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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 10, 2018

Taft fails in trying to lower tariffs, setting up his successor to do it.  In frustration, he walks away from the White House.  Meanwhile, his opponent, William Jennings Bryan, destroys the tariff in several populist arguments.  A look at Payne-Aldrich, the 1909 tariff bill that was as least as important as Smoot...


Jun 6, 2018

A generation defined by a technology that shook off the yoke of their parent's Civil War and took on the world, and took over the country by the turn of the century. This cast, which was previously recorded.  It is as he reveals, Bruce's own favorite cast that he recorded in the show's 12-year history.    Music from Lee...