17 Burst results for "Mary Todd Lincoln"
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Ghostly
"But i don't really know if that's true you know i mean. Was that her wishful thinking that she could see them. That's what she needed. The you know i just. I don't know that one's That was. It's a hard one because it the grief i think does really really push that in there but you know i mean we also know the white house has a lot of spirits a lot of energy so i guess i don't know for sure So what would you say for your rating As far as this being a paranormal thing. I'm gonna give it a zero but as far as satisfying a need that she had. I would go all the way to attend for that. Uh-huh definitely did share. I'm i'm going to give it a four four you know. I mean i'm and allow for the possibility that maybe she saw something But i don't know that holly yeah okay. Now we're not done with the lorries though this one to me is a little more compelling all right good good. This one doesn't actually involve mary so much as abe. So nettie colbourne maynard was I know was Either with the lorries or their daughter. I think something like that. She was a part of the the laurie group So she wrote a memoir called. Was abraham lincoln spiritualist published in eighteen ninety one. She claims that it was nettie herself who acted as the medium for this particular sands Not mrs laurie or bell. Who were the traditional ones. churn This is the evening of february fifth. Eighteen sixty three When president lincoln accompanied his wife to one of the lorries popular stances. When lincoln asked the spirit she had channeled about the current situation regarding the war she writes. He received the following reply. That is a very precarious. State of things existed. Sorry that a very precarious state of things existed at the front. Where general hooker had just taken. Command of army was totally demoralized regiment stacking arms refusing to obey orders or to do duty threatening a general retreat. Declaring their purpose was to return to washington. Vivid picture was drawn of the terrible state of affairs greatly to the surprise of present. Save to the chief to whom the words were addressed when the picture had been painted in vivid colors. Mr lincoln quietly remarked. You seem to understand the situation. Can you point out the remedy. The remedies suggested was that he go to the front in person taking with him his wife and children and avoiding the high grade officers seek out the tens of private soldiers and inquire to their grievances and other words. He should show himself to be.
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Ghostly
"Right we're back for the debate. Okay you ready for this. I am ready for this well before we start our debate. I i wanted to mention a few things about mary. Todd lincoln and spiritualism. You certainly talked a little bit about it but You know. I wanted to just talk about specifically the time That were referencing. The civil war was really a big moment for spiritualism yes because so many people weren't allowed to be with their family members when they passed absolutely you know they were away and they never even got to. You know even see the body or any of that and so spiritualism became this way of getting that final last word absolute with someone that they lost So i think that was a big piece of it and so it really wasn't unusual. You know that mary. Lincoln sought out mediums. We have proof that she read books on spiritualism you know i mean obviously you just went. Through how many losses she suffered and but also just again that it was. It was not unusual at the time. i mean. at least it wasn't like it was everybody believed i mean. Certainly people ridiculed in washington circles and And all that but you know there is absolutely proved that she had sand says at the white house that lincoln was present for at least some of them and You know whether or not anything happened at those. That's what we're going to debate. But you know it. Wasn't you know if you could imagine that today. I think it would be a more scandalous thing than it was. Then i think more what was scandalous is. Actually people were upset with her. Because they're like. Hey you at least got to be with your son when he passed away in your husband when he passed away. I didn't get to do that so they're probably heard her a lot as well. Yeah you know. And i you had mentioned a a story about One time that lincoln are that abe was was fed up with the whole notion and like tried to disprove it. And we're going to definitely talk about that. Okay yeah good story. It is a good story. So i just wanted to mention a few quotes that i found from mary..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Ghostly
