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"francis blair" Discussed on History That Doesn't Suck

History That Doesn't Suck

07:34 min | 2 months ago

"francis blair" Discussed on History That Doesn't Suck

"States get to work ratifying the thirteenth amendment. Lincoln moves on other pressing business a fresh round of peace negotiations. So I mentioned these peace talks a few minutes ago but let me give you a few more details. Last December Francis Blair senior pushed for and finally got authorization to try to open peace talks with the say again, sure the attempt to July eighteen, sixty, four that you heard about an episode, sixty six was a total bust but Lincoln went along with Francis his idea figuring there was no harm in trying again, the rail splitter permits Francis to travel to Richmond. But not to speak on behalf of the United States government. Well that was good enough for Francis. Francis and Jeff meet on January eleventh and Twelfth Eighteen, sixty five we can't be sure what they discussed but jeff ended up asking Francis to deliver a note directly to Lincoln it read. I am willing to enter into negotiations for the restoration of peace and I'm ready to send a commission whenever I have a reason to suppose it will be received or to receive a commission if the United States government should choose send one. That notwithstanding the rejection of our former office I would if you could promise that a commissioner minister, other agent would be received a point one immediately and renew the effort to enter into conference with a view to secure apiece for the two countries. Did you catch that subtle last line the two countries yell Lincoln. saw that too. So the wordsmith president always deft with found pen responded with a note offering to negotiate with the view of securing peace to the people of our one common country. Yeah are one common country, Touche Mr Lincoln. It's pretty clear that neither Jeff nor Lincoln believe any peace talks can be productive citizens both want fundamentally different things but they agreed to send agents to try anyway. On January twenty, ninth three, CSI commissioners arrived under flag of truce at Fort Monroe, Virginia Secretary of State William Henry seward soon, joined them but the talks are almost stillborn on February second one day after signing the thirteenth amendment proposal. Lincoln here's that the confederate agents might not be trustworthy and considers calling the whole thing off. General Ulysses Grant Steps in euless telegraphs his boss and explains their intentions are good and their going back without any expression from anyone in authority will have a bad influence. Leeann trusts ulysses. The general's endorsement of CSI agents keeps the talks live. So. The rail splitter replies to General in chief say to the gentleman I will meet them personally at fortress Monroe as soon as I can get there. Two hours later, the president stands a train platform in Washington. DC trying to look casual his valet stands yards away holding Lincoln's overnight bag. A doubt very many people believe that the gangly lined war-wary president is taking a casual train ride through the countryside though it's obvious, he could use one. No He's headed to a war zone. Lincoln will take a train and then esteem at Fort Monroe mere miles from the battle. Lines Petersburg. Takes all afternoon and evening, but the president arrived safely. The next morning Lincoln boards the River Queen Steamer anchored a few miles from Fort Monroe near Hampton roads, the president and his Secretary of State William Henry. seward sit down on the saloon there soon, joined by the confederate commission Siyassa vp Alexander Stevens Xia. Say of State Robert Hunter and former US Supreme Court justice John Campbell who. Chaff is bringing up the heavy hitters for this meeting. The Hampton Roads Conference gets underway. Now, these guys all go away back. So they spend the first little while reminiscing catching up without reporters no takers and political advisors intervening Alexander brings the meeting back to its original purpose. He turns to Lincoln and asks well, Mr. President is there no way of putting an end to the present trouble and bring about a restoration of the general good feeling and harmony then existing between the different states and sections of the country? Lincoln doesn't beat around the Bush. He responds to the confederate VP. There is but one that I know of, and that is for those who are resisting the laws of the Union to cease that resistance. That opens the floodgates of discussion. Over whisky and cigars the foreman talk seriously about slavery the newly pass thirteenth. amendment. The possibility of federal compensation of slave owners and the restoration of Union. Lincoln suggests that southern states could ratify the proposed amendment as soon as they chose to restore their quote practical relations to the Union close quote. CSI agents are surprised to hear this. They don't believe that Congress will behave with such benevolence towards seated states but discussion moves Then Alexander suggests that the civil war could be put on hold to deal with the recent French invasion of Mexico. Lincoln doesn't think that's a good idea to put it mildly the only way Lincoln. We'll consider a ceasefire as reunification the restoration of the Union as a CNA quay non with me I will listen to no proposal that does not include an immediate restoration of the national thority? We can tone his harsh. Genial country lawyer always ready with the mood lightning antidote Robert Hunter sees it the conversation has hit an impasse but Alexander continues to press the idea that confederate and federal armies put their differences aside and join up to fight the invading French. Robert Watches with a combination of horror and amusement has Alexander tries to convince Lincoln. His scheme will lead to Mexico's liberation and eventual reunification. The former confederate secretary of state reports extent to which he carried. These opinions was strange made. Lincoln refuses to agree to Alexander's plants. His three firm demands of the confederacy. Lincoln and William Henry Seward won't budge on reunification the abolition of slavery and a ceasefire in the war Jeff Davis is agents can't agree to any of those terms. Both sides understand they cannot give into what the other wants. A four hour meeting comes close without making any agreements. The reports of the Hampton Roads Conference become public north, and south have strong reactions. Harper's weekly gushes praise for Lincoln. Quote if there is any man in the country who comprehends the scope of the war more fully than the president who is he? We venture to say that there is no man in our history who has shown a more felicitous combination of temperament conviction and ability to grapple with a complication like that in which the country is involved than. Abraham Lincoln. Jeff Davis takes the opportunity of more failed peace talks to bolster the confederacies will to win. I can have no common country with the Yankees. My life is bound up in the confederacy, and if any man's opposes that under any circumstances, I can be an agent of reconstruction of the Union. He has mistaken every element of my nature..

