Coolidge Becomes President

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We talk about the transition of Coolidge from Vice President to President.  His style, his politics, and the challenges he would face, including a potential challenger.  How he became President was one of his greatest assets.

New Year’s Eve Brief Talk

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Hi and Happy New Years and thanks for your support this year.  A few words from me on what’s coming up, what I’m reading.  A little more about Robert Caro and Robert Moses, and more.

Truman’s Mild Support for JFK

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Bonus episode for the Premium members – looking a a listener’s question we expand on the Five Historical Trends for Trump and Hillary.   He points out Trump’s novice-ness and lack of Presidential support.

Top 10 Faithless Electors in History

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From a vote for a local judge for President, to the first vote for a woman and other votes, electors who go against the popular vote of their state -faithless electors- have done some interesting things in history