#38 Lincoln’s Humor

February 22, 2018

Abraham Lincoln was a funny man!  This week we take a look at his sense of humor and how knowing about it is essential to understanding his character and his political genius.


#37 Lincoln and Other Presidents

February 15, 2018

For Presidents Day we take a look at Lincoln's influence on other presidents.


BONUS: Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln!

February 11, 2018

It's a special bonus episode for Abraham Lincoln's 209th birthday!  We list 209 reasons why we love Mr. Lincoln! Happy Birthday!


#36 Railsplitter Book Club: Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America Part 1

February 8, 2018

This week is the first installment of our first edition of The Railsplitter Book Club.  We talk about the first four chapters of David J. Kent's Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America.  If you have not read it, don't worry.  There's plenty of content for everyone!


#35 Mary Lincoln with Dr. Stacy Pratt McDermott

February 1, 2018

This week we welcome historian and Mary Lincoln expert Dr. Stacy Pratt McDermott.  She shares some great insight into Mrs. Lincoln and a little about her work with the Lincoln Papers.


#34 Lincoln’s Assassination Part the Third

January 25, 2018

In our third and final (for now) episode on the assassination, we have more with Dave Taylor, @BoothieBarn.  We get more into the conspiracy and answer questions from our listeners.


#33 Lincoln’s Assassination Part the Second

January 18, 2018

We welcome Dave Taylor, an expert on Booth and the assassination, to the show this week.  He talks about the major players and events surrounding the assassination.  It was so informative that we're bringing him back next week!


#32 Lincoln’s Assassination Part the First

January 11, 2018

Today's is a more general conversation about the Lincoln assassination.  We will continue the conversation next week with a very special guest!


#31 Books, Books, Books

January 4, 2018

This week we talk about our favorite Lincoln and Civil War book we read in 2017, what we are looking forward to reading in 2018, and what we always enjoy reading.  We also unveil our selection for the first installment of The Railsplitter Book Club.


#30 Lincoln’s Mic Drops

December 28, 2017

This week we each bring a few quotes from Abraham Lincoln that qualify as "Mic Drops."  They range from the hilarious to the insightful to the downright brilliant.  We also talk about a few ideas we have for some upcoming episodes that we need your input on.  Happy New Year!