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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

    Q and A Number 3

    Q and A Number 3

    Once upon a time in the dark ages of podcasting, two friends set out on a quest to bring the stories of historical women to your ears. In this episode, we have some speculative history, a few predictions about the future, and a peek behind the curtain in this, our tenth year! Thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Empress Sisi of Austria Part 2

    Empress Sisi of Austria Part 2

    In part 2 of our coverage, Empress Sisi helps to change the political climate in Hungary, experiences great personal tragedy, comes a little bit loose at the seams... and gained headlines with an ending that shook the world.

    • 1 hr 52 min
    Empress Sisi of Austria Part 1

    Empress Sisi of Austria Part 1

    Sisi was a shy young noblewoman who was plucked from obscurity and shoved onto the world stage, with very little warning, where she found the limelight a difficult place in which to live, but her beauty and genuine concern for the common people earned her the status of a reluctant icon.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Marie Curie, Double Episode Revisit

    Marie Curie, Double Episode Revisit

    If Amazon Prime's movie Radioactive has you curious about Marie's REAL story, we joined our two episodes of her, broke them into chapters, and created this one mega-Marie deep dive into her life.

    • 2 hr 45 min
    Lady Bird Johnson

    Lady Bird Johnson

    More than "just" a First Lady, she was a businesswoman, a mom, a writer, and a champion of both conservation and civil rights.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    The Statue of Liberty, Revisited

    The Statue of Liberty, Revisited

    From her birth at a French dinner table to her place in the hearts of people all over the world, we revisit our 2018 coverage of the life of this American icon.

    • 1 hr 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
5.4K Ratings

5.4K Ratings

MarieeeeeeeeA ,

So great

Came across this and I am in love! Working my way through the older episodes. Smart and funny women hosting a podcast about interesting women- sign me up!

Spencer&Griffin ,

Fun, diverting, informative, and awesome!

I love this podcast! These ladies do a terrific job of researching fascinating subjects and presenting them in a fun, conversational format. Bravo, and more please!

Bekah O ,

My new favorite podcast

I came across this podcast on accident and instantly was hooked! I have been binging this podcast and have found it to be a fun way to learn about women in history! I was never interested in history, but listening at work has brought me so much joy!

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