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Cookies, Corsets, and a Legacy of Learning from Hannah Van Buren podcast Nov 30, 2022

Today on Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, we’ll continue to talk about some key players of the Jacksonian Era - and, before we get to this infamous scandal in Washington that I’ve been teasing you about, we need to learn about another one of our first ladies who never made it...

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The Catastrophic Marriage Scandal of Rachel Jackson podcast Nov 28, 2022

On this episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, we’re going to talk about a First Lady who never got the opportunity to step foot inside the White House. However, her life had an undeniably major impact on her husband’s two-term presidency. I know we love to hate him, but...

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The Thanksgiving Episode: From Early Advent to Cranberry Crisis podcast Nov 23, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving, friends! On today’s episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, we take a look at some of the more unusual November holiday White House happenings–from Coolidge’s Thanksgiving Raccoon to Mamie Eisenhower’s hand in the Great Cranberry Crisis of...

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The Networking Strategy of Louisa Adams podcast Nov 21, 2022

On this episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, we return to the White House to talk about one of a much-requested topic: our nation’s First Ladies. By the time today’s First Lady entered the White House, the era of the Founding Fathers had come to an end and the...

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How the Future Shapes Our National History with Heather Cox Richardson podcast Nov 18, 2022

On today’s episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon interviews one of our most-requested guests. Listeners regularly write in and ask to hear a conversation between Sharon and political history expert Heather Cox Richardson. That day is today! Heather Cox Richardson shares...

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Live Life in Crescendo with Cynthia Covey Haller podcast Nov 16, 2022

On this episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon speaks with author Cynthia Covey Haller. Cynthia shares the mantra that her late father, Steven R. Covey, the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, aspired to during the last decade of his life, and that was to live...

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Conservation in a Panda Costume with Ami Vitale podcast Nov 14, 2022

Today on Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, National Geographic wildlife photographer Ami Vitale sits down with Sharon to talk about her adventures around the world. Ami is dedicated to spending time with people, places, and animals and sharing their authentic and intimate stories through...

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Brush Up on Your Boundaries with Melissa Urban podcast Nov 11, 2022

On this episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon speaks with Whole30 CEO Melissa Urban. But Melissa isn’t here to talk only about food. Instead, the duo tackles the important topic of setting boundaries and our tendency to struggle with saying one very important word: no....

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Persuaders as Meaning Makers with Anand Giridharadas podcast Nov 09, 2022

Joining Sharon on Here’s Where It Gets Interesting today is author Anand Giridharadas. Anand’s new book, The Persuaders, documents how people persuade others to change their minds and take action. Learn from Anand about how to move from a defeatist attitude of writing one another...

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The History of Our Fears and Obsessions with Kate Summerscale podcast Nov 07, 2022

Joining Sharon on Here’s Where It Gets Interesting today is author Kate Summerscale. She recently wrote The Book of Phobias & Manias, which highlights the roots and history of our fears and obsessions. Why do so many of us find dolls and clowns unnerving? Why do we react with a shriek...

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A Man of Iron with Troy Senik podcast Nov 04, 2022

On this episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, Sharon shares a conversation with former presidential speechwriter Troy Senik. Troy is now the cofounder of Kite & Key Media and author of the new book, A Man Of Iron, which is a sweeping biography of a nonconsecutive two-term...

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All That Is Wicked with Kate Dawson Nov 02, 2022

On today’s episode of Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, author and podcast host Kate Dawson returns. Kate’s new book, All That Is Wicked transports readers to the Gilded Age–a time when money and prestige made it easy to get away with murder. Or almost, in the sensational...

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