#50 Lincoln in the News

May 17, 2018

We break down recent news about the ALPLM's collection and some potential moves to the auction block and some other hot topics in the World of Lincoln.


#49 Mothers Day: Abraham Lincoln’s Mothers and Mary Lincoln as a Parent

May 10, 2018

Happy Mothers Day!  This week we talk about the mothers in Abraham Lincoln's life:  Nancy, Sarah, and Mary.  They are in many ways the unsung heros of his life.


#48 Civil War Music with Dr. Christian McWhirter of the ALPLM

May 3, 2018

This week we talk with historian and Civil War music expert Dr. Christian McWhirter.  Christian is a research historian at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and author of Battle Hymns:  The Power and Popularity of Music in The Civil War.


#47 The Association of Lincoln Presenters Conference

April 26, 2018

Nick and Jeremy spent some time with some Lincoln presenters.  They put on a terrific conference.  Hear all about it on this episode.


#46 Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America with David J. Kent

April 19, 2018

In this final installment of the first Railsplitter Book Club, we chat for about 20 minutes about the last two chapters and then welcome author David J. Kent to talk about his book and all things Lincoln.


#45 The Lincoln Funeral Train with Shannon Brown

April 12, 2018

Hear the fascinating story of the Lincoln Funeral Train through our chat with Shannon Brown, Director of Education and Publicity for the replica of Lincoln's funeral car.


#44 Dispatches from the Field

April 5, 2018

Mary went to Chickamauga, and Nick went to the L-D Debate site in Charleston.  We hear about each with Nick providing a new, journalistic feel for this week's show in a new format we hope to use from time to time.  Enjoy!  


#43 Checking in with The Railsplitters

March 29, 2018

We chat about the new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and about what the summer holds for The Railsplitter Podcast.


#42 The Attempted Theft of Lincoln’s Body in 1876

March 22, 2018

#42 Dr. Kevin L. Burke brings his talk about a band of would-be body snatchers and their plot to steal Lincoln's body in 1876.  It's a hilariously wild ride!  Enjoy!


#41 The Better Angels of Our Nature: Lincoln’s First Inaugural

March 15, 2018

We've been touched by the better angels of our nature!  This week episode focuses on Lincoln's First Inaugural.