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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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Richard Milhous Nixon - Part 2 | Episode #318 |...
Richard "Bookend" Nixon
32 min
2
Richard Milhous Nixon - Part 1 | Episode #317 |...
Milhous has a nice ring to it...
22 min
3
Lyndon B. Johnson - Part 3 | Episode #316 | Ele...
Only 3 other Presidents have done what LBJ did...
24 min
4
Lyndon B. Johnson - Part 2 | Episode #315 | Ele...
Did you know RFK and LBJ didn't like each other?
21 min
5
Lyndon B. Johnson - Part 1 | Episode #314 | Ele...
The saga begins.
28 min
6
John F. Kennedy - Part 4 | Episode #313 | Elect...
The end is here.
13 min
7
Rebroadcast: Impeachment | Episode #104 | Elect...
What is it anyway?
21 min
8
Rebroadcast: Eugene V. Debs and the Socialists ...
The guy who ran for President from prison.
26 min
9
John F. Kennedy - Part 3 | Episode #312 | Elect...
JFK goes international
20 min
10
John F. Kennedy - Part 2 | Episode #311 | Elect...
JFK gets involved with politics
22 min
11
John F. Kennedy - Part 1 | Episode #310 | Elect...
Do you know where Boston got its name?
21 min
12
Our Favorite Presidential Vacations | Episode #...
We're on vacation. Sort of...
19 min
13
Mamie Eisenhower | Episode #309 | Election Coll...
We're celebrating 4 years! And Mamie Eisenhower
17 min
14
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Part 4 | Episode #308 | ...
Ike's legacy continues.
23 min
15
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Part 3 | Episode #307 | ...
"The Vice President is the President of the Senate" - Jason
16 min
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Dwight D. Eisenhower - Part 2 | Episode #306 | ...
Ike was "friends" with Patton
22 min
17
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Part 1 | Episode #305 | ...
Bad knees abound
21 min
18
Bess Truman | Episode #304 | Election College: ...
Let's go back home to Independence.
16 min
19
Alben Barkley - Part 2 | Episode #303 | Electio...
He may be getting older but he can still work...
28 min
20
Alben Barkley - Part 1 | Episode #302 | Electio...
Ever heard of Alben? You should have.
20 min
21
Harry S. Truman - Part 4 | Episode #301 | Elect...
No one likes Truman anymore.
14 min
22
Let's Celebrate! | Episode #300 | Election Coll...
We're waxing nostalgic a bit today.
21 min
23
Harry S. Truman - Part 3 | Episode #299 | Elect...
So he's President... now what?
21 min
24
Harry S. Truman - Part 2 | Episode #298 | Elect...
A series of unfortunate events.
17 min
25
Harry S. Truman - Part 1 | Episode #297 | Elect...
Truman....
19 min
26
Cactus Jack (John Nance Garner) | Episode #296 ...
That's a lot of years in public service...
26 min
27
Rebroadcast - First Bank of the United States |...
Don't expect to find your normal bank!
19 min
28
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Part 4 | Episode #2...
He kept us... out of war?
19 min
29
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Part 3 | Episode #2...
No one would ever run for a third term... would they?
19 min
30
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Part 2 | Episode #2...
It's kinda like history repeats itself.
22 min
31
Thanksgiving | Episode #144 | Election College:...
Sorry to burst your bubble... but the Pilgrims probably didn't originate Thanksgiving.
24 min
32
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Part 1 | Episode #2...
Was he all he's cracked up to be?
23 min
33
Charles Curtis | Episode #291 | Election Colleg...
Bet ya never heard of him either...
20 min
34
Lou Henry Hoover | Episode #290 | Election Coll...
Lou Henry Hoover was the first and only First Lady to speak an Asian language!
14 min
35
Herbert Hoover - Part 2 | Episode #289 | Electi...
So much more than the president during the Great Depression
30 min
36
Herbert Hoover - Part 1 | Episode #288 | Electi...
Some may compare him to some other memorable presidents...
21 min
37
Supreme Court Confirmations | Episode #287 | El...
How they work and their history
20 min
38
Coolidge Steps Down and Hoover Steps Up - Elec...
Coolidge has had enough! But the people want more...
18 min
39
Charles Dawes | Episode #286 | Election College...
How did we not learn about so many of these people in history class?
25 min
40
Rebroadcast: Eugene V. Debs and the Socialists ...
The guy who ran for President from prison.
26 min
41
Rebroadcast: Coolidge Steps Down and Hoover Ste...
Coolidge has had enough! But the people want more...
16 min
42
Grace Coolidge | Episode #285 | Election Colleg...
Quiet but impactful.
16 min
43
Calvin Coolidge - Part 2 | Episode #284 | Elect...
Silent Cal talks the reigns.
20 min
44
Calvin Coolidge - Part 1 | Episode #283 | Elect...
An interesting man for an interesting time!
19 min
45
Florence Harding | Episode #282 | Election Coll...
Who really ran the show?
15 min
46
Warren G. Harding - Part 3 | Episode #281 | Ele...
Turns out Harding is kind of a creep...
15 min
47
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
48
Warren G. Harding - Part 2 | Episode #280 | Ele...
Harding takes the reigns.
24 min
49
Warren G. Harding - Part 1 | Episode #279 | Ele...
It stands for Gamaliel.
19 min
50
The Two Mrs. Wilsons | Episode #278 | Election ...
Woodrow Wilson had two wives, but we mostly only hear about one.
