode 63: Catherine The Great Part 2
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When we last left the Grand Duchess Catherine, she was feeling alone, unloved and unnecessary. She had just given birth and the child, Paul, heir to the Russian Empire, was ripped from her arms to be raised by Empress Elizabeth. Not cool, Elizabeth, not cool at all.  <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 04, 2016
Episode 62: A Conversation With Carol Wallace
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Life. It's funny, you know? Like the time both of us were sick for so long that we couldn't record Catherine the Great Part 2 for this week's show but, instead, have this conversation between Beckett and Carol Wallace? Funny in a "well, that's a little different" way. In 2010 one of us- Beckett- wanted to hear a podcast like her favorite book of all time, To Marry an English Lord, by Gail MacColl and Carol Wallace, but couldn't find one. So we made one. In 2014 we had drinks with Carol Wallace. In 2015 this conversation was recorded and lived in a computer until now.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 05, 2016
Episode 61 - Catherine the Great
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The listeners have spoken! Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, was the winner in our Guaranteed Content Poll - and in this episode, part 1 of 2, we take our innocent German princess from obscurity onto the world stage. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 22, 2016
Mrs. Santa Minicast
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Once upon a time there was a busy, yet highly compassionate and generous bachelor. He became known the world over, but lacked something in his life: a wife. Mrs. Claus often takes a back seat to her more famous husband, Santa, but it's time her history was told.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 25, 2015
Episode 60 - Four Inventors
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Lillian Gilbreth inspired us. After talking about her life and accomplishments, we thought it was high time to introduce you to four more problem-solving women whose inventions we use every day: Josephine Cochrane, Melitta Bentz, Mary Phelps Jacobs and Hedy Lamarr.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 12, 2015
Episode 59 - Lillian Moller Gilbreth
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Lillian Gilbreth should be remembered for any of her life accomplishments: psychologist, industrial engineer, author, inventor, and pioneer in the field of industrial psychology. From her collection of degrees to her equal partnership marriage to her work with Presidents and to the trailblazing example she set for us modern mothers...she should be remembered for a lot more than simply, "the mother on Cheaper by the Dozen". Let's do something about that.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 28, 2015
Episode 58 - Mary Queen of Scots
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Mary Queen of Scots got off to a good start: she was wearing the crown early and upgraded it at a young age (under the watchful eye of many an interested party),  but once she started making decisions for herself? Ah, that's when her life took dramatic twists and turns that ultimately took the crown off her head. Actually, those decisions got her whole head taken off, but let's start at the beginning, shall we?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 13, 2015
Episode 57: Q & A and Random Bits Show
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Heeeeere’s your seven word summary: We asked, you responded and we answer. For the first time in the five years that we have been doing this show we sat down with a couple of glasses of wine to deviate from our normal format and answer some of your questions. We had asked for them and you […] The post Episode 57: Q & A and Random Bits Show appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 06, 2015
Episode 56: Dorothy Parker, Part Two
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When we left Dorothy Parker in Part One she was hanging on tenuously at best. Her marriage to Eddie Parker was over, her relationship with George MacArthur was over and the fall-out somewhat stabilized and her suicide attempt was unsuccessful. Professionally she was cobbling together a career as a freelance writer but powered by […] The post Episode 56: Dorothy Parker, Part Two appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 30, 2015
Episode 55: Dorothy Parker, Part One
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She gave us fabulous quotes like, “Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses” and “Brevity is the soul of lingerie,” but Dorothy Parker’s life wasn’t all wit and snark. Behind those flip one liners there was a very complex woman who lead a full life far beyond the banter of the Algonquin Round […] The post Episode 55: Dorothy Parker, Part One appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 09, 2015
Episode 54: Marie Antoinette Reboot, Part Two
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In Part One we talked about Marie Antoinette’s childhood, the speedy preparations for marriage and her early years in France. In this episode, the conclusion of our revisit, we get to the rest of her story as she travels from well-liked to queen to the (dramatic pause) guillotine.   Husband, Louis XVI, while fumbly in […] The post Episode 54: Marie Antoinette Reboot, Part Two appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 09, 2015
Episode 53: Marie Antoinette Reboot, Part One
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**Giveaway details at bottom of post!** Once upon a time there were two podcasters who began their women’s history show with an episode about Marie Antoinette. Four and a half years later they revisited her life simply because they felt there was more to say about this woman who has been long misquoted and misunderstood. […] The post Episode 53: Marie Antoinette Reboot, Part One appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 12, 2015
Episode 52: Lydia Pinkham
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Women who need to be remembered often have Lemon to Lemonade lives and Lydia Pinkham is no exception. The going got tough and she turned some herbs (and a wee bit of alcohol)  into not only an empire but a leaping advance in women’s health and education.   Lydia Estes was born in Lynn, Massachusetts […] The post Episode 52: Lydia Pinkham appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 11, 2015
A quick status update!
