May 28, 2017
The 14th President is among the most unknown, as he was when he won in a surprising election. Yet he started with great promise. Youthful, regal in manner and style, with celebrity friends, many thought his Presidency was a renewal for the country. Instead he provoked a resistance movement. His fall in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska act reveals a lot about the Presidency in a time of scattered politics.
Bruce goes through his four-year Presidency and the reasons why he's one of the few to never obtain a re-nomination from his own party. His Presidency is one of several factors setting up war. Though his administration was disastrous, there might even be an issue or two where you like him on.