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"francis blair" Discussed on My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

05:56 min | 3 months ago

"francis blair" Discussed on My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

"Thank you for helping me through the absolute darkest and most lonely time of my life I was suffering severe workplace sexual harassment when I found the podcast two years ago. Your bad ass riot, girl, attitudes and humor have inspired me to fuck politeness and get justice for my harassment. Go to therapy and to kick off my comedy career I hope we can cross pass someday a Oh. My God, that's incredible. Yeah Wow, yeah! Well well done God asks. This runs in your family. It sounds like yeah, okay. This is grandma's near Miss with a double murderer. Hi To my honorary big sisters. The world is ending. Donate to black lives matter. That's how it starts, then says my grandmother grew up in Springfield. Vermont Springfield was the quintessential Vermont town where everyone everyone and cows outnumbered humans. My Grandmother told me that as a as children. She and her sisters often slept on their front porch at night to avoid the summer heat. This was really a testament to the trust in the neighborhood. Because there was no lock in the screen door of the porch, it was one such summer day in nineteen fifty, two that two convicted murderers broke out of Windsor prison. Fifteen miles north of Springfield. Their names were Donald Dewey. And, Francis Blair, they rammed a prison laundry truck into the gate, surrounding the correctional facility escaped on foot to MAG was in prison for a previous murder and Blair was his accomplice. They fled through the woods of Vermont to Springfield and emerged from the forest. Right next to my grandmother's home. This human entered the home of my grandmother's neighbors and family friends the weather ups. Dimaggio and Blair beat Elizabeth. DEMAG and my God demand and Blair beat Elizabeth weather up and her husband with a lead pipe while attempting to rob them, Elizabeth succumbed her injuries, and tragically passed away to Megan Blair were apprehended and sentenced to the electric chair in February of Nineteen fifty three. The two men became the last to ever be put to death in the state of Vermont. It shows me to think of what those men could have done to my grandmother and her family, and it serves as a reminder that life is fleeting, also a good reminder to put a fucking lock on your porch, Maria thanks for everything y'all Queens Grace. Wow just homebuilding on little girls sleeping on the. Porch. Yeah, that's crazy. That's that's so creepy. hellofresh America's number. One meal kit offers fresh. Ingredients every week for a super flavorful experience that will help you break out of your recipe Rut it lets you skip trips to the grocery store, and it makes home cooking fun easy affordable with hellofresh. 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"francis blair" Discussed on My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

03:42 min | 3 months ago

"francis blair" Discussed on My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

