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December 6, 2019

Telegraph Talk and Talkers

Episode 35 In its written form telegraphese, or “Morse,” as it is called in the vernacular, is rarely seen. Yet as a vehicle of expression it is, to the initiated, as harmonious, subtle, and fascinating as the language of music
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November 15, 2019

Disbanding the Union Army, part 2

Episode 34 As soon as the order to disband the volunteers had gone forth, the North had begun to ask itself what they were going to do with the million men about to inundate them. http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_34_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window
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November 1, 2019

Disbanding the Union Army, part 1

Episode 33 Great numbers of them had gone into the army boys and had been made men by danger and suffering. http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_33_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher |
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October 18, 2019

Disbanding the Confederate Army, part 2

Episode 32 The disbanded army faced their hard situation like the brave men they were, and joined patiently in one of the gravest tasks in the history of the world—the Reconstruction of the South.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_32_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window
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October 4, 2019

Disbanding the Confederate Army, part 1

Episode 31 The worst of the ordeal of these men, who had begun to disband in this haphazard way, was not getting home, it was what they found when they got there.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_31_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:
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September 20, 2019

My Life in the Underworld, part 3

Episode 30 Here was I, under sentence, after a farce of a trial wherein I was denied not only my right of trial by jury, but my right to plead guilty or not guilty.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_30_Finished.mp3Podcast: Play in new window
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December 21, 2018

My Life in the Underworld, part 2

Episode 29• My Life in the Underworld, part 2 • I am now in a precarious position, riding the ends of the down-curving roofs of two cars at the same time. With a quick, tense movement I transfer both legs
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December 7, 2018

My Life in the Underworld, part 1

Episode 28• My Life in the Underworld, part 1 • I have often thought that to this training of my tramp days is due much of my success as a story-writer. In order to get the food whereby I lived,
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November 23, 2018

The Author of Cyrano

Episode 27• The Author of Cyrano • I said that whatever he would write for me, on what ever subject, at what ever time, I would accept without question or reservation, and put on the stage at my own theater: rather
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November 2, 2018

Under Fire

Episode 26• Under Fire • In times of war you constantly see men, and women, too, who, sooner than suffer discomfort or even inconvenience, risk death. http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline026.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google
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October 26, 2018

Paris at Bay

Episode 25• Paris at Bay! • As the little speck drew straight overhead, these human specks suddenly realized that they were in the line of fire, and scattered just as people run from a sudden shower. http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_25_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window
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October 12, 2018

The Germans Are Coming!

Episode 24• The Germans Are Coming! • Into the fog of war that covered the Continent an army of Englishmen had vanished, none knew where. http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_24_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts
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September 28, 2018

The Capture, Death and Burial of John Wilkes Booth

Episode 23• The Capture, Death and Burial of John Wilkes Booth • Even in his deep distress Booth had not forgotten to be theatrical. http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_23_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts |
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September 14, 2018

David Crockett

Episode 22• David Crockett and the Most Desperate Defense in American History • Nowhere but in America would such a career as Crockett’s have been possible. http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline_22_Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google
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May 4, 2018

Stories from the Royal Humane Society

Episode 21• Stories from the Archives of the Royal Humane Society • IT IS not so surprising that there is heroism in the world, as that there is so much of it. http://traffic.libsyn.com/byline/Byline021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts
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