A bit about Cotton Mather and the unknown man held in slavery to him (for a time) who saved Bostonians from smallpox.
The story is an odd mixture of religiousity and science. Since vaccines could not be proven for years to come, it took a man of faith to spread the word that they were a good thing.
Also, the Year of 13 Candidates. A Supreme Court plaintiff that wanted to lose. The very small Lincoln family tree (though that’s controversial)
And more, in this hodge-podcast.
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