"She probably wouldn't have been put into a sanitarium or today internet's just able to just you know. Oh mary so i. I just wanted to say that. I think that mary has gotten a bad rep in us history. I think she's often been seen as this crazy woman. One in actuality. It's just her. Grief was just too much for any person to deal with on on her own. I mean and you know. Even when abe was alive they didn't grieve the same way She would oftentimes be off in her room and he would be. You know going to The gravesite to mourn and stuff or they just they just grief differently. I think the timing of the spiritualist movement and the started the sanitariums popularity in the us played a major in. How people saw her so. Mary spent the next four years traveling through europe and took up residence in france for a little while but during this time her health really started to decline she suffered from severe cataracts that left her eyesight largely diminished which caused her to fall off and in eighteen seventy nine. She suffered a spinal cord injury from a fall from a step ladder. She successfully petitioned congress for an increase in her in her pension and also got a one time bonus. Yeah yeah she did really well. She was really good with politics and Especially you know. The republican party was Just starting off with abe lincoln so You she made a lot of connections so in the early eighteen eighties. She was forced to return to springfield into live out her final days with her sister. Her health kept her from doing anything else besides just living she needed around the clock. Care july fifteenth eighteen eighty two. Exactly eleven years after tad died to the day she collapsed. She lapsed into a coma and died the next morning of a stroke. At the age of sixty three her funeral service was held at first presbyterian church in springfield illinois. Wow what an interesting story. Yeah we didn't even cover you know so. Many of the political intrigues. And all the things i'm sure she was involved with but just What an amazing woman. I mean was yeah. Tragic very much but Obviously you know was able to to accomplish too. And she was well known in her day to even even after a pastime. Sure i'm sure Constantly in the paper you know probably for not great things but you know she was. She was definitely a A pop figure. Yeah those days interesting all right. So do you have anything to add to the history. I don't think we you man. You did a good job. And i tried to add in a few little things there so i think we're good. Yeah i've passed by The bellevue right. Yes me too. Yeah actually. I will mention this as well. is that So batavia illinois is real close to us and that's where we're that wheelhouse are sorry. The home was But i also in my research found out that there is a hotel or what used to be a hotel in saint charles illinois which is also close to us where abe in. Mary would often visit some of their friends that owned this hotel or the end. They would stay there while visiting. Colonel phoebe bian. Who's our big famous person around here. was was friends with them and they claim the there's one article i read that there were potentially stances that happened in this. How a hotel in saint charles But i really couldn't find a whole lot of details about it so we're not gonna go talk any more about it but i just thought that was such an interesting you know chicago connection and local illinois connection..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Ghostly
"Ted said this is dead. I can hardly believe that. I shall never see him again. I must learn to take care of myself now. Yes pas dad in only tad lincoln now little tad like other little boys. I am not a president son now. I won't have many presents anymore. Well i will try and be a good boy. And we'll hope to go someday. To pa and brother willy and heaven. Oh yeah the death of her son tad in july eighteen seventy one following the death to other sons in her husband brought on an overpowering grief and depression her surviving son robert. Rising young chicago lawyer was alarmed. At his mother's increasingly erratic behavior robert initiated proceedings to have mary institutionalized on may twentieth eighteen seventy five following a trial a jury committed her to a private asylum in batavia illinois named bellevue place after the trial. Mary tried to commit suicide. She went to several different pharmacies and ordered eighteen. Stor made up made with enough Pm to do the job and luckily a pharmacist gave her a placebo. Instead after three months she devised an escape plan. She wrote letters to her lawyer and personal friend and to the chicago sun-times to avoid a bigger scandal. She was released to her sister. Elizabeth again in springfield go. She got herself out so then made me think about some stuff One of the things that we've talked about a lot previous ghostly episodes was the spiritualist movement in the united states. I took place between the eighteen forties in the nineteen twenties and It really popularized things like seances and Other forms of give nation and speaking with the dad so this was definitely something that was becoming popular. I'm sure mary helped make it more popular But another thing that i really started thinking about. Is you know we did. Our dr white. Sanitarium sewed And during that we started talking about how sanitariums became popular in the united states. And that was around this time. It was like ten years after mary was put in a sanitarium interesting Bellevue place where mary todd. Lincoln state was open sometime around eighteen. Sixty seven by dr. richard peterson and it was considered a private rest home but also served as sanitarium for women and So yeah yeah. That's interesting though to think about that issue was again. I love all of our stuff matches up. I guess your gets connections. Yeah when you look at the time frame of these things. It seems pretty obvious that You know if this had happened prior to that it she might you know. Prior to eighteen sixty seven..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Ghostly
