From the Easy Chair Vol. 2

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The second volume of essays and observations From the Easy Chair of William Curtis, editor of Harper's Weekly and one of the founders of the American Republican party, and served Ulysses S. Grant; although he split from the party in the 1880s over the choice of presidential candidate. He was an original member of the New York Board of Education. - Summary by Lynne Thompson (4 hr 33 min)


The New Year 10:03 Read by Lynne T
The Public Scold 6:01 Read by DrPGould
National Nominating Convention 7:05 Read by DrPGould
Bryant's Country 9:24 Read by Mike Pelton
The Game of Newport 9:34 Read by Mike Pelton
The Lecture Lyceum 8:03 Read by DrPGould
Tweed 16:53 Read by John
Commencement 11:46 Read by John
The Streets of New York 8:20 Read by BettyB
The Morality of Dancing 5:11 Read by DrPGould
The Hog Family 8:47 Read by John
The Enlightened Observer 6:27 Read by John
Ralph Waldo Emerson 17:02 Read by DrPGould
Henry Ward Beecher 10:07 Read by Larry Wilson
The Golden Age 8:19 Read by BettyB
Spring Pictures 5:52 Read by brianna
Proper and Improper 7:11 Read by DrPGould
Belinda and the Vulgar 6:12 Read by BettyB
Decayed Gentility 9:54 Read by brianna
The Pharisee 8:52 Read by brianna
Lady Mavourneen and her Travels 7:32 Read by BettyB
General Sherman 5:51 Read by brianna
The American Girl 10:43 Read by Mike Pelton
Annus Mirabilis 12:23 Read by DrPGould
Stautues in Central Park 8:36 Read by BettyB
The Grand Tour 10:59 Read by Lynne T
'Easy Does It, Guvner' 5:40 Read by DrPGould
Siste, Viator 11:59 Read by John
Christendom vs Christianity 8:07 Read by Mike Pelton
Francis George Shaw 10:49 Read by Mike Pelton