"Thank you for helping me through the absolute darkest and most lonely time of my life I was suffering severe workplace sexual harassment when I found the podcast two years ago. Your bad ass riot, girl, attitudes and humor have inspired me to fuck politeness and get justice for my harassment. Go to therapy and to kick off my comedy career I hope we can cross pass someday a Oh. My God, that's incredible. Yeah Wow, yeah! Well well done God asks. This runs in your family. It sounds like yeah, okay. This is grandma's near Miss with a double murderer. Hi To my honorary big sisters. The world is ending. Donate to black lives matter. That's how it starts, then says my grandmother grew up in Springfield. Vermont Springfield was the quintessential Vermont town where everyone everyone and cows outnumbered humans. My Grandmother told me that as a as children. She and her sisters often slept on their front porch at night to avoid the summer heat. This was really a testament to the trust in the neighborhood. Because there was no lock in the screen door of the porch, it was one such summer day in nineteen fifty, two that two convicted murderers broke out of Windsor prison. Fifteen miles north of Springfield. Their names were Donald Dewey. And, Francis Blair, they rammed a prison laundry truck into the gate, surrounding the correctional facility escaped on foot to MAG was in prison for a previous murder and Blair was his accomplice. They fled through the woods of Vermont to Springfield and emerged from the forest. Right next to my grandmother's home. This human entered the home of my grandmother's neighbors and family friends the weather ups. Dimaggio and Blair beat Elizabeth. DEMAG and my God demand and Blair beat Elizabeth weather up and her husband with a lead pipe while attempting to rob them, Elizabeth succumbed her injuries, and tragically passed away to Megan Blair were apprehended and sentenced to the electric chair in February of Nineteen fifty three. The two men became the last to ever be put to death in the state of Vermont. It shows me to think of what those men could have done to my grandmother and her family, and it serves as a reminder that life is fleeting, also a good reminder to put a fucking lock on your porch, Maria thanks for everything y'all Queens Grace. Wow just homebuilding on little girls sleeping on the. Porch. Yeah, that's crazy. That's that's so creepy. hellofresh America's number. One meal kit offers fresh. Ingredients every week for a super flavorful experience that will help you break out of your recipe Rut it lets you skip trips to the grocery store, and it makes home cooking fun easy affordable with hellofresh. She can get dinner on the table in just about thirty minutes, and you can save up to twenty eight percent by using hellofresh versus grocery store shopping, not only do hellofresh proportioned ingredients. Ingredients mean there's less prep work. It also means less food waste plus their packaging almost entirely made from recyclable content tele fresh is flexible and fits. Your lifestyle easily changed your food preferences and skip away coin ever you need. There's something for everyone including low. Calorie Vegetarian, and family friendly recipes every week. Okay, so you know I've been doing this since the beginning of the Quarantine Vinson I. Loving it I? Love it this week for the first time in my cooking life made risotto, which do make it for real. It's really hard and like not if you make it for real. Complicated and time consuming, but this was so easy, and then I seared these scallops with it, and Vince isn't normally like scallops. Browse like wait till I do it and fucking loved it. S Awesome. That's like and that's like to your dinner like you made it, but it's just like you had some real good help from exactly I like I was the shaft. It was a lot easier than.

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"francis blair" Discussed on American Elections: Wicked Game

