Who is the Most Underrated President? What was FDR’s Waterloo? What is an Executive Order and how are they used? How has the concept of Executive Power changed? A President’s Day conversation with Bob Crawford and Ben Sawyer from ‘The Road to Now’ Podcast. Love talking to these guys.
(Now, the interview starts with a lot of compliments, which I am grateful for, but I feel the need out of honesty and modesty to pull back a little. Listeners should now that while it might sound like I do, I don’t have a photographic memory or a kind of encyclopedia within. I stand on the shoulders of other historians who write trade books and journals that I then use. Every thing we do on My History Can Beat Up Your Politics requires research and on a lot of topics, I’m clueless prior to the research. Over time though, I have picked up a good knowledge of some things, or at least what to look for in researching topics. Still it is nice to hear.)
- Executive Power and Executive Orders
- FDR’s Court-Packing Plan
- Steve Bannon and Presidenital ‘Hands’
- My Two Most Underrated Presidents
- Bruce Sings a Song
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