The History Chicks

The History Chicks

The History Chicks

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Minicast: Titanic Field Trip

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Despite press claims of being unsinkable, by 2:10 AM on the 15th of April, Titanic begins her journey to the bottom of the sea, taking just over 1,500 people with her. The stories of those people and the history of that night- that ship- continue to grimly fascinate 100 years later..It was all thos...

Season 3 Introduction

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We are VERY excited! We discuss some upcoming plans on this podcast, as well as sharing some stories that happened behind the scenes.

Thank you (again and again and again) for listening!...

Season 2 Introduction

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Just a quick introduction to the next few months of shows; including the results of our Guaranteed Content Poll!...

Age of Innocence “Moviecast”

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We try an experiment - and discuss Martin Scorsese's 1993 movie "The Age of Innocence" - a film based on a book by Edith Wharton, and set within the formal world of Mrs. Astor's Gilded Age New York...

Episode 8 – The Mrs. Astor

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The History Chicks request the pleasure of your company as we begin a multi part series on The Gilded Age. In this episode we discuss the life and life’s work of one of the big names in turn of the century New York High Society: Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor. Mrs. Astor. THE Mrs. Astor...

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