American Elections: Wicked Game

05:38 min | 8 months ago

"francis blair" Discussed on American Elections: Wicked Game

"The feud between Francis Blair and lowering picturing was demonstrative of a political reality in eighteen forties. America Erica Slavery was tearing the country apart Blair and pickering were both from Missouri. Both were at one point. Democrats but when Missouri Senator Democrat Thomas. Thomas Hart Benton publicly expressed concerns of the expansion of slavery a line was drawn and the two journalists fell on opposite sides. Blair was a slave holder from from Kentucky but over the years his views began to change ultimately he came out against the expansion of slavery in the eighteen forty eight election. Blair abandoned the Democrats and supported. Martin Van Buren and the Anti Slavery Free Soil Party in the late. Eighteen forties members from all parties from all regions of the country. Were beginning to realize that the issue of slavery slavery threatened to rip the country apart at the seams. The task of keeping the country stitch together fell in large part to America's second accidental president. After the death obssessed retailer on July Ninth Eighteen Fifty Millard fillmore became the thirteenth president of the United States. And the Second Vice President in American history to succeed the office. At the time of his inauguration the task before fillmore was daunting to keep the country united fillmore would walk a delicate line to try and forge consensus between two warring warring political factions. This episode seventeen eighteen fifty two bursting at the seams. It's April seventeenth eighteen fifty in the Senate chamber in Washington. DC The issue on the table is the expansion of slavery compromise. Compromise measures are being discussed. But today's political debate has been hijacked by personal feud between democratic. Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri Democratic Senator Henry Stuart Stuart Foote of Mississippi. Benton has a floor gentlemen. This article is a falsehood and holds up a newspaper for all of the Senate to see he points angrily and senator foot direction from across the Chamber Foot tries to maintain his composure. Has Benson bellows. Gentlemen of this chamber is playing fast and loose with the truth in the press. The gentlemen from Mississippi has revised the account of our exchange here this very chamber for months Benton and foot have been at each other's throats exchanging fiery words over the subject of slavery on the Senate Floor Foot is in favor of slavery's expansion. Benton is against it but the political disagreement has turned earn personal among accusations of corruption and treason the two men call each other cowards and now Benton is accusing foot of lying to the press about their feud. This is a wrong report gently. It is a false report and it is a cowardly report. Benton wraps up his diatribe can take the seat seat from across the chamber. Senator Foot rises to defend himself. Why fellow senators to attack? My character is one manner to attack the character of the late. Senator Calhoun who is another senator and former Vice President John. C Calhoun was a champion of slavery from South Carolina and died. Just weeks ago is remains. are still in Washington but that didn't stop Benton from attacking Calhoun and calling him a traitor. An attack on senator. Calhoun is an attack on this entire body in an attack on the southern character as foot makes his argument Benton stares daggers at him days ago Benton said foot a clear message through an intermediary if foot invoked his name on the Senate floor that would help pay as foot continues. His retort Benton watches and waits senator. Calhoun was the father of the Senate indeed the oldest member of the Senate and he deserved more than the disrespectful report given him by Mr Benton the sound of his name Benton snaps he flings. This is chair to the floor and leaps to his feet or has bent. An angrily makes for Mr Foot. Several senators block his path but foot to charges for Benton often bent and climbs onto a nearby table in defiance. He rips open his shirt. Bears is breast and roars. Let him fire stand out of the way and let the assassin fire fire if you will. Another group of senators try their best to restrain foot among them Senator Dickinson of New York Dickinson grabs foot by the collar. stand-down Mr Soot by God. I will not bench and cries out. I'm on arm. If the assassin intensive kill me let him do it for shoves Dickinson often powers through the senators unders and makes his way to the table. Were bandstands the two men lock eyes brief hush falls over the chamber. There's a moment of stillness. Then bent makes a sudden move towards foot foot foot draws a pistol pointed at Benton and pulls back the Hammer Senator Dixon approaches foot cautiously. Put Down The gun senator. I will not boils with rage. Ben's eyes widen with fear Dickinson speaks. No Lo com voice slowly moves towards foot. This is not the way Mr Foot. This this is not the way. Dickinson's voice seems to calm foots range. stand-down foot breaks his gaze with Benton for a split Second mm-hmm Dickinson lifts his hand toward foot gun. Will you hand me your weapon foot. Non Silently gently takes the pistol from his hands as vice president. Fillmore brings the Chamber back to order the senators return to their seats. In Shock Senator Dickinson places foots pistol in his desk drawer and locks it away. Catastrophe has nearly been avoided but the sectional and Interparty conflicts surrounding. The issue of slavery.

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"francis blair" Discussed on American Elections: Wicked Game

