Welcome.  Enjoy.

I've been on the road a lot. Thought I'd let my readers know about some

podcasts I really enjoyed this trip.  
 

Politics & Prose Arlie Russell Hichschild 

http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/live_at_politics/2016/10/arlie_russell_hochschild_discusses_her_new_book_strangers_in_their_own_land.html
Spent 5 years in LA researching the Tea Party and the nascent Trump movement voters.  Most worthwhile listen

 

Backstory - American History guys
American Manufacturing in 5 objects
http://backstoryradio.org/shows/a-history-of-manufacturing-in-5-objects/
Jefferson, Franklin and Adams figure prominently in the Musket

The Axe Files - Fareed Zakaria

http://podcasts.cnn.net/epvs/v2/11/5/2354/axe.34492e82.1-1.mp3?mtp=a&dvc=f
An amazing and erudite conversation with an international political thinker.

Modern War Institute - US Military Academy : The American Soldier Experience with Sebastian Junger
http://mwi.usma.edu/mwi-podcast-war-veteran-experience-afterwards-sebastian-junger/
From West Point, a discussion with Sebastian Junger on the soldier’s experience in SWA.

 

Ezra Klein Show Podcast with Francis Fukuyama

http://tunein.com/embed/player/t109280585
Probably the best political system thinker in America.  

 

KERA Think - General Marquis de Lafayette & the American Revolution

http://www.kera.org/2016/10/11/general-marquis-de-lafayette/
Geo. Washington’s near step-son and his effects on the American Revolution

 

Freakonomics Has the US Presidency become a Dictatorship? 
http://freakonomics.com/podcast/u-s-presidency-become-dictatorship/
(hint, it mostly has always been)

Making Contact : Thwarting Democracy: the battle for voting rights
http://www.radioproject.org/2016/10/thwarting-democracy-the-battle-for-voting-rights-3/
Two superb pieces on states and voting rights dirty tricks. 

Reveal podcast:  Voting Rights and wrongs

https://www.revealnews.org/episodes/voting-rights-and-wrongs/

 

 

 

 

P. J. O'Rourke at the Commonwealth Club

P. J. O'Rourke at the Commonwealth Club

Who Will Save Podcasting?

Who Will Save Podcasting?