"Eddie pass away. The official cause of death was to burke yellow sus but therapy people that would say it was more likely a form of some kind of bayreuth cancer that abe and The eldest son robert had several signs of the genetic markers. That interesting obviously This this crushed lincoln family at that point There are not many stories of addie as he was four years old when he died but he always see was seen as like a sweet little boy. Yeah well if four absolutely so we all know that. Abraham lincoln became our sixteenth. So i won't go through the whole election process the times he's one time he lost But to hear more about that you can listen to. Our abraham lincoln episode life as a first lady was not an easy life for any first lady but it seemed even more difficult for mary than it did for most her personality. You know Mary's family being from a border state were where slavery was permitted. Meant that several of her half brothers served in the confederate army and were killed during the civil war. That's always difficult when lake. Your family is split which certainly happened at that time. Upset when your husband is the president and you know kind of leading the charge. That's definitely gotta be divide for you. Definitely you know it. It was difficult because mary really held true to her beliefs. And those of abs know of slavery was not was not right. So i mean they had to do it and i'm sure. She wished that her half brothers wouldn't have been on that side In this is something that we don't really think about when we think about mary. Todd lincoln we think about you. Know abraham lincoln died. We think of her sons dying. We don't think about you know a lot of her out of her half brothers dying. Yeah critics describe. Mary's manners as coarse and pretentious. She had trouble negotiating white house social responsibilities and rivalries She was accused of overspending when it came to refurbishing the white house and buying new china in this caused a lot of turmoil between her and abe even though congress eventually approved most of these expenses he thought it made them look bad because the country was at war with itself and they're buying new china for the white house he was. I believe a bit of a shopaholic. I'm just gonna say. I think that was how she dealt with her grief. That's true she had a lot of grief grief that she went through the more that she spent at. Mary also suffered from very severe headaches. Or what we would call now migraines She also suffered from chronic depression. Her headaches got even worse when she suffered a head injury in a carriage accident during her white house years. Oh never heard that yup. She had a history of mood swings. Fierce temper public outbursts throughout lincoln's presidency as well as excessive spending and it has led some historians and psychologists to argue that. Mary suffered from bipolar disorder. Well that's interesting. Yeah i suppose yeah. We'd have to really see like does she. Was it a wild swing between them or what but she definitely had the Depressive side to it definitely. The manic side was the buying. Yeah so it's possible..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Ghostly
"Yes oh my goodness the rivalry between douglas and lincoln. It was it was. It was big. Wow so. Mary actually met lincoln in eighteen forty when she was twenty one and he was thirty one. She was definitely smitten with him. I mean after all he was tall and gangly now but he was a very kind man. That's what they all said about him. when abe proposed to mary she accepted even though her family didn't really like him because he was poor and didn't really have much political prospects. I would love to say that everything went perfect after that but it really didn't. They had a different kind of relationship all throughout their relationship. There was definitely loved there but there was definitely This they were just completely different people at times So in eighteen forty one linkin broke off the engagement. Wow i go back. And forth calling him. Abe abraham lincoln and lincoln. So you know your close friends now each time to milazzo so some say that they got got back together shortly after the break But others say that they didn't get back together until eighteen forty two. Whatever the case is they got married very fairly quickly. After getting back together they married on november fourth to both mary and abe were considered abolitionist. Which meant that they. sought the immediate and full emancipation of off slaves. Mary was probably an even bigger believer in this than abe but a became famous for the stance on slavery fairly early on in his senate election against stephen a douglas that a blast abe with his new found fame really pushed himself to be successful to be a successful springfield lawyer during this time. Mary supervised their ever-growing house. They did have four children overall. They had robert todd lincoln. They had Eddie or edward. Baker lincoln william wallace lincoln willie. And thomas lincoln tat. Mary was often left alone for months at a time to raise children. While abe was off being circuit lawyer in eighteen fifty ten months before the birth of willie..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Ghostly