American Elections: Wicked Game

03:37 min | 8 months ago

"francis blair" Discussed on American Elections: Wicked Game

"Two men Francis Blair a writer for the Missouri Republican and his brother Montgomery weave their way through the crowd with umbrellas and hand and frank is all smiles but his brother can't hide his scowl. Speak Your Mind Montgomery. It's not going to do me any good. You have something to say so say hey it you should be more careful with your words frank. I should be that man. Call me a coward a liar and slanderer in black and white. We weren't exactly kind. Mr Picturing either pickering is a blow heart. That's lowering pickering writer for the daily Union. A rival newspaper The two journalists are embroiled oiled feud over a Missouri politician. Senator Thomas Hart Benton a Democrat. Who recently came out against the expansion of slavery if pickering can use daily union into attack Senator Ben I can certainly use the Republican to defend him and his views on limiting the expansion of slavery? You started this you attack pickering first then you challenged him to a duel and he refused me coward. He refused you. Because your weapon of choice was a Bowie knife. No Man in his right mind would have accepted such a challenge. Man of courage would montgomery grabs his brother by the arm stopping him. You're lucky pickering. Accept your challenge. He was well within his rights. Every every word I wrote his true Montgomery picturing is doing the bidding of the slavers and conspiring to drive Senator Benton from office. I'm not suggesting you're wrong. I'm suggesting you be more careful. Worry too much brother as Franken. His brother continue their stroll. A man walking their way. Catches Montgomery's I it's lowering picturing. Do not say a word Frank. I've said all there is to say on the matter. I will pay him. No mind at all as pickering passes them by frank restraints his tongue doc. His temper intentionally bumps into picturing shoulder. PICTURING IS LIVING MR BLAIR MR picturing you above my shoulder sir. Few have bumped mind Sir demand to know why you would do such a thing. You demand to know do you. Frank Rich says umbrella tightly raises it pointed at Pickering here is my answer. Pickering staggers back. A few feet puts his hand his eye as he pulls it back. It's covered with is blood. He can't see the details of what transpired in March of eighteen. Forty nine between Frank Blair and lowering boring. Picturing are disputed but this much certain in early March in front of a slew of witnesses these two titans of Missouri newspaper industry wielded their umbrellas in exchange blows six days later as Frank Blair was leaving a meeting at the courthouse in Saint Louis. A strange man stepped out from the shadows and greeted blare loudly and aggressively aggressively. Blair brushed him off and kept walking but the stranger followed him gone. Shot rang out and then another frank pulled a pistol and return fire as the failed the SAS and ran away into the darkness. An investigation revealed the identity of the shooter. Dr Prefontaine Lowering Pickering's assistant editor pickering and his accomplice were indicted for assault. Both were acquitted. Blair was indicted for the attempted dual which violated Missouri Law. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to one minute. Minute jailed at one dollar fine I'm Lindsey Graham. This American elections wicked.

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"francis blair" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

03:08 min | 2 years ago

"francis blair" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"Thirty that's the toll free number eight eight eight nine two nine ten thirty before we take the next break mike this we're talking about the civil war i want to go back to something you had shared with me once before to that made me go wow and that had to do with the grand plan that the south had empire based on slavery and to hell with the north we don't even need we'll we'll we'll trade with your sheriff no problem but we're not going to base our future on economic way in fact that's what we're furious about the way the northern economic oppression that's what really caused the civil war well okay fine but you guys got one thing in mind you want to build a slave empire stretching all the way to sierra del fuego really that's right write downs or did the whole central america south america the caribbean and you know you know it could've you could've happened it may be that story i told what francis blair might have been the difference between that happening you know if lincoln are just said we'll let them go in peace next thing you know they're not interacting with the north as much as they used to they do that that's why america had all this the myth is that there was all this hatred or not position so the mexican war because we were such bullies lincoln stood in congress and he opposed the mexican war because we grant the mexican war was sad because we were such bull yes mexico is so small and we were so big and we were so thuggish that is wrong the opposition to the mexican war from northern politicians was from the knowledge that the south had their eyes on these new territories for a slave empire and so if the south had accomplished what it wanted to the north for lack of a better phrase would have been a tiny little nation compared to what the south is considering the industrial strength would probably never entirely but i see the point it could have been you know but in terms of mass numbers extending interviews at the would have been a big part of that you want to really use your imagination what if it grows.

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"francis blair" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

01:52 min | 2 years ago

"francis blair" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"Advisors more than he did lay that's typical they get their speed and so in montgomery blair to great names montgomery blair and francis blair montgomery blair was the younger and he was the postmaster general he had a good relationship with lincoln but when he found out that lincoln was going to abandon fort sumter this is give or take a april ninth the shooting started on the twelfth give or take a day when he found out he said well that's it they'll have my resignation as soon as my hand can righty i'm out of here i'm gonna resign gonna let lincoln no you're doing the wrong thing and i feel so strongly about this and i'm gonna resign you know i'm gonna resign and then gideon welles the secretary of the navy grabbed him by the back of the coat and said hold on a second let me talk to your dad about this that was his his father was a francis blair will the foul went probably the founder of the republican party was a candidate for president eighteen fifties very respected by mr lincoln always was he's just won a venerable name and so the next day francis blair went in and had a talk with lincoln and and gideon welles was there to watch the whole thing and it was like a macarthur speech he's pacing the rome man i get choked up just thinking what he's pacing the room giving a speech our country depends on this the union must be preserved we can't allow them to do this you know fifteen twenty minutes speech and then lincoln's just sitting there and finally by golly you're right you know lincoln lit up like a candle and he got up and he changed his mind we're not going to abandon for defend for sumter and this man's speech changed the world those little moments those little moments i mean to be a fly on the wall in that room to be able to go back in time and see that everything changed base in that speech in a manner of speaking.

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