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Nov 21, 2018

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...

Nov 20, 2018

Bruce and Daily Beast/CNN correspondent Matt K. Lewis talk about midterms, and Presidents post midterms.  Bruce tells a story about Lincoln that he told 11 years ago. (more information on that story in the premium podcast). 

Nov 14, 2018

We are joined today by David Priess, former CIA intelligence officer and author about his new book on the history and the realities of impeachment, and the 25th, what people think it is, and what has really happened in history.  He is the author of How To Get Rid of a President: History's Guide to Removing Unpopular,...

Nov 7, 2018

More insights from our Episode 'Soccer and Repression' about the 1978 World Cup in Argentina.  

Nov 5, 2018

The City tells true stories of how power works in urban America. Season 1 begins in Chicago, 1990.

 After years of disinvestment, highways are rebuilt, old buildings demolished, and new skyscrapers erected. All that rubble has to go somewhere, and its destination isn’t a landfill—it’s a pair of vacant lots in a...