Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.
Introduction to The History Chicks
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This is our first episode from 2011, there's a do-over for this doomed, yet fascinating and glamorous queen in episodes 53 and 54!
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 more gritty.
We annotate the Little House book series.
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 crosses cultural, territorial and social lines.
The history and versions of the beloved story of a little girl in dire situation.
To call her a patriot, Second Lady, First Lady or mother of a president is just scratching the surface of Abigail Adams.
Was Abigail Adams a feminist? We discuss what we think.
Hello, Dolley: America's FIRST First Lady, networking hostess, and woman worth knowing!
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.