"Welcome to ghostly are seances real. Ghostly is a podcast that comes out every other week in each episode. We take a ghost story or paranormal event. And look into its complete history. Rebecca then gives us evidence proving that the story is real and my job is to debate those pieces of evidence. Anki you the listener prepared to vote on if it's real or not if you haven't yet please hit that subscribe button and as always we are your host. I'm pat am rebecca. What's been going on. Rebecca well We had our very first ghostly. Book club dude. We did right before halloween. And we talked about beyond black a novel Which talked a lot about mediums and seances and We had a great time discussing the. Yeah like we don't. We didn't play man we were. We were really getting into the book. So it a lot of fun and I have not picked the book for yet for the next one But it will be in. Gene ury believe january. Yeah we will some as my as my plan I think. I think three months is a good timeframe but i'll I'll certainly have the book selected soon so we'll give people time to awesome to get it and read it. So how about you pat on. Well there's been a lack going on Obviously we haven't recorded an episode in a little bit. And i have some updates to all of that but i want to save that till the end of the episode. Yeah let's let's let's Let's keep going. Yeah yeah i wanted to keep the positiveness up. We'll we'll definitely get to that We actually have some shoutouts. So there are two ways that you can get a shout on ghostly in this particular section The first way is to help us out by buying us some coffee on by amir. Coffey dot com. We love coffee. Yeah and we have a couple of those actually time and then the other way is that we If you give us a review on apple podcast to we will read it out there. You go so Why don't you do the by mia coffee. Once i will i will so we had three different By mia coffee's. I is kevin who we love Kevin's i mean. We love everybody but especially Kevin he has been listening to us for a long time and has always been very supportive..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Encyclopedia Womannica
"Eighteen sixty one. Abraham Lincoln became the sixteenth president of the United States during her years is the first lady. Mary faced a number of personal difficulties. Stemming from the nation's political divisions Lincoln was considered the country's first western President having grown up in Illinois Mary meanwhile was from a Border State. Her family had owned slaves. Several of her half brothers fought and died for the confederacy. Despite her staunch support of emancipation Mary was considered by many critics to be course and pretentious. She struggled to navigate the social responsibilities and high national intrigue that surrounded the White House during the civil war. Mary was also often ill. She suffered from severe headaches. Depression fatigue and mood swings. She became known for her fierce temper. Public outbursts prompting Lincoln's personal secretary to famously nickname. Her the Hell Cat Mary symptoms coupled with her bouts of excessive spending have led some historians to suggest she may have suffered from bipolar disorder. Others have floated pernicious anemia as the cause. Regardless daily life was not easy for Mary. Eighteen sixty two. Marys FAVORITE SON. Willie suddenly fell ill and died at the age of eleven. Mary was bedridden with grief for weeks. She couldn't bring herself to ever enter the room in which Willie died again. The president's grief took a different route every Tuesday at the height of the civil war. He sequestered himself inside that same room. On April Fifteenth. Eighteen sixty five Abraham and. Mary attended the comic play. Our American cousin at Ford's theatre just a few days before the civil war had essentially ended. Spirits were high during the Third Abe and Mary moved closer to one another holding hands. What will Miss Harris think of by hanging onto you so whispered Mary? She won't think anything about it? Replied Abe smiling minutes later. President Lincoln was shot in the back of the head by John Wilkes booth. Mary accompanied her husband across the street to the Peterson. House where he was brought into a back room. President Lincoln remained in a coma for nine hours before dying the next morning just after seven. Am Mary was allowed into the room to say goodbye. As one witness described she again seated herself by the president kissing him and calling him every enduring name now a widow. Mary moved to Chicago with her two remaining sons Robert and tad eighteen seventy the US. Congress gave Mary a life pension of three thousand dollars a year at the time it was unprecedented for the Widows of presidents to receive such financial support but. Mary had argued fiercely for it. She insisted she deserved a pension. Just like any other widow of a soldier. As her husband was a fallen commander in eighteen seventy one. Mary's youngest son Tad died unexpectedly at the age of eighteen this loss coupled with the deaths of her husband and two other sons through Mary into an overpowering depression she became obsessed with the health of her surviving child who was now well into adulthood her surviving son. Robert was a rise in Chicago lawyer. Alarmed. At his mother's increasingly turbulent behavior Robert began proceedings to have Mary institutionalized after a trial she was committed to a private institution in Batavia Illinois in eighteen seventy five following the proceedings. Mary attempted suicide three months into her time at Bellevue Place. Mary began planning her escape. She smuggled letters to her lawyer and his wife a feminist lawyer in her own right she wrote to the editor of the Chicago Sun Times. Mary Son Robert Now. Facing the