La Malinche
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1w ago
As a child, La Malinche was sold into slavery by her own family. Through a series of curious circumstances, she began working as a translator and cultural interpreter for Hernán Cortés, and became one of the most famous (or infamous) characters in the story of Spain's conquest of Mexico. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Althea Gibson Part 2
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3w ago
After decades of struggle against obstacles and expectations that would defeat most of us, Althea Gibson achieved international success in the world of tennis; breaking the color barrier at Wimbledon and opening the game to future generations of players. She built many bridges and fought the good fight in many fields of endeavor - we only wish that her admirers had made sure that Althea realized during her lifetime what an impact she had made on the world. If you'll be in the New York City area in mid-September, please join us on our Locals' Meet-up Dinner Cruise on September 14th- it's quit ..read more
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Jessie Tarbox Beals
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1M ago
According to Jessie Tarbox Beals - the first female photojournalist in the world - the key to success is mostly HUSTLE. In her case, it looked like this: arrive in a new town, set up a darkroom, canvas the populace, ingratiate yourself, SNAP SNAP SNAP, develop, print, deliver, catch the train as it's pulling out of the station... Be in the right place at the right time. Make your own opportunities. repeat repeat repeat This episode is sponsored by: Quince: Indulge in affordable luxury! Honeylove: Treat yourself and save 20%, please tell them we sent you! Factor Meals: get 50% off using code h ..read more
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Althea Gibson Part 1
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1M ago
There are quite a few lines on a tennis court; sideline, baseline, service line - all of which have their functions. But beginning in 1950, a powerful and charismatic African American athlete named Althea Gibson began to smash tennis' color lines, one after another. Althea Gibson broke new ground and changed the world's perception of what was possible in the world of sports. Come join us live at the Missouri History Museum on March 7, 2024, from 5:00-8:00 PM, and March 8 from 11:30-12:00! Spaces are filling fast for our Field Trips to Paris and New York City! Visit Like Minds Travel for detai ..read more
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Althea Gibson Part 1
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by The History Chicks | QCODE
1M ago
There are quite a few lines on a tennis court; sideline, baseline, service line - all of which have their functions. But beginning in 1950, a powerful and charismatic African American athlete named Althea Gibson began to smash tennis' color lines, one after another. Althea Gibson broke new ground and changed the world's perception of what was possible in the world of sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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France Field Trip Travelogue, 2023
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1M ago
Please join us and our fellow Field Trip Friends, as we all tell you about our adventures in France! From the glitter of Paris to the Champagne country caves, we share all the highlights of our trip. There's also a very special announcement at the beginning that we're pretty excited about! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy at try at BETTERHELP.COM/CHICKS Join us on our next Field Trip to Austria in June! Details at LIKE MINDS TRAVEL! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Frances Glessner Lee
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1M ago
Frances Glessner Lee was the mother of modern forensic medicine; as an heiress and socialite, she might have been expected by her peers to live a staid, placid life. Her immersion into the gory and sometimes alarming world of post-mortem medical work led to remarkable scientific advancement in the field. Working on the famous "Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death" - realistic miniature dioramas of crime scenes for training purposes - made her a household name, but her diligence in outreach and research made her irreplaceable. Thank you to our sponsors of this episode and to you for helping t ..read more
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Maria Anna Mozart and Clara Schumann
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2M ago
Maria Anna Mozart and Clara Schumann were talented and musically gifted women. They were both child prodigies and both dazzled audiences across Europe. While they were (and still are) often put in the shadow of a talented male relative, one woman quietly stepped out of the spotlight while the other fought to stay. Registration is open for our Field Trip to New York City in September of 2024! For information and to register, please visit Like Minds Travel. (While you're there, look at the itinerary for our Paris Field Trip in October, it's almost sold out.) Treat yourself to the best bras on ..read more
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Alice Roosevelt Longworth Part 2
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2M ago
Alice Roosevelt Longworth was once the most famous woman in the world. She graduated from youthful frivolity into the deadly serious role of behind-the-scenes political engine and policy influencer; always the center of the action and (sometimes grudging) admiration wherever she went. Join us in PARIS! Registration is now open to travel with us to Paris in October, 2024! Check out the Field Trip itinerary and sign up at Like Minds Travel And, there are just two spots left for our Field Trip to Austria in June, learn more at Like Minds Travel! This episode is sponsored by: RocketMoney, s ..read more
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Queen Charlotte, Part Two
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3M ago
As her world turns from cozy to chaotic, we conclude our series on the real life of Queen Charlotte of Great Britain. The truth of her story is even more dramatic than the fictional retelling in the Bridgerton Netflix series! Our Field Trip to London this September is almost full. If you would like to join us or learn more, visit our friends at Like Minds Travel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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