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Jan 22, 2019

He's the President that is on the bottom of most lists.  But why?  And is it fair?  What did he think about his place in history?  We talk about POTUS 15 and look at the events of the run-up to the American Civil War, and we hear from Buchanan, and get his take on his Presidency, through...


Jan 17, 2019

Lincoln had many successes in the courtroom prior to becoming President.  But it was his failure to win the Todd Estate case, for his own family, that defined his anti-slavery views.  Bruce goes back to his interview with Sidney Blumenthal, author of 'Wrestling with his Angel' with a focus on this particular turning...


Jan 5, 2019

The history behind a rebellion against a state of the new United States, why it happened, its impact on our Constitution, and what it means today.   From a 2014 cast, but it's been a while. 

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