Q & Abe
Season 4 Trailer
Join us for Season 4 of Q&Abe, appearing here in your feed February 10!
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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
Bonus: Lincoln in the Bardo
This bonus episode accompanies episode 3.3, "Willie was his favorite, right?"As we work on answering the questions for the show, we sometimes have fascinating encounters that are outside the main episode, but we still want to get them in your hands.About two and a half years ago, our Executive Director Erin Carlson Mast was in conversation with George Saunders, the author ofLincoln in the Bardo, on the Kojo Nnamdi show.The Kojo Show and American University were gracious enough to allow us to share with you some excerpts from the conversation.You can hear the full show at: https://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2018-02-14/george-saunders-introduces-us-to-166-singular-ghosts-and-another-side-of-president-lincolnwww.lincolncottage.org
Willie was his favorite, right?
Season 3, Ep. 3
In this episode, we're investigating a visitor question about Lincoln's relationship with his four sons, including Willie. While we're looking around, we run into mischief in the telegraph office, our innate need to be loved, and a new reflection on Lincoln's oldest son, Robert. Come along with us!Guests:Alan ManningMichael Mintzwww.lincolncottage.org