Q & Abe
Bonus: Resonance Then and Now
This bonus episode accompanies episode 4.3, "Did Lincoln ever play basketball?"Curtis Harris told us a little more about how the aftermath of the Civil War affected the ideologies behind the invention of basketball, and Len Elmore spoke to us about how he tries to share the long arc of history with his students.www.lincolncottage.org
Did Lincoln ever play basketball?
Season 4, Ep. 3
For this episode, we're answering a question from a young person impressed by Lincoln's height. Along the way we talk about the peach basket story, Lincoln's wrestling bouts, whether he would've been able to keep up in the NBA, and the intersection of sports and activism. Come along with us!Guests:Curtis HarrisTamika DudleyLen ElmoreLee Roy Smithwww.lincolncottage.org
Bonus: Furniture Details
This bonus episode accompanies episode 4.2, "Where's all the furniture?"Erin Carlson Mast explains how the interpretation team made the decision that it was going to be ok for visitors to sit on the antique furniture in the house, and tells the story of how the Cottage acquired some objects from when Lincoln was in residence.www.lincolncottage.org
Where's all the furniture?
Season 4, Ep. 2
For this episode, we're exploring one of our all-time top questions at the Cottage. Along the way we'll stop by the White House records, historical cooties, measuring authenticity, and defining what a museum even is, anyway. Come along with us! Guests: Matt CostelloErin Carlson MastRainey TisdaleMichael Atwood Masonwww.lincolncottage.org
Bonus: Aftermath of Emancipation
This bonus episode accompanies episode 4.1, "Was Lincoln a racist?"RichardBlackett told us about one of the obstacles folks promoting emancipation in the US faced before the Civil War, and Seth Levi told us about a project he’s working on to help support voting rights in communities descended from the formerly enslaved, among others.www.lincolncottage.org
Was Lincoln a racist?
Season 4, Ep. 1
In this episode, we're talking through a question we've gotten from older visitors, documentarians, and teen students alike. Along the way we pass through the Lincoln-Douglas debates, monumental controversies, the power of anger, and lost historical perspectives. Come along with us! Guests:Richard BlackettBrian DirckGwen WestermanSeth Leviwww.lincolncottage.org
Season 4 Trailer
Join us for Season 4 of Q&Abe, appearing here in your feed February 10!For more information about President Lincoln's Cottage and our programming, visit us at www.lincolncottage.org.
Bonus: Leadership After the Election
This bonus episode accompanies episode 3.4, "Did Lincoln ever worry he was unqualified to be president?"Normally, for a bonus episode, we share with you portions of our initial conversation with our guests, but today’s episode is a little different. We checked back in for a new conversation with Jared Peatman and Nancy Belmont just yesterday,afterthe election. What is the responsibility of the people being led? www.lincolncottage.org
Did Lincoln ever worry he was unqualified to be president?
Season 3, Ep. 4
In this episode, we're exploring a question from a friend of the Cottage about Lincoln's self doubt and what it means to be qualified for the presidency. Encounters along the way include rowdy 1860s politics, imposter syndrome, the Constitution, and a formula for courage. Come along with us!Guests:Michael GreenJared PeatmanNancy Belmontwww.lincolncottage.org