Ethan Healey, Mary Todd Lincoln, Her Seances and Spiritualism
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In this episode, Anne Marie chats with Ethan Healey about Mary Todd Lincoln and her desire to connect with the spirits of her loved ones, including two children who died in childhood, through seances and spiritualism.

Ethan Healey is a BA History student at New England College in Henniker, NH. His thesis is on John Adams during retirement and how Adams views the legacy he left behind. Ethan's work has been featured in The Henniker Review, a local college publication. He is currently in the process of graduate school applications and hopes to be studying for a Ph.D. in History next Fall.

Ethan's Blog:
Twitter:  @EthanHealey

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