Michelangelo (Volume 2, Number 3) Part 1

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Daniele da Volterra (Daniele Ricciarelli) (Italian, Volterra 1509–1566 Rome) Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), probably ca. 1544 Oil on wood; 34 3/4 x 25 1/4 in. (88.3 x 64.1 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Clarence Dillon, 1977 (1977.384.1) http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/436771
Michelangelo, by Daniel de Volterra
michelangelo-pieta
The Pieta
The David
The David
The Doni Tondo
The Doni Tondo
The Bruges Madonna
The Bruges Madonna
Sistine Chapel Detail, The Creation of Adam
Sistine Chapel Detail, The Creation of Adam
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Michelangelo, (Volume 2, Number 3) Bibliographical Information

The information for the Michelangelo podcast came primarily from two books:  “Michelangelo”, by Howard Hibbard

Michelangelo 2ND EDITION

and “Michelangelo, The Artist, The Man and His Times”, by William Wallace

Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and his Times

 

 

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Harriet Tubman (Volume 2, Number 2)

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Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
John Brown
John Brown
St. Gaudens Panel Commemorating 54th Volunteer Massachusetts Regiment, Monument is situated on the Northeast Corner of the Boston Common
St. Gaudens Panel Commemorating 54th Volunteer Massachusetts Regiment, Monument is situated on the Northeast Corner of the Boston Common.
William Seward, US Senator and Secretary of State
William Seward, US Senator and Secretary of State
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Harriet Tubman, Bibliographical Information

The information for this podcast came from primarily two books:

Bound For the Promised Land, by Kate Clifford Larson

Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero

and Harriet Tubman, The Road to Freedom by Catherine Clinton

Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

 

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Alexander Hamilton, (Volume 2, Episode 1)

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Alexander Hamilton, First Secretary of the US Treasury
Crossing the Delaware, December 25, 1776
Crossing the Delaware, December 25, 1776
Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
Aaron Burr
Aaron Burr
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Francis Scott Key and The Star Spangled Banner (Volume 1, Podcast 12)

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Francis Scott Key
Francis Scott Key
Map of the Battle of Baltimore
Map of the Battle of Baltimore
Admiral George Cockburn depicted with the burning Washington, DC
Admiral George Cockburn depicted with the burning Washington, DC
General Robert Ross, the only man ever to capture America's capital
General Robert Ross, the only man ever to capture America’s capital
General George Armistead, commander of Fort McHenry
General George Armistead, commander of Fort McHen
Star Spangled Banner Sheet Music from the 1800's
Star Spangled Banner Sheet Music from the 1800’s

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Francis Scott Key, Book and Music Information

There were three books used in constructing this podcast:

Through the Perilous Fight, by Steve VogelThrough the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation by Vogel, Steve (2013) Hardcover

The Star Spangled Banner, The Making of An American Icon, by Lonn Taylor The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon

The Dawn’s Early Light, by Walter Lord The Dawn’s Early Light

The version of the Star Spangled Banner was recorded by The US Army Band.  It is in the Public Domain:

The Star Spangled Banner

The other musical selections came from the Audioblocks royalty free music website and in order are: “Modern Elegance”, “Rich Man Going Crazy”, “Logro”, “Birth of a New Morning”, “All Across America.”

 

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Amelia Earhart (Volume 1, podcast 11)

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Amelia Earhart as a child.
Amelia Earhart as a child.
The iconic photograph of Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra 10E
The iconic photograph of Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra 10E
Amelia and Fred Noonan in June of 1937.
Amelia and Fred Noonan in June of 1937.
The US Air Mail stamp taken from the famous photo.
The US Air Mail stamp taken from the famous photo.
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Amelia Earhart, Book and Music Information

The best biography of Amelia Earhart is “The Sound Of Wings, The Life of Amelia Earhart” by Mary S. Lovell.

The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart

“Amelia Earhart, The Mystery Solved” is an excellent analysis of Amelia Earhart’s final flight that provides very specific information.

Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved

All three musical selections are by Chris Zabriskie:

Virtues Inherited, Vices Passed On

Pick Up A Convict On Alcatraz

Prelude No. 18

All three selections are usable under Creative Commons

Creative Commons License

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