Maria Anna Mozart and Clara Schumann
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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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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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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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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Mega-Episode
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Only the most iconic of women are known simply by their first name, and Jackie is one of them. Her life was a complicated collage of privilege, challenge, balance, and reinvention. We've combined and remastered our two previous episodes on Jackie for this one mega-episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Ona Judge
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Ona Judge defied one of the most revered historical figures in America in order to escape the institution of slavery. Though she spent the rest of her life as a fugitive, she managed to direct her own existence on her own terms; answering to no one, free at last. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Mary McLeod Bethune, Part Two
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By modeling, educating, and encouraging others, Mrs. Bethune spent her life carrying a torch that shed a light on actionable ways to change hearts and minds and build bridges to education and equality for all. Her mission touched lives across the globe, while she cherished those closest to her heart in Daytona, Florida. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Frances Perkins Part 3
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Miss Perkins travels to Washington to become Madam Secretary - and the architect of The New Deal. Her ferocious battles with the status quo during these years later led President Kennedy to call her "one of the most controversial, dangerous figures who ever roamed the United States." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Frances Perkins Part 2
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In Part 2 of our three-part coverage, Frances Perkins was galvanized by the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire tragedy to turn her talents for research into reform. Her reputation for intelligence, thoroughness and honesty (and the connections she made along the way) led to a meteoric climb into the highest echelon of state government. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Alice Roosevelt Longworth Part 1
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President Theodore Roosevelt had many challenges during his career… corruption in the New York police force, the creation of the Panama Canal , the Spanish American war, protecting the Grand Canyon and other national monuments, and groundbreaking anti-trust legislation But the greatest challenge he faced was a volcano in a blue dress, his eldest daughter - flouter of convention, spicy of demeanor, and perhaps the world’s first media superstar…who admirers across the world came to call America’s “Princess Alice.” Join us on our Field Trip to Austria in June of '24! Only a few spots left, for i ..read more
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La Malinche
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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. Join us in June '24 for our Field Trip to Austria! Filling fast, for more information visit Like Minds Travel This episode is sponsored in part by: RocketMoney BetterHelp Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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