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Hello everyone! I’m sure you’ve been wondering where we’ve been… The library, yes, and assorted bookstores, but not, unfortunately, at the big table that seats 14 at The House of Wood, recording anything. For you see, Susan has lost her voice. She has a paralyzed vocal cord, in fact, so she DOES have a voice, […] The post A quick status update! appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 20, 2015
Minicast: Mrs. Claus
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Once upon a time there was a busy, yet highly compassionate and generous bachelor. He became known the world over, but lacked something in his life: a wife. Mrs. Claus often takes a back seat to her more famous husband, Santa, but it’s time her history was told. Santa began as Saint Nicholas – a […] The post Minicast: Mrs. Claus appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 23, 2014
Episode 51: Joan of Arc
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Joan of Arc,  Jeannette,  Jean, The Maid,  La Pucelle, Hero,  Heretic, Visionary,  Lunatic…that’s a lot of names and titles for a teenage girl who is remembered for events from only a short period of her  life. For most of it she was an ordinary girl in an ordinary small town, until she allowed extraordinary visions […] The post Episode 51: Joan of Arc appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 21, 2014
Episode 50: Hattie McDaniel
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You know that old story of the “overnight success?” A band you’ve never heard of bursts onto the scene and takes the world by storm. Often you find that they have twenty years of hard work and paying their dues before finally achieving their goal. The same is true of Hattie McDaniel. Born to former […] The post Episode 50: Hattie McDaniel appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 21, 2014
Episode 49: The Women of Gone With The Wind
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Once a season we obsess over a subject for our Fictional Episode and this time we let ourselves be carried away with Gone With The Wind. The epic book and movie is only part of the story of a free-spirited, rebellious, creative and unconventional Southern woman and the novel that she wrote of  Southern life […] The post Episode 49: The Women of Gone With The Wind appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 30, 2014
Encore: The Wizard of OZ
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Aug 13, 2014
Episode 48: Agatha Christie
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**CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE** Agatha Christie once said that she wanted to be remembered as, “a good writer of detective and thriller stories.” We say she needs to be remembered for a whole lot more: daughter, wife, mother, pharmacist, playwright and adventurer only begin the list. Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born on […] The post Episode 48: Agatha Christie appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 15, 2014
Minicast: Sybil Ludington
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We all know the story of Paul Revere, but here is the lesser-known story of one teenage girl whose similar act of bravery changed the course of American history.     For some basic information about the Revolutionary War, check out Historyforkids.org. Liberty’s Kids, Sybil Ludington video on YouTube   PODCAST AUDIO – “Sybil Ludington” The post Minicast: Sybil Ludington appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 04, 2014
Episode 47: Carry ( Carrie ) Nation
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May 24, 2014
“The Music Show” #2
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Apr 24, 2014
Episode 46 : Cleopatra
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Apr 07, 2014
Episode 45: Hatshepsut
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Mar 22, 2014
Elizabethan Life (minicast)
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Feb 25, 2014
Episode 44: Queen Elizabeth I, Part 2
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Feb 11, 2014
Episode 43: Elizabeth I, Part One
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Dec 21, 2013
News!
