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.
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Why would Maryland do that?
Season 5, Ep. 3
For this episode, we're talking about a question we got from a student trying to understand the reasons behind Lincoln’s assassination. Along the way we’ll encounter a troubling relationship to cats, one of history’s most dramatic moments, and resources to stop radicalization in the present. Come along with us!Guests:Terry AlfordAlex WoodBrian Hugheswww.lincolncottage.orghttps://www.lincolncottage.org/learn/podcast/
Thursday, April 6, 2023
Bonus: Celebrations and Response Times
This bonus episode accompanies episode 5.2, "How fast did emancipation happen?"Greg Downs recounted other emancipation celebrations you may not have heard of, and General Blanchard ran us through how the National Guard's timeline for deployment works. www.lincolncottage.org
Thursday, March 30, 2023
How fast did emancipation happen?
Season 5, Ep. 2
For this episode, we're talking about a question we got from a British couple curious about the aftermath of the Emancipation Proclamation. Along the way we wander through several alternate timelines, the experience of Black soldiers, and the contemporary work of the National Guard. Come along with us!Guests:Holly Pinheiro Jr.Gregory DownsBG Leland Blanchardwww.lincolncottage.org