All posts by Phil Gibbons

Robert E. Lee (Volume 2, Episode 10, Part 1)

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Robert E. Lee, 1845, With Son
Robert E. Lee’s Wife And Daughter
Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson, Photo Taken Only Weeks Before His Death
Lee and Jackson Commemorative Stamp, With Lee’s Ancestral Home, Stratford Hall

Robert E. Lee (Volume 2, Episode 10, Part 2)

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Arlington House, Occupied By Federal Troops, 1864
Robert E. Lee and His Horse, Traveller
Robert E. Lee, by Matthew Brady
Mary Lee, In Old Age
Washington and Lee University Commemorative Stamp
Robert E. Lee Chapel on the Campus of Washington and Lee University
View From Arlington House Today

Robert E. Lee (Volume 2, Episode 10) Podcast Book And Music Information

Two books were essential during the recording of this podcast: Robert E. Lee: A Biography by Emory M. Thomas

Robert E. Lee: A Biography


Also, Lee: The Last Years, by Charles Bracelen Flood

Lee: The Last Years


Music used during the intro and outro included:

The Return To War, by The Art Of Escapism


In Shadows, by William Ross


Herman Melville (Volume 2, Episode 9, Part 2)

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Melville’s Massachusetts Home-Arrowhead
Herman Melville, Last Photograph, Mid-1880’s
Elizabeth Shaw Melville, Later In Life

Herman Melville (Volume 2, Episode 9) Bibliographical And Music Information

Much of the material for this podcast came from:

Herman Melville: His World And Work, by Andrew Delbanco

Melville: His World and Work


Also: Herman Melville A to Z: The Essential Reference To His Life And Work

Herman Melville A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work (Critical Companion) by Carl Rollyson (2001-01-03)


Music selections for this podcast included:

Erik Satie: Gymnopedie Number 3, by Kevin MacLeod 


Waltz of the Renegade by Art of Escapism

Ted Ngoy, The Donut King Of Southern California, (Volume 2, Episode 8)

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Ted Ngoy’s First Donut Shop, La Habra, California
Ted and his wife, Suganthini, with Richard Nixon
Ted Ngoy in Cambodia, 2017

Ted Ngoy, The Donut King Of Southern California (Volume 2, Episode 8) Bibliographical Information

The information for this podcast came from two articles:

“Dunkin’ and the Donut King”, November 2, 2014, California Sunday Magazine.

“Dunkin And The Donut King”

Also, “From Sweet Success To Bitter Tears”, January 9, 2005, Los Angeles Times.

“From Sweet Success To Bitter Tears”

The music played during the intro and conclusion is “Why”, ¬†by McNorman.

“Why” by McNorman





Frida Kahlo (Volume 2, Episode 7) Part 1

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Frida Kahlo Photographed By Her Father
Frida and Diego Rivera
La Casa Azul
Frida and Diego Rivera’s House With Separate Residences

Frida Kahlo (Volume 2, Episode 7) Part 2

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Trotsky In Mexico
Trotsky’s Study And Assassination Location, Mexico City
Frida Painting In Bed
Frida’s Four Poster Bed, Frida Kahlo Museum
Frida’s Life Mask, Frida Kahlo Museum
La Casa Azul Today, Frida Kahlo Museum