24 min
51
Thomas R. Marshall - Part 2 | Episode #277 | El...
Will he or won't he get to be president?
19 min
52
Thomas R. Marshall - Part 1 | Episode #276 | El...
Wilson's Vice President
22 min
53
Woodrow Wilson - Part 3 | Episode #275 | Electi...
He (kinda) kept us out of war.
22 min
54
Woodrow Wilson - Part 2 | Episode #274 | Electi...
It's not all butterflies and rainbows...
24 min
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1 min
56
Woodrow Wilson - Part 1 | Episode #273 | Electi...
If I had a middle name like Woodrow, I'd go by it too.
26 min
57
James Sherman | Episode #272 | Election College...
Things just keep going south for Vice Presidents...
15 min
58
Helen "Nellie" Taft | Episode #271 | Election C...
The first First Lady to smoke cigarettes...
17 min
59
William Taft - Part 2 | Episode #270 | Election...
Sometimes you get a job you didn't know you wanted...
28 min
60
William Taft - Part 1 | Episode #269 | Election...
Nelly says DO IT!
19 min
61
Charles Fairbanks | Episode #268 | Election Col...
Yet another vice president very few of us know exist...
13 min
62
Alice and Edith Roosevelt | Episode #267 | Elec...
We rarely get to cover two wives for one president!
24 min
63
REBROADCAST: The Realignment Episode - Election...
Two giants go up against each other. Will their parties survive?
37 min
64
Theodore Roosevelt - Part 3 | Episode #266 | El...
The Colonel goes to South America
22 min
65
Theodore Roosevelt - Part 1 | Episode #264 | El...
Still... don't call him Teddy.
20 min
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Theodore Roosevelt - Part 2 | Episode #265 | El...
Theodore becomes President
25 min
67
Garrett Hobart | Episode #263 | Election Colleg...
We're gonna guess you don't know who he is...
24 min
68
Ida McKinley | Episode #262 | Election College:...
One of the most endearing Presidential stories we know of.
14 min
69
REBROADCAST: Interview with Author Robert Merry...
Robert Merry is the author of "President McKinley: Architect of the American Century"
33 min
70
William McKinley - Part 2 | Episode #261 | Elec...
If only they had used the X-Ray machine...
23 min
71
William McKinley - Part 1 | Episode #260 | Elec...
He loved his wife!
26 min
72
The Incumbent and a Democrat - Election of 1888...
Benjamin Harrison shakes things up a little in a big win.
31 min
73
Chester A Arthur and the Election of 1884 | Epi...
Arthur takes the wheel... and then hands it off to the Democrats.
30 min
74
REBROADCAST: Grover's Back! - Election of 1892 ...
Can he win the popular vote three times in a row?
27 min
75
Thomas Hendricks | Episode #259 | Election Coll...
Is he the most boring VP ever?
16 min
76
Frances Cleveland | Episode #258 | Election Col...
It's not a creeper thing...
12 min
77
Grover Cleveland - Part 2 | Episode #257 | Elec...
Did you know his name wasn't really Grover?
25 min
78
Grover Cleveland - Part 1 | Episode #256 | Elec...
More than just a cool mustache!
23 min
79
Nell Arthur | Episode #255 | Election College: ...
She never got to be the First Lady
14 min
80
Chester A. Arthur - Part 2 | Episode #254 | Ele...
Whoops... now he's president.
20 min
81
Chester A. Arthur - Part 1 | Episode #253 | Ele...
Serious sideburns.
16 min
82
Lucretia Garfield | Episode #252 | Election Col...
A strong woman in the role of First Lady
15 min
83
REBROADCAST: The Assassination of James Garfiel...
If only they'd washed their hands...
33 min
84
James Garfield - Part 2 | Episode #251 | Electi...
We're not talking about the cat.
25 min
85
James Garfield - Part 1 | Episode #250 | Electi...
He was the second president to be assassinated... but not in this episode.
21 min
86
Lucy Hayes | Episode #249 | Election College: U...
The real First Lady
23 min
87
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
88
REBROADCAST: Schuyler Colfax | Episode #164 | E...
We think he probably has the coolest name of any Vice-President
22 min
89
Rutherford B. Hayes - Part 2 | Episode #247 | E...
You too can lose some elections and still be President!
23 min
90
Rutherford B. Hayes - Part 1 | Episode #246 | ...
The least favorite president from Ohio...
19 min
91
Ulysses S. Grant - Part 2 | Episode #245 | Elec...
Even Presidents go broke sometimes.
25 min
92
Ulysses S. Grant - Part 1 | Episode #244 | Elec...
He wasn't always named Ulysses...
23 min
93
Interview with Author Robert Merry | Episode #2...
Robert Merry is the author of "President McKinley: Architect of the American Century"
33 min
94
Eliza Johnson | Episode #242 | Election College...
Her life was anything but dull.
19 min
95
Reconstruction - Part 2 | Episode #241 | Electi...
It's a long road.
17 min
96
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
97
William Seward - Part 2 | Episode #239 | Electi...
Seward is in a position of power! Will he stay there?
20 min
98
William Seward - Part 1 | Episode #238 | Electi...
Why don't we hear more about him?
28 min
99
Rebroadcast: Thanksgiving | Episode #144 | Elec...
Now with even more Pilgrims!
24 min
100
Ben Runs for Office - Part 2 | Episode #237 | E...
Did he win?
35 min