While smartphones and encrypted messaging apps have made leaks difficult to track and, thanks to social media, faster to circulate, back in Lincoln’s time the hot new technology was the telegraph.
"Who Are the Trump White House Leakers? In Lincoln's Day, It Might Have Been His Wife." is from the August 03, 2017 Retropolis section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael S. Rosenwald and narrated by Sam Scholl.