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The Magic Sash

The Magic Sash is a journey back in time hosted by gold-medal gymnast and advocate Aly Raisman. Join Lotty and Isaiah, two very modern fifth graders as they meet iconic heroes of the movement for women’s right to vote and experience big moments in women’s suffrage first-hand. They’ll learn that what women (and men) fought for — women’s full political equality —  isn’t dusty history at all. The Magic Sash is a production of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, the National Park Service, T...more

Episodes

  • The Vote

    Sep 16 2020

    The Sash delivers Lotty and Isaiah to 1920 and the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Will Florence finally realize her childhood dream of voting for president? And will Lotty and Isaiah make it back to school for their presentation? The National Park Service has designed companion lesson plans for teachers at go.nps.gov/suffragepodcast For more suffrage history, visit the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission at womensvote100.org Discover more tween podcasts and listen for what's next at T...more

  • The Procession

    Sep 09 2020

    Lotty and Isaiah’s journey through time drops them in 1913, at the Woman Suffrage Procession in Washington, D.C. They find a now elderly Florence, still waiting for the day when her right to vote is protected by the constitution. The kids come up with an out-of-this-time idea: What if they take “Granny Flo” with them? The National Park Service has designed companion lesson plans for teachers at go.nps.gov/suffragepodcast For more suffrage history, visit the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commissi...more

  • Harriet

    Sep 02 2020

    When the sash is torn, Lotty and Isaiah are sent barreling forward in time to 1898, where they meet the heroic Harriet Tubman. Can Florence help them get back home safely, or will the sash send them flying to another time? The National Park Service has designed companion lesson plans for teachers at go.nps.gov/suffragepodcast For more suffrage history, visit the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission at womensvote100.org Discover more tween podcasts and listen for what's next at TRAX.fm

  • Locked Up

    Aug 26 2020

    Lotty finds herself locked in jail with a grown-up Florence and Susan B. Anthony. Isaiah stages a rescue, and the adventure continues with a visit to 1888 and a face-to-face meeting with Frederick Douglass! Tweens and parents: To hear more about the complicated relationship between suffragists and abolitionists — and about how some of them took sides based on race, but they eventually came together — listen to And Nothing Less: Truth is Of No Color. And Nothing Less is our podcast of suffrage h...more

  • Susan B. vs the Law

    Aug 19 2020

    Lotty and Isaiah travel to 1872 where they witness Susan B. Anthony attempting to vote in the presidential election. But when Susan, Florence, and their fellow suffragists are arrested and thrown in jail, Lotty and Isaiah might be in trouble, too! The National Park Service has designed companion lesson plans for teachers at go.nps.gov/suffragepodcast For more suffrage history, visit the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission at womensvote100.org Discover more tween podcasts and listen for wha...more

  • A Declaration

    Aug 12 2020

    Outside the Woman’s Rights Convention of 1848, Lotty and Isaiah rescue their new friend Florence and realize the power of the time-traveling sash. Can they make it back home? The National Park Service has designed companion lesson plans for teachers at go.nps.gov/suffragepodcast For more suffrage history, visit the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission at womensvote100.org Discover more tween podcasts and listen for what's next at TRAX.fm

  • The Sash

    Aug 05 2020

    As the adventure begins, Lotty and Isaiah are partnered up for a school project about the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. When they discover a suffragist’s sash in Lotty’s basement, it transports them all the way back to 1848, where they meet a very special girl named Florence. The National Park Service has designed companion lesson plans for teachers at go.nps.gov/suffragepodcast For more suffrage history, visit the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission at womensvote100.org Discove...more

  • Coming August 5th: The Magic Sash

    Jul 29 2020

    Subscribe now! Aly Raisman hosts this time-traveling historical adventure.