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The Last Civil War Aeronaut

Thaddeus S.C. Lowe: The man who floated above Union battles in a balloon.

March 17 2014 4:20 PMHow Slate Plus Members Can Access Ad-Free Podcasts and Bonus Audio ContentWhere to find your unique URL and how to install it.
Aug. 4 2011 4:27 PMThe First Civil War TouristsFor D.C. day-trippers, the Battle of Bull Run was the can't-miss show of the season.
Dec. 8 2010 5:47 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Crap health coverage wins a regulatory victory.
Oct. 7 2010 6:41 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Are air fresheners bad for the environment?
Aug. 3 2010 7:36 PMSlate's latest podcasts: The billionaire, the union leader, and the heiress trying to bring back the tax on inherited wealth.
June 1 2010 1:19 PMHow To Outwit the "Buffet Master"Our guest food podcast "The Sporkful" on smorgasbord strategies.
May 18 2010 10:09 AMThe Science of the SandwichNPR's Robert Krulwich visits the "Sporkful" podcast
May 18 2010 8:30 PMSlate's latest podcasts: NPR science correspondent Robert Krulwich discusses the science of sandwiches.
April 27 2010 5:13 PMSlate's latest podcasts: A great way for businesses to shed excess carbon: the humble diet diary.
Feb. 25 2010 12:31 PMSlate's latest podcasts: The little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition with deadly consequences.
Dec. 31 2009 7:06 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Why schools should stop blocking social network sites.
Oct. 29 2009 5:07 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Meghan McCain, the balloon boy hoax, and Where the Wild Things Are.
Aug. 27 2009 6:32 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Who's really pulling the plug on Grandma?
July 31 2009 6:50 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Can I turn my wedding into a charity fundraiser?
May 29 2009 3:00 PMSlate's latest podcasts: The bankruptcy of General Motors, plummeting housing prices, and Facebook's new friend.
Sept. 15 2011 11:59 AMCrazy Bet, the Scourge of Civil War RichmondElizabeth Van Lew may have seemed insane, but she knew exactly what she was doing.
Dec. 8 2010 7:01 PMSlate's latest podcasts: The real legacy of Bush v. Gore.
Nov. 17 2010 7:39 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Why the right's favorite scare word is "elitism."
Sept. 3 2010 6:02 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Will the presence of three women really change the court in any real way?
July 15 2010 7:55 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Rebecca Skloot's new book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
May 24 2010 6:13 PMYes, You Can Compare Apples and Oranges"The Sporkful" podcast ponders two of our favorite fruits.
May 10 2010 2:07 PM"The Sporkful" on S'moresOur guest food podcast updates a campfire favorite.
May 3 2010 1:44 PMIntroducing "The Sporkful" A guest food podcast for the month of May.
March 31 2010 4:03 PMSlate's latest podcasts: The economy is recovering, which means Democrats may not get routed in November.
Jan. 26 2010 5:53 PMSlate's latest podcasts: The little-known reason why investment banks got too big, too greedy, too risky, and too powerful.
Nov. 24 2009 4:30 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Obama's brilliant first year.
Sept. 25 2009 4:28 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Google's ingenious plan to spruce up outdated versions of Internet Explorer.
July 6 2009 6:11 PMHang Up and ListenIntroducing Slate's sports podcast.
June 30 2009 3:44 PMSlate's latest podcasts: Everyone wants to cut costs. But what if saving my life is expensive?
Aug. 7 2009 11:47 AMSlate's Spoiler Specials archive.

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