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Month: December 2017

The Carnegie Con

The Carnegie Con

Poor Cassie Chadwick. All she ever wanted was to be accepted by Cleveland high society. And she was, after all that lavish spending on parties and events and such. Oh, and that two million dollar promissory note from daddy, who gave it to her to shut her up about him BEING her daddy. Or not. Today on the Untold History, we tell the story of Elizabeth Bigley, aka Cassie Hoover, aka Cassie Chadwick, who conned banks all around the Cleveland…

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Lincoln’s Body

Lincoln’s Body

After the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, he was laid to rest at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. And there Lincoln remained, undisturbed, until 1876. That year a group of men decided to kidnap Lincoln’s body. Today we tell you that story. We’re on Twitter @UHPodcast Thanks for giving us a listen. If you like what you hear, please subscribe. You can so so on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Podbean, or on your own favorite podcast app….

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The HMS Dreadnought Hoax

The HMS Dreadnought Hoax

The British Empire was at its height in 1910, powerful, haughty, and proud. The HMS Dreadnought was the flagship battleship of the British Navy, and in February of that year a group of young artists managed to do what many dream of doing: pulling one off on the establishment. Today we tell the story of the HMS Dreadnought hoax, another bit of untold history for your listening pleasure. You can subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Google Play…

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Memmie

Memmie

Of all the things one might find in the French countryside in the 18th century, the last thing you’d expect would be a feral Native American child. But that’s exactly what the villagers of Songy discovered in 1731. Today we tell the story of Marie-Angelique Memmie Le Blanc. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Tune In or on your own podcast app. We’re on Twitter @UHPodcast; be sure to follow us. Thanks for listening! https://media.blubrry.com/theuntoldhistory/p/dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/theuntoldhistory.podbean.com/mf/web/ub6yw2/The_Untold_History_podcast15_Memmie.mp3Podcast: Play…

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