November 16, 2014

Post Midterm

Republicans capture the Senate from President Obama, and we look at how this midterm defeat measures up to others. We also look at a reason why this midterm creates problems for President Obama and his party, including a long-term consequence not much focused on in the media. Also, a look at some political defeats in history including Al Smith's loss, Bill Cinton's 1994 midterm and Wilson's World War I Midterm. .

October 26, 2014

Year Six Midterms, Then and Now

In the streets of Philadelphia, a group of citizens would change American politics and in the process, set up a trend. a look at past six year midterms from a range of Presidents, and historic Senate losses. A small snippet of a past episode recorded in 2006 is featured, and Bruce offers best guess on the 2014 Senate situation.

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.