Study Marry Kill

Alexis Coe
For history cranks and fiends.
Created 16 Nov 2020
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  • Why Do We Think Mary Lincoln Was Crazy?
    17 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    Upcoming Virtual Events: Join me tonight for the final talk in the Carole Weinstein Author Series at the Library of Virginia. On November 18th, I’ll be in conversation with H.W. Brands about his new b...
  • Primary sources are a vibe
    10 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    Upcoming Virtual Events: On November 17, I’ll be giving the final talk in the Carole Weinstein Author Series at the Library of Virginia. On November 18th, I’ll be in conversation with H.W. Brands abou...
  • What to See—and Skip!
    02 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 6 0
    Wait, so Thomas Jefferson wasn’t “in the room where it happened?!” I’m going to get to the bottom of this tomorrow night at the Gotham Center for New York History. The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association...
  • Update: The Queen Replied to My Letter
    27 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 8 0
    In September, I wrote to you about the Queen of England. She hadn’t returned my letter, mailed eight months before, requesting information related to my next book. But hope springs eternal in the hear...
  • Texting with an Archivist III: Victoria Castaneda of NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab
    20 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Sidney Poitier loves space. Since the 1950s, the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California, has been NASA’s primary planetary spacecraft center. It’s where robotic spacecrafts are born and raised, th...
  • A Deadly Introduction
    13 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    ICYMI: I was in conversation with Dr. Keisha Blain, a New York Times bestselling author, about her excellent new biography on Fannie Lou Hammer, Until I Am Free. Elmwood Cemetery, where Henry Ellett, ...
  • So Many Bad Takes
    06 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 6 0
    On Thursday, I’ll be in conversation with Dr. Keisha Blain, a New York Times bestselling author, about her new biography on Fannie Lou Hammer, Until I Am Free. (ICYMI: I talked about You Never Forget ...
  • Ben Franklin Vibes Only
    29 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    On October 7th, I’ll be in conversation with Dr. Keisha Blain, a New York Times bestselling author, about her new biography on Fannie Lou Hammer, Until I Am Free. In The Autobiography of Benjamin Fran...
  • History Twitter is Good IV
    22 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    I’m giving a virtual talk tonight at the Library of Alexandria for National Constitution Week. On October 7th, I’ll be in conversation with Dr. Keisha Blain, a New York Times bestselling author, about...
  • Taft is still NOT stuck in the bath
    15 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    I’m giving a virtual talk at the Library of Alexandria on September 22nd for National Constitution Week. (Still working out my media appearances for that week, but it sounds like many of the places I ...
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