The History Chicks
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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.
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06 October 2022
From a deprived childhood bereft of opportunities, Nell Gwynn endeavored to parlay her charm and talent in order to improve her lot in life. She captured the attention of a king, delighted the public both onstage and off, and became a folklore heroine who is still remembered today as the "pretty, wi...
Bonus! A Conversation with Liza Powel O'Brien
29 September 2022
In this bonus episode, with Liza Powel O'Brien, host of Significant Others Podcast, we talk about a lot, but it's mostly like listening to a great conversation at the next table in a coffee shop where the people talking are all female history podcasters.
Doctor Mary Walker
05 September 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 ...
11 August 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.