threat of public embarrassment and scrutiny relented. Mary was released into the custody of her sister who still lived in Springfield Illinois in eighteen. Seventy six. Mary was declared competent and was allowed to manage her own affairs. Mary spent the next four years of her life. Travelling around Europe ultimately settling in France but now nearing sixty Mary suffered from severe cataracts leaving her nearly blind in eighteen seventy nine. She fell from a step ladder and sustained injuries to her spinal cord. Mary returned to the US to lobby for an increased pension in eighteen eighty one despite negative press surrounding her spending habits and criticism for handling of personal finances. Mary once again won her case she returned to Springfield where she died. A few months later in eighteen eighty two at the age of sixty three this week of encyclopaedia will manica is brought to you by Madison Reed. Many Mavericks and legends throughout history are remembered for the color of their locks changing. My hair can get me new energy. Have you been creeping change to before I felt like coloring? My hair at home was out of the question then. I found Madison Reed. Madison Reed Delivers salon-quality hair-color to your door. Starting at just twenty two dollars they make it quite easy and they have a color quiz to help you figure out the right color and tone for you. Plus their products contain ingredients. That are good for your hair. Not The harsh stuff. I have to say I've never before colored my hair at home so I took the Madison Reed. Colored Quiz ordered my product. And I can't wait to see how it turns out. My order is in the mail. Get Yours with ten percents off go to Madison Dot Com and use my promo code. We'LL MANTECA WE'LL GET ten percent off plus free shipping on your first color kit. My Promo Code again is we'LL MONICA W. O. N. A. N. N. I C. Go to Madison. Dash Reed Dot com now to find your perfect shade all day were talking about Mavericks and legends for more on. Why we're doing what we're doing. Check out our newsletter. We'll MANTECA weekly. You can also follow us on facebook and Instagram at Encyclopedia Manteca and you can follow me. Directly on twitter at Jenny Kaplan special. Thanks to Liz. Caplan my favorite sister co-creator and thanks to all the maniacs out there checkout glow DOT FM to support us and become part of our membership program. Talk to you tomorrow..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Encyclopedia Womannica
"Today's legend earned the nickname. Hell cat during her time. In the White House her famous temper and expensive taste made her an outsider in Washington. Despite her turbulent experience she remained steadfastly loyal her husband and to his ultimate political triumphs. Let's talk about Mary Todd. Lincoln Mary Ann. Todd was born in Lexington Kentucky in Eighteen. Eighteen to a wealthy slaveholding family. Her Parents Robert Smith Todd. A banker and Elizabeth Parker ultimately had seven children. Mary was the fourth when Mary was six. Her mother died in childbirth. Her father soon remarried but Mary and her stepmother struggled to get along because of that tense relationship. Mary spent much of her youth at Madame Intel's finishing school where she started a number of theater productions by the age of twenty she was fluid and French and was regarded as witty and Gregarious. Like the rest of her family. Mary was a whig beginning in the late eighteen thirties. The WHIG party was one of two major American political parties alongside the Democrats. They believed in maintaining social order protection of property and the importance of preserving a distinct cultural heritage eighteen thirty nine. Mary moved to Springfield Illinois to live with her sister Elizabeth. Mary was popular among Springfield delete. Despite having several suitors she ultimately chose Abraham Lincoln a promising lawyer and fellow whig the two married on November fourth eighteen forty two. The two went on to have four children and eighteen fifty. Mary and a second son. Eddie died at the age of four from tuberculosis..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on KTRH
"Mary Todd Lincoln were packing up and they're getting ready to put all their stuff on the train and he was at his home in Illinois and he looked at himself in the mirror and he received of visions that he would be elected twice but that he would not survive his second term and this troubled link and greatly and then his wife Mary Todd Lincoln was very heavily involved in seances and she was very shoes on openly a spiritualist and at this time in both the United States and Britain and France basically both sides of the Atlantic in the year Europe in the U. S. spiritualism well was really taking off or people began to consult with mediums and studying the other side and spirit communication it was popular it was very popular but the Lincoln had reason for this because in eighteen fifty their their little or a Edward died of tuberculosis at age four and then when they were in the White House in eighteen sixty to their favorite son Willie coddling and died of typhoid and the Lincolns were briefed parents now the media did not like Mary Todd Lincoln. the issue you know she was an outsider that she wasn't from northern Virginia she was in from Boston or Philadelphia or New York so they looked at our is kind of a from an classless even though she was extremely intelligent spoke French and and was highly educated.
