Kate Warne and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

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In 1856, a 23-year-old woman named Kate Warne walked into the famous Pinkerton Detective Agency and demanded a job. They had never hired a woman to be anything other than a secretary, but she impressed them so much they made her America's first female detective. She caught bank robbers, embezzlers, murderers... and prevented the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

A quick episode this week, before we go out on a high note next week to wrap up Season 2 of Why Is This Not a Movie? and then take a break until September.

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