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Wondery

Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

Location:

Kansas City, MO

Networks:

Wondery

Description:

Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

Language:

English


Episodes

Queen Elizabeth II - The Crown Recap

9/18/2022
In honor of Britain's Queen Elizabeth 2 - we offer this homage, from our second show The Recappery. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:22:25

Doctor Mary Walker

9/5/2022
Dr. Mary Walker challenged society's ideas of what a woman should look like, how a woman should think, and what a woman could become. During her military service, and within the suffrage movement, she often had to seize what she wanted from unwilling hands... and her rivals in both realms attempted to erase her from history. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:45:30

Civil War Spies, North and South

8/22/2022
Elizabeth Van Lew and Belle Boyd had a lot in common: They were born in the same state, they died the same year and they both were spies during the same war...but for opposing sides! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:29:41

Elizabeth Chudleigh

8/11/2022
The beautiful and charming Elizabeth Chudleigh had society wrapped around her little finger... until she made a fateful mistake. One night's impulsive decision to marry the man she met on vacation turned her life into a game of secrets, strategy, and spectacle. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:02:12:06

Our Travel Tales: London Field Trip Recap

7/26/2022
After three years of planning (and changing those plans) we embarked on a trip of a lifetime! With over 50 of our friends from the other side of the mic, we visited places we've only talked about for years! Join us and our traveling companions as we report on the places we visited and the lessons we learned. It's our How We Spent Our Summer Vacation report! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:50:09

The Wives of Henry VIII in Six Chapters: a mega-episode revisit

7/10/2022
Covid has sidelined us this week, so instead of talking, we've remastered and combined our 2012 coverage of all the wives of Henry VIII into this one supersized episode. Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Katherine Parr together! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:02:33:37

The Gilded Gentleman Presents: Invisible Magicians and Golden Plates

6/13/2022
We love the Gilded Age here at The History Chicks! We have a special treat for you: a guest appearance by historian Carl Raymond of the Gilded Gentleman Podcast. In Act 1,"Invisible Magicians," he pays tribute to the world of the domestic servant, and in Act 2, "Golden Plates and Dinners on Horseback," he'll give you a peek into the over-the-top social events of the moneyed few. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:27:39

Queen Lili'oukalani, Revisited

5/29/2022
As a modern queen prepares for her Platinum Jubilee this month, we take a look back at another queen, the last monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:42:17

Elizabeth Taylor Part 3

5/15/2022
Elizabeth Taylor emerged from personal turmoil with a new mission; to be an advocate for the victims of AIDS. Her name became synonymous with humanitarian efforts for this cause. Not content with just one reinvention, she also put her tremendous energy into the foundation of a global perfume empire. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:25:45

Elizabeth Taylor, Part Two

5/1/2022
Elizabeth's story isn't even close to over! We have several marriages, lots of drama, even more movies, some scary medical issues, and some very bold and brave moves ahead. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:13:27

Elizabeth Taylor Part 1

4/16/2022
One word simply won't do - Elizabeth Taylor was a daughter, an actor, a wife (a wife, a wife, a wife, a wife-wife, a wife, and a wife), an activist, a jewelry collector, an entrepreneur... and an icon. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:08:28

Julia Child

4/1/2022
In honor of Susan's mom, and as a refresh as we all dive into the new HBO Max series, Julia, we revisit the life of this iconic and effervescent television personality and cookbook author who brought French cooking into American homes. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:43:54

Hurrem Sultan ( Empress Roxelana )

3/23/2022
Kidnapped as a young girl and sold into slavery in a foreign land, Hurrem Sultan captured the heart of a king... and transformed the course of an empire. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:03:32

Jane Addams Revisit

3/7/2022
In addition to National Women's History Month and International Women's Day in March, we also celebrate National Social Work Month. With all that in mind, we've re-mastered and edited our coverage of Jane Addams, the Mother of Social work into one episode...an LP if you will. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:02:28:40

Edmonia Lewis

2/20/2022
Edmonia Lewis broke barriers as the first African-American and Native American sculptor to achieve worldwide renown for her neoclassical works in marble and bronze. After her death, her most famous masterpiece lived on, incognito until its relatively recent rediscovery. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:45:10

Elizabeth Keckley

2/4/2022
Elizabeth Keckley was born into slavery and turned a talent for design into her pathway to freedom. She bore witness to the American Civil War from a unique perspective within the White House as the confidante to her friend (and client) Mary Todd Lincoln. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:23:48

Emily Dickinson Part 2

1/24/2022
Emily Dickinson retreated from society as she got older, concentrating her passion and power into her work, though she did find love - and enjoy publication - at last! After her early death, her poetry took a convoluted route into the pantheon of beloved American literature. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:30:03

Emily Dickinson Part 1

1/15/2022
Poet Emily Dickinson has often been painted as a recluse and an oddball by history, though she had a passionate nature and a rich inner life. She wrote some of the most beloved and enduring poetry in the world during her introspective lifetime, but her audience didn't find her until after her death. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:19:36

Mrs. Claus: A Biography, 2021

12/23/2021
Just like her husband, Mrs. Claus makes an appearance every December at the top of your podcast queue when we shine the spotlight on this resilient, hard-working woman who wore many hats throughout history. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:54

Tattooed Ladies

12/12/2021
During an era in which a woman showing her ankle was seen as transgressive, a group of radical women broke societal norms by using their bodies as canvases for their art, re-popularizing the ancient tradition of tattoo. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:07:31