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on KTRH
"Mary Todd Lincoln were packing up and they're getting ready to put all their stuff on the train and he was at his home in Illinois and he looked at himself in the mirror and he received of visions that he would be elected twice but that he would not survive his second term and this troubled link and greatly and then his wife Mary Todd Lincoln was very heavily involved in seances and she was very shoes on openly a spiritualist and at this time in both the United States and Britain and France basically both sides of the Atlantic in the year Europe in the U. S. spiritualism well was really taking off or people began to consult with mediums and studying the other side in severe communication it was popular it was very popular but the Lincoln had reason for this because in eighteen fifty their their little or a Edward died of tuberculosis at age four and then when they were in the White House in eighteen sixty to their favorite son Willie Todd Lincoln died of typhoid and the Lincolns were briefed parents now the media did not like Mary Todd Lincoln. the issue you know she was an outsider that she wasn't from northern Virginia she was in from Boston or Philadelphia or New York so they looked at our is kind of a from an classless even though she was extremely intelligent spoke French and and was highly educated.
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on MonsterTalk
"Fact that it was supposed to be their home, but it was also very public space because for a long time, especially early on the bottom floor, which is kind of open to visitors. And so there were just constantly people troops into the East Room in wanting to take souvenirs and come little pieces out of the carpet, or the drapes or. Well, yeah. Wait around to see if they could find the president things like that. And the president had his office on usually on the second floor and would meet with his secretaries and his both his private secretaries and the department secretaries there. So it's really the space tell us so much about American history beyond just the traditional politics. The most people think about it talks about diplomacy, and social trends in customs talks about race relations and the economy and culture and all sorts of things in ways that one space doesn't usually do. So it's a really awesome avenue for studying history of all types. Yeah. Sure is important conic thing. Now I mean they're clearly violent small house is not as big as I thought it would be when I saw. But that's right. It is huge in its presence now prepare normal perspective. It is one of the few. Homes, that's consistently been reported to speak at which I find kind of amazing. I mean, there's probably a day by don't hear that the White House reported, this, the White House said that is practically gossip. That was a joke. You know, it's interesting that it's become. It has become such a symbol of government and such a symbol of the presidency. In a way that it as you pointed out. It really wasn't for a long time. And now you're right. It's absolutely synonymous with the presidency. It's impossible to see it in not think of it in that way. And, you know, the image it sells the most consistent activities appear normal activity that's reported of the property. So I think the most consistent is probably something having to do with Lincoln, which makes sense. I mean he's such a popular president in his death happened in such a tragic and striking sort of way, it also doesn't really help or maybe it does depending on what your perspective, is that MRs Lincoln. Mary Todd Lincoln was very into spiritualism, and so she held regular sale is at the White House. And then at their summer residence at the soldiers home. But many people have reported seeing Lincoln..
