Edgar Allan Poe (Volume 1, Podcast 6)

Podcast situated beneath photographs

Edgar Allan Poe, only days after his suicide attempt, 1848
Edgar Allan Poe, only days after his suicide attempt, 1848
Virginia Clemm Poe, the only likeness of Poe's wife that exists.
Virginia Clemm Poe, the only likeness of Poe’s wife that exists.
Maria Clemm
Maria Clemm
Rufus Griswold
Rufus Griswold
Sarah Helen Whitman
Sarah Helen Whitman
Elmira Royster Shelton
Elmira Royster Shelton
Edgar Allan Poe Tomb, Westminster Cemetery, Baltimore, MD, (Philip D. Gibbons photo)
Edgar Allan Poe Tomb, Westminster Cemetery, Baltimore, MD, (Philip D. Gibbons photo)

Edgar Allan Poe, Publication and Music Information

The Definitive Biography of Edgar Allan Poe is: Edgar Allan Poe, A Critical Biography by Arthur Hobson Quinn. Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography

A more recent effort is: Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy by Jeffrey Myers. Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy

A brief but comprehensive overview is contained in Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living by Paul Collins. Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living (Icons) by Collins, Paul (2014) Hardcover

The intro and outro music was the Introduction and Rondo Cappriccioso, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saens.  This version is in the public domain.

Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28

 

Ernesto “Che” Guevara (Volume 1, Podcast 5)

 

Podcast is situated below photographs.

 

Che Guevara, El Guerrillero Heroico, by Korda
Che Guevara, El Guerrillero Heroico, by Korda
Original Photo, before Masetti and Palm tree werecropped out.
Original Photo, before Massetti and Palm tree were cropped out.
Che on his honeymoon with Hilda Gadea
Che on his honeymoon with Hilda Gadea
Che and Aleida March on their honeymoon
Che and Aleida March on their honeymoon
Che in Red Square
Che in Red Square
Tamara Bunke, aka "Tania"
Tamara Bunke, aka “Tania”
Patty Hearst aka "Tania", Symbionese Liberation Army
Patty Hearst aka “Tania”, Symbionese Liberation Army
Che and Felix Rodriguez in front of La Higuera schoolhouse, minutes before Che's execution.
Che and Felix Rodriguez in front of La Higuera schoolhouse, minutes before Che’s execution.
Che Guevara's body on display at Vallegrande, Bolivia hospital
Che Guevara’s body on display at Vallegrande, Bolivia hospital
Leather shoes of Che Guevara worn when he was executed. Blood is from the leg wound suffered in combat.
Leather shoes of Che Guevara worn when he was captured. Blood is from the leg wound suffered in combat.

Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Book and Music Information

The most extensive biography of Che Guevara is Jon Lee Anderson’s “Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life” Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life

A wonderful book about Che and the Korda image is “Che’s Afterlife: The Legacy of an Image. Che’s Afterlife: The Legacy of an Image (Vintage Original)

An interesting compendium of pieces on Che is Che: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of a Revolutionary, edited by John Hart.

Che: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of a Revolutionary

 

Opening and closing music was the song “Who”, second track from the album “Spin Day and the Emotional Godfather”

Spin Day

This music used by virtue of the following Creative Commons License

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