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Nov 02, 2013
Episode 42: Frida Kahlo
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Sep 10, 2013
Episode 41: Bessie Coleman
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Aug 10, 2013
Episode 40 – Tudor Grandmothers (rebroadcast)
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Jul 30, 2013
Episode 39 – Amelia Earhart
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Jul 11, 2013
Bookcast – Jane Austen Book Club #3
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Jun 19, 2013
Bookcast – Jane Austen Book Club #2
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May 19, 2013
Bookcast: Jane Austen Book Club #1
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May 09, 2013
Episode 38: Jane Austen
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Apr 16, 2013
Minicast: The Women of Oz
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Mar 22, 2013
Episode 37: The Wizard of Oz
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Mar 09, 2013
BONUS MATERIAL: The Declaration of Sentiments (1848)
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Feb 14, 2013
Episode 36: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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Feb 14, 2013
Episode 35: Josephine Baker (Part 2)
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Jan 22, 2013
Episode 34 : Josephine Baker (part 1)
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Jan 13, 2013
Season 4 Introduction
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Dec 09, 2012
Episode 33 : The Romanovs (Part 2)
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Nov 30, 2012
Episode 32 – The Romanovs (Part 1)
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Nov 11, 2012
Episode 31 – Lady Jane Grey
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Oct 01, 2012
Episode 30: Queen Mary I
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Sep 17, 2012
Episode 29 : Julia Child
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Aug 12, 2012
Minicast: Beckett and Susan’s Adventures in Wonderland and What They Found There
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Jul 20, 2012
Episode 28 – Alice in Wonderland
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Jun 29, 2012
Episode 27 – Clara Bow
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Jun 10, 2012
Episode 26 – Rosa Parks
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May 26, 2012
Shownotes Episode 25: Ida B. Wells-Barnett
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Ida B. Wells- born a slave, educated in a post-Civil War south and left to care for her family at an early age. She grew to become a teacher, a writer, a crusader, a suffragist, a wife and mother. A woman of  strength and character who dared to speak up and challenge those who desired […] The post Shownotes Episode 25: Ida B. Wells-Barnett appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 12, 2012
Episode 24 – Last Four Wives of Henry VIII
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Apr 28, 2012
Minicast: Titanic Field Trip
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Apr 15, 2012
Episode 23 – Margaret “Molly” Brown
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Apr 07, 2012
Minicast – Anne Boleyn
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Apr 01, 2012
Episode 22 : Katherine of Aragon
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Mar 17, 2012
Episode 21 – Tudor Grandmothers
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Mar 02, 2012
Minicast – Teeny Tiny Tudor Tutorial
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Feb 22, 2012
Season 3 Introduction
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Feb 13, 2012
The Music Show
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Jan 27, 2012
Minicast – Sophie Blanchard
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Jan 21, 2012
Episode 20 – Nellie Bly
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Jan 14, 2012
Minicast – Annie Chambers
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Jan 04, 2012
Episode 19 – Madame de Pompadour
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Dec 21, 2011
Episode 18: Ella Fitzgerald
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Dec 06, 2011
Episode 17 – The Duchess of Devonshire
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Nov 18, 2011
Minicast – Mary Shelley
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Nov 06, 2011
Episode 16 – Mary Wollstonecraft
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Oct 23, 2011
Minicast – Betty Crocker
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Oct 13, 2011
Episode 15 – 1950′s Housewives
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Oct 08, 2011
Episode 14 – Clara Barton
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Sep 22, 2011
Episode 13 – Princess Charlotte
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Sep 08, 2011
Episode 12 – Queen Victoria, Part 2
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Sep 01, 2011
Episode 11: Queen Victoria, Part One
