In this episode, we’re looking at the lore of U.S. Presidents, from cherry trees to George Washington weeping in his mother’s arms. Along the way, we’ll talk about blind dates, Ouija boards, and animal magnetism.
Download: Episode 3 – Cherry Tree
My guests for this episode were:
- Lillian Cunningham, a reporter for The Washington Post and host of the Presidential podcast
- Mitch Horowitz, PEN-award winning historian and author of Occult America and One Simple Idea. You can find out more about him and his work through his website
- Special thanks to Jesse Bornemann, who read her poem “Does Abraham Lincoln Get Lonely?” which is copyright (c) Highlights for Children, Inc., Columbus, Ohio. All rights reserved. Used by permission
- Special thanks to Bob Roberts, who read selections from Parson Weems’ History of Washington. Bob is an actor and writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. He also edits the satirical news site, The Rhinestone
All music for this episode is licensed through Magnatune.
- “Military March,” by Phil Rey
- “Perception” (parts 3 and 13), by Francois Couture
- “At the Window,” by Adriano Fontana
- “Camilla’s Song,” by Teslim
- “Slow Cookin’,” by Joe Smith and the Hot Pickles
- “My Home is not My Home,” by prettyhowtown
- “Free,” by Giorgio Constantini
Images: “Dollar” and “Mushrooms” both via Pixabay.
Produced by New World Witchery. Copyright 2016. Share-and-share-alike Creative Commons license.