Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Podcast Episode 2 - Temper, Temper

 Podcast Episode Two: Temper, Temper

Can a temper tantrum change history? Click below to find out:


Mary Todd Lincoln was pretty jealous of her husband. On a trip to General Grant's headquarters near the end of the Civil War, Mary lost her cool at one of the general's wives for riding in review next to the President instead of her and went on a rage that had dire consequences for the Lincolns.

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"Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln," by Doris Kearns Goodwin

"Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant," by Ulysses S. Grant

"With Grant and Meade From the Wilderness to Appomattox," by Theodore Lyman and George R. Agassiz

“Retro Files/Lincoln Endures the Uncivil Wars," Daily Online Magazine

"The Life of Mary Todd Lincoln," by Kimberly Largent