Nixon Versus Plywood, Ike and Gas, LBJ and Copper and Other Presidential Inflation Stories

Stories of Presidential inflation fighting and fund-raising that seem to have a similar ring to today’s events, in this episode. Nixon’s plans to cut housing costs by reducing prices on the key element of housing inspires timber companies but riles environmentalist.

Johnson uses his air fleet to shuttle the right people around to get the price of electrical wiring down.

Eisenhower, Reagan, Hoover and Clinton raise the gas tax.