Episode 11: “Ohio v. the Gilded Age” (John Hay) LISTEN HERE


Episode 11: “Ohio v. the Gilded Age” (John Hay). Alex sits down with award-winning author, John Taliaferro, to discuss the most interesting man of the late 19th Century, John Hay of Cleveland, Ohio. We dive into John’s book, “All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay From Lincoln to Roosevelt” (click here to buy  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C4GLYP8/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1) or download on Audible.  From his days at President Lincoln’s side in the White House, his years living on Millionaire’s Row in Cleveland, to his time as Secretary of State under both Presidents McKinley and Teddy Roosevelt, we look at a life well-lived and well-traveled. Appearances by Queen Victoria, Rutherford B. Hayes and many more historic figures of the late 19th/early 20th Century. John Hay is one of the architects of the American Century. John talks about writing a great biography and why Hay is a “biographer’s dream.” Rate and review the show on iTunes and follow us on Instagram @ohiovtheworldpocast.

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