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019 Abraham Lincoln

019 Abraham Lincoln

Update: 2019-07-10
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In Ghostly’s nineteenth episode, Pat
and Rebecca explore President Abraham Lincoln and the stories of his ghost. The
sixteenth president of the United States had an interesting life, but one that
was also filled with sadness. Since his untimely death, stories of his ghost have
been told by many, including presidents and heads of state.





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Questions explored in this episode: What was Lincoln’s life like growing up? What events led to his depression? Does his spirit haunt the White House? Can his ghost be seen on a walk in Springfield, IL? What famous people have seen Lincoln’s ghost? Does his forlorn specter show itself to those who lead the country?





Today’s show is brought to you by Audible. Audible is offering all Ghostly listeners a free audiobook with a 30-day trial membership. Just go to http://www.audibletrial.com/Ghostly and browse their extensive selection of audio programs – download a title free and start listening. It’s that easy. You can get Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin, or any other book that you want for FREE.





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Listen to hear Pat give the history of President Lincoln’s
early life, elections, and tragedies. He explores the stories that don’t often
get told about Lincoln to help listeners better understand his life.





After the history, listen to Rebecca
tell a story of Lincoln’s ghost in the White House.





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Time for the debate! Rebecca shares
evidence of the President’s spirit showing itself to many names we recognize
throughout the years and Pat offers his perspective.





Be sure to stay for the whole episode to hear the “Closing Arguments” to help you make your choice before voting.





Now is the time to vote on this
episode! Vote on whether or not you think President Lincoln haunts this earth
using the poll on our Facebook page.  Just search for Ghostly Podcast
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Also included in this episode are,
as always, poll results from our previous episode on the Ouija board. (Check
out the episode here
if you haven’t had a chance to listen yet).





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We want to hear from you! We want
your ghost stories or even your non-stories if you later realized you saw
nothing paranormal. We would also love your suggestions for stories to cover in
the future. Email us both at info@ghostlypodcast.com or
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Sources for this week’s episode:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/88007/12-people-who-have-supposedly-seen-or-felt-lincolns-ghost
http://www.firstladies.org/blog/first-ladies-the-occult-ghosts-in-the-white-house-part-2/
https://io9.gizmodo.com/when-churchill-met-lincoln-naked-5852898
https://www.legendsofamerica.com/il-hauntedspringfield/
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin





Music for this episode was performed
by Michael Rivers





Intro: III. Allegro moderato from Gargoyles by Lowell Liebermann





Outro: Dream Images (Love-Death Music) by George Crumb





Bumper: Ghost Waltz by Lowell Liebermann


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019 Abraham Lincoln

019 Abraham Lincoln

Patrick Harrington & Rebecca Rivers