Mary Todd Lincoln – “Preserve the Union”
Mary recalls her early years and education in Lexington, Kentucky. She tells of her move to Springfield, Illinois, where she would meet and marry the young prairie lawyer. She details the early married years in Springfield. Mary introduces the audience to life in Washington, regaling her listeners with stories about her boys, including her biggest boy Mr. Lincoln. In this time of national strife, the Lincolns would suffer personal tragedies, concluding on that fateful day of April 14, 1865.
Mary Todd Lincoln – “An Intimate Conspiracy”
This is the second part of our three-part Mary Lincoln trilogy. Nearing the end of her life, Mary Lincoln was ill in mind, body and soul. She wandered endlessly, always seeking comfort and Solace. At what seemed to be the lowest point in her life she would suffer the ultimate Betrayal, at the hands of her son, Robert. This is the story of her insanity trial, commitment and the eventual reversal of the court order leading to her release.