015 – Source Notes



   

The script for this episode was devised using the written words and transcripts of speeches made by both Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison along with secondary materials, both from the time and by later researchers. The full script can be found here.

The sources used for this episode are as follows:

The audio used for “The Star-Spangled Banner” is from a recording of the United States Army Bands, and the full audio recording can be found at archive.org. The applause sound effect was by user RHumphries, and the full audio recording can be found at the Wikimedia Commons. The indoor crowd noise sound in the background was by user sound-ideas, and the full audio recording can be found at freesfx.co.uk.

The daguerrotypes above of Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison are both found on the Wikimedia Commons with the Van Buren picture courtesy of the Harvard University Library while the Harrison picture is courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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