October 18, 2014

An American Epidemic

A mysterious fever strikes the nation's capital five years after the Constitution is ratified. Doors are shut, citizens flee, a President exits. Yet a doctor believes he knows the answer.

October 3, 2014

Get Your Nixon On

A look at President Nixon, his life and his tarnished and changing legacy. Has Watergate eclipsed accomplishments that serious historians should rescue? Or are they getting it just right given criminal conduct in the White House? Did Nixon just do what other presidents have done? Was he a liberal? We jump in the copter and delve into every aspect we can find of Nixon. Plus, Elvis and Johnny Cash.

September 29, 2014

Presidential Sons and Daughters (re-run)

A little nod to new mother Chelsea Clinton and a re-run as we deal with some technical issues. we look at Presidential Sons and Daughters. Rerun from way back.

August 31, 2014

Umbrella Man, Part Three

Spying Zeppelins and Fighter Plane Duels...a Fainting Leader and a Final Stand A third and final look at Neville Chamberlain and the Munich analogy. In part one, we've used WWI to 'beat up' on the Munich analogy, in part two we used the events of Munich itself. In Part Three, we hopefully show how the events of 1939 and 1940, including the post-Munich diplomacy and war and the Battle of Britain put Chamberlain's actions in context.