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Nov 15, 2017

He's more than the President that was shot in office, more than just the guy before Teddy Roosevelt.  And he wasn't handled by anyone.  William McKinley set in motion the America that we have now.  His views on expansion, free trade, taxes, and money set up modern America.  We speak with Robert W. Merry, the author of...


Nov 13, 2017

A preview of the Premium Podcast episode on Ken Burns's Civil War, where we analyze the 1990 series amid today's events.  For more, subscribe to the Premium podcast at www.myhistorycanbeatupyourpoliticspremium.com  

Also, an interview with Chris Novembrino of DWATG about the Donna Brazile book and recent revelations...


Nov 9, 2017

Early colonial income tax, Pardons, Third parties.    Herbert Hoover.  The Grand Old Democratic Party?  Mexico's contribution to WW2.  The ERA, DNC primary rigging.  A little alt his where Ford becomes VP under Reagan...Bruce takes questions and offers his attempted answers.

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Oct 30, 2017

Chris Matthews of Hardball joins the program!! He has just finished his book Bobby Kennedy - A Raging Spirit.  Chris talks about RFK and how his history and childhood, and his relationship with Joe Kennedy Senior that informed his own politics. Those politics, according to Matthews, were just starting to develop at the...


Oct 23, 2017

Populism, Corruption, Citizenship and Immigration.  Rome struggled with these issues in its Republic phase.  Bruce is joined by Mike Duncan, host of The History of Rome Podcast, to talk about the pre-fall of the Roman Republic, period of 146 to 78 BC and the cast of characters that struggled for power at the time.  Mike...