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Mickstape: The Barstool Basketball Podcast
"Like the the top team probably by like jersey sales i would imagine in every state mexico's fucking everywhere you can say right colors though very strong there it's italy's colors with the fire logo in the middle like you see like you look at this you realize how trash our flag really is our flag fucking lately brazil you can't even see the whole ship brazil got a five day gets the qinya or zambia's like two spears and shield with the colors and fire strong fire and we just got fucking stars and bars and the anthem man oh man but came up with that couldn't be me the anthem or the flag the flag it was our names wife mary lincoln mary todd lincoln believe so get them out of you knows you aboard out of here that's years but he's you'd see massachusetts has presents fire ass flagging the and germany above us which is troublesome season big brazil fan what's gonna electorate yellow that's bane germany germany that's to be an egyptian flag right there next this georgia i could see that it could be i don't know what additions for like is sadly seems like you don't either i think it's got some green and some bread and some white which mexico yeah that has no green in it that's black what does this is that mexico yeah i thought that was egypt mexico argentina's getting some love france ooh wow that let bygones be bygones purchase thing water into the breach germany is gonna trash as fly swedish sweden or what's alaska yeah i'm pretty sure that's what's someone right yes switzerland even get us with our knowledge geography and that's it we only like fuck with four countries states like sixteen connecticut i think is no that's also swiss oh that might be doesn't england have a plus in their flag too i thought they got some blue in there so don't they yeah but it's we can't see i don't know england flag sure can angolans jerseys today were big fire they were all rates english just a fucking swearing i'm sorry it's just like a one of these yeah that's the one high yeah so yeah you're right does no yeah you would would've seen it yeah why are there two different ones for england we've had different flags because they have balling country i like the new way maybe that is inland getting more i like japan's flag a lot the red yeah that's strong yeah i'm trying to do we have the worst flag who flakes people have mailed it i just remember from olympics being like oh that stinks yeah i'm trying to somebody i think it's argentina's got the light blue in there that's a strong if you could make a flag for united states would you do we don't have the answers being the shape of a news for the country history and the inside would be bars with people various colors inside that will be the flair who about you i can't follow that up jimmy beans changes yeah like like behind you like a tiger like that that'd be like got it sucks because we have strong colors rewind booths like it's a good base but we just i don't punt it is this photo tilted on purpose for put the pillows i was gonna say maybe i trust you the whole wall just follows that all right let's not play with fire the first time yeah we share up there would i wonder what it would take to like legit redesign of flay glide for country i can't think of time i've ever heard of it happening but why wouldn't it but i think if we think we'd have to add another country take one away yeah or take one away so that because we have forty nine store fifty one stars with that what we should do away with the stars i mean your wet see i like stars i just don't like how we haven't laid out if we just had like a red white and blue flag that had like small stars like all over it they could barely see up close i think that could be the background yeah okay yeah trying to think what else like i don't hate like texas has red white and blue with one style feel you could redesign that to make it to take it still yeah i feel like california's flag with the bear yeah that's strong real strong we had some strong stateful there's some strong state atlanta's has like a peach and a coca cola can on it this is a big ass and a.
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Part-Time Genius
"Of fashion with politics and technology and and we have several different episodes that touch on this specifically and this is something that we tried to do these are the types of things that we talk about on dress you know our show is not about fashion in the context of what celebrity were what designer on the red carpet you know instead we're really trying to delve into the rich cultural and social histories behind clothing yeah we like to say fashion it's about more than pretty close yeah i mean that's totally how i feel about a two because you know i i'm not particularly fashionable i i don't think i have that much interested in the fashion industry and then i listened to show like yours that i hear all these like strange fact of my life is filled with weird facts and i don't know the facts from your show we're amazing i don't know about dress smuggling and about you know that that there's a memoir written from the first point of view of a feather like these these are really great stories that are so funny and interesting and weird and and it is true that congress is so intertwined with business yeah wouldn't sell yourself short mega that that airbrush that you're trying to bring back on that tank top something else something yeah i mean there are just so many good facts in your show but why don't you tell us about one of your favorite episodes many people know him mary todd lincoln as but european know about the woman who is responsible for her clothing and her fashion designs of the first lady and that was a woman who was her best friend by the name of elizabeth chemically and elizabeth was born into slavery and on the merit of her dress making skills and perseverance she bought her freedom and she went on to become biz premier dressmaker in washington dc during the civil war era so those are the stories that i really like bringing kind of these different perspectives to things people are aware of but maybe don't know the entire story that's really awesome i think we're gonna tear up the murderous military episodes here because it's one that i just loved so much and i know will enjoy it as well but do you want to say anything about it before we let the listeners dive in this episode really delves into.
