Episode 162: Victoria Woodhull, Revisted

Posted 28 September 2020 by

Victoria, deep in thought about…we have no idea.
Brandley Rulofson

The 2020 US Presidential election is officially underway so we that this was a perfect time to revisit the life of the very first woman to run for the US Presidency in 1872, years before women could legally vote. Victoria Woodhull crafted a life for herself from pretty raw materials. She traveled from an abusive childhood to a very aristocratic end and, in the middle, was the first woman to run for the American Presidency. In 1872.  She was a woman ahead of her time.

 

Time Travel with The History Chicks

For recommendations and links to things that we talked about in this episode, give a little CLICK HERE to the original shownotes from 2016.