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We begin our second season with a woman whose life will take us two episodes to discuss. She wasn’t just black dresses, and talking about herself in the third person, you know! She led a very colorful and unique life! This woman was so influential that  she had an entire AGE of improvements, fashion, behavior […] The post Episode 11: Queen Victoria, Part One appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 21, 2011
Season 2 Introduction
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Aug 20, 2011
Postcard – Beckett and the Day of Museums
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Aug 08, 2011
Audio Postcard #1 – Susan and the Painted Ladies
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Aug 04, 2011
Season 1 Wrap-Up and FAQ Minicast
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Jul 19, 2011
Episode 10 – Jennie Jerome Churchill
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Jul 01, 2011
Gilded Age Servants – Shownotes
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Not everyone in the Gilded Age had a wardrobe of Worth dresses and the luxury of boredom; an army of servants were required behind the scenes to ensure the Dollar Princesses’ success. The heiresses met this strict British hierarchy with varying degrees of competence. Consuelo Vanderbilt, who was once described as “barely allowed to move […] The post Gilded Age Servants – Shownotes appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 12, 2011
Shownotes – Episode 9: Gilded Age Heiresses
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Call them whatever you want; Gilded Age Heiresses, Dollar Princesses, Buccaneers– they all point to the same type of woman. Spanning about a twenty year time period wealthy American ladies of marrying age headed across the pond to snag the ultimate in opulent accessories: a noble title. In this episode, the third part of our Gilded Age series, we […] The post Shownotes – Episode 9: Gilded Age Heiresses appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 03, 2011
Age of Innocence “Moviecast”
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May 22, 2011
Shownotes – Episode 8 “The Mrs. Astor”
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Caroline, who was  often called Lina, was born in  September 22, 1830 to a very prominent wealthy family. She was the youngest of 10 children, and very much the family pet. Her father Abraham was not only well thought of in New York business, but he and his wife, Helen White Schermerhorn, were established  in high society when […] The post Shownotes – Episode 8 “The Mrs. Astor” appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 09, 2011
Annie Sullivan Macy Minicast (audio)
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Apr 28, 2011
Episode 7 – Helen Keller (audio)
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Apr 21, 2011
Shownotes Episode 6: Lizzie Borden
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Upper middle class Victorian New England: Polite conversations, genteel ladies, dapper gentlemen, beautiful architecture, and a 32 year old spinster taking a hatchet to her parents. Or did she? The woman that we discuss in this episode was propelled into the center of a media frenzy and controversy solely based on the events of one […] The post Shownotes Episode 6: Lizzie Borden appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 07, 2011
Episode 5 – Dolley Madison (Audio)
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Mar 24, 2011
Abigail Adams Feminism Minicast (audio)
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Mar 17, 2011
Episode 4 – Abigail Adams (audio)
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Mar 09, 2011
Red Riding Hood Minicast (audio)
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Feb 28, 2011
Episode 3: Cinderella
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Once upon a time, in ancient Egypt, a princess was born. But before her happily ever after, she had to live a challenging life of servitude, duty, and a deep belief in her own character. The long life of the woman that we discuss in this episode not only crosses cultural, territorial and social lines […] The post Episode 3: Cinderella appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 22, 2011
Little House Minicast (Audio)
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Feb 15, 2011
Episode 2 – Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Channel your inner pioneer. Think tall plains grasses, humble and hardworking people who knew what it meant to carve a life out of the rugged terrain.  The woman we talk about this week is remembered for romanticizing her childhood and for sporting a really, sweet bonnet. But her reality was not all about fiddle playing […] The post Episode 2 – Laura Ingalls Wilder appeared first on The History Chicks.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 08, 2011
Episode 1 – Marie Antoinette (Audio)
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Jan 31, 2011
Introduction to The History Chicks (Audio)
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Jan 20, 2011