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"Also died as a child and you can say that's just a distraught mother and mary todd lincoln historically of course may have you know who knows where she was on various spectrums but she she wrote about it and the ghost turns up again decades later that's to me the the smoking gun when a military aid writes in his memoirs in the early nineteen hundreds that he's visiting the white house and the maids and staff claim that it's haunted by the ghost of a little boy suddenly you say okay wait a minute the only little boy to die there was willie and they didn't even give him a name they just said little boy and that connects us it connects us back to the lincoln's connects us back to history and that's what it ghost story does now when i say story don't think i mean it's just a story but a story is part of what's going on you know there's all kinds of haunting that's still continue at the white house where people are saying things on a bill burns wrote a book with the joel martin about the white house is well what is it about that place i think when you go there have you had the pleasure to to go inside standing you feel the power of that building and it's been through a lot we it's easy to forget it was burned to the ground in eighteen fourteen when the british sacked washington dc it's been completely rebuilt in the nineteen fifties it's it's it's so many decisions in that building have affected the whole world not just this country and there is inherent power in that and you feel it and i think if anyplace should be haunted it's the white house because if you don't understand history if you don't connect with it you are doomed to repeat the.
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"That if we can send a message over 100 mile we can communicate with a dead if we can photograph think that we have never seen before i we can capture detail that no human i could hat perhaps that photographed in heaping fitter hidden to the human eye who bury their the conflict of cultural reasons that are convincing people that hate it also uh people who were buying photograph interviewing and photographing time they're not nearly a decade and that we are women look at photograph and a boom up often that there might be some type of a type of manipulation we always noted that might be possible at that moment it he'll beam if you are looking at a photograph i there's a bit of trust with the person who make it as someone who at the hatred sacred duty of pretenfing objective reality is we will believe that if the possibility of believing that if you believe in technology and believe that uh eventually human technology will accomplish everything and if at the same time you believe even the eternal soul that you might believe that those can combine me in that eventually we will be able to photograph your it but the problem rant mumber ran into in new york if that the mayor of new york city of the time on a okochi how i with having a crack down on what he considered hadn't swindle epa i'm because they were targeting new york tora and he would make it was making it difficult and make new york into the store at mecca that we know today and so when a complaint about mumlek came to the mayor's office the mayor put heat mack heat marco on the case i personally investigated muuler and he would the one he was able to arrest him for fraud in 1859 we started uh what what at that point the trial defend cherie that the trial of william my for fraud had to put its entire bully and spiritual with them on trial both in the new york city court and international blitz i wanna talk a little what about the cork is of course before we wrap up a ought to me about his connection with mary todd lincoln and how did that even happen short uh mary todd lincoln was spiritual a few believe and found in that there were rumors if they aren't being out in the.
"mary todd lincoln" Discussed on Fresh Air
"Which came in handy in a down the road so to speak in california for read but lincoln wanted to go to california he did his whole life even up until the time of his death an eighteen 65 vets he was such a promoter of the transcontinental railroad he was even offered a governorship in the pacific northwest during his political career but and all these occasions mary todd lincoln his wife of thought better of it so we have these ambitious people moving to california hoping to make their fortunes these were the days when the phrase manifest destiny was used to describe this impetus for settlers to move west and populate the continent did this matter to these people in the donner read party or were they just thinking about their own futures a little bit of both they were obviously people of their time most of them work were quite literate and as you say a well off they had to be in order to make this journey to afford the wagons and oxen and all the rest that went with it the herds of cattle the the servants the hired hands and and they were certainly aware of these words manifest destiny that god almighty had given the angle of population of the eastern united states it made it manifested they could cocker they could take they could consume the rest of the continent so as they prepared to go hundreds of miles over land give us a sense of.