The Legend of Abraham Lincoln's Ghost

Chia sẻ

Manage episode 275434834 series 2282671
Thông tin tác giả Niall Cooper and Tantallon Media được phát hiện bởi Player FM và cộng đồng của chúng tôi - bản quyền thuộc sở hữu của nhà sản xuất (publisher), không thuộc về Player FM, và audio được phát trực tiếp từ máy chủ của họ. Bạn chỉ cần nhấn nút Theo dõi (Subscribe) để nhận thông tin cập nhật từ Player FM, hoặc dán URL feed vào các ứng dụng podcast khác.

In honor of both Halloween and the current US presidential election campaign, we take an offbeat look at one of history’s most notorious assassinations. After leading the Union to victory over the Confederacy, in 1865 President Lincoln was struck down by John Wilkes Booth. Just as “Honest Abe” loomed like a colossus over the nation during the Civil War, so in death it seems that he continues to cast a long shadow over the White House, where rumors of his ghostly presence have echoed through the decades.

This episode is brought to you by PODGO, the easiest way for you to monetize your podcast.

Podcasters can apply to become a member and immediately be connected with advertisers that fit your audience.

Just go to: PODGO.CO

To find out more about the people and music featured in today’s episode, visit the Assassinations Podcast website,

While there, you can also check out our Bookstore, where we recommend some great episode-related books and reading material, and shop our Merch Store to nab a logo tee or tote bag.

You can also contact us through the website - we love to hear your comments, questions, corrections, and suggestions!

If you’d like to support the show, we have a Patreon page. We offer a variety of different support levels with lots of fun perks, including bonus episodes, stickers, merch store credit, and more! Find us at

Assassinations Podcast was created by Niall Cooper, who also researches and writes the show. Lindsey Morse is our editor and producer. Our theme music was created by Graeme Ronald. If you’d like to hear more from Graeme, check out his band, Remember Remember. You’ll find them on iTunes.

116 tập