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Oct 29, 2015

In answering a question about JFK's health and its role in Lyndon Johnson's decision to accept the Vice Presidency, Bruce takes a look at the people and factors surrounding Johnson's decision, Kennedy's motivations, Eisenhower's indirect role, and the confusing hours in a Los Angeles hotel that changed history.


Oct 21, 2015

We look at the famous - darn fool mistake comment.


Oct 15, 2015

A bit about Cotton Mather and the unknown man held in slavery to him (for a time) who saved Bostonians from smallpox.

The story is an odd mixture of religiousity and science.  Since vaccines could not be proven for years to come, it took a man of faith to spread the word that they were a good thing.

Also, the Year of 13...


Oct 1, 2015

Rerun from 2013, but obviously seems very relevant now.  A look at this attempt at a single, fix it amendment, to get over a reluctant President, which didn't work but has impacts on today's politics.