Charged With The Heinous Crime of Voting While Female

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Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

The Trial of Susan B. Anthony

Featuring Emily Simer Braun as Susan B. Anthony

Episode 173 explores the prosecution of one of the most hideous crimes in American history, trying to sway an election by voting. By a woman! Just kidding. The real crime here is the way the judge handed down the decision. Listen, and tell me if you agree.

Theme Music by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music
“Sound Off” by John Philip Sousa, performed by the United States Marine Corps Band, via musopen.org
“Beulah Land,” transcribed from public domain piano roll
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun