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Jul 17, 2018

Are economic good times always good?  A look at the 1920's and the other side of booming economic times.  This episode was recorded in 2014. 


Jul 12, 2018

A look at a frenetic day at the Nixon White House.  


Jul 8, 2018

The story of the 1978 World Cup, a cautionary tale about democracy.  The world spotlight on the junta that controlled Argentina that year helped focus some attention on the plight of the victims of a vicious dictatorship, but locally, may have enhanced support for the regime.  We talk about soccer and politics, we talk...


Jun 25, 2018

We speak often of Democracy, but do we really know what it is?  We point to Athens as an example.  But what was Greek Democracy really like?  A conversation with Dr. Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Senior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, author of "Democracy: A Life."  

We look at democracy as it existed in...


Jun 17, 2018

What can history add to understanding the unconventional Presidency of Donald Trump?  What about his tweeting, that portrait of Andrew Jackson in the White House and the comparisons?  What are his reelection chances as of now, and how does the midterm look?  Bruce is joined by Ian Skotte, who will be helping with...