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Iron Hand In A Velvet Glove: The Veiled Prophet of St. Louis Part 1

Blinders Off

Release Date: 02/25/2019

What is the Veiled Prophet organization? What is its history in St. Louis? Learn about the 1877 Labor Strike, debutante balls, the power of peashooters, and how a single group can help expose a closely guarded civic secret. Also, join us in our love of the term “Beloved Despot.” Visit us at: www.blindersoff.show Additional show notes and research are available here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1INP4ZqT4FqvqroL4v_5IeeD1oYvlbZV0JD__dO6IeI4/edit?usp=sharing Send us for feedback, thoughts, sponsoring the show, or ideas for episodes: blindersoffpodcast@gmail.com Interview guests include: Dr. Thomas Spencer Professor of History and Dean of the Honors College, Texas A&M University at Kingsville, author of The St. Louis Veiled Prophet Celebration: Power on Parade, 1877-1995 https://www.amazon.com/St-Louis-Veiled-Prophet-Celebration/dp/0826212670/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=power+on+parade&qid=1551113323&s=gateway&sr=8-1 Joe Schwartz Author, The Veiled Prophet of Saint Louis https://www.amazon.com/Veiled-Prophet-Saint-Louis-ebook/dp/B00BZBJ5RM/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=the+veiled+prophet+of+st.+louis+joe+schwarcz&qid=1550953558&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmr0