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Join us as we take a fun and informative look at the history of Presidential elections in the United States of America as well as all sorts of topics directly related to how our government and elections work! We also delve into the reasons and policies (Constitutional or otherwise) behind exactly what makes the highest offices in the land tick.
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Benjamin Harrison - Part 1 | Episode #320 | Ele...
Following in his granfather's footsteps!
29 min
2
Richard Milhous Nixon - Part 3 | Episode #319 |...
Let's try this again...
21 min
3
Richard Milhous Nixon - Part 2 | Episode #318 |...
Richard "Bookend" Nixon
32 min
4
Richard Milhous Nixon - Part 1 | Episode #317 |...
Milhous has a nice ring to it...
22 min
5
Lyndon B. Johnson - Part 3 | Episode #316 | Ele...
Only 3 other Presidents have done what LBJ did...
24 min
6
Lyndon B. Johnson - Part 2 | Episode #315 | Ele...
Did you know RFK and LBJ didn't like each other?
21 min
7
Lyndon B. Johnson - Part 1 | Episode #314 | Ele...
The saga begins.
28 min
8
John F. Kennedy - Part 4 | Episode #313 | Elect...
The end is here.
13 min
9
Rebroadcast: Impeachment | Episode #104 | Elect...
What is it anyway?
21 min
10
Rebroadcast: Eugene V. Debs and the Socialists ...
The guy who ran for President from prison.
26 min
11
John F. Kennedy - Part 3 | Episode #312 | Elect...
JFK goes international
20 min
12
John F. Kennedy - Part 2 | Episode #311 | Elect...
JFK gets involved with politics
22 min
13
John F. Kennedy - Part 1 | Episode #310 | Elect...
Do you know where Boston got its name?
21 min
14
Our Favorite Presidential Vacations | Episode #...
We're on vacation. Sort of...
19 min
15
Mamie Eisenhower | Episode #309 | Election Coll...
We're celebrating 4 years! And Mamie Eisenhower
17 min
16
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Part 4 | Episode #308 | ...
Ike's legacy continues.
23 min
17
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Part 3 | Episode #307 | ...
"The Vice President is the President of the Senate" - Jason
16 min
18
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Part 2 | Episode #306 | ...
Ike was "friends" with Patton
22 min
19
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Part 1 | Episode #305 | ...
Bad knees abound
21 min
20
Bess Truman | Episode #304 | Election College: ...
Let's go back home to Independence.
16 min
21
Alben Barkley - Part 2 | Episode #303 | Electio...
He may be getting older but he can still work...
28 min
22
Alben Barkley - Part 1 | Episode #302 | Electio...
Ever heard of Alben? You should have.
20 min
23
Harry S. Truman - Part 4 | Episode #301 | Elect...
No one likes Truman anymore.
14 min
24
Let's Celebrate! | Episode #300 | Election Coll...
We're waxing nostalgic a bit today.
21 min
25
Harry S. Truman - Part 3 | Episode #299 | Elect...
So he's President... now what?
21 min
26
Harry S. Truman - Part 2 | Episode #298 | Elect...
A series of unfortunate events.
17 min
27
Harry S. Truman - Part 1 | Episode #297 | Elect...
Truman....
19 min
28
Cactus Jack (John Nance Garner) | Episode #296 ...
That's a lot of years in public service...
26 min
29
Rebroadcast - First Bank of the United States |...
Don't expect to find your normal bank!
19 min
30
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Part 4 | Episode #2...
He kept us... out of war?
19 min
31
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Part 3 | Episode #2...
No one would ever run for a third term... would they?
19 min
32
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Part 2 | Episode #2...
It's kinda like history repeats itself.
22 min
33
Thanksgiving | Episode #144 | Election College:...
Sorry to burst your bubble... but the Pilgrims probably didn't originate Thanksgiving.
24 min
34
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Part 1 | Episode #2...
Was he all he's cracked up to be?
23 min
35
Charles Curtis | Episode #291 | Election Colleg...
Bet ya never heard of him either...
20 min
36
Lou Henry Hoover | Episode #290 | Election Coll...
Lou Henry Hoover was the first and only First Lady to speak an Asian language!
14 min
37
Herbert Hoover - Part 2 | Episode #289 | Electi...
So much more than the president during the Great Depression
30 min
38
Herbert Hoover - Part 1 | Episode #288 | Electi...
Some may compare him to some other memorable presidents...
21 min
39
Supreme Court Confirmations | Episode #287 | El...
How they work and their history
20 min
40
Coolidge Steps Down and Hoover Steps Up - Elec...
Coolidge has had enough! But the people want more...
18 min
41
Charles Dawes | Episode #286 | Election College...
How did we not learn about so many of these people in history class?
25 min
42
Rebroadcast: Eugene V. Debs and the Socialists ...
The guy who ran for President from prison.
26 min
43
Rebroadcast: Coolidge Steps Down and Hoover Ste...
Coolidge has had enough! But the people want more...
16 min
44
Grace Coolidge | Episode #285 | Election Colleg...
Quiet but impactful.
16 min
45
Calvin Coolidge - Part 2 | Episode #284 | Elect...
Silent Cal talks the reigns.
20 min
46
Calvin Coolidge - Part 1 | Episode #283 | Elect...
An interesting man for an interesting time!
19 min
47
Florence Harding | Episode #282 | Election Coll...
Who really ran the show?
15 min
48
Warren G. Harding - Part 3 | Episode #281 | Ele...
Turns out Harding is kind of a creep...
15 min
49
REBROADCAST: Return to Normalcy - Election of 1...
After the Progressive Era and a big war... we need a little normal in our lives.
29 min
50
Warren G. Harding - Part 2 | Episode #280 | Ele...
Harding takes the reigns.
24 min
51
Warren G. Harding - Part 1 | Episode #279 | Ele...
It stands for Gamaliel.
19 min
52
The Two Mrs. Wilsons | Episode #278 | Election ...
Woodrow Wilson had two wives, but we mostly only hear about one.
24 min
53
Thomas R. Marshall - Part 2 | Episode #277 | El...
Will he or won't he get to be president?
19 min
54
Thomas R. Marshall - Part 1 | Episode #276 | El...
Wilson's Vice President
22 min
55
Woodrow Wilson - Part 3 | Episode #275 | Electi...
He (kinda) kept us out of war.
22 min
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Woodrow Wilson - Part 2 | Episode #274 | Electi...
It's not all butterflies and rainbows...
24 min
57
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1 min
58
Woodrow Wilson - Part 1 | Episode #273 | Electi...
If I had a middle name like Woodrow, I'd go by it too.
26 min
59
James Sherman | Episode #272 | Election College...
Things just keep going south for Vice Presidents...
15 min
60
Helen "Nellie" Taft | Episode #271 | Election C...
The first First Lady to smoke cigarettes...
17 min
61
William Taft - Part 2 | Episode #270 | Election...
Sometimes you get a job you didn't know you wanted...
28 min
62
William Taft - Part 1 | Episode #269 | Election...
Nelly says DO IT!
19 min
63
Charles Fairbanks | Episode #268 | Election Col...
Yet another vice president very few of us know exist...
13 min
64
Alice and Edith Roosevelt | Episode #267 | Elec...
We rarely get to cover two wives for one president!
24 min
65
REBROADCAST: The Realignment Episode - Election...
Two giants go up against each other. Will their parties survive?
37 min
66
Theodore Roosevelt - Part 3 | Episode #266 | El...
The Colonel goes to South America
22 min
67
Theodore Roosevelt - Part 1 | Episode #264 | El...
Still... don't call him Teddy.
20 min
68
Garrett Hobart | Episode #263 | Election Colleg...
We're gonna guess you don't know who he is...
24 min
69
Theodore Roosevelt - Part 2 | Episode #265 | El...
Theodore becomes President
25 min
70
Ida McKinley | Episode #262 | Election College:...
One of the most endearing Presidential stories we know of.
14 min
71
REBROADCAST: Interview with Author Robert Merry...
Robert Merry is the author of "President McKinley: Architect of the American Century"
33 min
72
William McKinley - Part 2 | Episode #261 | Elec...
If only they had used the X-Ray machine...
23 min
73
William McKinley - Part 1 | Episode #260 | Elec...
He loved his wife!
26 min
74
The Incumbent and a Democrat - Election of 1888...
Benjamin Harrison shakes things up a little in a big win.
31 min
75
Chester A Arthur and the Election of 1884 | Epi...
Arthur takes the wheel... and then hands it off to the Democrats.
30 min
76
REBROADCAST: Grover's Back! - Election of 1892 ...
Can he win the popular vote three times in a row?
27 min
77
Thomas Hendricks | Episode #259 | Election Coll...
Is he the most boring VP ever?
16 min
78
Frances Cleveland | Episode #258 | Election Col...
It's not a creeper thing...
12 min
79
Grover Cleveland - Part 2 | Episode #257 | Elec...
Did you know his name wasn't really Grover?
25 min
80
Grover Cleveland - Part 1 | Episode #256 | Elec...
More than just a cool mustache!
23 min
81
Nell Arthur | Episode #255 | Election College: ...
She never got to be the First Lady
14 min
82
Chester A. Arthur - Part 2 | Episode #254 | Ele...
Whoops... now he's president.
20 min
83
Chester A. Arthur - Part 1 | Episode #253 | Ele...
Serious sideburns.
16 min
84
Lucretia Garfield | Episode #252 | Election Col...
A strong woman in the role of First Lady
15 min
85
REBROADCAST: The Assassination of James Garfiel...
If only they'd washed their hands...
33 min
86
James Garfield - Part 2 | Episode #251 | Electi...
We're not talking about the cat.
25 min
87
James Garfield - Part 1 | Episode #250 | Electi...
He was the second president to be assassinated... but not in this episode.
21 min
88
Lucy Hayes | Episode #249 | Election College: U...
The real First Lady
23 min
89
Julia Grant | Episode #248 | Election College: ...
There is a bird funeral involved in this episode. So you know it's going to be interesting.
18 min
90
REBROADCAST: Schuyler Colfax | Episode #164 | E...
We think he probably has the coolest name of any Vice-President
22 min
91
Rutherford B. Hayes - Part 2 | Episode #247 | E...
You too can lose some elections and still be President!
23 min
92
Rutherford B. Hayes - Part 1 | Episode #246 | ...
The least favorite president from Ohio...
19 min
93
Ulysses S. Grant - Part 2 | Episode #245 | Elec...
Even Presidents go broke sometimes.
25 min
94
Ulysses S. Grant - Part 1 | Episode #244 | Elec...
He wasn't always named Ulysses...
23 min
95
Interview with Author Robert Merry | Episode #2...
Robert Merry is the author of "President McKinley: Architect of the American Century"
33 min
96
Eliza Johnson | Episode #242 | Election College...
Her life was anything but dull.
19 min
97
Reconstruction - Part 2 | Episode #241 | Electi...
It's a long road.
17 min
98
Reconstruction - Part 1 | Episode #240 | Electi...
The South didn't get destroyed in a day, and it won't get fixed in one either.
20 min
99
William Seward - Part 2 | Episode #239 | Electi...
Seward is in a position of power! Will he stay there?
20 min
100
William Seward - Part 1 | Episode #238 | Electi...
Why don't we hear more about him?
28 min